The “Mile High Shift” is now underway. That’s what the Colorado Department of Transportation has dubbed the massive infrastructure project that will divert traffic off of the old, crumbling sections of I-70 in northeast Denver to a new, underground highway that’s been under construction for years. It’s a significant moment for Colorado’s infrastructure future. But it’s also an interesting moment for the state’s infrastructure past.
Steamboat Springs prides itself not only on its world-renowned ski slopes, but for its agricultural and ranching roots. But it hasn't always been able to…