The initial phase of the Peaks to Plains Trail project is facing escalated costs, Tom Hoby, director of Jeffco Parks and Open Space, told the Jeffco Open Space Advisory Committee on April 3.
The total cost of the trail connection from Golden to the Jefferson County line is now in the $75 million to $100 million range — more than three times the original estimate of $30 million to $35 million, Hoby said.
“We have been looking at a 10-foot-wide concrete trail to Loveland Pass,” Hoby said. “Does it need to be a 10-foot-wide trail?”
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