Denver Business Journal | E-470 seeks to add retail to highway’s unused toll plazas

01a.e4701 900The E-470 Public Highway Authority is looking into converting its vacant toll plazas into retail businesses such as gas stations, restaurants and convenience stores.

Until June 2009, drivers stopped and paid their tolls at the plazas as they drove along the 47-mile route that arcs around the east side of metro Denver.

But then the tollway converted to a cashless, electronic tolling system, and the five toll plazas have been standing empty ever since.

The authority plans to issue an RFP to develop the plazas in the first quarter of 2013.

Read more:  http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/print-edition/2012/12/07/e-470-seeks-to-add-retail-to-highways.html?s=image_gallery
Re-posted by:  Crosbie Real Estate Group
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