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W-470 Highway Authority Records

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-002

Content Description

Files documenting the W-470 Highway Authority's attempt to build a beltway linking C-470 on the western edge of the Denver Metro area to I-25 on the north. Collection contains: Administrative Subject and Correspondence Files; Administrative Staff Work Files; Board Photographs; Budgets, Intergovernmental Agreements and Contracts; County Commissioners' Agenda Packets; Official Minutes and Resolutions; Audio Tapes of Meetings; Secretary's Meeting Files; E-470 Reports; Election Survey and Planning Files; Special Election Registration and Poll Books; Vendor Files; Engineering Firms' Correspondence; Newspaper Editorial Cartoons; Presentation Slides; W-470 Maps and Drawings

Acquisition Type



Transferred to the Archives in March, 2021 by Records Management. Moved from inactive storage as "orphaned" files belonging to a defunct agency.

Restrictions Apply



  • Record Keeping: 1986-1992



83.6 Cubic Feet (60 Record Boxes; 2 Double Record Boxes; 3 Oversized boxes of rolled maps)

4.082 Gigabytes (Digital audio tapes of meetings, .mp3)


24 Boxes of Administrative Subject and Correspondence Files; 3 Boxes of Administrative Work Files; 2 Boxes of Board Photographs and Nameplates; 3 Boxes of Budgets, Expenditure Ledgers, Intergovernmental Agreements and Contracts; 1 box of BCC Agend Packets; 1 Box of Minutes and Resolutions; 1 Box of Audio Tapes of Meetings; 1 Box of Secretary's Meeting Files; 2 Boxes of Copies of E-470 Reports; 2 Boxes of Election Survey and Planning Files; 11 Boxes of Special Election Registration and Poll Books; 2 Boxes of Engineering Firms' Correspondence and Statements of Qualifications; 2 Boxes of Origiinal Framed Newspaper Editorial Cartoons; 2 Boxes of Presentation Slides and Ross Consultant Group Studies; 3 Boxes of Vendor Files; 2 Dbl. RECs Duplicate Alignment Refinement and Profile Design Maps, and Master Set of W-470 Reports and Maps; 3 Oversized Boxes of Rolled Maps