The current round of funding is winter-focused and assisting the following entities: 

Breckenridge – Provides an additional walkway by lighting the River Walk corridor, parallel to Main Street. It will spread out foot traffic from Main Street and activate about one mile of underutilized pedestrian pathways during the busy winter season. ($50,000)

Colorado Springs - Launches a pilot program closing Colorado Ave. to vehicular traffic through historic Old Colorado City and utilizes extended patios to facilitate outdoor dining, walking, and shopping this winter. ($26,448)

Crestone - Installs covered seating areas in the town park for eating and other outdoor activities. ($50,000)

Downtown Denver Partnership - Constructs and maintains a “Winter Village Park” for visitors to the 16th Street Mall, with access to outdoor seating, dining, and retail space following the holidays. An adjacent space will be enhanced for vehicle and bike parking. Includes additional seating, lighting, and signage. ($36,000)

Estes Park - Winterizes the town’s outdoor areas to help support an extended business season. It includes modifications for social distancing, street-level activation and continued economic activity. ($50,000)

Fountain - Upgrades intersections and sidewalks to enhance accessibility to the Town Center. Includes bump-outs, ADA ramps and bike racks. ($50,000)   

Fruita – Provides new signage along the Colorado Riverfront Trail, a non-motorized paved route connecting Fruita, Grand Junction and Palisade. The project is designed to improve navigation, wayfinding, access, safety, connectivity and education. ($50,000)

Limon – Replaces and revitalizes downtown sidewalks, adds new benches to assist social distancing, and install bench shade awnings and bike infrastructure. ($37,242)

Manassa - Constructs a ½ mile path along 1st St., connecting the town to M-Hill Trail, improving mobility and safety for bikers and hikers. Includes updated signage and road markings. ($50,000)

Manitou Springs - Develops outdoor, socially-distanced patio dining space and bike parking. Barricades will section off parking spaces along Manitou Ave. to provide safe spaces for walking, biking, and dining in the business district. ($48,848)

Rangely – Widens, flattens and upgrades sidewalks in downtown to enhance walking and biking opportunities. A new rest area, small park and bike infrastructure will be placed near the library, town hall and other key locations. ($49,971)

Rifle - Installs wider sidewalks along 2nd St. to accommodate social distancing in downtown, connecting businesses, city hall, library, theater, public parking and a bus stop. Intermittent sidewalk segments also will be connected and a sidewalk ramp will be upgraded to ADA standards. ($50,000)  

Wheat Ridge - Provides additional outdoor seating and bicycle parking for restaurants utilizing on-street parking spaces along 38th Ave., expanding on a 2012 program utilizing existing infrastructure. Additional pop-up patios will encourage social distancing. ($50,000)

Windsor - Expands sidewalk dining and active transportation, including bike infrastructure, in the downtown area. Creates winterized sidewalk café kit-of-parts for outdoor heaters, floor insulation and greenhouses to function as enclosed dining spaces. ($50,000) 

Since the program began in June 2020, 59 grants have been awarded to entities across Colorado. The complete list of grantees is available . More information on the program and a grant application is available . For awarded projects on the state’s right-of-way, temporary special use permits will be required, including safety plans that address traffic flow for vehicles, bicycles, pedestrians, freight/delivery and detour plans. More information on these permits can be found .

For additional questions about the program, please email: dot_candocdot@state.co.us

The Revitalizing Main Streets program is supporting the Can Do Community Challenge, as part of the Can Do Colorado campaign. More information about the Can Do Colorado campaign is available at