VIDEO: State and local leaders held a ground breaking ceremony for the I-25 Gap project on Aug. 30.

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Gov. John Hickenlooper led a groundbreaking ceremony for the I-25 South Gap project Aug. 30, officially kicking off construction. Joining Gov. Hickenlooper and CDOT were representatives from Colorado State Patrol, the Federal Highway Administration, Douglas County, El Paso County, the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority, and several elected officials who played major roles in getting this project from study to construction. Construction officially starts after Labor Day.