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For more than three years, Transit Mix Concrete Company has sought to open a rock aggregate quarry on the Hitch Rack Ranch south of the city. The controversial project was passionately opposed by nearby residents and landowners while drawing support from Colorado Springs business interests as well as elected officials. The Colorado Mined Land Reclamation […]

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Guided by a well-executed political strategy, Transit Mix has filed a new application with the State Mined Land Reclamation Board to open a rock aggregate quarry on the historic Hitch Rack Ranch, located south of Colorado Springs on Highway 115. Last year the MLRB unexpectedly denied the company’s original application after neighboring homeowners, joined by […]

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To the Editor:  Many of us who reside in the Highway 115 corridor a few minutes south of Colorado Springs were not surprised by Transit Mix Concrete Co.’s recent petition to the Mined Land Reclamation Board to reconsider the board’s Oct. 27 decision that denied a mining application on Hitch Rack Ranch. Transit Mix now […]