Council still hopes for compromise, but university can afford to wait
Without state approval, floodwall will have to be built on open space, staff says
Attorney, consultant: CDOT unlikely to give formal OK at this stage
As CDOT’s hesitation throws cold water on Boulder’s flood plan, staff insists compromise is possible
Federal Highway spokesman: Policies are flexible, open to interpretation
State hasn't signed off yet on project, suggesting 'other designs'