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Commissioners Pass Variance Request for Area High School Graduations. Request Goes to Governor Polis for Approval.

El Paso County, CO, May 5, 2020 – At today’s El Paso Board of County Commissioners meeting, Commissioners passed a resolution requesting a variance to allow local school districts to hold alternative high school graduation ceremonies. The waiver was requested under the provisions outlined in Public Health Order 20-28. The resolution passed 4-0 with one…

Temporary DHS Lobby Remains Open on 1st Floor of CSC

El Paso County Human Services continues to provide essential services, however there are some changes to in-person services to comply with orders and recommendations related to COVID-19. The pandemic has created significant hardships for many families and individuals, and they may need assistance for the first time. Assistance programs are designed to assist people in…

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Rolling Thunder Way & Meridian Road Intersection Closure

Starting on Wednesday, April 29, the intersection of Rolling Thunder Way and Meridian Road will be closed for intersection reconstruction. El Paso County Department of Public Works’ contractor, Kiewit Infrastructure Company, will reconstruct the intersection sooner than originally planned to expedite work while traffic volumes are low. Business access will remain open during construction. The…

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Vehicle Height Clearance Temporarily Changed at Section of Grinnell Boulevard and Fontaine Boulevard

Department of Public Works has temporarily adjusted the vehicle height allowance at the north and south section of Grinnell Boulevard from Fontaine Boulevard to Dean Street. Until further notice, only vehicles 12’6” and lower will be able to travel through that portion of the intersection. The temporary change was required after a traffic accident altered…