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Nationwide Decrease in Oil Production Could Impact Local Road Projects

July 21, 2021 – The El Paso County Department of Public Works is closely monitoring a current shortage of asphalt. Oil is a major component of asphalt production. The nationwide decrease in oil production and distribution is limiting the local supply of asphalt. El Paso County maintains over 1,100 centerline miles of paved roads, equating…

El Paso County Awarded Four 2021 NACo Achievement Awards

July 14, 2021 – El Paso County Commissioners and staff were in Washington D.C. for the National Association of Counties (NACo) Conference this week. Part of the conference festivities included an awards ceremony on July 11 for the 2021 NACo Achievement Awards, where El Paso County took home awards in four different categories. The following…

El Paso County Public Works hosts information booth for Peyton Drainage & Transportation Master Plan

Thursday, June 2nd, 2021 – El Paso County Department of Public Works (DPW) is leading the development of a Drainage and Transportation Master Plan for the Town of Peyton. DPW’s consultant has begun investigative work and data gathering in support of this effort, to understand and identify challenges and subsequent solutions. El Paso County is…

Open House

YOU ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE in the Digital Public Open House: Online from May 20 to June 10, 2021.

May 19, 2020 – Learn about the Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue Intersection Improvements Project and provide input El Paso County has initiated a project to improve traffic management and safety at the intersection of Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue. The recommended new intersection roundabout also includes pedestrian crossing areas, drainage, lighting and…

Open House

El Paso County invites public input on the Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue Intersection Project

May 10, 2021 – El Paso County has initiated a project to improve traffic management and safety at the intersection of Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue. The recommended new intersection is a single-lane roundabout design which includes pedestrian crossing areas, drainage, lighting and restriping of Fountain Mesa Road north of the intersection to Fontaine…

Rolling Thunder Way and Meridian Road intersection turning lane closure starting April 20

April 15, 2021 – Starting on Tuesday, April 20, weather and resources permitting, turn lanes at the intersection of Meridian Road and Rolling Thunder Way will be closed for pedestrian ramp construction. El Paso County Department of Public Works’ contractor, Kiewit Infrastructure Company, will install ADA compatible pedestrian curb ramps at the intersection of Meridian…

Old Meridian Road closure between US 24 and Falcon Highway starting April 26

April 12, 2021 – Starting on April 26, El Paso County Department of Public Works’ Contractor, HEI Civil, will close Old Meridian Road between US 24 and Falcon Highway for approximately 15 weeks, depending on weather. During the closure, crews will complete drainage improvements, asphalt preparation and paving in connection with the US 24 and…

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El Paso County invites the public to participate in Virtual Open House for Briargate Parkway-Stapleton Road Corridor Study

April 6, 2020 – El Paso County invites the public to participate in a Virtual Public Meeting for the Briargate-Stapleton Corridor Study starting on Friday, April 16, 2021. El Paso County, in coordination with the City of Colorado Springs, is working to complete a study of the Briargate Parkway – Stapleton Road corridor between Black…