Road Work Alert

Concrete maintenance work at E Woodmen Road and N Meridian Road intersection starting on Monday, March 14

March 4, 2022 – Starting on Monday, March 14, 2022, El Paso County will be performing concrete maintenance work at the southeast corner median island for the East Woodmen Road and North Meridian Road intersection. This operation will include the northeast corner for the East Woodmen Road and McLaughlin Road intersection. The maintenance work will…

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Registration is now open for El Paso County’s Spring 2022 Citizens College

March 3, 2022 – Registration is now open for the Spring 2022 Citizens College scheduled for May 4 – June 15, 2022. The sessions are scheduled on either a weekday evening or Saturday. The program offers the option of registering for all sessions or individual sessions. This Citizens College is presented by the El…

Tree Maintenance

El Paso County is performing tree maintenance in the cul-de-sacs of the Arrowwood Subdivision starting in January 2022

December 30, 2021 – Starting in January 2022, El Paso County will begin vegetation maintenance at the Arrowwood subdivision cul-de-sacs. El Paso County will complete vegetation maintenance at the following cul-de-sacs to enhance emergency vehicle access and snow removal operations: Arapahoe Drive Cheyenne Way Powderhorn Drive Calumet Road Tree removal will be limited to the…

High Wind Warning Sign

Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management Monitoring High Winds and “Extremely Critical” Fire Danger Forecasted for Wednesday

December 14, 2021 – The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management is closely monitoring high-impact weather conditions expected to hit our region Wednesday, December 15. Local officials stand ready to respond to impacts resulting from extremely high winds anticipated for Colorado Springs and all of El Paso County. The National Weather Service has issued…

El Paso County invites public to learn about the Furrow Road Extension Project – In-Person and Virtual Opportunities Available

November 4, 2021 – El Paso County invites the public to learn about the Furrow Road Extension Consulting Engineering Evaluation Project on Hwy 105 to Higby Road. During the meeting, preliminary traffic data will be presented, eligible and ineligible modifications discussed, and input from the public sought on additional modifications, safety concerns, and desirable outcomes.…

Road Work Alert

Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue Intersection Improvements Project begins November 1

November 2, 2021 – Starting Monday, Nov. 1, construction work begins on the Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue Intersection Improvements Project. The public can expect to see the following: Lane closures on Fountain Mesa Road from Caballero Avenue to Fontaine Boulevard NOTE: Traffic shifts to one lane of traffic in each direction The Fountain Mesa…

Budget

El Paso County Presents 2022 Preliminary Balanced Budget

October 6, 2021 – The El Paso County Financial Services Department presented the 2022 Preliminary Balanced Budget at the October 4, 2021 Board of County Commissioners meeting. El Paso County provides vital public services such as public health, public safety, and critical infrastructure. The preliminary budget aims to balance the competing needs of offering crucial…

El Paso County Public Works hosts Public Open House for Peyton Drainage & Transportation Master Plan

September 28, 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. Public Works consultant has investigated and gathered data in support of this effort, to understand and identify challenges and subsequent solutions. The project team will host a…

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McLaughlin Road Paving Project begins Monday, September 20

September 14, 2021 – El Paso County Department of Public Works has contracted with Martin Marietta Materials for the 2021 Asphalt Paving Contract. Beginning September 20, the contractor will begin milling and paving operations on McLaughlin Road from Flower Road north through Tompkins Road. Lane closures are planned to be in place from September 20…