El Paso County Ellicott Highway Bridge Replacement between McDaniels Rd and Big Springs Rd starting on Monday, February 6th

El Paso County, CO, January 31st, 2023 – Starting on Monday, February 6th, 2023, El Paso County will begin construction to replace the bridge on Ellicott Highway north of State Highway 94 between McDaniels Road and Big Springs Road. The project is expected to be completed in approximately 7 months, weather permitting. Closure: None Detour:…

El Paso County Seeking Public Input on Major Transportation Corridor Plan

El Paso County is updating the County’s 2040 Major Transportation Corridor Plan (“MTCP”) that was previously adopted in 2016. The MTCP is the long-range plan focusing on the multi-modal transportation network in unincorporated El Paso County. The plan will identify and develop the near- and long-term transportation actions and recommendations needed to preserve and improve…

El Paso County Offices Closed Monday for Memorial Day

May 25, 2022 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. The closure includes the following: El Paso County Public Trustee El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Office – All locations El Paso County Public Health Pikes Peak Workforce Center…

Underground Utility Installation Planned for Deer Creek Road, Woodmoor Drive, Willow Park Way and Lake Woodmoor Drive

December 13, 2021 – – El Paso County Department of Public Works has issued a work in the right of way permit to Woodmoor Water & Sanitation District for installation of underground utilities along Deer Creek Road, Woodmoor Drive, Willow Park Way and Lake Woodmoor Drive. The contractor will begin the utility installation operations with…

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.…

Temporary Lane Reductions at Woodmen and Meridian starting Nov 8

November 4, 2021 – Beginning Monday, November 8, there will be temporary lane reductions on eastbound Woodmen and northbound Meridian at the Woodmen and Meridian intersection. The county will be conducting maintenance on the median island in the southeast corner. The southbound left turn lanes on Meridian will also be reduced while the project is…

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 announces grant assistance for Chambers of Commerce, Business League and Non-lobbying Organizations

September 27, 2021 – El Paso County is currently accepting applications for its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to help local businesses and nonprofits recover from the economic hardships experienced by COVID-19. El Paso County dedicated ARPA recovery dollars to this initiative to enhance long-term, sustainable recovery in the region. The funding will provide…