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…

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…

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…

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…

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…