North Portion of Monument Hill Road Safety Improvement Project Opens August 18

El Paso County Department of Public Works continues safety and drainage improvements along the southern portion of Monument Hill Road. Monument Hill Road from the south entrance of Palmer Ridge High School to and including the Deer Creek intersection will be open to traffic on Sunday, August 18. Drivers should expect shoulder work to continue.…

Heat and Drought Force Reduction in Gravel Road Maintenance

When the temperature soared to a record-high of 98 degrees last Wednesday, the El Paso County Highway Division re-evaluated grading operations on rural roads. It was determined that dry conditions had reduced the road graders’ effectiveness to smooth out the bumps on gravel roads and even when grading operations appeared to be working, improvements to…