El Paso County to perform maintenance on Elbert Road Bridge starting May 31

May 18, 2022 – El Paso County will perform maintenance on Elbert Road Bridge beginning May 31, 2022. Elbert Road will be closed between Latigo Boulevard and Murphy Road. The project is expected to be completed by September 21, 2022, weather permitting. During this period, additional traffic control may be necessary. Project includes: Demolition of the existing bridge deck Construction…

El Paso County launches study to extend South Powers Boulevard

May 12, 2022 – El Paso County, in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Transportation, has initiated a Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) study and Access Control Plan (ACP) for the extension of South Powers Boulevard (CO21). The project extends from the existing portion of South Powers Boulevard, connecting south of Mesa Ridge Parkway and…

Hodgen Road Closure between Winchester Road and Meridian Road North for Bridge Maintenance Beginning May 23

April 29, 2022 – El Paso County will perform maintenance on the Hodgen Road Bridge. Hodgen Road will be closed between Winchester Road and Meridian Road North. The project is scheduled to begin on May 23, 2022, and is expected to be completed in six weeks, weather permitting. During this period, additional traffic control may…

Fortman Avenue will be closed for work on Fountain Mesa and Caballero/Fortman Intersection Improvements starting April 12

April 7, 2022 –Fortman Avenue east of Fountain Mesa Road will be closed to traffic starting on Tuesday, April 12, as work shifts to the east side of the road for traffic management and safety improvements at the intersection of Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue. Work is expected to last 5-6 weeks, weather permitting. …

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…

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…

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…