National Preparedness Month

The El Paso County Office of Emergency Management in conjunction with Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management recognizes September as National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by the National Ready Campaign, Preparedness Month focuses on developing and practicing an emergency preparedness plan with family, neighbors and community. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners will proclaim September…

Bradley Road Paving Project Begins Aug. 2

A paving project will close Bradley Road between Grinnell Boulevard and Goldfield Drive, with alternating lane closures between Wageman Drive and Grinnell. El Paso County Public Works has contracted with Martin Marietta Materials and Asphalt to repave Bradley Road from Grinnell Boulevard through Marabou Way. Weather permitting, the paving project will start Thursday, Aug. 2, and is…

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…