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…

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.…

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…

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 Public Works hosts Public Open House for Peyton Drainage & Transportation Master Plan

September 28, 2021 – El Paso County Department of Public Works (DPW) is leading the development of a Drainage and Transportation Master Plan for the Town of Peyton. Public Works consultant has investigated and gathered data in support of this effort, to understand and identify challenges and subsequent solutions. The project team will host a…

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…