Change to Traffic Patterns at Struthers Road and Gleneagle Drive – EXPECT DELAYS

Starting on March 8, 2020, the following traffic patterns at the intersection of Struthers Road and Gleneagle Drive will change: Gleneagle Drive access for Northbound traffic on Struthers Road will keep right at Shepard Heights, using a “free right”/right-turn only access. Northbound traffic continuing on Struthers Road will shift left at Shepard Heights and continue…

El Paso County resident tests positive for COVID-19

El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH) is reporting that the State Laboratory has confirmed the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in El Paso County. Because the testing was done at the state level, the case is a “presumptive positive” and results will be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation.…

El Paso County Public Health, local officials speak on community efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

El Paso County residents heard a clear message today about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Everyone has a role to play to prevent the spread of disease, to promote credible sources of information, and to protect themselves and others. With two presumptive cases of COVID-19 reported in Colorado this afternoon, this information is more important than…

Nature Center Events and Programs for March 2020

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for March 2020 which includes: birds, story time, vegetables, bees and a spring break camp. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Nature Adventures: Bird Beak Buffet Thursday, March 5, 9…

Public Health receives highest recognition from Government Finance Officers Association

The Certificate of Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to El Paso County Public Health by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for fiscal year 2018. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting,…

McLaughlin and Old Meridian Intersection Closure Starts on or after March 8

Starting on or after Sunday, March 8, the intersection of McLaughlin Road, Old Meridian Road and Rolling Thunder Way will be closed for several months. El Paso County Department of Public Works’ contractor, Kiewit Infrastructure Company, will construct a roundabout with associated approaches, underground drainage system and pedestrian improvements. Businesses will be open during construction.…