Elbert Road Bridge Project Complete and Now Open

September 23, 2022 – Today, Elbert Road officially opened between Latigo Boulevard and Murphy Road as the County completed maintenance on Elbert Road Bridge. Work on this project included demolition of the existing bridge deck construction of a new, reinforced concrete bridge deck bridge roadway approach improvements bridge painting installation of a new guard rail repaving on the…

Labor Day 2022 Closures

El Paso County, CO, Thursday September 1, 2022 – The El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day. Labor Day is a federally recognized holiday created in 1882 to celebrate American workers’ accomplishments and hard work.This holiday is a time to…

Briargate-Stapleton Corridor Preservation Plan Open for Public Comment

August 12, 2022– El Paso County, in partnership with the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority, is pleased to announce the release of plan documents for the Briargate Parkway-Stapleton Road corridor project. With this step, El Paso County is opening the topic for public comment. The Briargate Parkway-Stapleton Road Corridor Preservation Plan and Access Control Plan will…

Final public meeting to learn about the Furrow Road Extension Project scheduled for August 17

El Paso County invites the public to the second, and final, public meeting for the Furrow Road Extension Consulting Engineering Evaluation Project on Hwy 105 to Higby Road. The meeting will highlight the traffic analysis results from the Furrow Road Extension Study, provide recommendations on a course of action, and share conceptual drawings with the…

Woodmen Road Milling and Paving Night Work Beginning Sunday, July 17

July 13, 2022– El Paso County Department of Public Works has contracted with Martin Marietta Materials for the 2022 Asphalt Overlay Contract. Martin Marietta Materials will begin milling and paving operations on Woodmen Road the evening of July 17 and is anticipated to take thirteen (13) working days to complete, weather permitting. Night work operations are planned to…

El Paso County invites public input on the Major Transportation Corridors Plan

June 15, 2022 – In early 2022, El Paso County began the process of updating the Major Transportation Corridors Plan (MTCP). The current 2040 MTCP, adopted in 2016, is the long-range plan focusing on the transportation system, transportation investments, and development coordination in unincorporated El Paso County. To address the dynamic nature of growth and change…

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. …

Combined Courts & District Attorney’s Office on Normal Schedule All Other El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Opening at 10:00 a.m.

March 17, 2022 – The El Paso County Courts and the 4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office will open on time. However, El Paso County Administrative Offices and all other County Affiliated Agencies will open at 10:00 am, Thursday, March 17, 2022, due to the hazardous driving conditions in parts of El Paso County. The…

El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Closed Wednesday, February 2 Due to Inclement Weather

El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies are closed on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions. Employees with the proper equipment should work remotely. The closure applies to non-mission essential personnel and includes: El Paso County Public Health El Paso County Department of Human Services El…