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…

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 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…

Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management Monitoring High Winds and “Extremely Critical” Fire Danger Forecasted for Wednesday

December 14, 2021 – The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management is closely monitoring high-impact weather conditions expected to hit our region Wednesday, December 15. Local officials stand ready to respond to impacts resulting from extremely high winds anticipated for Colorado Springs and all of El Paso County. The National Weather Service has issued…