I-25 Ground Breaking Ceremony

VIDEO: State and local leaders held a ground breaking ceremony for the I-25 Gap project on Aug. 30.   For more information on the I-25 Gap project, go to CDOT’s webpage at https://www.codot.gov/projects/i25-south-gap     Gov. John Hickenlooper led a groundbreaking ceremony for the I-25 South Gap project Aug. 30, officially kicking off construction. Joining Gov.…

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…