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  • The next Highway Advisory Commission meeting is
    August 17, 2016, 9:00am. Please check back at a later date to view the agenda.
department of public works

Executive Director: Jim Reid
Deputy Director: Scot Cuthbertson
County Engineer: Jennifer Irvine

3275 Akers Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80922
Telephone: 719-520-6460/Fax: 719-520-6879
Current Topics
  • Snow Removal
  • Road Work - Watch for Delays
  • 2016 MTCP Update
  • 2016 Asphalt Paving List
  • ROAD CLOSURE - Two Hodgen Road Bridges will be closed temporarily for repair and maintenance. All traffic will be detoured for the entire duration of this project. The project duration is expected to take approximately two to three months for construction weather permitting. Work shall consist of replacing the existing bridge deck with new, paving the roadway, sand blasting the structure, painting and guardrail repair. For more detail and a vicinity map, click here.
  • BLACK FOREST ROAD NOW OPEN - The culvert replacement project at Black Forest Road at Kettle Creek is substantially complete and the road is back open to all traffic. Only minor finishing touches remain. Click for more detail.
  • REVISED TRAFFIC PATTERN AND LANE SHIFTS – Marksheffel Road – Fontaine to Link Road - Beginning Thursday, July 14th, traffic will be shifted onto portions of the new roadway to allow construction of the east portion of the road. Temporary ramps will be constructed at key intersections to connect the existing intersections to the new roadway in conjunction with the revised traffic patterns. Traffic control will be in place to define the lane shifts, and flaggers will be used to accomplish the construction. Please use caution in driving through the construction zone.
  • ROAD CLOSURE - Marksheffel Road will be closed between Drennan Road and the Peterson Air Force Base (PAFB) East Gate beginning May 9, 2016. This 3.5 mile section of Marksheffel Road will be closed to remove the old road and reconstruct the new roadway. Traffic will be detoured around this closed section via Bradley Road and Powers Blvd. Access to and from PAFB East Gate will be maintained from the north. The road will remain closed until the construction of the new roadway is completed, currently anticipated to be around September 9, 2016. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we construct the new roadway.
  • ROAD CLOSURE - Herring Rd will be closed from 7:00am to 7:00pm for paving operations on Thursday July 14th from Burgess Rd to Shoup Rd, and on Friday July 15th from Shoup Rd to Swan Rd.
  • Intersection Work at Marksheffel & Fontaine – Beginning Friday, June 10, work will commence on the reconstruction of the Fontaine intersection at Marksheffel. This work will require lane shifts to accomplish the reconstruction of the pavement and will be done one quadrant at a time, beginning with the southeast quadrant. The intersection will remain open, but lanes will be shifted to accomplish the work. Traffic control will be established to define the appropriate lane shifts. These shifts will require adjustments to the signal heads. During these adjustments, flaggers will be present to control traffic through the intersection. This work will be phased over the next several weeks. Traffic control and flaggers will be utilized as appropriate. Please use caution when driving through the area and pay attention to traffic pattern.
Forms Planning

Transportation Planning

Stormwater Planning

Construction Projects
Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority
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Baptist Road Rural Transportation Authority


Highway Advisory Commission

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 9:00am

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Absences

3. Approve Meeting Minutes Previous Month

4. Commissioner/Citizen Comments (not on agenda)

5. Staff Reports

     A. Administration

      B. Engineering Division

     C. Highway

8. Adjournment