30th Street between Fontanero and King streets will be closed to through traffic beginning Wednesday, Jan. 6 for concrete work funded by ballot issue 2C. Work will take place for approximately four weeks, weather and resources dependent. Access to Garden of the Gods Park, the Garden of the Gods... Read more
Phased demolition of the Platte Avenue Bridges over Sand Creek will begin on Monday, Dec. 14. The eastbound bridge is already reduced to one travel lane and no further traffic restrictions will be put in place, but travelers are advised to take alternate routes and use extreme caution in the... Read more
In November 2019, Colorado Springs voters approved a five-year extension of the 2C sales tax that generates revenue specifically for road improvements. The extension is at a reduced tax rate of 0.57%, down from 0.62%.
Two flood mitigation projects in Colorado Springs were recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for efforts to find impactful and innovative ways to protect our community from flooding.
Construction has begun to replace the eastbound and westbound bridges on Platte Avenue over Sand Creek to improve safety between Wooten Road and the Powers Boulevard Interchange. The public can expect eastbound Platte Avenue to be reduced to one-lane beginning Monday, Nov. 30 for approximately six... Read more
A Colorado Springs intersection that was closed for seven months of construction is reopening with an entirely new look. The project replaced the intersection of Printers Parkway and South Parkside Drive, just east of Memorial Park, with a roundabout that is expected to significantly improve safety...
Colorado Springs boasts a vibrant trail system that connects people within their neighborhoods and to destinations beyond. Many people enjoy our trails, but have asked for safer crossings when our trails cross a street between intersections.
Colorado Springs’ second Signature Street after Tejon Street is now open to the public. Vermijo Street, between Cascade Avenue and the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum, and Sierra Madre between Cimarron and Colorado avenues are open for foot, vehicle and bicycle traffic.
In 2015, the City’s Public Works department made a promise to the community to repave 1,000 lane miles in five years using voter-approved, dedicated sales tax funds. With a few more months to go in the fifth and final year, we’re pleased to report that mile 1,000 has been repaved.