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  • Reminder: Join the HPTE Town Hall Meeting on Aug. 19, to discuss financing alternatives for improvements on C-470

    August 19, 2014

    Participants can learn about the new innovative era of transportation and share thoughts on funding the proposed improvements on C-470 from I-25 to Wadsworth The High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE)  announced a public town hall meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 19, to discuss innovative delivery, financing, and partnership opportunities for the proposed improvements to C-470. Representatives from HPTE, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the C-470 project team and the C470 Coa

  • Senior Initiative Survey results to be revealed at community meetings

    August 18, 2014

    The final two of four community networking meetings will be held in Castle Rock (Sept. 4) and Lone Tree (Sept. 24) – to share provider and community input received via two 2013 Senior Initiative Surveys and countywide listening tours. Please visit www.douglas.co.us/communityresources/senior-initiative/ for meeting details and Senior Initiative Report Summary.

  • Douglas County is ranked among 10 best in America

    August 13, 2014

    As reported by the Denver Business Journal  -  Douglas County ranks in second place on Movoto Real Estate’s new list of the “10 Best Counties in America.” “The lowest poverty on our list and the highest high school graduation rate make Douglas County the second best in the nation,” Movoto says. Bracketing Douglas County are two in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.: Loudoun County (No. 1) and Fairfax County (No. 3). The real estate website’s rankings are based on unemployment rate, median

  • I-25 Lincoln to County Line Construction has Started

    August 13, 2014

    The Colorado Department of Transportation is starting the I-25 reconstruction and widening between Lincoln Avenue and County Line Road. Work will be performed in 4 phases.  The first phase of the project will remove the existing median barrier, realign the driving lanes and allow the Contractor to begin widening to the East. The project was contracted to Interstate Highway Construction, Inc. (IHC) of Englewood for $26.8 million. SCHEDULE: The project, which is expected to be completed no later t

  • Lincoln Avenue Lane Closures

    August 12, 2014

     The City of Lone Tree has scheduled concrete repairs on the Lincoln Avenue bridge over I-25 beginning August 15, 2014 through September 15, 2014 (weather dependent). The construction activity will require the closure of lanes in both directions of Lincoln Avenue and closure of lanes on the northbound and southbound I-25 off-ramp from 8:00 p.m. Fridays to 5:00 a.m. Mondays. Since the concrete repairs require crews to place new concrete, there is roughly a 10 to 12-hour timeframe in which the con

  • CDOT to install temporary ramp metering on Southbound County Line Road I-25 on-ramp

    August 11, 2014

    On Tuesday, August 12 the Colorado Dept. of Transportation (CDOT) will install temporary ramp metering at the I-25 / County Line Road Interchange for the southbound on-ramp only.  The temporary ramp metering will remain in place for approximately two weeks as a means to evaluate and improve traffic flow in this location.  CDOT anticipates completion of the testing prior to beginning construction of the I-25 Lane Balance / Widening Project between Ridgegate and County Line Road ramps. For more in

  • Back-to School Safety Reminder for Motorists

    August 11, 2014

    Please follow traffic laws – such as school zone speed limits and Pedestrians, please observe street-crossing safety procedures at all times. For additional street-crossing tips please visit www.douglas.co.us/traffic/faqs/traffic-signal-faqs/

  • Join the HPTE Town Hall Meeting on Aug. 19, to discuss financing alternatives for improvements on C-470

    August 7, 2014

    The following is issued on behalf of the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Participants can learn about the new innovative era of transportation and share thoughts on funding the proposed improvements on C-470 from I-25 to Wadsworth  The High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE)  announced a public town hall meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 19, to discuss innovative delivery, financing, and partnership opportunities for the proposed improvements to C-470. Representatives from HPTE, th

  • Help Older Adults Stay Independent – Become a Volunteer

    August 7, 2014

    By 2030 – one in four Douglas County residents will be over the age of 60.  Douglas County’s Neighbor Network program strives to promote independence and increased quality of life to older adults living in the County.  Services allow members to stay in their homes, and live with dignity, for as long as safely possible while preventing the premature transition into an assisted living facility. Neighbor Network’s programs help to make living independently more realistic for some seniors – transpor

  • Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Participates in National Night Out This Evening

    August 5, 2014

    The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is gearing up for the 2014 Annual National Night Out celebration, scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, August 5, 2014, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. The purpose of this event is to reduce property crime, through neighbors getting out of their houses, turning on their porch lights, and getting to know each other as well as local emergency service providers.  This happens through neighborhood watch groups pre-registering with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and hosting

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