Personal and Public Safety

CDOT hosting two open houses for the public to learn about I-25 South Gap project – Construction begins in September

With the start of construction scheduled to begin this fall, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is inviting the public to learn more about the Interstate 25 South Gap project – including expected construction impacts – at two open houses this month: Monday, Aug. 20: El Paso County from 5-7 p.m. Monument Academy, 1150 Village Ridge… Read On

Traffic Alerts – August 2018

To view scheduled Maintenance Projects in unincorporated Douglas County visit www.douglas.co.us/road-work/maintenance-projects Other Projects in Douglas County and surrounding areas that will affect traffic: C-470 Express Lanes Project August 20 – Full closure of eastbound C-470 from University Blvd. to Quebec St., Monday, August 20 from 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.  This closure is necessary to install overhead… Read On

Student safety is everyone’s business

More than 68,000 students are returning to school in Douglas County, and whether they walk, bike, skate, or drive to school, it takes everyone, including those driving in the vicinity of schools, to ensure they get there safely. The Douglas County School District encourages that students walk, bike or bus to school whenever possible, causing less… Read On

Douglas County Maintains 2018 Wildfire Aerial Support with Exclusive Use and Call-When-Needed Contracts

To ensure the County’s air support readiness during wildfire season, the Board of Douglas County Commissioners approved two contract amendments with existing service providers –one on June 26 with Global Supertanker Services, LLC, for call-when-needed service; and one on July 10 with Trans Aero Helicopter for exclusive use. The Trans Aero Helicopter contract secures Douglas… Read On

Six week closure of westbound C-470 off-ramp dedicated right turn to northbound Broadway

The Colorado Department of Transportation will conduct a full closure of the westbound C-470 off-ramp dedicated right turn onto northbound Broadway. This closure will occur twenty-four hours a day for approximately six weeks beginning on Thursday July, 19 2018. This closure is necessary for paving, ramp widening construction and drainage installation as part of the… Read On