Personal and Public Safety

UPDATE – Overnight I-25 lane closures near Monument Hill rescheduled to one night – Nov. 29

Overnight lane closures planned for Interstate 25 near Monument this week have been consolidated to one night instead of two. To prepare for construction on the 7-mile southern end of the project between Greenland Road and Monument, the I-25 South Gap project team will temporarily close a section of northbound and southbound I-25. The closures… Read On

Increased Construction Activity in Southern End of I-25 South Gap Corridor, near Monument

As part of the I-25 South Gap project, the Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor partner, Kraemer North America, began increased construction activity on the southern end of the project near Monument. Since breaking ground in September 2018, the most active construction has been within a 5-mile stretch on the northern end of the project—between… Read On

Emergency repair requiring full closure of a segment of eastbound C-470 tonight (11.12.18)

As part of the C-470 Express Lanes project, crews will conduct an emergency full closure tonight of eastbound C-470 to northbound E-470 at the C-470/E-470 interchange.  This closure is necessary to perform an emergency repair to an attenuator (impact safety device) that was damaged during the weekend winter storm. This closure will occur tonight, Monday,… Read On

County seeks public input on ADA Transition Plan for Public Right-of-Way

Are you or someone close to you interested in what the County is doing to improve access for persons with disabilities to pedestrian facilities (sidewalks, curb ramps, and roadway crossings) within the public right-of-way? Douglas County is offering two ways for you to share specific areas of concern in this federally-required ADA Transition Plan: an… Read On

Have a safe and happy Halloween

Keeping costumes safe, checking candies before your child digs in and making sure your home is trick-or-treat friendly are all important steps to take to help ensure a safe and happy Halloween for children and their grown-ups. Please consider the following additional safety tips: Be especially alert when driving in residential neighborhoods.  Drive slowly and… Read On