US 85 Corridor Improvements

Project Description

Updated May 2019  –Construction on US 85 is anticipated to begin summer / fall of 2019.  The project team is finalizing plans, and working with utility companies to identify a schedule and complete relocations prior to construction.  The Right-of-Way acquisition is nearing completion (90%) with only a few parcels left to be acquired.  The project limits are from Highlands Ranch Parkway to Dad Clark Gulch (about ¼ mile north of County Line Road).

Other Corridor Improvements

  • 4-lane widening and reconstruction between Louviers and Sedalia.  Construction to begin no sooner than fall 2019 (Douglas County and CDOT partnering).
  • 4-lane widening and reconstruction between State Highway 67 and Meadows Parkway – currently under design and ROW acquisition. Construction dependent on funding. County currently pursuing partnering opportunities with CDOT and DRCOG Sub-regional TIP Project funding.
  • Traffic signals at Daniels Park Road intersection by end of 2019.


View the project map for detailed schedule information.



Project Manager

Art Griffith