Motorists and other Parker residents who use Motsenbocker Road will see major improvements to this important Town roadway begin to take shape starting this spring.
The Town of Parker, along with contractor Concrete Express, Inc., is set to begin the long-planned widening of Motsenbocker Road between Todd Drive and just south of the Haswell Drive intersection. Town Council approved the award of this contract at its Feb. 19 meeting. This roadway was planned for improvements over 10 years ago but was delayed due to the economic downturn, as the majority of the funding has been provided by the adjacent developments.
Work will include approximately 3,200 feet of road construction. In addition to adding a center turn lane, the roadway will also feature new bike lanes and sidewalks on both sides. The existing distressed concrete will be replaced with hot mix asphalt pavement. The project also includes significant stormwater improvements that will require a full closure of the roadway with a detour this summer during the school off-season.
In addition to the roadway enhancements, the remaining missing section of the East-West Regional Trail adjacent to Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCo) electrical substation will also be completed with this project.
The Town publicly opened bids for this project in early February. Out of five candidates, Concrete Express was the lowest responsible bidder.
Work on this project will begin in April and is slated for a fall completion date. For more information on this and other Town of Parker capital improvement projects, please contact the Engineering and Public Works Department at 303.840.9546 or visit www.ParkerOnline.org/CIPUpdate.