Capital Improvement Project Update

Roadway Capital Improvement Projects

Cottonwood Drive Widening

(Work consists of widening Cottonwood Drive between Jordan Road and Cottonwood Way intersections)

Cottonwood Drive Widening:  All four (4) lanes of this roadway were opened to the traveling public by the end of 2021 but construction work remains.  Daily lane closures will be utilized to complete the work as the weather allows.  The roadway widening project is anticipated to be completed by the summer of 2022.  A separate median landscaping contract is anticipated to be completed this summer.

Parker Road Sidewalk Project - South

(Work consists of installation of a multi-use trail/sidewalk on the west side of Parker Road between the Twenty Mile Road intersection to the Hess Road intersection with a spur to the Cherry Creek Trail)

This project is underway with an anticipated January 2022 completion date. The Town has received approval for partial State multi-modal funding for this project.  An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) was approved by Town Council in October of 2020 to solidify State funding.  

North Parker Road Operational Improvements

(Work consists of traffic and multi-modal operational improvements on Parker Road (State Highway 83) between Lincoln Avenue and E-470)

Preliminary design for the project is complete.  Intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) to commit State, Federal, and County funding for the project were brought Town Council and approved in the summer of 2021.  A Notice of Intent to Acquire ordinance for the ROW and easements needed for the project is scheduled to be heard at the January 3 Town Council Meeting.

Motsenbocker/Hess Intersection Improvements

(Works consists of improvements at the Motsenbocker/Hess intersection and widening south)

The construction contract for this project was awarded by Town Council in the summer of 2021 with construction anticipated to commence in October.   Work is anticipated to be completed late-spring of 2022.

Kieffer's Crossing Pedestrian Underpass Repairs

(Works consists of wall repairs following damage suffered during a 2021 vehicle collision)

This project is expected to begin in mid-January 2021. The pedestrian underpass will remain closed during construction for a time period of about two months. In the interim, pedestrians are encouraged to cross Parker Road by using the surface-level crossing located at the intersection of Parker Road and Mainstreet..

Southwest Parker Road/Mainstreet Improvements

(Work consists of turn lane widening at the southwest corner of Parker Road/Mainstreet)

The project was substantially completed in late fall 2021.

Responsive Signal System Expansion

(Work consists of installing 7 new count stations and monitoring equipment, as well as creating new Traffic Responsive control signal programming.)

Design on the project is underway and an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with CDOT was approved by Town Council during the summer of 2021 to secure joint funding on the project..  Pending approval of the design by CDOT, the project will be bid out in late-2021 with full operation  by summer of 2022.

Downtown Circulation Improvements

(Work includes pedestrian safety and circulation improvements on Victorian Drive and Mainstreet. The project also includes a traffic signal at the Mainstreet/Victorian Drive (west) intersection.)

The project construction contract was awarded by Town Council during the summer of 2021.  Construction will be underway this fall and is anticipated to be completed by late-spring of 2022.

Parker Road Sidewalk - East Side Connection project (w/ped bridge over Sulphur Gulch)

(Work consists of installation of a multi-use trail/sidewalk on the east side of Parker Road from Sulphur Gulch Trail to just south of Parker Square Drive with a pedestrian bridge over Sulphur Gulch.)

Design on this project is underway and the Town has received approval for partial State multi-modal funding for this project. An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) was approved by Town Council in June of 2021 to solidify State funding.  Bidding on the project is anticipated to occur in late 2022, with construction to take place in 2023.

Motsenbocker Road/French Creek Avenue Traffic Signal

(Work consists of installation of a mast arm traffic signal at the Motsenbocker Road/French Creek Ave. intersection)

Motsenbocker/French Creek Traffic Signal: Town Council awarded the construction contract on January 3, 2022. Construction is anticipated to be completed by summer of 2022.

Lincoln Avenue Widening

(Work consists of widening Lincoln Avenue from a four (4) lane section to a (6) six lane section between Keystone Boulevard and Parker Road.  The project is a joint-venture effort with Douglas County)

Design of the project is underway with construction tentatively forecasted for 2024/2025.

Jordan Road/Newlin Gulch Improvements

(Work consists of widening Jordan Road and the Newlin Gulch bridge between Lincoln Avenue and Rockbrook Boulevard.  The work also includes adding sidewalk on the west side of Jordan Road between Village Center Drive and Stonegate Parkway.)

Design of the project is currently on hold pending budget allocation in 2022.  Construction is tentatively scheduled for 2024/2025.

Mainstreet North Sidewalks

(Work consists of widening sidewalks on the north side of Mainstreet between Victorian Drive and the east property line of Town & Country Village Townhomes.)

Design is underway with construction tentatively scheduled for summer 2022.

Twenty-Mile Road/Mainstreet Turn Lanes

(Work consists of adding a second left turn lane eastbound on Mainstreet at Twenty-Mile Road, adding a right turn lane southbound on Twenty-Mile at Mainstreet and adding a left turn lane on Twenty-Mile Road at Stage Run.)

Design is underway and construction is tentatively scheduled for spring/summer 2022.

Pikes Peak Drive Sidewalks

(Work consists of widening sidewalks on Pikes Peak Drive between Sulphur Gulch bridge and Mainstreet.)

Design is underway with construction tentatively scheduled for 2023.

Dransfeldt Road Widening

(Work consists of adding one southbound lane to Dransfeldt Road between Mainstreet and Pony Express Drive.)

Design is just getting started with construction tentatively scheduled for 2023.

Dransfelt Road Extension

(Extension of Dransfeldt Road south of the Twenty Mile Road intersection over Cherry Creek and connecting into Motsenbocker Road north of Salisbury Park)

Design on the project is currently underway with construction tentatively forecast for 2023/2024.

View the project vicinity map.

Annual Maintenance Projects

Townwide Concrete Repair - 2021

(Work consists of miscellaneous sidewalk, concrete pavement and curb & gutter repairs throughout the Town)

Project started May of 2021. Performing concrete remove and replace on local streets.  Project is 90% complete, will be completed Spring 2022.


Stormwater Capital Improvement Projects

Cherry Creek at KOA

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization between McCabe Meadows Trailhead Parking lot and Twenty Mile Road extended)

This capital improvement project has been substantially completed and is currently under revegetation monitoring.  Additional revegetation efforts will be employed as necessary until final stabilization and close-out of all permits is achieved.

Cherry Creek at Dransfeldt

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from Public Service Company of Colorado transmission lines to a point approximately 2,500 feet south)

This capital improvement project is within the preliminary design phase with final design anticipated through 2022 and construction anticipated for the winter of 2022/2023.

Lemon Gulch at Meadowlark

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from Crowfoot Valley Road to the Meadowlark property boundary approximately 1,500 feet east)

This fee-in-lieu improvements project has been substantially completed and is currently under revegetation monitoring.  Additional revegetation efforts will be employed as necessary until permit close-out is achieved.

Lemon Gulch at Looking Glass

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from the Looking Glass property boundary west of Crowfoot Valley Road to a point along Lemon Gulch approximately 4,000 feet southwest)

This fee-in-lieu improvements project has been substantially completed and is currently under revegetation monitoring.  Additional revegetation efforts will be employed as necessary in the spring and beyond until permit close-out is achieved.

Brandy Gulch at Looking Glass

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from the confluence point with Lemon Gulch to a point along Brandy Gulch approximately 2,700 feet west)

This fee-in-lieu improvements project is currently under construction with substantial completion anticipated by the end of the spring of 2021.  Additional revegetation efforts will be employed as necessary in the spring and beyond until permit close-out is achieved.

Green Acres Tributary at Compark Village South

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from a Culvert under E-470 to a point along Green Acres Tributary approximately 4,200 feet southwest)

This fee-in-lieu improvements project is currently under construction with substantial completion anticipated in the fourth quarter of 2021.  Temporary and structural stabilization shall be implemented upon substantial completion.  Full stabilization including seeding and plantings will be installed early Spring of 2022 ahead of the anticipated germination window.

West Stroh Gulch at Anthology North

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from an existing drop structure immediately upstream of French Creek Loop to a point along West Stroh Gulch approximately 5,100 feet southwest)

This fee-in-lieu improvements project is currently under final design and permitting with construction anticipated for the first or second quarter of 2022.


Jordan Tributary at Bradbury Ranch

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from an existing stormwater pond immediately upstream of Mainstreet to a point along Jordan Tributary approximately 3,600 feet north)

This capital improvement project is within the final design and permitting phase with construction anticipated to begin first or second quarter of 2022.

Cottonwood Meadows Tributary

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from an existing stormwater pond immediately upstream of Jordan Road to the confluence with Cherry Creek approximately 1,200 feet east)

This capital improvement project is within the final design and permitting phase with construction anticipated to begin in the second or third quarter of 2022.

Cimarron Middle School Pond

(Work consists of structure retrofits and improvements to a regional stormwater pond adjacent to Cimarron Middle School)

This capital improvement project is within the final design and permitting phase with anticipated to begin in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Clarke Farms Drainage Improvements

(Work consists of re-establishment and improvements to an existing channel and associated stormwater infrastructure to alleviate flooding concerns in this area.)

This capital improvement project is within the preliminary design phase with construction anticipated in summer of 2022.

Recreation Improvements

Jordan Road Under-Crossing Project

(Project consists of constructing an under-crossing along the East-West Regional Trail at Jordan Road)

This project is substantially complete.


For further information on any of these listed projects, please contact the Department of Engineering/Public Works at 303.840.9546.