A project at Chelton Avenue and Santa Rosa Street will address long-standing roadway flooding and improve the neighborhood intersection. It is expected to last six to eight weeks, during which the intersection will be completely closed.
“Show me the progress.” This is the challenge posed by hardworking taxpayers to every public works department in the country. Corey Farkas, City of Colorado Springs Public Works Operations & Maintenance Division Manager, gives an update on 2C progress.
2C is a voter-approved sales tax that is used only on road improvements within the City of Colorado Springs. The final step in a 2C construction project is applying a new layer of asphalt. This typically occurs from May to October when weather conditions allow for paving.
Work to repair a sinkhole that opened up in July at the Chapel Hills Mall is now complete. A city-owned stormwater pipe that runs under the mall was damaged after a large rain storm, causing the large sinkhole. The Stormwater Enterprise replaced a longer section of the deteriorating pipe to prevent... Read more
Downtown Colorado Springs experienced unprecedented growth in 2019, thanks to a residential building boom, the opening or groundbreaking of four hotels and the coming development of landmark projects to include the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum, Downtown Stadium, Robson Arena and the Vermijo... Read more