Cone Zone: Week Of Oct. 24


Road Construction Update: Week of Oct. 24.

For more information about the projects listed below, please e-mail, call 662-8150, or visit the “Projects” link at Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones. Please note the below information is based on a schedule provided by the contractors and may change due to weather or other delays.

The public is welcome to attend any of the Public Works weekly project meetings; please contact the Public Works Department at 662-8150 for meeting information.

Children are attracted by activity and heavy equipment. For safety reasons, please keep children away from the construction area since they cannot always be seen by workers concentrating on their jobs. 

Public Works Projects:

Canyon Rim Trail

Construction of the Canyon Rim Trail continues on both canyon edges and south of DP Road.  The project area between Fire Station 6 and Smith’s Marketplace remains closed to the public as crews make progress toward completion. 

Central Avenue Phase 2 Improvements Project

Central Avenue from Knecht Street to 9th Street will continue to be closed through next week to complete road work. 

Landscape work, signing and striping, along with other punch list work will be ongoing within the project boundaries along Central Avenue throughout the week. Drivers should be aware of workers in the area.  Intermittent flagging operations may be in use daily.

The new County branding logo will be applied to the intersection at 15th Street. During this work the intersection will be closed to through traffic. Detours will be in place as necessary. The work will take place within the week, weather permitting.

Message boards are positioned throughout town to provide additional information.  Motorists and pedestrians are asked to follow detours, reduce speed, and use caution within the work zone. 

County and Contractor personnel are available to answer questions regarding the Central Avenue Project every Monday morning from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in Room 200 of the County Municipal Building (1000 Central Avenue).

Western Area Phase 4 Improvements Project

Construction crews have completed major road and utility activities in the Denver Steel area of 37th Street, 38th Street, 39th Street, Ridgeway Drive and 40th/41st Street loop north of Sandia Drive.  Minor work such as clean up and landscaping will continue through next week.

Road work on the 41st Street/45th Street loop south of Sandia Drive continues.  Paving is scheduled next week, with minor work such as clean up and landscaping continuing throughout the week.

Residents are required to remove all vehicles on the roadway and find alternate parking during work hours. Access to residences as well as services such as mail delivery, emergency services, trash and recycling collection will be maintained.

Other Resources:

Construction updates are posted at each Friday explaining traffic control to be expected for the following week – link to News/The Cone Zone. Or, subscribe to The Cone Zone newsletter and receive automatic traffic updates via e-mail each week – just visit the “Newsletters” link on the home page and click on “The Cone Zone” subscribe box. Project updates are also available via newsletter subscription on the same page – sign up to receive news about projects that are of interest to you!

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