McLaughlin and Old Meridian Intersection Closure Starts on or after March 8

Starting on or after Sunday, March 8, the intersection of McLaughlin Road, Old Meridian Road and Rolling Thunder Way will be closed for several months. El Paso County Department of Public Works’ contractor, Kiewit Infrastructure Company, will construct a roundabout with associated approaches, underground drainage system and pedestrian improvements. Businesses will be open during construction.…

Ribbon Cut to Mark Substantial Completion of Westside Avenue Action Plan Project

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners announced with a ribbon cutting ceremony today substantial completion of a safety and infrastructure construction project known as the Westside Avenue Action Plan (WAAP). More than 100 community members, elected officials, businesses, citizens, contractor crews and project team gathered today near the new Adams Crossing Bridge on Manitou…

Marksheffel-Meadowbrook Intersection Project

El Paso County Department of Public Works will begin intersection improvements at the Marksheffel Road and Meadowbrook Parkway intersection on Monday, Sept. 9. Work will consist of installing new traffic signals at the intersection, adding turn lanes on Meadowbrook Parkway, pedestrian improvements, and some minor drainage modifications. Marksheffel Road will remain open to traffic during…

National Preparedness Month

The El Paso County Office of Emergency Management in conjunction with Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management recognizes September as National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by the National Ready Campaign, Preparedness Month focuses on developing and practicing an emergency preparedness plan with family, neighbors and community. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners will proclaim September…

Be Prepared for Emergencies

VIDEO: The Board of El Paso County Commissioners recognized the ongoing need for all residents to be prepared in case of wildfire, flood, blizzard or other emergency. At its regular meeting on Thursday, the Board proclaimed September 2018 as National Emergency Preparedness Month. Commissioner Peggy Littleton read the Proclamation into the record on Thursday, stating,…