Infrastructure News

Infrastructure News

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 11:17am
“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.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 11:37am
We have a quick overview of 2C paving and concrete work that's taking place right now in Colorado Springs. For more information about 2C or to see the full paving list, visit coloradosprings.gov/2c.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 2:00pm
Crews are putting the final touches on Rockrimmon Blvd between Vindicator and Pro Rodeo Drive. Public Works is expected to complete the final concrete work and striping in the next few weeks.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 3:40pm
The 2C paving season kicked off this week. An estimated 225 lane miles are scheduled to be paved in 2020, which will bring the five-year program total to 1,069 lane miles.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 3:20pm
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.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 1:24pm
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
Friday, December 27, 2019 - 1:41pm
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
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 10:31am
Neighbors near Memorial Park can now enjoy an improved roadway surface, sidewalks, curb and gutter thanks the completion of the Pike Peak Avenue reconstruction project earlier this fall. This two-year project reconstructed approximately 1.3 miles of roadway on Pikes Peak Avenue between Shooks Run... Read more
two men fill pothole
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 2:24pm
2C paving has improved the condition of roads citywide, paving nearly 850 lane miles of roadway.  Potholes will continue to be a reality in our climate. The good news is very few potholes have been filled on 2C-paved streets, and on streets yet to be paved, crews are addressing potholes with a... Read more
aerial view of neighborhood street
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 11:09am
One question we get a lot is, “Why isn’t my neighborhood street on the paving list? It’s been years since it was paved!” 
rendering of wide pedestrian walkway along newly designed Vermijo Street
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 12:37pm
A newly reimagined Vermijo Avenue in southwest downtown will soon become a key gathering place for an area expected to transform into a major urban destination over the next 20 years.
2C logo
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:08am
The overall impact of 2C since paving began in 2016 is hard to miss as you drive across the city. We have 854 lane miles of smooth, freshly resurfaced roadway. That's about the same distance from Colorado Springs to St. Louis or Boise, Idaho.