Public Works News

Public Works News

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 11:39am
Phone, Dropbox and Virtual Options Augmented to Safely Serve Public COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs will continue to provide essential government services while also implementing select modified operations to comply with orders and public health recommendations related to... Read more
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.
Snow Plow in the Winter
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 7:06am
Plow crews are on full call-out and focusing on primary and secondary routes and preparing for school and the morning commute. Slow down, allow yourself extra time, and use caution while traveling. 
three snowplows plowing in tandum.
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 2:10pm
Check here for the latest information on weather and the City's snow and ice response.
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
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 8:14am
It’s a question we get from time to time after it snows. It’s understandable when getting down your street is the toughest part of your drive on a snowy day. 
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
snow plow driver view of road
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 11:35am
To keep snow and ice control at a reasonable cost and to ensure crews can keep vital roads and emergency routes clear, the City prioritizes the order streets are treated. We’ve established primary and secondary snow routes to address our city’s emergency routes, major thoroughfares and streets... 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!” 
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 11:50am
Members of the 2C advisory committee met Thursday to review progress made on roadway repairs and discuss the status of revenues and expenditures for the third quarter of 2019.
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.
plow driving through training course
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 12:57pm
Snow plow crews are getting ready for winter. Last week they took part in annual training exercises to make sure new and returning plow drivers are ready to go when the snow starts to fly.