Cone Zones

The Town is responsible for maintaining all paved and unpaved roads in the Town. Maintenance includes road blading, street sweeping, snow removal, asphalt maintenance, signing and marking, shoulder work, roadway clean up, and concrete work. The Town of Erie uses a variety of approaches to extend the service life of a road. In addition to pothole filling and patching the Town uses hot chip seal, crack fill, slurry seal, double chip seal, mill, overlay, and chip seal.

This page is intended to details the "Cone Zones" in the Town of Erie where road construction might impact driving routes for residents and visitors. Be sure to sign up for text alerts to have the latest information sent right to your phone. 

Statistics

  • There are 138.5 miles of streets in Erie.
  • 15 miles of streets have aged past their remaining service life (15 years): County Line Road, Erie Parkway, Cheesman Street, Vista Parkway, Holbrook Street, Briggs Street.
  • In 2019, $1.5 million was spent on street overlay projects and $500,000 on street reconstruction projects.
  • Following a 2020 Street Improvement Project, the annual cost of street maintenance ranges from $3-$4 million.
  • In 2021, road maintenance crews completed 7.7 miles of a planned 8.8 miles of road resurfacing by October. This is the length of 135 football fields end-to-end, or the height of three fourteeners if the mountains were stacked on top of one another. Amazing work despite the supply chain issues and labor shortages!

Current & Planned Projects

Construction hours for street projects are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. unless given special approval by the Town for extended hours. 

Not all roads in and around Erie are the responsibility of the Town of Erie. State highways, county roads, and some other regional roads are maintained by other entities. Please check with CDOT, Boulder County, or Weld County for updates on those areas.

  1. Lane Closures on County Line Road and Erie Parkway - Dec. 5

    Utility construction work requiring lane closures around County Line Road and Erie Parkway beginning Dec. 5 through Dec. 15. Work will affect southbound and northbound traffic (day and night). Read On...
  2. NEW Stop Signs: Colliers and Horizon and Horizon and Flora View

    Please be alert at all intersections, and especially at: • Colliers Pkwy and Horizon • Flora View and Horizon Public Works reports that these are temporary and will be removed once work on WCR5 and the appropriate sidewalks are finished. Read On...
  3. Sidewalk along Flora View near WCR5

    On August 9, the contractor responsible for the sidewalks along Flora View Drive near WCR5, responded to Town Engineers' inquiry into the status. Read On...
  4. WCR 7 at Erie Parkway Closed to Thru Traffic

    PLEASE REVIEW LATEST UPDATES IN THIS ALERT AT BOTTOM OF PAGE. Read On...
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