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May 26, 2022 9:45 AM

Erie Pkwy west of Briggs - May 31

Eastbound Lane Closure Erie Pkwy west of Briggs May 31...

What/Where: Single eastbound lane closure on Erie Pkwy west of Briggs Street.
Why: Crews will be extending the right turn deceleration lane for the new Circle K site.
When: Starting May 31
Who: Neumark Commercial Builders

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May 26, 2022 9:35 AM

Erie Pkwy. and Highlands Blvd. - May 31

Intermittent temporary lane closures for traffic signal.

What/Where: Intermittent temporary lane closures around Erie Parkway and Highlands Boulevard.
Why: Crews will be working to bring the new traffic signal online.
When: Starting May 31 with an estimated duration of seven working days.
Who: Lumin8.

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May 3, 2022 9:24 AM

Weld County Road 5 Fiber Line Work - May 9

On Monday May 9, Pauley Construction will begin utility work at the intersection of Weld County Road 4 and Weld County Road 5 to meet fiber demand needs for newly constructed neighborhoods. The work is expected to last through June 3.

The work will extend to the north on WCR 5 to a completion point at the intersection of Erie Parkway and WCR 5. The portion of work conducted near Erie High School will be completed after school lets out each day.

For this work, traffic will be...

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April 29, 2022 1:00 PM

WCR 5 Improvement Project Phase 2 - May 4

Beginning Wednesday, May 4, the Town of Erie will move into Phase 2 of the WCR 5 Improvements Project.

As a reminder, this project started in the summer of 2021 with utility work in and around the roadway, Phase 1 of the project this year began on March 14. The project will ultimately increase safety for vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists and will improve...

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Latest Update:

May 4, 2022 2:45 PM

Phase 2 has been rescheduled to begin on Friday, May 6 due to wet and muddy conditions.

April 26, 2022 8:00 AM

119th Street Reduced to Single Lane for Utility Work – May 2

On Monday May 2, HEI Civil, as part of the new Parkdale Neighborhoods residential development, will be conducting utility and roadway work on 119th Street between Rex Ranch Place and Baseline Road.

For this work, traffic on 119th Street will be restricted to a single lane with flaggers and Automatic Flagger Assistance Devices in place to facilitate traffic safely through this area.

Single lane status will be in place during daylight hours between...

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April 25, 2022 3:51 PM

UPDATE: Erie Parkway Waterline Improvements Project

Click for an update on the construction schedule for the Erie Parkway Reuse Waterline Project. The purpose of this water pipeline project is to supplement the supply of reuse water for landscape irrigation at the Erie Community Center.

The major construction activities will include traffic control, trench excavation, pipeline construction, trench backfilling, asphalt paving, and erosion/silt control. Generally, construction work will take place between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through...

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March 7, 2022 3:30 PM

Weld County Road 5 Improvement Project Begins March 14

Beginning March 14, the Town of Erie will kick off the continuation of the WCR 5 Improvements Project. As a reminder, this project started in the summer of 2021 with utility work in and around the roadway.

The next six phases of work will ultimately increase safety for vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists and will improve traffic flow through the area.

Included in the plans for the WCR 5 Improvement Project is to:
• Widen WCR 5 along the whole corridor
•...

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Latest Update:

March 16, 2022 4:12 PM

Today the contractor and the Town determined it was necessary to add a temporary stop sign at the intersection of WCR 5 and Flora View Drive to help with traffic flow. A more sturdy sign will be installed next week. Please be aware of your surroundings and obey all traffic signs including this stop sign and all detour signage. Visit www.erieco.gov/WCR5 for more project details.

Stop sign in the middle of the road

February 28, 2022 2:03 PM

Feb. 28 Emergency Lane Closure - WCR5

There was an emergency lane closure on WCR 5 today, Feb. 28, about 700ft south of Erie Parkway.

The contractor noticed some settling on WCR5, so the crew moved traffic control in to place and are working to repair the asphalt. The contractor plans to have to repairs complete by 3:30 p.m. today with a temporary asphalt patch. They will have to return...

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February 28, 2022 8:58 AM

Full closure on Pierce Street Beginning March 1

On Tuesday, March 1, the contract company SITEWISE will be working on a gas line at 515 Pierce Street. The work will require a full closure at mid-block of Pierce Street, between Moffat Street and Wells Street.

Traffic will need to re-route around that block. This work is expected to last four days, weather permitting.

Traffic control signage will be on site to enable motorists and pedestrians to move through detours in a timely and safe.

Motorists,...

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February 25, 2022 12:58 PM

Streetlight Outage at Erie Pkwy and Briggs St. - March 2

Starting March 2 at 8 a.m., a Town of Erie Contractor will be preforming work at southwest corner of Erie Parkway and Briggs Street.

This is the corner closest to the Boulder Community Health facility. The contractor will be replacing a Traffic Control Signal Cabinet including all components associated with the cabinet. This piece of equipment was damaged in an auto accident on Jan....

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February 24, 2022 10:32 AM

Utility Work at WCR5 and Erie Parkway - Feb. 28

Beginning on Monday, Feb. 28 through Tuesday, March 1, Ward Electric - a contractor working with United Power - will be finishing work on an electrical line at the intersection of WCR5 and Erie Pkwy. This work is weather permitting.

For this project the right turn lane of eastbound Erie Pkwy at WCR5 will be closed during the limited daytime hours of 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This timing was chosen to avoid school drop-off and pickup times.

Motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists are urged...

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February 7, 2022 1:50 PM

Lane Closure on E. County Line Road Beginning Feb. 9

Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 9, as part of the Safer Main Streets project, contractor CTL Thompson will be drilling test bores hole to investigate the subgrade of the road along northbound E. County Line Road.

This work is expected to last two days and will require a mobile lane closure on E County Line Road, between Telleen Avenue and Evans Street, during the hours of 9 a.m.-4 p.m. A mobile land closure means that a single lane will be closed, but the specific...

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November 22, 2021 3:34 PM

Early Morning Concrete Work - Nine Mile Corner

This concrete pour will begin at 5 a.m. with the pump trucks on site as early as 4 a.m.

On Tuesday, Nov. 23, the contractor for the work at Nine Mile Corner, Brinkmann Constructors, will be placing concrete as part of the Lowes project. Due to the availability and logistics of placing such a large quantity of concrete, this pour will begin...

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October 18, 2021 2:57 PM

Arapahoe Road & northbound Hwy 287

Work will be performed on the east side of the intersection of Highway 287 and Arapahoe Road with lane closures to the northbound turn lane on Arapahoe Road onto 287.

On Tuesday, October 19th, 2021, between 11 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., the contractor (Brinkmann) for the developer (Evergreen) will be performing work in the CDOT ROW on the east side of the intersection of Highway 287 and Arapahoe Road. The work will be in the...

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Latest Update:

January 9, 2022 11:07 AM

On Monday, January 10, 2022, as part of the development work for the Nine Mile Project, a contractor will be filling in potholes in Arapahoe Road near the private drive into the Safeway shopping center and Lowes. The work is expected to begin after 9 a.m. and last a few hours. Single lane traffic control will be in place and traffic will be fully open in both directions. 

Motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists are urged to pay close attention to traffic control signs and reduce speeds in this area. 

For more information on this project, please email Evergreen Developers or email Town of Erie Construction Inspectors.

September 29, 2021 10:14 AM

Austin Avenue Water Main Line Connection

Work connects water main lines along Austin Ave. This addition of line will connect the existing pipe on the east side of County Line Road to another existing pipe on Erie Parkway.

The work will also extend a new line south on County Line Road then east on Austin Ave. and connect to the line on Mason Street just north of Austin Ave.

The contractor for this project is Wagner Construction. The contractor began mobilizing...

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Latest Update:

November 4, 2021 6:28 PM

On Saturday November 6, Wagner Construction will mobilize to Austin Avenue (east of County Line Road) to complete the asphalt patch work and pavement repair work. This will require lane closures on Austin Avenue, one lane will remain open with flaggers directing traffic.


From October 14 to October 18 open trench construction was completed in Austin Ave from the location east of the school access to the connection to the existing waterline in Mason Ave.  This time was chosen to minimize traffic impact as it is the fall break for the charter school. Due to the time constraints and not wanting to impact school traffic in the area, the contractor did not have time to pave back the areas of pavement impacted.

 

Additionally during this time, our Horizontal Directional Drill contractor was pulling pipe to finalize the pipe install in this area. Unfortunately, after completing the drilling and beginning to pull the pipe through, the soil did not cooperate. It caused heaving of the pavement/asphalt in some areas and is made sections of the road unsafe to drive over. Wagner construction completed a temporary fix of the heaved pavement in areas to make the surfaces drivable temporarily. 

 

On Saturday Oct. 30, Wagner Construction mobilized to do the asphalt patch work, however were not able to complete all of the repairs.

 

Motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and traffic control signs, reduce speeds and, if possible, avoid the construction area during work hours. Traffic control signage, delineators and flaggers will be on site to enable travel through the construction area in a timely and safe manner. Delays may occur and alternate routes are strongly recommended.

 

All dates are subject to change due to unforeseen site conditions and weather delays. Updates will be sent out as needed to update the schedule.
 
 For more information on this project, please contact Town of Erie Civil Engineer, Wendi Palmer at 303-926-2875.