Capital Improvement Project Update

Roadway Capital Improvement Projects

Cottonwood Drive Widening

(Work consists of widening Cottonwood Drive between Jordan Road and Cottonwood Way intersections)

Construction on the project is underway with traffic switched to the new Cherry Creek bridge (south of the existing bridge).  With the traffic switched, upgrades to the old bridge and reconstruction of the old roadway are underway.  Construction operations are continuing with a target opening the entire roadway to the four (4) lane configuration by the end of 2021 but work will remain to be completed in the spring of 2022.   The overall project is anticipated to be completed in late-spring of 2022.

Parker Road Sidewalk Project - South

(Work consists of installation of a multi-use trail/sidewalk on the west side of Parker Road between the Twenty Mile Road intersection to the Hess Road intersection with a spur to the Cherry Creek Trail)

This project is underway with an anticipated November completion date. The Town has received approval for partial State multi-modal funding for this project.  An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) was approved by Town Council in October of 2020 to solidify State funding.  

North Parker Road Operational Improvements

(Work consists of traffic and multi-modal operational improvements on Parker Road (State Highway 83) between Lincoln Avenue and E-470)

Preliminary design for the project is complete.  Intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) to commit State, Federal, and County funding for the project were brought Town Council and approved in the summer of 2021.  

Motsenbocker/Hess Intersection Improvements

(Works consists of improvements at the Motsenbocker/Hess intersection and widening south)

The construction contract for this project was awarded by Town Council in the summer of 2021 with construction anticipated to commence in October.   Work is anticipated to be completed late-spring of 2022.

Southwest Parker Road/Mainstreet Improvements

(Work consists of turn lane widening at the southwest corner of Parker Road/Mainstreet)

The project is underway and anticipated to be completed by November of 2021.

Responsive Signal System Expansion

(Work consists of installing 7 new count stations and monitoring equipment, as well as creating new Traffic Responsive control signal programming.)

Design on the project is underway and an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with CDOT was approved by Town Council during the summer of 2021 to secure joint funding on the project..  Pending approval of the design by CDOT, the project will be bid out in late-2021 with full operation  by summer of 2022.

Downtown Circulation Improvements

(Work includes pedestrian safety and circulation improvements on Victorian Drive and Mainstreet. The project also includes a traffic signal at the Mainstreet/Victorian Drive (west) intersection.)

The project construction contract was awarded by Town Council during the summer of 2021.  Construction will be underway this fall and is anticipated to be completed by late-spring of 2022.

Parker Road Sidewalk - East Side Connection project (w/ped bridge over Sulphur Gulch)

(Work consists of installation of a multi-use trail/sidewalk on the east side of Parker Road from Sulphur Gulch Trail to just south of Parker Square Drive with a pedestrian bridge over Sulphur Gulch.)

Design on this project is underway and the Town has received approval for partial State multi-modal funding for this project. An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) was approved by Town Council in June of 2021 to solidify State funding.  Bidding on the project is anticipated to occur in late 2022, with construction to take place in 2023.

Motsenbocker Road/French Creek Avenue Traffic Signal

(Work consists of installation of a mast arm traffic signal at the Motsenbocker Road/French Creek Ave. intersection)

Design on the project is progressing.  Pending approval of the 2022 budget, the project is anticipated to be constructed in 2022.

Lincoln Avenue Widening

(Work consists of widening Lincoln Avenue from a four (4) lane section to a (6) six lane section between Keystone Boulevard and Parker Road.  The project is a joint-venture effort with Douglas County)

Design of the project is underway with construction tentatively forecasted for 2024/2025.

Jordan Road/Newlin Gulch Improvements

(Work consists of widening Jordan Road and the Newlin Gulch bridge between Lincoln Avenue and Rockbrook Boulevard.  The work also includes adding sidewalk on the west side of Jordan Road between Village Center Drive and Stonegate Parkway.)

Design of the project is currently on hold pending budget allocation in 2022.  Construction is tentatively scheduled for 2024/2025.

Mainstreet North Sidewalks

(Work consists of widening sidewalks on the north side of Mainstreet between Victorian Drive and the east property line of Town & Country Village Townhomes.)

Design is underway with construction tentatively scheduled for summer 2022.

Twenty-Mile Road/Mainstreet Turn Lanes

(Work consists of adding a second left turn lane eastbound on Mainstreet at Twenty-Mile Road, adding a right turn lane southbound on Twenty-Mile at Mainstreet and adding a left turn lane on Twenty-Mile Road at Stage Run.)

Design is underway and construction is tentatively scheduled for spring/summer 2022.

Pikes Peak Drive Sidewalks

(Work consists of widening sidewalks on Pikes Peak Drive between Sulphur Gulch bridge and Mainstreet.)

Design is underway with construction tentatively scheduled for 2023.

Dransfeldt Road Widening

(Work consists of adding one southbound lane to Dransfeldt Road between Mainstreet and Pony Express Drive.)

Design is just getting started with construction tentatively scheduled for 2023.

Dransfelt Road Extension

(Extension of Dransfeldt Road south of the Twenty Mile Road intersection over Cherry Creek and connecting into Motsenbocker Road north of Salisbury Park)

Design on the project is currently underway with construction tentatively forecast for 2023/2024.

Jordan Road Undercrossing Project

(Project consists of constructing an under-crossing along the East-West Regional Trail at Jordan Road)

This project is substantially complete.

View the project vicinity map.

Annual Maintenance Projects

Town-wide Concrete Repair - 2021

(Work consists of miscellaneous sidewalk, concrete pavement and curb & gutter repairs throughout the Town)

Project started May of 2021. Performing concrete remove and replace on local streets.  Project is 75% complete.

Town-wide Diamond Grind and Joint Seal Program - 2020

(Work consists of diamond grinding and joint sealing of the Hilltop Road concrete pavement from Parker Road to Narrow Pine Parkway)

The project is fully complete and closed out.  Retainage has been released to vendor.

Roadway Resurfacing Program – 2021

(Work consists of roto-milling and resurfacing Twenty Mile Rd from Mainstreet to Lincoln, Lincoln Meadows Pkwy from Lincoln to Dransfeldt, and Mainstreet from Riva Ridge to east town limit)


Project is substantially complete.  Working on project close out.

Town-wide Pavement Preservation - 2021

(Work consists of microsurfacing, slurry seal and chip seal on local, collector, and arterial streets throughout Town

Project started May of 2021.  Project is 90% complete, with minor slurry seal remaining to be completed in October 2021.


Asphalt Rejuvenation Program – 2021

(Work consists of applying asphalt rejuvenator to surface to extend pavement life, Cottonwood Highlands and Salisbury Heights)


Project is complete.  Retainage to be released to vendor October 2021.

 

Parking Lot Maintenance Program – 2021

(Work consists of concrete repairs and asphalt preservation, Parker Police Department, Town Rec Center, Dog Park)


Parker Police Department parking lot complete.  Working on project close out.


Stormwater Capital Improvement Projects

Cherry Creek at KOA

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization between McCabe Meadows Trailhead Parking lot and Twenty Mile Road extended)

This capital improvement project has been substantially completed and is currently under revegetation monitoring.  Additional revegetation efforts will be employed as necessary until final stabilization and close-out of all permits is achieved.

Cherry Creek at Dransfeldt

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from Public Service Company of Colorado transmission lines to a point approximately 2,500 feet south)

This capital improvement project is within the preliminary design phase with final design anticipated through 2021 and construction anticipated for early summer of 2022.

Lemon Gulch at Meadowlark

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from Crowfoot Valley Road to the Meadowlark property boundary approximately 1,500 feet east)

This fee-in-lieu improvements project has been substantially completed and is currently under revegetation monitoring.  Additional revegetation efforts will be employed as necessary until permit close-out is achieved.

Lemon Gulch at Looking Glass

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from the Looking Glass property boundary west of Crowfoot Valley Road to a point along Lemon Gulch approximately 4,000 feet southwest)

This fee-in-lieu improvements project is currently under construction with substantial completion anticipated by the fourth quarter of 2021.  Additional revegetation efforts will be employed as necessary in the spring and beyond until permit close-out is achieved.

Brandy Gulch at Looking Glass

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from the confluence point with Lemon Gulch to a point along Brandy Gulch approximately 2,700 feet west)

This fee-in-lieu improvements project is currently under construction with substantial completion anticipated by the end of the spring of 2021.  Additional revegetation efforts will be employed as necessary in the spring and beyond until permit close-out is achieved.

Green Acres Tributary at Compark Village South

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from a Culvert under E-470 to a point along Green Acres Tributary approximately 4,200 feet southwest)

This fee-in-lieu improvements project is currently under construction with substantial completion anticipated in the fourth quarter of 2021.  Temporary and structural stabilization shall be implemented upon substantial completion.  Full stabilization including seeding and plantings will be installed early Spring of 2022 ahead of the anticipated germination window.

West Stroh Gulch at Anthology North

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from an existing drop structure immediately upstream of French Creek Loop to a point along West Stroh Gulch approximately 5,100 feet southwest)

This fee-in-lieu improvements project is currently under final design and permitting with construction anticipated for the first or second quarter of 2022.


Jordan Tributary at Bradbury Ranch

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from an existing stormwater pond immediately upstream of Mainstreet to a point along Jordan Tributary approximately 3,600 feet north)

This capital improvement project is within the final design and permitting phase with construction anticipated to begin first or second quarter of 2022.

Cottonwood Meadows Tributary

(Work consists of channel and bank stabilization from an existing stormwater pond immediately upstream of Jordan Road to the confluence with Cherry Creek approximately 1,200 feet east)

This capital improvement project is within the final design and permitting phase with construction anticipated to begin in the second or third quarter of 2022.

Cimarron Middle School Pond

(Work consists of structure retrofits and improvements to a regional stormwater pond adjacent to Cimarron Middle School)

This capital improvement project is within the final design and permitting phase with anticipated to begin in the fourth quarter of 2021.

Facility Capital Improvement Projects

Parker Schoolhouse Plaza and Parking Lot Project

(Project consists of renovating the parking lot area between the Schoolhouse and Ruth Chapel into an interactive plaza and reconfiguring and reconstructing the south parking lot)

The project is substantially complete.

Recreation Improvements

Jordan Road Under-Crossing Project

(Project consists of constructing an under-crossing along the East-West Regional Trail at Jordan Road)

Construction of Phase 2 is underway and primarily consists of constructing the east half of the concrete box culvert and corresponding utility relocates while shifting traffic to the west lanes. Upon completion of Phase 2, the contractor will begin work on the west half of the concrete box culvert and corresponding utility relocates while shifting traffic to the east lanes. The overall project is anticipated to be completed in late-2021.


For further information on any of these listed projects, please contact the Department of Engineering/Public Works at 303.840.9546.