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Responsibilities include planning and designing public works projects that include road and bridge, parks, and natural resources improvements; reviewing and enforcing engineering standards; providing surveying, construction, right-of-way, traffic and support engineering; overseeing floodplain administration and improvement district administration; and coordinating right-of-way (utility), special transport, and access permits.

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Shields Street (County Road 17) Corridor Improvements

The County Road 17 corridor from Vine Drive to Willox Lane in northwest Fort Collins has received federal funding for improvements to be constructed in 2015.  Final design and right-of-way acquisition are complete and an Open House meeting is scheduled for November 18, 2014, to explain the project and update residents on the construction process.

CR 29 and CR 22H Flood Repairs

Larimer County will be reconstructing portions of County Road 29 and 22H along the Big Thompson River at the Big Dam.

2013 Flood Information - Roads and Bridges 

Flooding in September, 2013 impacted thousands of County residents.  A major contributor to that impact was the devastating damage to much of the County road system.  Temporary emergency repairs to reestablish access to properties in the affected areas have been ongoing over the winter months.  Plans for permanent repairs are underway. 

New Survey Bench Marks

Larimer County has set two new benchmarks in the Glen Haven and Drake flood damaged areas to help property owners and surveyors doing work in the canyon: 

Road Information Locator (RIL)

Road Information Locator is a software application that gives you the ability to view the county’s roadway assets using a map (road ownership, road maintenance, signs, culverts, traffic count information, crash information, plus much more).



Contact Information

Department Director
Mark Peterson
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200 W. Oak St.
Suite 3000
Fort Collins, CO 80521

(970) 498-5700
Fax: (970) 498-7986

Office Hours
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
(except holidays)

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