Capital Improvement Project Update - October 2016

Roadway Capital Improvement Projects


Chambers Road Widening

(Work consists of widening Chambers Road between Hess Road and Mainstreet)
The roadway construction has commenced with earthwork operations and storm drainage improvements are underway. Bridge construction commenced in May and the southern portion of the project was asphalt paved in August. The roadway construction is scheduled to concluded late in 2016 with median landscaping taking place in 2017 (pending 2017 funding). Funding for this project is a joint effort with Douglas County and the Douglas County School District. More information on this project can be found at

Crown Crest Boulevard/Parker Adventist Hospital Traffic Signal

(Work Consists of construction of a traffic signal at the Crown Crest Boulevard at Parker Adventist Hospital/Life Time Fitness access intersection.)
The project was competitively bid in August with Town Council award scheduled for Sept. 6. Assuming that the contract is awarded by Town Council, the traffic signal is anticipated to be operational by the end of 2016.

East Mainstreet Site Development - Phase 2

(Work consists of construction of a new roadway through the EastMain site and improvements to the adjacent roadways).
This project was substantially completed in early September in advance of the Library opening.  Minor work on remaining punchlist items should be completed over the next month. 

Hilltop Road Powerline Conversion

(Work consists of conversion of the existing overhead powerline adjacent to Hilltop Road between the Hess/Hilltop intersection and the Legend High School site to underground)
The conversion work is complete.

Cottonwood Drive Widening

(Work consists of widening Cottonwood Drive between Jordan Road and Cottonwood Way intersections)
The funding for the design for this project was appropriated as part of the 2016 budget. Design work has commenced and it is anticipated that the design will be completed by late-2016 with construction anticipated for 2017 pending approval of the 2017 budget.

Annual Maintenance Projects

Townwide Concrete Repair - 2016

(Work consists of miscellaneous sidewalk, concrete pavement and curb & gutter repairs throughout the Town)
The competitive bidding process was completed in April and the contract awarded by Town Council award in May. The contractor on the project commenced in late-July with work anticipated to continue into November.

Roadway Reconstruction - 2016

(Work consists of street repairs to various locations in the Town of Parker)
The 2016 roadway reconstruction project limits is the eastbound direction of Mainstreet between the commercial access at the southwest corner of Jordan Road to the Motsenbocker Road intersection. This roadway was reconstructed as asphalt pavement in a similar manner as was done in 2015 for the westbound Mainstreet direction. Construction on the project is underway with the full-time Mainstreet lane reduction to one-lane each direction completed in August (approximate two (2) month duration) to complete the reconstruction of the south side of Mainstreet roadway pavement. The project also includes concrete pavement maintenance and diamond grinding on Jordan Road and Mainstreet west of Jordan which will continue into late-September.

Roadway Resurfacing - 2016

(Work consists of thin overlay, chip seal and slurry seal (pavement preservation) work in various locations in the Town of Parker)
The asphalt mill/overlay and slurry/chip seal portions of the project commenced in June and were substantially completed in late-July. Pavement marking work and minor contract punchlist work was completed in August. 

Storm Water Capital Improvement Projects

Cherry Creek Restoration at Norton Open Space

(Work will include channel stabilization improvements approximately 2,000 feet downstream of Cottonwood Drive to the County line)
This project has reached substantial completion. CIP Drawings

Newlin Gulch at East-West Trail

(Work will include a grade control structure and associated appurtenances on Newlin Gulch at the East-West Trail crossing)
A contractor has been selected and construction will begin in August.  This project will be constructed in conjunction with the East-West Trail Phase II and is anticipated to be complete in the 4th quarter of 2016.

Facility Capital Improvement Projects

Parker Public Works Operations Facility Project

(Project includes the design and construction of a new public works operations facility located at the NW corner of Hess Road and Tammy Lane.)
The project is complete and operational.

Parker Recreation Center Expansion Project

(Project includes the design and construction of an expansion to the existing Parker Recreation Center located at 17301 E. Lincoln Avenue)
The project is complete and operational.

Recreation Improvements

East-West Trail - Phase II

(Project consists of constructing a multi-use recreational concrete trail between Newlin Gulch Boulevard and Chambers Road within and adjacent to the PSCo/Xcel powerline corridor.)
The competitive bidding of the project was completed in June with Town Council awarding the project on June 20.  Construction  commence in August and is anticipated to be completed in late-2016.

East-West Trail – Phase III

(Project consists of constructing a multi-use recreational concrete trail between the Motsenbocker/Todd intersection to the Cherry Creek Trail within and adjacent to the PSCo/Xcel powerline corridor.)
Design on the project has commenced and preliminary discussions with PSCo/Xcel related to a required license agreement and underway. Construction is anticipated for 2017 pending funding.  

The Plaza on Main

(Project includes the design and construction of a public park and plaza located at the NE corner of E. Mainstreet and PACE Center Drive)
The project is currently under construction and is anticipated to be complete in winter 2016.

Bradbury Trail

(Project consists of constructing a missing segment of trail between Gold Rush Elementary School and Hitching Post Circle)
Construction is complete.

Stroh Soccer Park Parking Lot Addition

(Project consists of constructing an additional parking lot on the west side of the Stroh Soccer Park)
Construction on the project was substantially completed in August during the off-season at the park and the parking lot opened to use by the public. Minor remaining work is anticipated to completed in early-September.

Dog/Disc Golf Park

(Project consists of constructing a combination dog park and disk golf park on Pine Lane west of Cherry Creek).
The project is currently being competitively bid with a bid opening scheduled for Sept. 21 and tentatively scheduled for Town Council award in October.  Pending award by Town Council, the project is scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2017.

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