Capital Improvement Project Update - FALL 2020

Roadway Capital Improvement Projects

Cottonwood Drive Widening

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

Town Council awarded the construction contract for this project on September 8th and the contractor is anticipating to commence construction in October. Construction will focus on the new Cherry Creek bridge to the south of the existing Cottonwood Drive bridge through the winter. The overall project is anticipated to be completed in late-2021.

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)

Design on this project has commenced and the Town has received tentative approval for partial State multi-modal funding for this project.  An intergovernmental agreement (IGA) is scheduled to be reviewed by Town Council on October 5th to solidify State funding to allow for construction in 2021.

Summerset Lane Extension Project

(Work consists of extending Summerset Lane east of Pine Drive)

Construction of the roadway project is complete.  Installation of the proposed traffic signal at the Pine Drive/Summerset Lane intersection is on-hold until the intersection meets minimum Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) warrant analysis requirements.

Motsenbocker Road Widening

(Work consists of widening Motsenbocker Road from the Clarke Farms subdivision to the Todd Drive intersection)

The roadway project is complete. The Town median irrigation/landscaping is complete.  The shoulder landscaping restoration/installation is substantially complete.

Kings Point Way

(Work consists of construction of Kings Point Way between Cottonwood Drive and proposed Aurora Parkway)

Kings Point Way is a proposed collector roadway on the east side of Parker Road (State Highway 83) between Cottonwood Drive and proposed Aurora Parkway (located in Arapahoe County).  The project was substantially completed in the summer and the Town is currently working to close out this contract.  The roadway will remain closed until adjacent development occurs.

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)

Design on the project has commenced.  

Chambers Road/Grasslands Drive Traffic Signal

(Work consists of installation of a mast arm traffic signal at the Chambers Road/Grasslands Dr. intersection)

The traffic signal is operational and Town staff is currently working to close out this project with the contractor.

Jordan Road/Cottonwood Subdivision Mid-Block Pedestrian Crossing

(Work consists of installation of a mast arm pedestrian beacon/traffic signal on Jordan Road between the Sandreed Circle and Apache Plume Drive intersections)

Town Council awarded this project at their July 20, 2020 Town Council meeting and construction is underway.  Improvements are anticipated to be complete by the end of 2020.

Motsenbocker/Hess Intersection Improvements

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

Design on the project has commenced.  Construction is anticipated to commence in 2021 pending right-of-way/easement acquisitions needed for the project.

Southwest Parker Road/Mainstreet Improvements

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

Design on the project is substantially completed.  Construction is anticipated to commence in 2021 pending right-of-way/easement acquisitions needed for the project.

Parker Road Responsive Signal System Improvements

(Work consists of infrastructure improvements needed to implement responsive signal timing on Parker Road)

Phase 1 & Phase 2 of the vehicle counting infrastructure are substantially complete with responsive traffic signal operations in use on Parker Road.


Annual Maintenance Projects

Townwide Concrete Repair - 2020

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

Project is 90% complete, currently working on collector and local streets. 

Townwide 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 has started, 25% complete.  Project is expected to be complete November 01, 2020.

Roadway Resurfacing Program – 2020

(Work consists of roto-milling and resurfacing Dransfeldt Rd and Crown Crest Blvd)

The project is 100% completed and closed out.

Townwide Slurry/Chip - 2020

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

The project is 100% completed and closed 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)

Design of this project has been completed and permitting is currently being finalized with FEMA.  Construction is anticipated to commence in December 2020.

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 in the final stages of design with permitting projected in the fourth quarter of 2020.  Construction funding from the developer is anticipated in the fourth quarter of 2020 based on plat recordation resulting in construction projected for the second quarter of 2021.

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 approved with construction pending funding from the developer upon plat recordation.  Construction is projected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2020 to the first quarter of 2021.

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 project is currently approved with construction projected in the second to third quarter of 2020.

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 design and permitting through the end of 2020 and construction is anticipated to begin by the first to second 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.

H2O’Brien Pool and Building Renovation Project

(Project consists of renovating select aquatic features and equipment and improving the functionality and flow of the facility)

This project is substantially complete.


Recreation Improvements

Auburn Hills Park Project

(Project consists of completing and integrating the 11-acre park that is currently bisected by the undeveloped 210-foot-wide Public Service Company corridor/ROW)

This project is substantially complete.

Jordan Road Under-Crossing Project

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

Design is in the final phase. Public bidding is projected in the fourth quarter of 2020. Contract award and construction start is projected in the first quarter of 2021 with completion projected in the fourth quarter of 2021.



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