Capital Improvement Project Update

Roadway Capital Improvement Projects

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 complete. 

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)

The project has been awarded to Goodland Construction, Inc., and work is anticipated to start in February 2024.

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.)

Construction of the project improvements is underway and it is anticipated to be substantially completed by end of the first quarter of 2024.  Remaining temperature sensitive work will be completed in the spring of 2024.  This project is partially funded via an intergovernmental agreement contract with CDOT.

Parker Road Sidewalk - East Side Connection project (w/pedestrian 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.)

This project was awarded to Naranjo Civil Constructors, contingent upon receipt of the Concurrence from CDOT to Award at the January 2, 2024, Council meeting. Construction is planned to begin in the Spring of 2024.

Chambers Road/Red Sky Drive Traffic Signal

(Work consists of installation of a mast arm traffic signal at the Chambers/Red Sky intersection)

Construction is substantially completed with the traffic signal operational.

Jordan Road/Parkerhouse Drive Traffic Signal

(Work consists of installation of a mast arm traffic signal at the Jordan/Parkerhouse intersection)

Construction is substantially completed with the traffic signal operational.

Jordan Road/Cedar Gulch Parkway Traffic Signal

(Work consists of installation of a mast arm traffic signal at the Jordan/Cedar Gulch intersection and pavement modifications to the east portion of the intersection).

The project was competitively bid and awarded in the 4th quarter of 2023.Construction is anticipated to commence in the 2nd quarter of 2024 and be completed by the end of 2024.

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.  An intergovernmental agreement with Douglas County for construction funding is anticipated to be executed in the first half of 2024. Right-of-way and easement acquisitions needed for the project are underway.

Jordan Road/Newlin Gulch Improvements

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

Final design is underway plus right-of-way and easement acquisitions. Construction is tentatively scheduled for 2024/2025. The project is anticipated to be bundled with Lincoln Ave Widening project with construction tentatively forecasted 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.)

Construction is complete.

West Mainstreet Operation Improvements

(Work consists of two projects bundled into one contract. The first project involves 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. The second project involves adding a new southbound thru/right turn lane on Dransfeldt Rd between Mainstreet and Pony Express Drive.)

Bidding efforts are underway and construction is scheduled to take place in 2024.

Pikes Peak Drive Sidewalks

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

Construction is substantially complete. 

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 substantially complete with competitive bidding completed in December of 2023.  The construction contract is scheduled for Town Council review/award at their January 16th Town Council meeting. Assuming the construction contract is awarded, construction is forecast to occur in 2024/2025.

Hilltop/Canterberry Area Improvements

(Work consists of turn lane and acceleration lane improvements at/near the Hilltop/Canterberry intersection)

The roadway portion of the project has been  completed.  Construction of the associated stormwater detention infrastructure improvements to the northwest of the intersection is substantially complete with safety railing around the forebay remaining. This work was added to the contract, and is anticipated to be completed by the spring of 2024.

Hilltop Road /Parker Road Intersection Improvements 

(Work consists of turn lane improvements at the Hilltop/Parker Road intersection for operational improvements)

Design of the improvements has commenced.

View the project vicinity map.

Annual Maintenance Projects

Townwide Concrete Replacement Program (CIP 23-004) - 2023

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

This program has reached substantial completion in 2023. It is anticipated that this program will enter the warranty period in January 2024.

Townwide Pavement Preservation Program (CIP 23-003) – 2023

(Work consists of roto-milling and resurfacing Canterberry Parkway and then Chambers Road)

This program has been completed and entered the warranty period.

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 currently under construction and anticipated to be substantially completed by late 2024.

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 construction with substantial completion anticipated in the first or second quarter of 2024.


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 currently under construction and anticipated to be substantially completed by late 2024.

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 first quarter of 2024.

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 has been completed and is currently undergoing revegetation and restoration efforts.

Clarke Farms Drainage Improvements

(Work consists of re-establishment and improvements to an existing channel and associated stormwater infrastructure to alleviate flooding concerns in this area.)

This capital improvement project has been re-evaluated for cost reductions and final design is complete.  The project will be advertised for construction bids in 1Q 2024.

Facility Capital Improvement Projects

Town Hall Expansion Project

(The Project consists of a 32,000 (+/-) square foot expansion to existing Town Hall, select interior renovations to existing Town Hall, site work associated with the new expansion, addition of new parking lots and rehabilitation of the existing parking lots.)   

Design development efforts are complete. Construction documentation and entitlement efforts are underway. Prequalification and buyout of trade packages are tentatively scheduled for spring 2024 with construction to follow. Construction is anticipated to take approx. 19 months.

Recreation Improvements

Rowley Downs Trail Connection

(Ten-foot wide concrete trail between the Tallman Gulch Trail and Omaha Avenue)

This project is complete.

Harvie Open Space Park Improvements

(The project consists of improvements for the proposed Harvie Open Space park located at/near the north side of Mainstreet/Canterberry Parkway intersection)

This project is complete.

O’Brien Park Streetscape

(Landscape upgrades to the southern edge of O’Brien Park along Mainstreet and the western edge along Parker Road)

The project is under construction and is approximately 65% complete. The completion date is scheduled for May 2024. 

Lemon Gulch Trail

(A new half-mile ten-foot wide concrete trail along Lemon Gulch to connect Looking Glass and Meadowlark to the Cherry Creek Regional Trail)

The project is under construction and is anticipated to be complete by August 2024.


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