“Show me the progress.” This is the challenge posed by hardworking taxpayers to every public works department in the country. Corey Farkas, City of Colorado Springs Public Works Operations & Maintenance Division Manager, gives an update on 2C progress.
Safe Work Zones for All. Protect workers. Protect road users. We Can Do It!
The start of paving season is upon us. It’s both good news and bad news for drivers across the city. Work zones provide a safe area for workers and a safe route for road users around 2C paving and other roadway projects,... Read more
2C is a voter-approved sales tax that is used only on road improvements within the City of Colorado Springs. The final step in a 2C construction project is applying a new layer of asphalt. This typically occurs from May to October when weather conditions allow for paving.
Thanks to voters, the City was able to retain $7 million in excess TABOR funds and invest the money in park improvements . We've created a map so you can see where the projects will take place and what we're planning to do. Voters also passed an extension to the 2C paving program this year allowing... Read more
2C paving has improved the condition of roads citywide, paving nearly 850 lane miles of roadway. Potholes will continue to be a reality in our climate. The good news is very few potholes have been filled on 2C-paved streets, and on streets yet to be paved, crews are addressing potholes with a... Read more
The overall impact of 2C since paving began in 2016 is hard to miss as you drive across the city. We have 854 lane miles of smooth, freshly resurfaced roadway. That's about the same distance from Colorado Springs to St. Louis or Boise, Idaho.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The fourth year of 2C-funded paving operations is now underway with an estimated 174.45 lane miles scheduled to be paved in 2019. Today, Mayor John Suthers, City Councilmember David Geislinger and several city and community leaders kicked off the 2019 2C paving season at a... Read more