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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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Summer Student Intern Positions 

Conditional offers of employment have been made and accepted.

2013 Flood Information - Roads and Bridges 

The recent flooding has heavily impacted thousands of County residents.  A major contributor to that impact is the devastating damage to much of the County road system.  Information on response and the recovery effort will be posted here. 

Owl Canyon Corridor Project

An open house was held on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at the Leeper Center in Wellington to share information on the latest efforts related to the Owl Canyon Corridor Project.  

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).

Changes to the Stormwater Quality Ordinance

The Larimer County Stormwater Quality Ordinance has been amended to update changes in advance of a permit renewal.  It is now effective and the final recorded version will be in Chapter 30 of the County Code, titled "Health, Environment and natural resources". .

North 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 2014.  Design is underway.

Boxelder Basin Regional Stormwater Authority

Stormwater improvements in the Boxelder Basin are a cooperative effort by numerous public agencies.    



Contact Information

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

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

Office Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
(except Holidays)