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Engineering

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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Colorado Hazard Mapping Program (CHAMP)

The 2013 flood event caused widespread damage and changes along waterways throughout the County and other areas of the state. In response, the State of Colorado is taking steps towards bolstering long-term planning and resiliency efforts by funding the Colorado Hazard Mapping Program (CHAMP) that will update local hazard information including regulatory floodplain maps for the most affected waterways. 

Special Transport (Oversize/Overweight) Permit Program

Larimer County’s current special transport permitting procedures have remained relatively unchanged since 1978.  We are updating our County permitting program to be more in-line with the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) oversize/overweight permitting system (COOPR) and regulations.

2015 Annual Safety Report

Revisions to Larimer County Urban Area Street Standards

The City of Fort Colilns, City of Loveland and Larimer County Board of Commissioners approved technical revisions to portions of the Larimer County Urban Area Street Standards.  The changes are effective as of September 19, 2016. 

CR 25E Drainage Improvement Project

On July 21, 2016, Engineering staff help an open house meeting to present information about a project to repair flood related damage on CR 25E.  Below are links to information presented at this meeting.

US 34 Road Closure - Big Thompson Canyon

Beginning in July, 2016, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will begin work on permanent repairs to US 34 damage caused by  the 2013 flood.

Right of Entry (ROE)

As the Larimer County community continues recovery efforts from the natural disasters of the last few years, private landowners are being asked to sign numerous documents.  The documentation needs are driven by the nature and location of the project as well as the funding source.  One of the most common documents is a Right of Entry (ROE).

Boulder County North 83rd Street Flood Recovery - Permanent Construction

Preliminary Floodplain Study Information for the Glen Haven Area

 The preliminary results of the floodplain study in the Glen Haven area.

New Survey Bench Marks

 Larimer County has set two new benchmarks in the Glen Haven and Drake flood damaged areas to help property owners and surveyors doing work in the canyon: 

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).

Contact Information

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

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

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

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