Owl Canyon Road (CR 70) Public Meeting

Larimer County Engineering held a public open house to discuss planned roadway improvements for the two miles along Owl Canyon Road [County Road 70] between the roundabout at County Road [CR] #19, and the intersection with CR#15.  This is one of the next phases approved in the 2008 Owl Canyon Corridor Plan.  Materials presented at the meeting are now available.

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Douglas Road Public Meeting (01/25/18)

Larimer County held a public informational meeting to discuss potential future roadway improvements along Douglas Road between Shields Street and Turnberry Road.  The purpose of this meeting  was to respond to resident concerns regarding the SH 1/Douglas Road intersection, traffic volume, truck traffic, and potential roadway and right-of-way changes along this segment of Douglas Road.  Materials presented at the meeting are now available.

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County Road 44H (Buckhorn Road) Reconstruction Project

Buckhorn Road (LCR 44H) was severely damaged during the floods of 2013. Road reconstruction is planned for an 11-mile stretch of the road in Buckhorn Canyon and through the Roosevelt National Forest.  Project updates including announcements for public meetings, public notices, reports and engineering plans will be posted here as they become available.

The Canyon Lakes Ranger District of the Roosevelt National Forest is taking public feedback during the planning process for the Larimer County Road 44H (Buckhorn Road) Flood Recovery Project.

Reporter-Herald article

The 2013 flood event caused widespread damage and changes along waterways throughout the County and in 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.

Draft floodplain boundaries for CHAMP Year 1 are now available on the Larimer County Flood Information Locator. The draft floodplain maps will also be presented at three open house meetings in October 2017. 

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.

2016 Annual Safety Report

Revisions to Larimer County Urban Area Street Standards

The City of Fort Collins, 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 held 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

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).

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: 

Engineering Department Annual Reports


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