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Fort Collins Utilities es una empresa proveedora de servicios públicos residenciales y comerciales con igualdad de oportunidad. No discriminamos en los términos, las condiciones o la provisión de servicios en base a raza, color, religión, sexo, discapacidad, estatus familiar o nacionalidad de origen.

Grandview Avenue Valve Replacements


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The 1920s lines and valves were replaced in three phases, completing a project that was ongoing since 2008.

Finishing this project enhanced water service reliability and safety in the area and coincided with Laporte Avenue repaving that was completed later in the summer.


  • These custom-built water valves from the 1920s were removed and new valves were installed during this project.

Key Facts and Timeline

Water rehabilitation work was completed in three phases over the summer of 2014.

Phase 1: Taft Hill Waterline Replacement.

Phase 2: Pipeline Replacement at Grandview Avenue.

Phase 3: Major Valve Replacements at the intersection of Laporte and Grandview Avenue.

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Project Updates

  • August 7
    Work has been completed.
  • July 28
    Laporte Avenue was closed to through traffic between Shields Street and Taft Hill Road.
  • July 7
    Phase 2 is complete and work will begin on Laporte Avenue.
  • July 1
    Phase 3 press release
  • June 20
    Phase 1 is complete. Taft Hill Road is open to through traffic.
  • May 21
    Initial project press release

Contact Information:

Jay Rose
Project Manager
970-224-6106