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Engineering

 Contact Information

Dept Head: Chad Crager
  •   9am-noon, 1-4pm (M-Thu, closed on Fridays and holidays)

Taft Hill - Horsetooth to Harmony

 

The City of Fort Collins and Larimer County are partnering to improve Taft Hill Road from Horsetooth Road to Harmony Road. This segment of Taft Hill is a two-lane (one lane each direction) road with a center turn lane, and experiences traffic congestion and safety concerns. Planned project improvements include construction of a 4-lane arterial street including auxiliary turn lanes, intersection improvements, curb and gutter, sidewalks, bicycle lanes, median, and storm sewer.

Project Goals

  • Reduce congestion along Taft Hill Road
  • Improve safety along Taft Hill Road for vehicles, transit, bicyclists and pedestrians

Project Status

The City and County have selected a design team, and are starting the preliminary design phase.

Funding

The City and County jointly applied for and were awarded a Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG). Local matching funds are from Regional Transportation Capital Expansion Fees which the City collects for the County.

  • STBG funds - $3.8 million
  • Local funds - $1.5 million

Schedule

  • Design: 2020 2021
  • Right-of-Way Acquisition: 2021
  • Construction: 2022

Contact

Caleb Feaver, City Project Manager, 970-416-4229, Y2ZlYXZlckBmY2dvdi5jb20=

Erich Purcell, County Project Manager, 970-498-5733, ZXB1cmNlbGxAbGFyaW1lci5vcmc=