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East Pitkin Street – South College Avenue to Stover Street#

We want to hear from you!#

Do you travel on E. Pitkin St.? We want to hear about your experience! The City will be restriping E. Pitkin St. to add advisory bike lanes from Remington St. to Smith St. in Summer 2022. Getting your feedback before and after the project will help us to evaluate the new roadway design.

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June 2022 Construction Schedule - East Pitkin Street Improvement Project

Project Overview#

Fort Collins Utilities will replace stormwater and water distribution infrastructure in Pitkin Avenue from Stover Street to College Avenue. Following utility work, the City of Fort Collins will be repaving and restriping E. Pitkin St., from S. College Ave. to Stover St. in Summer 2022.

Overall Project Timeline

As part of the repaving, we will be restriping the street to add advisory bike lanes, since E. Pitkin St. is a critical multimodal corridor identified in the City’s Bicycle Master Plan. The new striping plan is intended to improve safety for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, people using micromobility devices, and drivers. The City will be conducting additional outreach to educate the public on the proper use of advisory bike lanes.

What is an Advisory Bike Lane?#

What is an Advisory Bike Lane?

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Advisory bike lanes are a new type of bike facility for Fort Collins that has been used in the US and around the world on narrow roads with low vehicular traffic that are preferred bike routes. Check out these resources to learn more about advisory bike lanes:

Contacts#

Cortney Geary | Active Modes Manager | 970-416-2471 | cgeary@fcgov.com
Bill Welborn | Streets Project Manager | 970-420-1793 | bwelborn@fcgov.com
Sandra Bratlie | Utilities Project Manager | 970-416-2233 | sbratlie@fcgov.com