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Drake Road to close eastbound from Lemay to Timberline next week for paving work

Released on Wednesday, October 7, 2020
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The City of Fort Collins Streets Department is scheduled to complete the last phase of the asphalt paving project on Drake Road beginning Monday, Oct. 12.

Work will take about five days to complete, weather permitting.

Due to construction, Drake Road will be closed in the eastbound direction between Lemay Avenue and Timberline Road. The closure will remain in effect for the entirety of the project.

Westbound Drake Road will remain open and access for residents and businesses will be maintained.

This work will be completed as part of the Street Maintenance Program and is the final phase of a larger paving project on Drake Road this year.

Work Zone Information

Typical working hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., however work may occur outside these times or on the weekends to expedite the project. Alternate routes are suggested to avoid the construction zones.

COVID-19: Work crews are aware of social distancing requirements. Every effort will be made to ensure workers are maintaining a safe distance and following proper hygiene. Sick employees will not be allowed to work.

Project dates are estimates based on favorable conditions; variances may occur due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

For more information about the Street Maintenance Program, please visit or call the Streets Department at 970-221-6615.