Welcome to the Public Works Department!
2525 West 1st Street
Loveland, CO 80537
The Public Works Department provides planning, design, construction and maintenance services for the general public and the City of Loveland’s internal operations. Use of the City facilities for meetings and special events is scheduled, coordinated and supported by Public Works. Management, maintenance, and administration and purchasing of all City vehicles and equipment is included in the department responsibilities.
Public services provided by the department include: transportation system design; street construction management and inspection; pavement management; traffic engineering and the installation, operation and maintenance for all traffic signals, signs and pavement markings; Stormwater collection system design and maintenance; street maintenance and repair; snow and ice removal; fixed route and paratransit bus services; solid waste management and recycling and mosquito control.
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The Year Ahead
37th Street Connection
Estimated Cost: $2.2 Million
The 37th Street connection between US 287 to Lincoln, project will see the completion of 37th Street from east of US 287 to Lincoln Avenue, including the crossing of Dry Creek Ditch. The roadway will consist of a 3-lane minor arterial cross-section with bike lanes and sidewalks. Design for the project will be completed in 2018 with construction planned for 2019.
37th Street and Monroe Intersection Improvements
Estimated Cost: $1.3 Million
Design of a new roundabout will begin in 2018. This will replace the existing two-way stop controlled intersection with a single-lane roundabout. The project is planned for construction in 2019 along with the 37th Street connection to help reduce traffic congestion in the area.
8th Street Bridge Replacement
Estimated Cost: $1.1 Million
Construction to replace the 8th Street bridge over the Big Barnes Ditch is anticipated to begin mid year. The street will be closed to replace the old structure.
Wilson Avenue Improvements
Estimated Cost: $3.6 Million
North Boyd Lake Avenue/Mountain Lion Drive
Estimated Cost: $1.95 Million
Construction of a four-leg roundabout, complete with curb, gutter and sidewalk and necessary drainage improvements will begin this summer.
Taft Avenue Bridge Replacement
Estimated Cost: $1.8 Million,
Construction on the Phase 2 of the Taft widening project will be completed in 2018. Final paving will occur in the spring.
Estimated Cost: $249,700
The final draft of the Grant-funded Big Thompson River Master Plan will be presented to City Council in 2018. This master plan covers 9.1 miles of river that runs through the City of Loveland.
Estimated Cost: $ 3.3 Million
In 2018 the final flood street reconstruction project will begin. Staff worked with CDOT, Larimer County and FEMA to create a design that will enhance the resilience of the road to a level of a 50 year flood instead of the 10 year level it’s currently rated.