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Fortman, Caballero closures coming Nov. 16-23


Last updated 11/13/2020 at 10:16am

Courtesy of El Paso County

El Paso County Department of Public Works has contracted with HR Green and Clark Land Surveying to locate underground utilities in the intersection of Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero Avenue. The contractor will begin the locating operation with planned street closures from Nov. 16-27 for coring, locating and patching operations.

Road closures will be on Caballero Avenue and Fortman Avenue; Caballero Avenue and Fortman Avenue will not be closed at the same time. Fountain Mesa Road will have lane shifts that will allow traffic access along Fountain Mesa Road.

The road and lane closure the week of Nov. 16 will only occur between the hours of 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

All roadways will allow access for first responders. Access to residents adjacent to the closure will also be provided.

Drivers will need to take alternate routes during the locating operations. Drivers should plan for additional travel time through the work area.

Safety tips for drivers:

• Reduce speeds in work zone

• Watch for workers, equipment, signs and barricades

• Don't tailgate

"El Paso County wishes to thank drivers in advance for their cooperation," a spokesperson said. "Road closures will accelerate the safe and efficient completion of the project."


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