Road/Recpath Construction Projects

The Road & Bridge Department, as well as other agencies/organizations in Summit County, are working on a number of road and recpath projects this year.

Summit Cove Loop Project


Through the Summit Cove Loop Project, Summit County is installing bicycle/pedestrian lanes in both directions along Summit Drive and Cove Boulevard, creating safer and more enjoyable walking and riding experiences along a 2.4-mile loop in the Summit Cove neighborhood. The project will also include roadway improvements, drainage improvements and enhanced connectivity with the Summit County Recpath and Summit Stage transit services. Learn more about the Summit Cove Loop Project.

Dillon Dam Recpath


Construction begins May 10 to reconstruct a portion of the Dillon Dam Recpath in the vicinity of the Denver Water control buildings.  Starting May 15, expect one-lane closures on the Dam Road from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., a Recpath detour, and periodic roadway delays while work is occurring. Construction is anticipated to last about four weeks, Monday-Friday, excluding holidays. Contact Jason Lederer,  Summit County Open Space & Trails, 970-668-4213, with any questions regarding this project.

Barton Ridge Subdivision


Xcel Energy will install a gas line and underground nine electric poles. Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 22, and is anticipated to last approximately five weeks. Work will begin at the intersection of Barton Rd. and Blue Ridge Rd. and will proceed up Barton Rd. to the Barton Ridge Subdivision. Expect single lane closures, with flaggers in place to direct traffic. Traffic should plan for potential delays during this construction period.

Copper Mountain


Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District will be installing a water line from Farley Park to Golf Course Rd.  Work is scheduled to begin on May 15, starting at the well house on Golf Course Rd., but will not have any impact on the road until it reaches the intersection of Wheeler Cir. and Golf Course Rd. At that time (end of May or beginning of June), there will be a full road closure of Wheeler Cir., with a detour in place, lasting for three to four weeks.  Contact Robert Martin with CMCMD at 970-968-2537 ext. 206 with any questions regarding this project.