Map of Summit Cove, with Cove Boulevard and Summit Drive highlighted.

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Oct 05

Ribbon Cutting for Safe Routes to School

Posted on October 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM by Julie Sutor

Summit County and Summit School District will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday afternoon in appreciation of all our partners who contributed to the newly completed Safe Routes to School section of the Summit Cove Loop Project.

The event will include brief remarks from representatives of Summit School District, the Board of County Commissioners and CDOT, as well as a guest appearance by Colorado Rep. Millie Hamner.

Following the presentation, there will be activities for students and parents, including a bike rodeo, helmet checks and bike inspections. Light refreshments will be provided.

Join us to celebrate!

WHEN: 1:45 p.m., Friday, Oct. 6

WHERE: Summit Cove Elementary School, 727 Cove Blvd.

Sep 01

Just a few more signs, and it's a wrap

Posted on September 1, 2017 at 5:50 PM by Julie Sutor

With the exception of a few additional signs, Phase 3 of the Summit Cove Loop Project is substantially complete! Our contractor finished the last of the pavement markings, including the green coloring of the bicycle-pedestrian lanes in the school zone.

Thanks to everyone for being patient with the construction during the last two months. We have begun final design work and budgeting for Phase 4, so stay tuned for info on future work.


A green bicycle lane in front of the school.

Aug 25

Paving, striping, revegetation complete

Posted on August 25, 2017 at 7:12 PM by Julie Sutor

Crews have completed all concrete and asphalt work on this year's phase of the Summit Cove Loop project. Summit Cove Elementary students and parents are taking advantage of the new and improved drop-off zone.

Revegetation and striping are now finished as well, but a few final details remain before this summer's work is complete: Next week, crews will apply green pavement coloring and bicycle and pedestrian symbols to the new bike-ped lanes in the school zone. The new lane striping, in combination with the green coloring and symbols, is expected to have a traffic-calming effect in this area. 

Stripes mark new bicycle-pedestrian lanes in front of the school.