Marksheffel Road South

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Open House held July 11, 2013

An open house for the Marksheffel Road South project was held on July 11 from 4:30-6:30 PM at Restoration Church.

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Open House held October 2, 2012

An open house for the Marksheffel Road South project was held on October 2nd from 5-7 PM at Mesa Ridge High School. View the boards from the open house.

Public Comments from the Open House

Major Transportation Issues

  • Dangerous Curves
  • Speeding/Safety
  • Lack of traffic signals at major intersections
  • Lack of shoulders/bike lanes
  • Commercial traffic/large trucks
  • Noise

Suggested Improvements from Public

  • Straightening of dangerous curves
    • North of Drennan Road
    • North of Bradley
  • Install traffic signals
    • Marksheffel and Fontaine
    • Marksheffel and Peaceful Valley Rd
    • Marksheffel and Peterson AFB E Gate
  • Install left turn lanes
  • Install bike lane/shoulder
  • Re-route commercial traffic
  • Install sound barriers
  • Enforce speed limits
  • Reduce speed limits
  • Expand to 4 lane

Other comments

  • Expect frequent funeral processions once VA cemetery is opened
  • Concerns expressed about how this project complies with the Marksheffel Road alignment as depicted in the current city approved and recorded Annexation Agreement and Master Plan for Banning Lewis Ranch
  • Was expecting presentation from officials – not open house format
  • Concerns over property value with road expansion

Download Public Comments from the Open House

To learn more about the project, please contact Dennis Barron, El Paso County Project Manager; dennisbarron@elpasoco.com or 719-520-6832.

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