Public Works

The Public Works Department consists of six Divisions:  Streets, Parks, Facilities, EngineeringFleet, and Parking & Transit.  We exist to deliver the daily services desired by our residents as captured in our Vision and Mission statements below.  Public Works staff also serves as a technical resource to the citizen Parks Advisory Board and Transportation Advisory Board.  Our team is committed to leading by example to establish rapport with our customers through attentive listening, earning respect by keeping our word and owning up to our mistakes, and building relationships by investing ourselves personally in serving the civic needs of our customers.  Please contact us to let us know when we did a great job for you and when we fall short of your expectations and need to improve.  We value your feedback!


We are a proactive, knowledgeable, respected team creatively improving community driven services.


The Estes Park Public Works Department protects the community trust earned as innovative & effective providers of award-winning parks, safe multimodal streets, reliable equipment, efficient buildings, and convenient parking and transit options that support our unique mountain village. 


Streets:  The Streets Division is responsible for maintaining 59 miles of Town of Estes Park roadway. Our crew performs snow plowing, street sweeping, parking lot striping, curb and gutter repair, pothole patching, and drainage ditch maintenance. The Town's 1A Sales Tax Ballot Initiative - Street Improvement Program (STIP) provides funding for all work performed, and material used, for Streets Division operation of the pothole patcher.

Parks:  The Town of Estes Park's Parks Division is responsible for the maintenance, renovation and management of all Town-owned park land and landscaping at all Town-owned buildings.

Facilities:  The Facilities Division acts as property manager to all Town-owned buildings. The Facilities Manager maintains all the contractual documents for services and administers specific contracts for annual maintenance on all building operating systems and also is the ADA Coordinator for the Town.

Engineering:  The Engineering Division handles planning, design and construction oversight of Public Works transportation and drainage capital projects, which includes issuing Requests for Proposals and Bids, administering contracts, directing engineering design teams, and managing construction contractor work. The Town's 1A Sales Tax initiative (STIP) provides funding for annual pavement maintenance (e.g. chip seals, crack sealing, patching, and overlays of Town streets and parking lots) that is managed by the Engineering Division. The Engineering Division is also responsible for authorizing construction in public Rights of Way, transportation engineering and long-range transportation planning with state and federal agencies. The Engineering Division participates as a member of the Development Review Team, reviewing plans related to proposed development for compliance with Town codes and standards. The Town of Estes Park's Floodplain Administrator is an employee of the Engineering Division and is responsible for review and approval of floodplain permits and all other Floodplain Management responsibilities.

Fleet:  The Fleet Division maintains the Town of Estes Park's more than 500 pieces of equipment.  Among their many responsibilities are Police and Fire equipment, Light and Power aerial bucket devices and line equipment, a variety of trailers, 15 pieces of snow removal equipment, street sweepers, loaders, backhoes, and an assortment of turf equipment.

Parking & Transit: The Parking & Transit Division handles all Estes Transit shuttle service, providing ADA accessibility on all routes, manages parking enforcement for fifteen surface parking lots, on-street parking and the parking structure. This division is also charged with implementing the Downtown Parking Management Plan.

Contact the Public Works office:
Town Hall Room 100
170 MacGregor Ave.
P.O. Box 1200
Estes Park, CO  80517

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