Street Improvements

The Town of Estes Park maintains around 59 centerline miles of paved streets. A successful pavement management program utilizes a variety of techniques that not only repairs pavement surfaces that have deteriorated, but more importantly maintains road way segments that are in good condition. Public Works now manages the street network of Estes Park with a computer-based program called PAVER™. This Windows-based program is a powerful tool in managing our pavements. A pavement management system uses engineering technology to determine when, where, and how to best maintain roadways. It provides the needed leverage to preserve the infrastructure investment. PAVER™ assists the Engineering Division in organizing, planning and budgeting for pavement maintenance. It offers prediction modeling and analysis for long term future control of all pavement management aspects.
 
 

2019 Pavement Seal Treatment Program

Crack Seal
Vance Brothers, Inc. performed crack sealing around town the week of April 15. This work consists of applying hot asphalt sealant to roadway cracks, effectively preventing water from penetrating the road surface and creating potholes. They returned to perform a crack seal, slurry seal, and restriping of the Town Hall parking lot.
 
Chip Seal
Vance Brothers is performing the Town's annual chip seal work which began in July of 2019. Chip seals apply crushed aggregate "chips" over emulsified asphaltic oil. The oil seals the underlying surface from water penetration while the chips provide a new wearing surface for traffic. Chip seals have proven to be a very cost-effective method of maintaining local roadways. The roads planned for chip seal in 2019 are:
  • Aspen Avenue
  • Birch Avenue
  • Columbine Avenue
  • Courtney Lane
  • Curry Drive
  • Davis Street
  • Fish Hatchery Road
  • Graves Avenue
  • High Pine Drive
  • High Street
  • Lakefront Street
  • Landers Street
  • Lott Street
  • Moccasin Circle Drive
  • North Ridge Lane
  • Park View Lane
  • Raven Avenue
  • Raven Circle
  • Valley Road
  • Woodstock Drive

2019 Street Overlay Program

Elkhorn Avenue
 
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) provided maintenance funds to the Town to resurface a portion of East Elkhorn Avenue, to be completed with the Town's annual Street Overlay Program. The work consisted of milling and overlaying the top 2.5 inches of the asphalt pavement from the eastern edge of the intersection at US 34 & US 36, westward to Moraine Avenue.
 
PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT

For more information please contact Public Works at 970-577-3587 or publicworks@estes.org.