Welcome to the Public Works Department!

Administrative Offices: 
2525 West 1st Street
Loveland, CO 80537
Phone: (970) 962-2524
Fax: (970) 962-2908

The Public Works Department provides planning, design, construction and maintenance services for the general public and the City of Loveland’s internal operations. Use of the City facilities for meetings and special events is scheduled, coordinated and supported by Public Works. Management, maintenance, and administration and purchasing of all City vehicles and equipment is included in the department responsibilities. 

Public services provided by the department include: transportation system design; street construction management and inspection; pavement management; traffic engineering and the installation, operation and maintenance for all traffic signals, signs and pavement markings; Stormwater collection system design and maintenance; street maintenance and repair; snow and ice removal; fixed route and paratransit bus services; solid waste management and recycling and mosquito control.

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The Year Ahead

37th Street to US 287

37th Street Connection

Estimated Cost: $2.2 Million

The 37th Street connection between US 287 to Lincoln, project will see the completion of 37th Street from east of US 287 to Lincoln Avenue, including the crossing of Dry Creek Ditch. The roadway will consist of a 3-lane minor arterial cross-section with bike lanes and sidewalks. Design for the project will be completed in 2018 with construction planned for 2019. 


37th Street and Monroe Intersection

37th Street and Monroe Intersection Improvements

Estimated Cost: $1.3 Million

Design of a new roundabout will begin in 2018. This will replace the existing two-way stop controlled intersection with a single-lane roundabout. The project is planned for construction in 2019 along with the 37th Street connection to help reduce traffic congestion in the area.


8th Street Bridge with guardrail

8th Street Bridge Replacement

Estimated Cost: $1.1 Million

Construction to replace the 8th Street bridge over the Big Barnes Ditch is anticipated to begin mid year. The street will be closed to replace the old structure.


Wilson AvenueWilson Avenue Improvements

Estimated Cost: $3.6 Million




Intersection of Boyd Lake and Mountain View

North Boyd Lake Avenue/Mountain Lion Drive

Estimated Cost: $1.95 Million

Construction of a four-leg roundabout, complete with curb, gutter and sidewalk and necessary drainage improvements will begin this summer.


Taft Bridge Replacement

Taft Avenue Bridge Replacement
Estimated Cost: $1.8 Million,

Construction on the Phase 2 of the Taft widening project will be completed in 2018. Final paving will occur in the spring.




Big Thompson River over Taft Avenue

Big Thompson River Master Plan

Estimated Cost: $249,700

The final draft of the Grant-funded Big Thompson River Master Plan will be presented to City Council in 2018. This master plan covers 9.1 miles of river that runs through the City of Loveland.


Railroad Avenue
Estimated Cost: $ 3.3 Million

In 2018 the final flood street reconstruction project will begin. Staff worked with CDOT, Larimer County and FEMA to create a design that will enhance the resilience of the road to a level of a 50 year flood instead of the 10 year level it’s currently rated.