News Article

Kiowa Avenue Road Work Updated Schedule & Scheduled Water Outage 10/10/2022

IHC Scott Contracting with Lennar Homes will be performing work on Kiowa Avenue beginning Wednesday, September 28, 2022 and continuing through Wednesday, October 26, 2022. 

There will be a planned water outage on Monday, October 10, 2022 beginning at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. During this time water to homes and businesses will not be available. We ask you plan your daily water use accordingly. 

The neighborhood will still have fire protection during the short outage. 

Town of Bennett Celebrates Love’s Travel Stops and Colorado Department of Transportation Partnership at Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Town of Bennett along with Love’s Travel Stops (Love’s) and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) celebrated an innovative new partnership, that will add 114 new full use truck parking spots along the Colorado Front Range, at a groundbreaking ceremony on September 28, 2022.  

Crack Sealing and Pavement Maintenance 2022

The Town of Bennett will be working on crack sealing and pavement maintenance beginning September 20, 2022. Below are the streets with a tentative schedule of when crews will be working on the roads. 

On the days work is scheduled in your area, we ask that you do not park on the street during the hours of 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in order to protect your vehicles.

These dates are subject to change. Town staff will update the Town website and social media pages with the most current schedules.

State Highway 79 and Civic Center Drive Road Construction 

Road work on State Highway 79 at Edward Avenue will begin on Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

During this time the northbound and southbound lanes of traffic on SH-79 will be temporarily shifted between the hours of 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturdays. There are no road closures scheduled at this time. 

The construction is to widen the existing south-bound shoulder of State-Highway 79 in order to create through lanes and designated turn lanes onto the future Civic Center Drive. 

Work is expected to be completed by November 30, 2022. 

Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.
 

The benefit provides:

  • Up to $30/month discount for internet service;
  • Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands; and
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet purchased through a participating provider.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Kiowa Avenue Road Work

IHC Scott Contracting and Lennar Homes will be performing road work on Kiowa Avenue beginning Monday, August 29, 2022 until September 3, 2022. 

There are no expected water disruptions or outages. 

Impact on the road work could remain in place until September 30, 2022 to allow for removal of concrete and replacement of the waterline. The use of heavy equipment in the area could restrict access to some driveways.