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Weld County Transportation Planning

Draft WCR 47 Access Control Plan

Weld County Public Works has been working on an Access Control Plan for Weld County Road (WCR) 47 between WCR 60.5 and State Highway 392 in order to improve safety on the corridor and prepare for the road to be widened, which we anticipate commencing in 2018. Weld County Public Works held a neighborhood meeting on September 14, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. at the Weld County Administration Building, 1150 O Street, Greeley, and presented a draft of the WCR 47 Access Control Plan to owners of land along the corridor.

The draft ACP can be accessed by clicking here.

The Powerpoint slides can be downloaded by clicking here.

Please provide any comments to Jim Flesher, Transportation Planner, at jflesher@weldgov.com. The ACP will be presented to the Weld County Board of County Commissioners for adoption by resolution at a regular Board meeting after that date, yet to be determined.


Access Control Plans

Access control plans supplement the regulations on access to County roads found in the County Code by analyzing the conditions specific to a particular road, the existing accesses on it, and alternative (side road) access.

On December 14, 2015, the Weld County Board of County Commissioners adopted the Weld County Parkway Access Control Plan, which can be found on this webpage. The Weld County Road 49 Access Control Plan and CDOT’s US 85 Access Control Plan are also available on this page.

Upcoming and future access control plan efforts include WCR 47 north of the Parkway and WCR 54 west to the County line.

Please also see the Public Works Permits page of our website.


Regional Transportation Planning

Parts of Weld County are in three different Transportation Planning Regions. Please visit this CDOT website link to review the current documents and to use an interactive map showing the boundaries of the regions. There is also a pdf map of the boundaries on this page and pdf’s of the Regional Transportation Plans. Links to the North Front Range MPO and Denver Regional Council of Governments websites can be found on this page. The Upper Front Range TPR does not have a website.



Weld County Smart Energy Plan:

The Weld County Natural Gas Coalition has developed a “Smart Energy Plan”  to utilize Natural Gas as “the” alternative transportation fuel! For more information, please visit the website: www.weldsmartenergy.org.


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Contact Information

Elizabeth Relford
Transportation Manager
(970) 304-6496 x 3748
Jim Flesher, AICP
Transportation Planner
(970) 304-6496 x 3762