Public Works

The Public Works Department is here to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of Adams County through superior planning, engineering, construction, maintenance, operations, and administrative services related to transportation and drainage infrastructure. Our direct responsibilities include:

  • Transportation Design
  • Transportation Planning
  • Traffic Operations (i.e. signs, signals)
  • Infrastructure Construction
  • Infrastructure Maintenance (i.e. potholes, snow removal, infrastructure repair)
  • Stormwater Management

Contact Us at 720.523.6875 or [email protected]

Report a Road IssueSnow and Ice Removal

Report a Road Issue

Projects & Programs

Snow and Ice Removal

Roadway Maintenance

Stormwater Utility

Traffic Safety

E-Permit Center

Using the E-Permit Center, you can apply for, review, pay for, and print out permits at any time from any computer or mobile device. More information about how to submit right-of-way encroachment or access permits or other permitting requiring county input can be found on our E-Permit Center website. If you need assistance scheduling an appointment, please call 720.523.6800.

Colorado Open Records Act (Sec. 24-72-201 to -206, C.R.S.) Requests

CORA request forms and information can be found here.


The Operations Division is a first responder in emergency situations and/or disasters, working closely with the police and fire departments. Highway has an important role in ensuring the safety of the citizens. Highway closely partners with the Office of Emergency Management. Please report any emergencies to ADCOM, 303.288.1535, or call 911. They will contact Public Works Highway.

Current roadway closures and detour routes due to flood events can be found here and an interactive map can be found here.

For questions and information about the Public Works Department, please contact:

Brian Staley

Or, contact:

Janet Lundquist
Deputy Director