Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Visitor Center Parking Lot and Road

Project Description

The project reconstructed the parking lots and entrance road for the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Visitor Center and Administrative buildings. The main parking lot and entrance road was redesigned to improve safety and traffic flow. The Overflow Lot was reconstructed and formalized to provide additional capacity. The Administrative Parking Lot was reconstructed to improve drainage and provide accessible routes to the Admin Building and the interpretive and picnic areas next to the lot.

Key Project Dates

Advertise: Winter 2017
Construction: Spring - Summer 2018

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Completed Construction

Completed Construction.


Completed Construction

Completed Construction.

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Project Details
Project # CO FTNP FLFO 900(1)
Project Name Visitor Center Parking Lot and Road
Location Teller County
FLMA Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Status Completed

Contact Information

Project Manager: Doug Smith
Phone: 720-963-3435
Email: Doug.W.Smith@dot.gov

Federal Highway Administration
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
12300 West Dakota Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80228
720-963-3500