Redeveloping a Historic Downtown
to Better Serve Businesses

Challenge

The downtown infrastructure of Central City, Colorado, was deteriorating to the point where businesses were being negatively affected.

Solution

The downtown area was completely rehabilitated using a unique European model to better serve pedestrians, businesses and traffic.

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Features

  • European woonerf design eliminates curbs, providing a more pedestrian-friendly environment
  • Complete replacement of water, sewer, electric lines and lighting, storm drainage and pavement
  • Maintained 24-hour access to gaming businesses during construction

Awards

  • 2012 Governor’s Award for Best New Construction or Infill Development Project

Project
Central City Main Street Redevelopment

Location
Central City, Colo.

Client
City of Central City

Services

  • Planning
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Observation