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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Stormwater Cleaning Work - October 15-November 1

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Stormwater Cleaning Work


The City of Aspen is conducting necessary work to clean the underground storm drains throughout Aspen during the month of October.  The work is an essential part of maintaining the City’s stormwater infrastructure to reduce the risk of flooding, prevent damage to pipes, and investigate future maintenance needs.  This work is conducted every four to five years.

During the work, expect a large truck parked near the stormwater inlet using high pressure water to clean the pipes and flush the system. The work is loud and may last up to 4 hours. In some cases, the roadway may be obstructed.

Thank you for your patience during this process.  We know it is important to our community to foster clean rivers and this work helps the Roaring Fork River’s overall health.


Work Schedule

Week of October 15

Monday - Garmisch St. (north)

Tuesday - Main St. (west end)

Wednesday - Aspen St. (south)

Thursday - Monarch St. (south)

Friday - Hopkins Ave. (north)


Week of October 22

Monday - Spring St.

Tuesday - Durant St. (east)

Wednesday – Durant St. (west)

Thursday - Mill St. (middle)

Friday - Cooper Ave. (east)


Week of October 29

Monday - Francis St.

Tuesday – Francis St.

Wednesday – Main St (east end)

Thursday – anything left


Questions: Aaron Reed or April Long, City of Aspen Engineering 920-5080

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