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Culvert Installation

The owner of the property shall be responsible for the cost of both materials and installation for new road access culverts whenever the installation of a culvert is made necessary by:

  1. The creation of a new access from private property to a County road
  2. Any alteration of the natural flow of water across private property by the owner
  3. Any other reason created by private property owners

Specifications For Culvert Installation

roadside culvert problemThe culvert shall be installed according to the specifications of the Department of Public Works as to size and location in the County rights-of-way or other County property in which such culverts may be installed. The culvert  size will be determined in accordance with standard engineering practices. The property owner shall be responsible for cleaning the borrow ditch to the extent required to accommodate the road access culvert and insuring proper drainage.

Culvert Maintenance

damaged culvertAfter installation, the owner or occupier shall be responsible for the maintenance and repair of the road  access and/or any related culvert. If the owner or occupier is notified of the need for maintenance or repair of the culvert, the owner or occupier shall have fifteen days to make the repair or perform the needed maintenance.

Additional Information

More information can be found in the Weld County Code Sections 8-3-10 through 8-3-30.

Culvert and Borrow Ditch Maintenance

Contact Information

Bryan Garcia
Road and Bridge Division Foreman

Phone: (970) 400-3784

Duane Naibauer
Road and Bridge Division Supervisor

Phone: (970) 400-3786

Amy Joseph
Utility Coordinator

Phone: (970) 400-3764

Public Works Department

1111 H Street, Greeley
Phone: (970) 400-3750
Fax: (970) 304-6497

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 758
Greeley, CO 80632