Weld County Has New Real-Time Road Map That Shows Which Roads Are Closed
How do you know when roads are closed in Weld County? The County has come up with an answer. It is introducing a new real-time road map for the public. After the 2013 Flood, several county departments came together to discuss new ways to better communicate road-closure information to the public.
The Public Works Department, GIS, the Office of Emergency Management and Public Information worked together with the Weld County Board of Commissioners to develop a new platform that would allow the public to view road closure and road maintenance information in real-time.
During normal day-to-day operations, Public Works will use the map to communicate road closures and future road maintenance projects to the public. During emergency operations, such as the 2013 flood the map will accurately show road closures and openings as they happen.