New City Offices

With the seat of Aspen City government moving to the new City offices building, the City is launching an engagement and outreach process to investigate enhancements to Galena Plaza. On Monday, October 21st at 9-10:30 AM and 2-3:30 PM, and on Tuesday, October 22nd at 4-5:30 PM, there are meeting opportunities at the Pitkin County Library to provide your input. Each meeting has a specific focus aimed at creating a more comprehensive civic green in this space.

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  1. Project Bulletin
  2. Construction Information
  3. About New City Offices
  4. Project Financials
  5. Design and Site Plan

Construction Activities Calendar & Map

View work activities and anticipated impacts for October 2019 [PDF].

View parking garage and pedestrian access map for September and October 2019 [PDF].

Project Updates - September 6, 2019

Right-of-way work, ADA ramp and sidewalk enhancements on Mill St. are expected to begin on Tuesday, September 9. During this work, driving lanes will be narrowed and the bike lane on Mill St. will be closed. Pedestrian access across Mill St. will be shifting. Please follow posted detour signage. Excavation activities for the new City offices building is ongoing through Sept. 13.

Rio Grande Parking Garage Access - September 16-October 31

Motorists are advised to be alert for parking garage access changes the week of September 16. Garage users will enter the parking garage via N. Mill St. (upper/west entrance) and will exit via Rio Grande Pl. (lower/north exit) to Mill St. or to Spring St. The lower garage entrance is anticipated to be closed for approximately five weeks.

Beginning Sept. 9, for safety critical overhead work, 15 parking spots on the upper level of the parking garage will be closed. At this time no full closures of the parking garage or its north entrance are scheduled as part of city offices construction. However, based on site conditions, there may be periodic full closures of the parking garage.

Staircase Closure – Sept. 9 through summer 2021

The blue staircase connecting Rio Grande Place and the plaza (staircase east of the parking garage/plaza) will close on Monday, Sept., 9 and remain closed for the next two years. For alternate access, use Jail Trail or the parking garage elevator.

Galena Plaza Public Space Connections | Public Process Update

Galena Plaza will play an important role in the long-term vision of enhancing the City of Aspen’s downtown connection with John Denver Sanctuary and the Roaring Fork River. This effort will be led by the City of Aspen Parks and Open Space Department.

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