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What's New?

2017 Traffic Signal Repairs

May 16, 2017

Design is underway for the replacement of a traffic signal pole on the southeast corner of the 108th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard intersection, the pole has excessive corrosion. Traffic signal poles on the northeast corner of 92nd Avenue and Colorado Boulevard and the northeast corner of 115th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard needed immediate replacement due to excessive corrosion, and replacement is underway, and work is anticipated to be completed in the next few weeks. A request for quotes has been released to provide pricing on rewiring and making conduit repairs at the 128th Avenue and York Street, and Washington Street and Russell Boulevard traffic signals.

Mayor Heidi Williams' State of the City Address

May 16, 2017

Mayor Heidi Williams' State of the City Address at the City of Thornton Business Appreciation Event on April 20, 2017. Watch video!

Peace Officer of the Year

May 16, 2017

The Adams/Broomfield County Bar Association selected Thornton Police Commander Pat Long as the Adams/Broomfield County Peace Officer of the Year. He was chosen for his courageous actions after he was shot during an incident in March 2016. Long stopped a vehicle that was driving without headlights in an RTD Park-n-Ride lot at 8703 Grant St. When Long went back to his car to check the man’s record, the driver approached with a shotgun, and shot the officer. Long was able to drive his patrol car away from the shooter, and then joined other officers in chasing and apprehending the suspect.