Why Street Improvements?

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Effective January 1, 2019, fire and emergency services in the City of Littleton will be handled by South Metro Fire Rescue

For EMS transport and billing questions for service dates prior to January 1, 2019, contact the Littleton Finance Department at 303-795-3776 or finhm@littletongov.org

Should voters choose to pay for South Metro fire services through property taxes, $3.1 million from the City’s General Fund will automatically be dedicated to street maintenance and improvements each year. $3.1 million will assist with street and infrastructure improvements including:
  • Catch up on deferred street maintenance
  • Congestion and traffic improvements

In Citizen Surveys since 2012, residents have told the city that street maintenance and improvements are a top priority.

Citizen survey 

Street quality is assessed on a scale of 1-100 known as the Pavement Condition Index (PCI). Currently, the quality of Littleton’s streets rates well below the target score and ranks poorly among peer cities.

PCI ranking per city

As streets further deteriorate, it costs more to make improvements. Every $1 put towards preventative maintenance saves $4-5 in future repairs. Making an investment now will reduce costs down the road.

PCI graph