Wildfire forces mail delivery changes for 4,000 Black Forest customers

June 12, 2013 

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Colorado Springs, CO — The spread of the Black Forest fire has impacted the mail delivery for nearly 4,000 addresses.

Mail delivery has been suspended for the following general areas served by the Colorado Springs, 80908 ZIP Code impacting nearly 1,700 deliveries at:   

  • Hodgen Road
  • Burgess Road
  • Eastonville Road
  • Thahosa Lane

The mail will be held at Briargate Station, 8585 Criterion Dr, and can be picked up at the side door in the lobby from 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The phone number to the station is (719) 265-4409.

Additionally, the Postal Service has temporarily closed the Black Forest Retail Postal Unit. All mail and services are being serviced out of the Briargate Station.

Approximately 1,200 addresses serviced by Peyton, ZIP 80831 in the Black Forest Falcon area may be impacted by road closures. Mail for affected addresses will be available late this afternoon at the Peyton Post Office, 13055 Bradshaw Road.

Some deliveries out of Elbert, ZIP 80106, in the Latigo Trail, Eastonville, and The Trails areas will not be made. Mail for the approximate 800 deliveries will be held at the Elbert Post Office, 24150 Elbert St. until further notice.
Future delivery decisions will be made after consulting with local emergency managers.

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