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City of Colorado Springs / Traffic Engineering / News

Austin Bluffs Parkway Traffic Advisory
Thursday, October 17, 2013


Segment 1, 2 & 3 Work Scheduled

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Segment 1Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Lane Reductions

Lane Reduction, Austin Bluffs Parkway between Stanton Road and Regent Circle

Beginning Saturday, October 19 at 6:00 a.m. through Monday, October 21 at 6:00 a.m., Austin Bluffs Parkway, both westbound and eastbound, will be reduced from two lanes to one from Stanton Road to Regent Circle to accommodate construction of new storm sewer. Two lanes in each direction will reopen to traffic on Monday, October 21, at 6:00 a.m.

Segment 2 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Lane Reductions

Lane Reduction, Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway Union Blvd. off-ramp

The westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway off-ramp to Union Blvd will continue to be reduced to one lane to accommodate construction of a new storm sewer until further notice.

Lane Reduction, Eastbound Austin Bluffs Parkway to American Drive

Eastbound Austin Bluffs Parkway will continue to be reduced from three lanes to two at American Drive for construction of a new right turn lane. The right turn lane onto American will continue to be closed. Traffic making right turns should follow the posted detour route to Morning Sun Avenue. All lanes will reopen to traffic Friday, October 25 at 5:00 p.m.

Lane Reduction, Eastbound and Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway

On Sunday, October 20 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Austin Bluffs Parkway, both westbound and eastbound, will be reduced from two lanes to one just east of Union Blvd to accommodate pavement marking for new lane configurations. Two lanes in each direction will reopen to traffic in the new configuration at 6:00 p.m.

Lane Restriction, Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway at Brenner Place

Starting Sunday, October 20at 6:00 a.m., left turnsfrom Brenner Place to westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway will no longer be permitted. This is a permanent restriction.

Segment 3 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Lane Reductions

Lane Reduction, Austin Bluffs Parkway between Barnes Road and Oro Blanco Drive

On Saturday, October 19 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Austin Bluffs Parkway will be reduced from two lanes to one between Barnes Road and Oro Blanco Drive to accommodate pavement marking for new lane configurations. Two lanes in each direction will reopen to traffic at 6:00 p.m.

Left Turn Restriction, Austin Bluffs Parkway between Barnes Road and Oro Blanco Drive

Beginning Saturday, October 19 at 6:00 a.m., left turns to or from Austin Bluffs Parkway between Barnes Road and Oro Blanco Drive are prohibited, until further notice.

Motorists should expect delays and are strongly advised to use alternate routes during this planned work. Posted signage, cones and flaggers will be present to help motorists safely navigate the area.  Access to businesses and homes will be maintained at all times.

For more information please contact the project hotline at 719-377-2436, or the project website at www.austinbluffscorridor.com.