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Austin Bluffs Parkway Traffic Advisory
Thursday, February 20, 2014


Segment 1, 2 & 3 Work Scheduled

Segment 1 Temporary Traffic Signal Outage – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. and Stanton Road 

On Friday, February 21 from 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., traffic signals at the intersection of Austin Bluffs Parkway and Stanton Road will not function due to signal work activities. During this outage, Uniformed Traffic Control (police) will be present to direct traffic through the intersection. The traffic signals will be fully operational Friday, February 21 at 2:00 p.m.

Segment 1 Traffic Switch – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. between Meadow Lane and Stanton Road 

On Saturday, February 22, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway between Meadow Lane and Stanton Road will be reduced to one lane to allow for a traffic pattern switch to accommodate median work. Upon completion of new pavement markings, the westbound lanes, between the UCCS west entrance and Stanton Road, will shift to new pavement on the north side of the roadway. Eastbound lanes of Austin Bluffs Parkwaywill remain in their current configuration. For the safety of workers and the public, traffic may be delayed for up to 10 minutes. Alternate routes are strongly advised.

Segment 2 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Lane Reduction and Restriction

Left Turn Restriction, Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway at Brenner Place

The left turn lane at the Brenner Place intersection for westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway will be closed until Fall 2014 when the Austin Bluffs Parkway median reconstruction is completed.

Temporary Lane Closure, Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway between Brenner Place and Union Blvd.

On Saturday, February 22, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., motorists will experience temporary closure of the right westbound lane of Austin Bluffs Parkway between Brenner Place and Union Blvd. to accommodatesetting sound barrier panels.

Segment 3 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Left TurnRestrictions

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

Left turns restrictions to or from Austin Bluffs Parkway between Barnes Road and Oro Blanco Drive remain in effect, until further notice.

Left Turn Restriction, Austin Bluffs Parkway in-between Oro Blanco Drive and Old Farm Drive

Left turns to or from Austin Bluffs Parkway in-between Oro Blanco Drive and Old Farm Drive are prohibited, until further notice.

Segment 3 Closure of Silver Drive at Austin Bluffs Parkway

Silver Drive will remain closed until Tuesday, February 25 at 5:00 p.m.  Access to Silver Drive to and from Austin Bluffs Parkway will be prohibited due to underground utility work activities. The intersection will reopen to traffic Tuesday, February 25 at 5:00 p.m.

Segment 3 Closure of Turquoise Drive at Austin Bluffs Parkway

Beginning Wednesday, February 26 at 6:00 a.m. through Friday, February 28 at 5:00 p.m., access to Turquoise Drive to and from Austin Bluffs Parkway will be prohibited due to underground utility work activities. The intersection will reopen to traffic Friday, February 28 at 5:00 p.m.

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.