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Austin Bluffs Parkway Traffic Advisory
Thursday, March 06, 2014


Segment 1, 2 & 3 Work Scheduled

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

On Saturday, March 8, from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., eastbound Austin Bluffs Parkway between Meadow Lane and Mallow Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction to allow for a traffic pattern switch to accommodate work on the south side of the roadway. Upon completion of new pavement markings, the eastbound lanesbetween Meadow Lane and Stanton Road, will shift to new pavement on the north side of the roadway. Westbound 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. Adverse weather may delay this traffic switch until Sunday, March 9.

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

On Saturday, March 8th, from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m., motorists will experience a temporary closure of the right westbound lane of Austin Bluffs Parkway between Brenner Place and Union Blvd. to accommodatesetting sound barrier panels. All lanes will reopen to traffic Saturday, March 8 at 3 p.m.

Segment 3 Temporary Closure of Sapphire Drive at Austin Bluffs Parkway

Sapphire Drive will be closed on Monday, March 10 at 7:00 a.m. through Wednesday, March 12 at 5:00 p.m.  Access to Sapphire Drive to and from Austin Bluffs Parkway will be prohibited due to underground utility work activities. The intersection will reopen to traffic Wednesday, March 12 at 5:00 p.m.

Segment 3 Temporary Closure of Turquoise Drive at Austin Bluffs Parkway

Turquoise Drive will be closed on Monday, March 10 at 7:00 a.m. through Wednesday, March 12 at 5:00 p.m. Access to Turquoise Drive to and from Austin Bluffs Parkway will be prohibited due to concrete crosspan construction. The intersection will reopen to traffic Wednesday, March 12 at 5:00 p.m.

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.

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.