Road Repair Scheduled for Austin Bluffs Parkway Bridge over Cottonwood Creek Project
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- This weekend, road work will be conducted on the Austin Bluffs Parkway Bridge over Cottonwood Creek project in Colorado Springs.
Milling and asphalt services to repair potholes is scheduled at the intersection of Austin Bluffs Parkway and Woodmen Road from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM on both Saturday, May 31, 2014 and Sunday, June 1, 2014. Flaggers and off-duty police personnel will be on site to assist motorists with navigation through the work zone, which may be reduced to one lane in all directions at the intersection. Motorists are advised to use Powers Blvd. or Rangewood Drive in lieu of Austin Bluffs Parkway and Research Parkway in lieu of Woodmen Road to avoid possible traffic delays.
The goal of this ongoing project, funded through the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority (PPRTA), is to design and widen the existing Austin Bluffs Bridge over Cottonwood Creek (approximately 250 feet north of Woodmen Road) in order to enhance the north/south connectivity between residential and commercial activity centers. Wildcat Construction of Colorado Springs was awarded the construction contract. Design services were awarded to Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers and Architects in July 2012.