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Austin Bluffs Parkway Traffic Advisory Segments 1, 2 & 3 Work Scheduled
Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Segment 1 Temporary Lane Closure and Lane Shift – Eastbound and Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway from UCCS West Entrance to Regent Circle

On Thursday, October 23 from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM, eastbound and westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway from the UCCS west entrance to Regent Circle will be reduced to one lane in each direction for asphalt milling operations. Eastbound lanes will be realigned during this activity. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 5:00 AM.

Segment 1 Temporary Lane Closure – Eastbound and Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway from Mallow Road to Regent Circle

On Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, eastbound and westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway from Mallow Rd. to Regent Circle will be reduced to one lane in each direction for asphalt paving. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 5:00 PM.

Segment 2 Temporary Lane Closure  – Eastbound and Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway from Union Blvd. to American Drive

On Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, eastbound and westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway from Union Blvd. to American Dr. will be reduced to one lane in each direction for the placement of signal poles, milling and utility work activities. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 5:00 PM.

Segment 3 Lane Reduction and Temporary Access Restricted – Eastbound and Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway from Barnes Road to Old Farm Drive

On Saturday October 25 from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, eastbound and westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway from Barnes Rd. to Old Farm Dr. will be reduced to one lane in each direction for paving operations. Access from Austin Bluffs Parkway to Vanadium Dr., Sapphire Dr., Platinum Dr., Turquoise Dr., and Silver Dr. will be closed for short periods of time due to final asphalt pavement operations. All lanes and access will reopen to traffic by 6:00 PM.

On Sunday, October 26 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Austin Bluffs Parkway will be reduced to one lane in each direction for final striping of eastbound and westbound lanes. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 3:00 PM.

Current Left Turn Restrictions

Segment 2 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs ParkwayLane 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 remain closed until Fall 2014 when the Austin Bluffs Parkway median reconstruction is completed.

Segment 3 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Parkway 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. Weather impacts can change time frames for closures.

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