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Austin Bluffs Parkway Traffic Advisory Segments 1 & 2 & 3Work Scheduled
Thursday, December 18, 2014


Segment 1 Temporary Lane Closure – Eastbound and Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway at the UCCS West Entrance

On Tuesday, December 23 from 8:00 PM to 3:00 AM, eastbound and westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway at the UCCS west entrance will be reduced to one lane for placement of new signal mast arms and poles. Flaggers and uniformed officers will be present to assist with traffic. All lanes will reopen to traffic on Wednesday, December 24 at 3:00 AM.

Segment 1 Temporary Lane Closure – Eastbound and Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway from Mallow Road to Union Blvd.

On Saturday, December 20 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, eastbound and westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway will be reduced to two lanes in each direction for placement of permanent striping. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 5:00 PM.

Segment 2 Temporary Ramp Closure  –The Eastbound On-Ramp from Union Blvd. to  Austin Bluffs Parkway

On Saturday December 20 from 6:30 AM to 12:00 noon, the eastbound on-ramp from Union Blvd. to Austin Bluffs Parkway will be closed for milling and paving operations. The ramp will be opened by 12:00 noon.

Segment 2 Temporary Lane Closure  – Eastbound  Austin Bluffs Parkway before Brenner Place

Weather permitting, on Thursday, December 18 and/or Friday, December 19 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, eastbound Austin Bluffs before Brenner Place will be reduced to one lane for asphalt paving activities. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 4:00 PM.

Segment 2 Temporary Lane Closure – Eastbound and Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway at American Drive and Meadowland Blvd.

On Wednesday, December 17 from 8:00 PM to 2:00 AM, eastbound and westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway at American Dr. and Meadowland Blvd., as well as northbound American Dr. and southbound Meadowland Blvd., will be reduced to one lane for placement of signal mast arms and poles. Flaggers will be present to assist with traffic. All lanes will reopen to traffic by Thursday, December 18 at 2:00 AM.

Segment 3 Temporary Lane Closure – Eastbound and Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway at Oro Blanco Drive and Platinum Drive 

On Monday, December 22 from 8:00 PM to 2:00 AM, eastbound and westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway at Oro Blanco Dr. and Platinum Dr. as well as Oro Blanco Dr. and Platinum Dr. will be reduced to one lane for placement of signal mast arms and poles. Flaggers and uniformed officers will be present to assist with traffic. All lanes will reopen to traffic by Tuesday, December 23 at 2:00 AM.

Segment 3 Temporary Lane Closure  – Eastbound and Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway from Old Farm Road to Barnes Road

For the week of December 22-26, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day, eastbound and westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway from Old Farm Rd. to Barnes Rd. will be reduced to two lanes in each direction for street lighting and median cover and curb placement. All lanes will reopen to traffic each day 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 the Austin Bluffs Parkway median reconstruction is completed.

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.