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Austin Bluffs Parkway Traffic Advisory Segment 1, 2 & 3 Work Schedule
Wednesday, September 18, 2013


Segment 1Temporary Access Changes – UCCS Lane Reductions

Lane Restrictions/Road Closure, Middle Entrance into UCCS between Regent Circle and Meadow Lane

On Friday, September 20 from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. the right turn in and out of the middle drive entrance at UCCS from westbound Austin Bluffs will be reduced to one lane. 

Beginning Friday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m. to Sunday, September 22 at 6:00 p.m., the middle drive entrance at UCCS will be closed for construction of new roadway. All lanes will reopen to traffic Sunday, September 22 at 6:00 p.m.

Segment 2 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Lane Reductions

Lane Reduction, Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway Union Blvd. off-ramp

The westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway off-ramp to Union Blvd will continue to be reduced to one lane to accommodate construction of a new storm sewer until further notice.

Lane Reduction, Eastbound Austin Bluffs Parkway to American Drive

Eastbound Austin Bluffs Parkway will continue to be reduced from three lanes to two at American Drive for construction of a new right turn lane. The right turn lane onto American will continue to be closed. Traffic making right turns should follow the posted detour route to Morning Sun Avenue. All lanes will reopen to traffic Tuesday, October 1 at 5:00 p.m.

Segment 3Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Lane Reductions

Lane Reduction, Austin Bluffs Parkway between Barnes Road and Vanadium Drive

Beginning Saturday, September 21 at 6:30 a.m. through Monday, September 23 at 6:00 a.m., Austin Bluffs Parkway will be reduced from twolanes to one between Barnes Road and Vanadium Drive in both directions for median construction. All lanes will reopen to traffic Monday, September 23 at 6:00 a.m.

Lane Reduction, Park Vista Blvd between Austin Bluffs Pkwy and Chromium Drive

On Saturday, September 21 from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Park Vista Blvd. will be reduced to one way traffic from Austin Bluffs Parkway to Chromium Drive for construction of a new waterline. Traffic movements in both directions will still be allowed under the direction of flaggers. All lanes will reopen to traffic at 7:00 p.m.

Road Closure, Pearl Drive between Park Vista Blvd and Colbalt Drive

Starting Thursday, September 19 at 6:30 a.m. through Sunday, September 22 at 6:00 a.m., Pearl Drive will be closed from Park Vista Blvd. to Cobalt Drive for construction of a new waterline. Detours will be in place to direct traffic around the closure. Pearl Drive will reopen to traffic Sunday, September 18 at 6:00 a.m.

Road Closure, Ruby Drive between Austin Bluffs Pkwy and Copper Drive

Saturday, September 21 from 6:30 a.m. through 7:00 p.m., Ruby Drive will be closed from Austin Bluffs Parkway to Copper Drive for construction of a new storm sewer. Detours will be in place to direct traffic around the closure. Local traffic only will haveaccess to Ruby Drive past Copper Drive.Ruby Drive will reopen to traffic Saturday, September 21 at 7:00 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