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City of Colorado Springs / Traffic Engineering / News

Austin Bluffs Parkway Traffic Advisory
Wednesday, January 08, 2014


Segment 2 & 3 Work Scheduled

Segment 2 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Lane Reduction and Restriction

Lane Reduction, Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway near Brenner Place

On Saturday, January 11 from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., the right through lane for westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway will be closed for construction on the north side of the roadway.  All lanes will reopen to traffic Saturday, January 11 at 9:00 p.m.

Left Turn Restriction, Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway at Brenner Place

Beginning Saturday, January 11 at 7:00 p.m. the left turn lane at the Brenner Place intersection for westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway will be closed in order to construct drainage and roadway improvements on the north side of Austin Bluffs Parkway. This closure will be in place until Fall 2014 when the Austin Bluffs Parkway median reconstruction is completed.

Segment 3 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Left Turn Restrictions

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.

Segment 3 Traffic Signal Outage, Austin Bluffs Parkway at Oro Blanco Drive

On Saturday, January 11 from 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., the traffic signals will not function at the intersection of Austin Bluffs Parkway and Oro Blanco Drive/Platinum Drive. During this outage, Uniformed Traffic Control (police) will be present to direct traffic through the intersection. The traffic signals will be operational again Saturday, January 11 at 6:00 p.m.

Segment 3 Closure of Platinum Drive at Austin Bluffs Parkway

Beginning Monday, January 13 at 6:00 a.m. through Tuesday, January 13 at 5:00 p.m., access to Platinum Drive to and from Austin Bluffs Parkway will be prohibited due to underground utility work activities. The intersection will reopen to traffic Tuesday, January 13 at 5:00 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.