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Austin Bluffs project impacts include lane reductions, signal work

Published: February 20, 2014, 10:43 pm, by Garrison Wells

On Friday, Feb. 21 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., traffic signals at the intersection of Austin Bluffs Parkway and Stanton Road will not work because of signal work.

During the  outage, police will direct traffic through the intersection.

On Saturday, Feb. 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., westbound Austin Bluffs between Meadow Lane and Stanton will be reduced to one lane for a traffic pattern switch for median work. Once that is done, the westbound lanes between the UCCS west entrance and Stanton , will shift to new pavement on the north side of the roadway.

Eastbound lanes of Austin Bluffs will remain in their current configuration.

Traffic may be delayed for up to 10 minutes. Alternate routes are strongly advised.

Also on  Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., motorists will face temporary closure of the right westbound lane of Austin Bluffs between Brenner Place and Union Boulevard to accommodate setting sound barrier panels.

The left turn lane at the Brenner Place intersection for westbound Austin Bluffs will be closed until fall 2014 when the Austin Bluffs Parkway median reconstruction is completed.

 Other impacts include left turns restrictions to or from Austin Bluffs between Barnes and Oro Blanco Drive, and left turns to or from Austin Bluffs in-between Oro Blanco Drive and Old Farm Drive are prohibited.

Silver Drive will remain closed until Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 5 p.m.  because of underground utility work activities. And from Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 a.m. through Friday, February 28 at 5 p.m., access to Turquoise Drive to and from Austin Bluffs will be prohibited.

Access to businesses and homes will be maintained at all times.

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