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Austin Bluffs Parkway Traffic Advisory Segment 1, 2 & 3 Work Scheduled
Thursday, September 12, 2013


Segment 1 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Lane Reductions

Lane Reduction, Austin Bluffs Parkway between Regent Circle and Meadow Lane

Saturday, September 14 from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., eastbound Austin Bluffs Parkway will be reduced from twolanes to one between Regent Circle and Meadow Lane for construction of a new gas line. All lanes will reopen to traffic at 6:00 p.m.

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

Lane Reduction, 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

Beginning Monday, September 9 at 6:30 a.m. through Tuesday, September 24 at 5:00 p.m., eastbound Austin Bluffs Parkway will be reduced from three lanes to two at American Drive for construction of a new right turn lane. Beginning Monday, September 9 at 6:30 a.m., the right turn lane onto American will be closed. Traffic making right turns should follow the posted detour route to Morning Sun Avenue. All lanes will reopen to traffic Tuesday, September 24 at 5:00 p.m.

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

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

Beginning Saturday, September 14 at 6:30 a.m. through Monday, September 16 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 16 at 6:00 a.m.

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

On Saturday, September 14 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 Cobalt Drive

Starting Saturday, September 14 at 6:30 a.m. through Wednesday, September 18 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 Wednesday, September 18 at 6:00 a.m.

Lane Reduction, Austin Bluffs Parkway at Silver Drive

Beginning Saturday, September 14 at 6:30 a.m. through Monday, September 16 at 6:00 a.m., Eastbound Austin Bluffs Parkway will be reduced from twolanes to one at Silver Drive for construction of a new gas line.  All lanes will reopen to traffic on Monday, September 16 at 6:00 a.m.

Road Closure, Silver Drive between Austin Bluffs Parkway and Ruby Drive

Saturday, September 14 from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Silver Drive will be closed at Austin Bluffs Pkwy for construction of a new gas line. Detours will be in place to direct traffic around the closure. Local traffic only will have access to Silver Drive via Ruby Drive. Silver Drive will reopen to traffic at 6:00 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