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Platte Ave. closed Saturday


A section of East Platte Avenue through central Colorado Springs (roughly between Union Blvd. on the east and Hancock Ave. on the west) will be closed Saturday (Sept. 24), from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., as part of the construction of safety improvements in the area.  Work crews will replace storm drains that cross Platte Ave.           

Detours will be in place and motorists should use alternate routes if possible.

Project work is weather dependant.  Motorists should pay attention to message boards in the area that will warn of traffic changes, and plan alternate routes accordingly.