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Austin Bluffs Parkway Traffic Advisory
Monday, October 07, 2013


Segment 1, 2 & 3Work Scheduled

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

Lane Reduction, Austin Bluffs Parkway between Stanton Road and Regent Circle

Beginning Saturday, October 5 at 6:00 a.m. through Monday, October 7 at 6:00 a.m., Austin Bluffs Parkway, both westbound and eastbound, will be reduced from two lanes to one from Stanton Road to Regent Circle to accommodate construction of a waterline. Two lanes in each direction will reopen to traffic on Monday, October 7, at 6:00 a.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 15 at 5:00 p.m.

Lane Reduction, Eastbound and Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway

Beginning Saturday, October 5 at 6:00 a.m. through Monday, October 7 at 6:00 a.m., Austin Bluffs Parkway, both westbound and eastbound, will be reduced from two lanes to one just east of Union Blvd to accommodate median work. Two lanes in each direction will reopen to traffic on Monday, October 7, at 6:00 a.m. 

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

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

Beginning Saturday, October 5 at 2:00 a.m. through Monday, October 14 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, installation of a new storm sewer, and sanitary sewer. All lanes will reopen to traffic Monday, October 14 at 6:00 a.m.

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

Lane Reduction, Barnes Road at Austin Bluffs Parkway

Beginning Saturday, October 5 at 2:00 a.m. through Friday, October 11 at 6:00 a.m., Barnes Road traffic approaching Austin Bluffs Pkwy will be reduced to a right turn lane and a single left turn lane for construction of a new storm sewer. Traffic can still access Park Vista Blvd using the single left turn lane. All lanes will reopen to traffic Friday, October 11 at 6:00 a.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.