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Austin Bluffs Parkway Traffic Advisory Segment 2 & 3 Wrok Schedule
Wednesday, December 18, 2013


Due to the upcoming holiday, limited construction activities will occur this week. Traffic restrictions already in place will remain through this period including the following:

Segment 2 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkw

Lane Reduction, Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway near Brenner Place

Beginning Saturday, December 21 at 8 a.m. through 5 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, December 21 at 5:00 p.m.

Segment 3 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Left Turn Restrictions and Closure of Sapphire Drive

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.

y. Lane Reductions

Lane Reduction, Eastbound Austin Bluffs Parkway to American Drive

The right turn lane from Eastbound Austin Bluffs onto American will continue to be closed to accommodate sidewalk construction. Traffic making right turns should follow the posted detour route to Morning Sun Avenue.

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

On Monday, December 30 from 8 a.m. – 6 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 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.

Segment 3 Closure of Platinum Drive at Austin Bluffs Parkway

Closure of Platinum Drive at Austin Bluffs Parkway

Beginning Monday, December 30 at 6:00 a.m. through Tuesday, December 31 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, December 31 at 5:00 p.m.

Beginning Thursday, January 2 at 6:00 a.m. through Friday, January 3 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 Friday, January 3 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.