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City of Colorado Springs / Traffic Engineering / News

Austin Bluffs Parkway Traffic Advisory
Wednesday, February 26, 2014


Segment 1, 2 & 3 Work Scheduled

Segment 1 Traffic Switch – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. between Meadow Lane and Stanton Road 

On Saturday, March 1, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway between Meadow Lane and Stanton Road will be reduced to one lane to allow for a traffic pattern switch to accommodate median work. Upon completion of new pavement markings, the westbound lanes, between Meadow Lane and Stanton Road, will shift to new pavement on the north side of the roadway. Eastbound lanes of Austin Bluffs Parkwaywill remain in their current configuration. For the safety of workers and the public, traffic may be delayed for up to 10 minutes. Alternate routes are strongly advised.

Segment 2 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Lane Reduction and Restriction

Left Turn Restriction, Westbound Austin Bluffs Parkway at Brenner Place

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

Segment 3 Temporary Closure of Silver Drive at Austin Bluffs Parkway

Silver Drive will remain closed until Wednesday, March 5 at 5:00 p.m.  Access to Silver Drive to and from Austin Bluffs Parkway will be prohibited due to underground utility work activities. The intersection will reopen to traffic Wednesday, March 5 at 5:00 p.m.

Segment 3 Temporary Closure of Vanadium Drive at Austin Bluffs Parkway

Vanadium Drive will be closed Monday, March 3 at 7:00 a.m. through Wednesday, March 5 at 5 p.m.  Access to Vanadium Drive to and from Austin Bluffs Parkway will be prohibited due to concrete work activities. The intersection will reopen to traffic Wednesday, March 5 at 5:00 p.m.

Segment 3 Temporary Access Changes – Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Left TurnRestrictions

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.

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.