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Bridge Inspection Traffic Impacts - Platte Avenue east of Wahsatch Avenue


On Tuesday, April 22nd, beginning at 9:00 am, the right lane on eastbound Platte Avenue, just east of Wahsatch Avenue, will be reduced to a single lane for routine bridge inspection. The lane closure will last approximately 3 hours.  It is anticipated that both eastbound lanes will be open to traffic by 12:00 pm.  At approximately 12:00 pm the lane closure will shift to the westbound lanes.   The right lane on westbound Platte Avenue, just east of Wahsatch Avenue, will be reduced to a single lane for routine bridge inspection. The lane closure will last approximately 3 hours.  It is anticipated that both eastbound lanes will be open to traffic by 3:00 pm.

Drivers should expect some delays and use alternate routes when possible.

For the safety and expediency of construction and the safety of the traveling public, the City of Colorado Springs ask motorists to pay close attention to posted speed limits and signs throughout the project area. All construction activities are weather and resource dependent.

This project is funded by the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority.