WAAP (Westside Avenue Action Plan) current updates:
February 19 – 24: Monday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (weather permitting) construction work will have the following traffic impacts on Manitou / W. Colorado Avenue:
- All traffic will be on the south side of Manitou Avenue from S. 36th Street to west of the bridge over Fountain Creek. Traffic will be one lane alternating traffic controlled by flaggers across the bridge, as required, during active construction work. During off-hours, one lane in each direction will be open.
- From west of the bridge over Fountain Creek to U.S. 24, one lane in each direction on Manitou Avenue will be open throughout. Flaggers will be present as needed during active construction work.
- At the intersection of Ridge Road and W. Pikes Peak Avenue, traffic will be one-lane alternating controlled by flaggers for pipeline work. During off-hours, one lane in each direction will be open.
- North of Pikes Peak, Ridge Road will be closed to thru traffic for pipeline work. To detour around the closure, take 36th Street to Temple to connect back to Ridge Road. Local residents and business owners will be allowed access, directed by flaggers.
February 19 – 23: CSU Gas and Century Link will be performing utility work on Pikes Peak Avenue between Columbia Road and S. 36th Street between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (weather permitting). Traffic will be one lane alternating traffic controlled by flaggers. During off-hours, one lane in each direction will be open.
Ridge Road Closure: Ridge Road is permanently closed between W. Pikes Peak Avenue and Colorado Avenue for the installation of a pedestrian and bike plaza. W. Pikes Peak Avenue can be accessed from Manitou/Colorado Avenue via S. 36th or S. 34th Streets.
Business access in the construction zone will be maintained, and some driveways will be controlled by flaggers.
Temporary gravel pedestrian path on Manitou Avenue: Sidewalks on the north side are being removed in preparation for installation of underground electric and communication facilities. There is now a temporary gravel surface area behind the curb on the south side of Manitou Avenue between the Loaf n’ Jug and Santa Fe Motel for pedestrian use for safer travel during construction.
Midland Trail Closure
The Midland Trail will be closed through Fall 2018 from Beckers Lane to Columbia Road for construction. The signed detour route is to use El Paso Blvd. via either Columbia Road or Beckers Lane to connect back to the Midland Trail. Please follow the signed detour for your safety.