TRAFFIC ADVISORY-UPDATE

Week of June 25th, 2017

 

Westside Avenue Action Plan

   Traffic Advisory – Week of June 25

****   — No Construction July 1-4 in Celebration of Independence Day— ****

****   Crews will resume work 7 a.m., Wed., July 5.   ****

June 26 – 28 – Along Manitou Avenue, traffic will be shifted to the north, one-lane controlled by flagger from Beckers Lane to S. Columbia Road, for sewer installation. At Crystal Hills Blvd., traffic will shift to the south for storm sewer outfall work. The work will occur between 7 a.m. through 7 p.m.

June 27 and 28 – Grading on Manitou Avenue will occur from Loaf-n-Jug to S. Columbia Road to prepare the road for paving. Traffic will be shifted to the north by one-lane and controlled by a flagger. The work will occur between 7 a.m. through 7 p.m.

June 29 – Paving work on Manitou Avenue will occur between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. between Beckers Lane and S. Columbia Road. Traffic will be shifted on both the north and south sides of the Manitou and controlled by flaggers.

June 30 – Traffic on Manitou Avenue will be shifted to the north side controlled by a flagger, from Beckers Lane to S. Columbia Road for striping. Work will occur from 7 a.m. to Noon.

July 1 – 4 To provide the community and businesses a construction-free Independence Day, the contractor will open one lane in each direction, will restripe, and remove all equipment from Manitou/W. Colorado Ave. by noon, Friday, June 30.

Allow extra time for your commute. Plan for an average delay of 4 minutes. Delays can be up to 15 minutes long. Optional detours are in place but businesses are open. 

4-WEEK CONSTRUCTION LOOK AHEAD ATTACHED.  NOTE: In addition to regular weekday work, construction will continue to take place on all Saturdays throughout June unless notified otherwise.
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Slow down, avoid distractions, and pay attention while driving through the Construction Zone.

This is an active construction area with no sidewalks. Please be patient and mindful of pedestrians, bicyclists, school children and construction workers.
Allow extra time for your commute. Plan for an average delay of 4 minutes. Delays can be up to 15 minutes long. Optional detours are in place; but businesses are open.
— SPEED LIMITS ENFORCED —

Traffic Impacts – Week of June 25

 

Full Overnight Closure of Northbound and Southbound I-25 for 

Colorado Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation and Paving I-25

  • Overnight closure of northbound I-25 between Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street and Bijou Street, including the northbound I-25 on and off-ramps, to prepare for Colorado Avenue Bridge rehabilitation work and paving on northbound I-25.
    • Sunday, June 25, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
      • Closure between Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street and Cimarron Street/US 24.
    • Monday, June 26, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • Closure between Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street and Bijou Street.
      • Southbound left lane closure on I-25 between Bijou Street and Cimarron Street/US 24.
  • Overnight closure of southbound I-25 between Bijou Street and Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street, including the southbound I-25 on- and off-ramps, to prepare for Colorado Avenue Bridge rehabilitation work and paving on southbound I-25.
    • Tuesday, June 27, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • Northbound I-25 double right lanes closed between Cimarron Street/US 24 to Bijou Street. In addition, the northbound I-25 on-ramp will be closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • CLICK HERE for detour map.
    • Wednesday, June 28 and Thursday, June 29, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
      • Northbound I-25 single right lane closed at Cimarron Street/US 24 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • CLICK HERE for detour map.
  • Three through lanes on I-25 in each direction in the vicinity of the I-25 bridge over Colorado Avenue will remain open, but the continuous auxiliary lanes onto northbound I-25 from Cimarron Street to the Bijou Street exit, and onto southbound I-25 from Bijou Street to the Cimarron Street/US 24 exit will be changed to merge lanes with short merge distances to accommodate room for crews to work.
  • The posted speed limit will reduce to 45 miles per hour on northbound and southbound I-25 between Bijou Street and Cimarron Street/US 24.

Overnight Lane Restrictions 

  • Eastbound US 24 right lane between 8th Street and the I-25 and the southbound ramps will be closed for bridge work.
    • Tuesday, June 27 and Wednesday, June 28 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.

Daytime Lane Restrictions

  • Full closure of the westbound US 24/Cimarron left lane turn lane to southbound I-25 for concrete work.  The southbound I-25 on-ramp will remain open.
    • 6 a.m. Monday, June 26 to 5 p.m. Friday, June 30.
    • Detour using northbound I-25 to Bijou Street to southbound I-25.
  • Various single lane closures on eastbound and westbound US 24/Cimarron Street between 8th Street and S. Sierra Madre Street.
    • Monday, June 26 through Friday, June 30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.
  • Various single lane closures on 8th Street between Garner to US 24.
    • Monday, June 26 through Friday, June 30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Drivers are Urged to Slow Down and Pay Attention

  • Speed reduction to 55 mph on I-25 between South Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street and Cimarron/US24 (northbound and southbound)
  • Speed reduction to 45 mph on I-25 from Cimarron/US24 to Bijou Street (northbound and southbound)
  • Speed reduction to 30 mph on US 24/Cimarron Street between 8th Street and I-25 (westbound and eastbound)
  • Pay close attention when driving near the I-25/Cimarron Project.
  • Slow down, observe speed limits, avoid distractions, and allow extra time for your commute.
  • Alternative route advised.

—Water Line Service Interruptions —

— No Construction July 1-4 in Celebration of Independence Day—

 

Construction work this week will be from Crystal Hills Boulevard to US 24 and from Columbia Rd to slightly east of the Manitou sign. Traffic shifts and lane closures under flagger control to by-pass active construction zones should be expected. The shifts are needed for water line connections to the businesses on the north side and for other utility relocation work.

 

June 22Water line “tie-ins” are planned at The Park Row Hotel. Only the main office will have a temporary water service interruption. The time frame for the “tie-ins” will be as early as 7 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. Beckers Lane will be closed from Manitou Ave. to south of El Paso Blvd, access to the park/ball fields on Beckers Lane remains. The intersection of Beckers Lane and Manitou Ave will also be controlled by flaggers.

 

June 23 Beckers Lane will be restricted between 7 a.m. through 7 p.m. to one lane controlled by flagger between Manitou Avenue and El Paso Blvd for sanitary sewer work.

 

How Can I Receive these Traffic Advisories?

Sign up for periodic project updates by sending an email to MSprings@PublicInfoTeam.com

Project information is available at: www.WestsideAvenuePlan.com

A telephone hotline is also available at 719‐301-3801

 

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