Colorado Springs News, Sports & Business

Gazette Premium Content Emergency water line repairs will further slow traffic on Austin Bluffs Parkway

By Andrea Sinclair Updated: April 16, 2014 at 3:53 pm

Emergency water line repairs will severely impact the intersection of Austin Bluffs Parkway at Stanton Road, adding to motorists who use the busy trafficway near UCCS.

Starting Thursday at 8:30 a.m., through Saturday at 5 p.m., the Stanton Road and Austin Bluffs Parkway intersection is scheduled to be closed, shutting off Access to Stanton Road and Colorado Springs Christian School to and from Austin Bluffs Parkway, the statement read.

One westbound and one eastbound lane will remain open on Austin Bluffs Parkway until the conclusion of the project, on Saturday afternoon, said spokeswoman Tracee Jackson.

According to a statement released from the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority, the repairs are expected to take up to 3 days to complete, weather permitting.

Delays are expected and drivers strongly advised to use alternate routes, accourding to the statement.

For more information on lane closures and repairs, call the project hotline 719-377-2436, or visit the website at

Comment Policy

Our commenting system has changed. Please register or login with your account to comment on a story. Click here for information.

You've reached your 4 FREE premium stories this month

Already registered? Login Now

Get 4 more FREE stories

Simply register to continue.


Subscribe now

Get access unlimited access to premium stories.