The City of Colorado Springs, working with the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority, is moving forward with Phase 2 of the Woodmen Road Corridor Improvement Project. Construction is anticipated to begin June 2016 and last through 2017. The primary goal of Phase 2 is to address capacity needs and complete Woodmen Road as a 6-lane facility. This will include roadway widening improvements from the east edge of Phase 1 improvements east of Academy to Lexington Drive, including a new Continuous Flow Instersection (CFI) at Woodmen Rd. and Union Blvd.
Public Open House on Thursday, July 7th at Jenkins Middle School. Read More
Construction on Phase 2 of the Woodmen Road Corridor Improvement Project is scheduled to begin Wednesday, June 22. Wildcat Construction is the contractor for this $31 million project. Normal working hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., with some nighttime and weekend work as needed.
The Woodmen Road corridor has a long history of tremendous growth, which has created substantial congestion in northern Colorado Springs. The purpose of the Woodmen Road Corridor Improvement Project is to implement a Proposed Action plan that will increase traffic capacity and safety in this corridor.
The Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority (PPRTA) is providing a large portion of the funds for the section from I-25 to Powers Boulevard and The City of Colorado Springs is managing this portion of the corridor, which includes phases 1, 2 and 3.
June 30, 2016
Open House for Woodmen Corridor Phase 2 Construction Set for July 7
The City of Colorado Springs and its contractor, Wildcat Construction, will host an open house for Phase 2 of Woodmen Corridor Construction.
Where: Jenkins Middle School
6410 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80293
Thursday, July 7, 2016
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Construction team members will be onsite at the open house to provide more information about work on Woodmen Road, taking place this summer. Phase 2 of the Woodmen Road Improvement Project will widen Woodmen Road east of Academy Boulevard to Lexington Drive and include improvements to the intersection of Woodmen Road and Union Boulevard.
The project team will discuss the construction schedule, plans to maintain access to businesses, the designs for safety upgrades to the roadway, expected traffic impacts, and the best ways of staying in touch with the project team.
June 24, 2016
Woodmen Corridor Phase 2 Traffic Advisory
Single Lanes to Close on North Union Boulevard thru October
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Beginning Tuesday, June 28, the outside lane of North Union Blvd. from Shrider Road to Woodland Hills Drive, will be closed in both directions. The closure of the lane will remain in place 24 hours a day, 7-days a week, though October 2016. The closure is needed for the safe demolition of the concrete curbs and other reconstruction activities.
Normal work hours are Monday - Saturday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes.
Demolition work will impact traffic on North Union Boulevard for two weeks
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Beginning Wednesday, June 22 travelers can expect a single lane to be closed in each direction of North Union Boulevard near the intersection of North Union Boulevard and Woodmen Road. The left turn lanes on Union Boulevard will also be closed daily during working hours (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday).
The daily lane closures are needed for the safe demolition and removal of the existing concrete median. The closures are expected to last through July 6. No work is planned over the 4th of July holiday.
Motorists should expect traffic delays during peak commute hours and are encouraged to use alternate routes.