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.
An Open House was held on Thursday, July 7th at Jenkins Middle School.
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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.
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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.
The City of Colorado Springs and its contractor, Wildcat Construction, hosted an open house for Phase 2 of Woodmen Corridor Construction on Thursday, July 7th, 2016 at Jenkins Middle School.
Construction team members provided more information about work on Woodmen Road, taking place this summer. The project team discussed 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.View Open House Exhibits