TRAFFIC ALERT: Woodmen Corridor Phase 2 begins Monday, June 26

UPDATE (6/23/17): Beginning 8 p.m. Friday through 3 p.m. Saturday, traffic will be reduced to one through lane in each direction on Woodmen Road at the intersection of Union Blvd.  Additionally, no left turns will be allowed for westbound traffic onto southbound Union Blvd.  Work is weather dependent.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A heads up for commuters next week!

During the week of June 26, crews will be performing storm drain and wall work on Woodmen Road that will require multiple traffic shifts on Woodmen Road from east of Academy Boulevard to the intersection of Lexington Drive.

Eastbound and westbound traffic will be intermittently shifted to the north and south sides of the road. Motorists should stay alert while driving through the construction area and be aware of signs indicating a shift in traffic alignment.

Additionally, daily single lane closures in the eastbound and westbound directions of Woodmen Road from east of Academy to the intersection of Lexington will happen Monday, June 26, through Friday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Stinson Road Lane Reductions for Utility Work and Paving

Throughout the week of June 25, Stinson Road from Shrider Road to Woodmen Road may be reduced to a single lane with a flagger to alternate northbound and southbound traffic. This lane reduction is required for utility work and roadway paving.

Intersection Night Work to Occur Week of June 25

During the week of June 26, crews will be performing work in the intersection of Woodmen Road and Union Blvd. This work will start at approximately 4 a.m. and continue during normal daytime hours. This work is required to allow for the performance of concrete paving. The work will not affect current traffic flows.

Ongoing Traffic Impacts

Additional ongoing lane closures are in place 24/7 at the following locations:

  • The two left turn lanes from northbound Union Boulevard onto Woodmen Road are reduced to a single left turn lane.
  • A single lane of North Union Blvd. from Shrider Road to Woodland Hills Drive is closed in both directions.
  • Dedicated right-turn lanes are closed at the intersection of Woodmen Road and Union Boulevard: eastbound and westbound from Woodmen to Union, and northbound from Union to Woodmen. Right turns are still allowed from the outside through lanes at these locations.
  • Traffic on Woodmen Road from Lexington Drive to Taos Drive has been shifted to the north side of the road and reduced to two lanes in both directions, with an additional turn lane for left turns from Woodmen Road onto Lexington Drive.

If you’ll be out on the roads, expect delays and/or use alternate routes.

For more information, contact the project hotline at 719-900-5960 or online on the project website.

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