COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Beginning Friday at 6 p.m. through Saturday at 7 a.m., westbound traffic on Woodmen Road will be reduced to a single lane between Lexington Drive and Taos Blvd. Eastbound traffic will not be affected. Expect minor delays while driving through the area.
Night Work to Occur on Woodmen Road
In an effort to make up for lost time due to weather delays, crews will perform night work Sunday through Thursday, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. This work will occur on Woodmen Road between Union Boulevard and Taos Road. Work will begin Sunday night and continue through Thursday night.
Intermittent Traffic Shifts on Woodmen Road to Occur Week of September 10
During the week of Sept. 10, 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.
Daily single lane closures in the eastbound and westbound directions of Woodmen Road from east of Academy Boulevard to the intersection of Lexington Drive will occur Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., for the safe performance of utility work, wall work, earthwork, and paving.
Ongoing Traffic Impacts
Additional ongoing lane closures are in place 24-hour- a-day, 7-days-a-week 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.
Normal work hours are Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to use alternate routes.