Union Boulevard across Pikes Peak Avenue to reopen Monday ahead of schedule

Pikes Peak Avenue across Union Boulevard remains closed as work continues

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — At 8 p.m. Monday, Union Boulevard will reopen ahead of schedule to northbound and southbound traffic at the intersection of Pikes Peak Avenue. Pikes Peak Avenue across Union Boulevard will remain closed as work continues for the installation of new underground utilities and roadway work associated with the Pikes Peak Avenue Reconstruction project.

· Pikes Peak Avenue will continue to be restricted to local access only between Hancock Avenue and Meade Avenue and between Bonfoy Avenue and Printers Parkway

· Union Boulevard traffic will be restricted to a single lane in each direction northbound and southbound for traffic with no right or left turns on to Pikes Peak Avenue.

Motorists wishing to travel to/from Union Boulevard to Pikes Peak Avenue will continue to be directed to detours using alternate roads:

· Westbound Pikes Peak traffic will be diverted along Circle Drive north to Platte Avenue

· Eastbound Pikes Peak traffic will be diverted along Hancock Avenue south to Fountain Boulevard

Access to Memorial Park will be available from Union Boulevard, Hancock Avenue, Prospect Lake Drive, South Parkside Drive, Airport Road.

Businesses in the area continue to remain open and accessible through the duration of the project. Access to nearby businesses and residences will be provided throughout the intersection closure.

Mountain Metro Transit routes will be redirected in this area during the closure. Visit https://coloradosprings.gov/mountain-metro for updated route information.

All work is weather-dependent and schedules are subject to change.

The Pikes Peak Avenue roadway and its utilities are 60-100 years old and reconstruction will improve safety and travel by creating a smooth road surface and replacing water, gas, and sewer lines.

For more information, contact the project hotline at 719-593-9239 or email at PikesPeakAvenue. Information and traffic impacts are also available on the project website at coloradosprings.gov/PikesPeakReconstruct.

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