Colorado Avenue closed at Columbia till noon Dec. 15; one lane only to Dec. 18
One lane of West Colorado Avenue near the bridge construction at Columbia Road (as described in the original article below) is scheduled to reopen shortly after noon Friday, Dec. 15.
"The entire roadway [two lanes] is expected to open Monday, Dec. 18 around noon, weather permitting," an El Paso County press release states.
Dec. 13, 2017
The following press release for the Westside Avenue Action Plan project came out the afternoon of Dec. 13:
"From 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13 through noon Friday, Dec. 15, Manitou/Colorado Avenue will be closed at the bridge over Fountain Creek [at Columbia Road]. This closure is to complete the installation of the 30-inch water pipeline in the deep excavation adjacent to the roadway.
"Stabilization is required to repair some undermining of the roadway. This closure is necessary for the safety of the traveling public and the workers while these repairs are implemented."
Detour possibilities include Highway 24 or El Paso Boulevard.
For more information, the project hotline is 301-3801.
Westside Pioneer article