were more extensive than expected, and cycles of extreme cold and snow over the past several weeks have repeatedly delayed work.
“We apologize for the extended closure, but we’ve really been at the mercy of the weather the past month or so,” said Mike Chaves, engineering manager for the City of Colorado Springs.
Despite the delay, the project team has made significant progress at that location and throughout the project zone, with curb and gutter in place along large stretches of Black Forest Road, and the southbound bridge over Cottonwood Creek nearing completion.
A note for voters
The ballot dropbox at the Woodmen Park-n-Ride is accessible only via the Woodmen Road entrance during our construction.