Emergency roadway repairs on CO 21 (Powers Boulevard) between Research Parkway and Woodmen Road on Monday

Travel Advisory

March 10, 2022 - Southeastern Colorado

Colorado Springs —The Colorado Highway 21 (Powers Boulevard) and Research Parkway Interchange project will perform emergency roadway maintenance to repair temporary asphalt on Powers Boulevard during the day on Monday beginning at 8:30 a.m. To safely perform maintenance operations, crews will conduct intermittent single lane closures on CO 21 (Powers Boulevard) between Research Parkway and Woodmen Road. Motorists should expect delays.
Emergency repairs map

The current traffic alignment, listed below, will be in place for several months:

  • Research Parkway has no direct through access across Powers Boulevard.
  • Northbound and southbound Powers Boulevard (CO 21) continues to have no impacts.
  • Access to Powers Boulevard from Research Parkway on the west side is limited to southbound access only, northbound and through access uses the signalized U turn south of the interchange.
  • Access to Powers Boulevard from Research Parkway on the east side is limited to northbound access only, southbound and through access uses the signalized U turn north of the interchange.

Project Information

Know Before You Go

Travelers are urged to “know before you go.” Gather information about weather forecasts and anticipated travel impacts and current road conditions prior to hitting the road. CDOT resources include:

Remember: Slow For The Cone Zone

The following tips are to help you stay safe while traveling through maintenance and construction work zones.

  • Do not speed in work zones. Obey the posted speed limits.
  • Stay Alert! Expect the unexpected.
  • Watch for workers. Drive with caution.
  • Don't change lanes unnecessarily.
  • Avoid using mobile devices such as phones while driving in work zones.
  • Turn on headlights so that workers and other drivers can see you.
  • Be especially alert at night while driving in work zones.
  • Expect delays, especially during peak travel times.
  • Allow ample space between you and the car in front of you.
  • Anticipate lane shifts and merge when directed to do so.
  • Be patient!