Still over a year from completion, it’s starting to look like quantifiable progress at the Academy and Woodmen Interchange construction site:
They’ve completed the first phase of the girder placement, as shown in these pictures. The next set will be done later this summer.
This week the left turn lane from southbound Academy to Brookwood Drive and the northbound left turn lane into the Woodmen Valley Shopping Center will be closed. You’ll be able to access Brookwood and Woodmen Valley Shopping Center from York Road and the new Earl Drive. (Source: WoodmenRoad.com)
In other infrastructure news, the Colorado Springs Business Journal is reporting that the state Department of Transportation has presented a plan for Powers Blvd, the main north-south thoroughfare on the east site of town. Here’s more information on the proposed project. Traffic on Powers Blvd is expected to increase 88% over the next 25 years!