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The big Woodmen Road Corridor Improvement construction project has started to ramp up. The project will widen Woodmen Road to six lanes from Interstate 25 to Stinson (see map above). The project is optimistically scheduled to be finished in September 2011 – originally it had been estimated to take about 2 years and 9 months, but the city and contractor are now promising it will be completed in just two years.
The first part of Phase One started September 30th and is expected to be completed by April 2010. It includes the following projects:
- Realign 30-inch sanitary sewer at Cottonwood Creek.
- Install 66-inch storm drain pipe and construct outfall structure beginning at Cottonwood Creek.
- Relocate existing utilities (throughout project area)
- Excavate and move material from north side to south side of Woodmen between Campus Drive to Current access entrance. Remove median concrete.
- Grade and pave the anticipated temporary alignment through former Shell station area
- Install portion of 42-inch water line under anticipated Woodmen Road detour
- Construct retaining wall at Wag ’n Wash/Home Depot entrance
- Construct concrete fence at Bell Drive
- Construct retaining wall on Woodmen Road east of Academy Boulevard
- Install storm drain on Prince Drive
- Reconstruct detention pond on Current property
There are construction updates, a 7-day outlook, maps of the planned phases, progress photos, and more at WoodmenRoad.com