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Part of Barnes Road to close for up to three months for construction

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Posted at 1:22 PM, Jul 03, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The City of Colorado Springs reports that a section of Barnes Road will be closed for up to three months for a major construction project.

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The closure will take place between Antelope Ridge Drive and Marksheffel Road.

The project will begin on July 8 and will see the Barnes Road signal intersection widened and lowered to improve safety and mobility. This is a part of the umbrella Marksheffel Road Improvements project.

Those driving in the area should expect extended travel time and are encouraged to seek alternative routes. Signed detours will push travelers to Peterson Road or Stetson Hills Boulevard or North Carefree Circle to get around the closed-off area.

Businesses located on Barnes Road will be able to be accessed from Antelope Ridge Drive.

The closure will be weather-dependent and the schedule may change during the process.

For information regarding the road closure, there are a multitude of ways you can check.

For text updates, text IMPROVE to 866-762-3640.

The community can also call 719-645-4055 or email marksheffel@workzone.info with questions.

More information can be found on the Colorado Springs Government website.
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