Improvements to the Prospect and College intersection will begin in February and continue through July. The project will require traffic closures from mid-February through mid-April. Daily lane closures can be expected from mid-April through the project’s completion.
The closures are:
The Prospect and College intersection is one of the gateway entries to Fort Collins and Colorado State University, and accommodates nearly 70,000 cars per day. The last time improvements were made to this area was in 1995.
“This is one of the busiest intersections in Fort Collins and a primary gateway into the city that has been identified as a priority intersection for safety and congestion improvements,” said project manager Dan Woodward. “These improvements will reduce vehicle delays through this intersection and provide a more friendly and inviting atmosphere for pedestrians and bicyclists.”
According to a 2011 arterial intersection prioritization survey, this spot is one of the top-ranked locations for needed safety and efficiency improvements. Goals of the project include:
For more information about this project, visit fcgov.com/engineering/college-prospect.php.
To learn about other City projects along the Prospect Road corridor, or CSU’s Shields underpass construction, visit fcgov.com/engineering/prospect-corridor.php.