Ramp and Single Lane Closures to Cause Delays on Northbound I-225 This Saturday

April 14, 2011 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 6 - AURORA— Saturday, April 16th, the ramp from northbound I-225 to Alameda Avenue will be completely closed for construction of a barrier wall and landscape work. The ramp closure will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Motorists can take either 6th Avenue or Mississippi Avenue as an alternate route.

Additional work will take place at Mississippi Avenue during the same hours with the left lane closed on the ramp from northbound I-225 to Mississippi for asphalt plant access and a right lane closure on northbound I-225 from Mississippi Avenue to 6th Avenue for barrier wall construction and structure work.  Delays are possible and alternate routes are advised.

CDOT would like to remind motorists to obey all construction signs and flaggers and to “Slow for the Cone Zone.” Fines for most infractions that occur in the work zone will be doubled.

In all, this project widens I-225 between 2nd Avenue and Mississippi Avenue to accommodate three lanes in each direction with an additional auxiliary lane.  In addition to the widening, I-225 from north of Colfax Avenue to 2nd Avenue will be restriped to also accommodate three lanes in each direction and an additional auxiliary lane.  A new 8-10 foot noise wall will be constructed near Mississippi Avenue to replace the deteriorating wooden fence and a second noise wall will be constructed near Potomac Circle.

Interstate Highway Construction is the contractor of this $20.3 million project scheduled to be complete by the end of August 2011.

To receive e-mail updates about the project, visit www.coloradodot.info and click on the icon in the upper right-hand corner.  The link will take you to a list of items you can subscribe to including the I-225 Widening project listed under “Projects.”  You can also visit the project website at http://www.coloradodot.info/projects/i-225-widening.