Contractor selected for I-25 Widening Project

December 28, 2012 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - COLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation has awarded the team of Kiewit & Parson-Brinkerhoff (PB) as the design/build contractor for the upcoming widening of Interstate 25 through north El Paso County.

Kiewit/PB was one of three teams short-listed to widen the eleven-mile segment of northbound and southbound I-25 from two to three lanes between Woodmen Road and Monument.

The project is scheduled to begin in late winter 2013 and completed in the summer of 2014.

Kiewit/PB was awarded the contract by stipulating it would have both third lanes operational by December 31, 2013, and by bidding $52 million to complete the project, which was estimated to cost $66.4 million.

CDOT is funding $50.4 million, including $7.9 million from the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments.  Federal funding is $16 million.

Additional information about the project will be available in the next several weeks as initial construction planning begins.