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New Connection under Construction in Castle Rock

September 3, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - CASTLE ROCK – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is partnering with the Town of Castle Rock and Douglas County on the construction of North Meadows Drive, the second northern access for The Meadows and its connection to the state highway system.

Known as the North Meadows Extension, Castle Rock’s largest ever roadway project will connect The Meadows community with Highway U.S. 85 and Interstate 25 on the north end of town.  The new two-mile roadway will provide a second northern access for The Meadows, helping to relieve congestion at the existing I-25 and Meadows/Founders Parkway Interchange and at the U.S. 85/Meadows Parkway intersection.

Interchanges will be constructed on I-25, about one mile north of the Founders/Meadows Interchange, and on Highway 85 at Castlegate Drive, near the Outlets at Castle Rock.  Drivers can expect 24/7 shoulder closures, nighttime lane closures and lane realignments on northbound and southbound I-25 between the Happy Canyon Road and Meadows/Founders interchanges, and on Highway 85 at Castlegate Drive, north of Meadows Parkway.

The project is scheduled for completion in summer 2016.

Additional project information is available at: www.crgov.com/nme

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