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Arapahoe Road Closed Under I-25 this Weekend

June 14, 2016 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - Greenwood Village – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing eastbound and westbound Arapahoe Road under Interstate 25 this weekend for the demolition of the northbound I-25 bridge.

Arapahoe Road Closed Under I-25 this Weekend

Greenwood Village – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing eastbound and westbound Arapahoe Road under Interstate 25 this weekend for the demolition of the northbound I-25 bridge.

Arapahoe Road will be closed at I-25 from 9 p.m. Friday, June 17, until 9 a.m. Sunday, June 19.  In addition to razing the bridge, crews will be relocating utilities and paving.

Completing multiple work activities during a single weekend eliminates about five overnight closures of Arapahoe. 

All work is weather permitting and subject to change.

Traffic Detour

  • The eastbound Arapahoe Road on-ramp to southbound I-25 and the westbound Arapahoe Road on-ramp to northbound I-25 will remain open
  • Northbound and southbound I-25 off-ramps will remain open; but only right turns will be permitted
  • Please drive slow, avoid distractions and watch for signage to guide you through the construction area; alternate routes adviseArapahoe Rd. Detourd

Pedestrian Detour

  • Pedestrians will be detoured via the pedestrian bridge at the Arapahoe light rail station
  • For your safety, please watch for signage/flaggers to direct you; pedestrian are NOT permitted to walk through the construction site at any timArapahoe Rd. Ped Detoure

The project team reminds motorists to allow extra time for your commute, adhere to speed reductions on I-25 and Arapahoe Road and avoid distractions. Alternate routes are advised. Watch for weekly construction update emails with the most up-to-date information regarding traffic impacts.

Project Information: This $66 million Responsible Acceleration of Maintenance (RAMP) Project includes building an additional lane along westbound Arapahoe Road from Yosemite Street to Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, providing three left turn lanes from the I-25 off-ramps, realigning the frontage road in the northeast quadrant of the interchange, building noise walls near the Arapahoe Road and Yosemite Street intersection and widening Yosemite Street from Yosemite Circle on the north to Xanthia Street on the south. This project is designed to reduce congestion and improve traffic operations and safety. Substantial completion is slated for summer 2018.

For More Information:

Project website: www.codot.gov/projects/I25-Arapahoe

Project hotline: (720) 580-2525

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Due to ongoing construction activity in this area and nighttime travel impacts, alternative transportation modes are encouraged. For information on the Regional Transportation District's Southeast Rail Line or local bus services, call 303-299-6000. For information on carpool and vanpool services, call 303-458-7665.

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