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Full Closure of Ramp to Occur on Interstate 25 for Overlay Project

September 19, 2016 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - The closure will last over the weekend of September 23-26

EL PASO COUNTY —The Interstate 25 Overlay and MLK Bypass project will include a full-ramp closure for weekend work between Friday, September 23 and Monday, September 26. Work will include milling and paving of the ramp and bridge.

The westbound Highway 24 off-ramp to northbound I-25 at Exit 139 will be fully closed beginning on Friday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. and reopen on Monday, September 26 at 5:00 a.m. The Nevada Avenue Exit 140 onto northbound I-25 will also be closed beginning on Sunday, September 25 at 5:00 a.m. and remain fully closed until Monday, September 26 at 5:00 a.m.

A detour will be specified near the project zone rerouting traffic to the Lake Avenue/Circle Drive Exit 138 during westbound Hwy 24 off-ramp full closure. A U-turn movement at Exit 138 upon exiting westbound Highway 24 onto southbound I-25 will allow traffic to reenter northbound I-25. Travelers should use the off-ramps at Circle Drive/Lake Avenue Exit 138 or West Cimarron Street Exit 141 to access Nevada Avenue while the I-25 northbound Nevada Avenue Exit 140 is closed. Attached is a map that describes the detour during the US 24 westbound to I-25 northbound ramp closure.

Motorists need to be aware of possible traffic stops along the roadway. For project updates, please email [email protected] or call the project hotline at (719) 212-0139.

For information about other CDOT projects, the public may log on to CDOT’S traveler information web site at www.codot.gov, www.cotrip.org or call 511 from anywhere in the state. Thank you for going Slow for the Cone Zone!

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