Weekend Closure: Eastbound Arapahoe Road On-Ramp to Northbound I-25

New northbound I-25 traffic pattern starts Monday morning.

Crews will close the northbound I-25 on-ramp from eastbound Arapahoe Road from 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16 to 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19. This closure, part of the next phase of construction on the interstate, allows crews to shift northbound I-25 traffic to the east.

Motorists also can expect double right lane restrictions from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. on northbound I-25, from Dry Creek to Orchard roads.

Traffic Detour

Eastbound Arapahoe to Northbound I 25 Closure

Upcoming Traffic Impacts

  • Arapahoe Road will be closed in both directions beneath I-25 from 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 to 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26 as crews complete phase 2 of I-25 bridge demolition.
  • Lane restrictions on westbound and eastbound Arapahoe Road between Dayton Street and Greenwood Plaza Boulevard will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23.
  • Motorists can also expect lane restrictions from 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, and from 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 to 5 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 on northbound and southbound I-25, from Dry Creek to Orchard roads.
  • Keep in mind that all work is weather dependent 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.
  • The northbound and southbound I-25 off-ramps will remain open. However, only right turns will be permitted.
  • Please drive slowly, avoid distractions and watch for signage to guide you through the construction area. Alternate routes are advised.

Arapahoe and I 25 Traffic Detour

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. do NOT walk through the construction site at any time.
Arapahoe and I 25 Pedestrian Detour

Stay Informed

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.