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Northern Avenue Bridge Reduced to Single Lane with Flagger on September 5

August 29, 2017 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - PUEBLO — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and contractor Flatiron Constructors, Inc. are reducing traffic on the Northern Avenue bridge over I-25 to a single lane from 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 5 to 5 a.m. Wednesday, September 6.

A flagger will be in place to alternate eastbound and westbound traffic flow through the single lane. This temporary lane reduction is required for barrier reconfiguration and striping on the Northern Avenue bridge. Traffic will transition to a head-to-head configuration on the south half of the bridge.

Pedestrian traffic will be prohibited at this phase in the project and will be detoured to the Mesa Avenue Bridge.

PROJECT INFORMATION: The I-25 Ilex Street to City Center Drive project is the first project of the New Pueblo Freeway: the reconstruction of I-25 between City Center Drive (1st Street) and Ilex Street through downtown Pueblo. Construction includes upgrading several bridges south of downtown. The project began in July 2015, and is scheduled to be complete by spring 2019.

For updated project information, visit https://www.codot.gov/projects/ilexbridges or call 719-470-2270. To be added to the database for receiving project updates by e-newsletter, send an email to: [email protected]

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