Overnight Ramp and Lane Closures at Arapahoe Road Interchange this week

January 17, 2017 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - GREENWOOD VILLAGE – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close the southbound Interstate 25 off-ramp at Arapahoe Road on Wednesday, Jan. 18, beginning at 10 p.m. In addition, at 9 p.m., various lane restrictions will be in place on southbound I-25 from Orchard Road to Dry Creek Road. 


These closures are required for re-striping and to realign traffic onto a temporary southbound off-ramp, which will be moved slightly to the southeast. 

All lanes and the ramp will reopen by 5:30 a.m. on Thursday. 

The project team reminds motorist to drive slowly as they exit from southbound I-25 due to the new alignment.

On Thursday, Jan. 19, eastbound Arapahoe Road will be closed under I-25 beginning at 10 p.m. for bridge work.  All lanes will reopen by 5:30 a.m., Friday. Jan. 20.  Please refer to detour maps below.

 Traffic Detours Wednesday, Jan. 18

Traffic Detour Thursday, Jan. 19

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.