I-25/Cimarron Interchange Closed Tonight through Thursday Morning

EL PASO COUNTY—Starting tonight and ending at 5 a.m. Thursday, June 29, crews will close I-25 between Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street and Bijou Street—including the I-25 northbound and southbound ramps at US 24/Cimarron. Please note that these closures start at different times.

    • 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28 to 5 a.m. Thursday, June 29
      The construction work on southbound I-25 involves milling and striping. The auxiliary lane from US 24/Cimarron Street to Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street will be in its final configuration Thursday morning.

    • 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 28 to 5 a.m. Thursday, June 29
      The construction work on northbound I-25 entails milling and paving.

    Detour information:

          • Northbound I-25 detour: Exit on Nevada Avenue to Bijou Street to I-25.
          • Southbound I-25 detour: Bijou Street to Nevada Avenue to I-25.
          • Refer to Attachment A (June 28 – Full Closure) for detour map. Follow detour signs.

    Expect additional lane restrictions throughout the project. Construction schedules are subject to change based on weather/unforeseen circumstances and schedule changes.

    Project Info

    The $113 million I-25/Cimarron Interchange Design-Build Project involves rebuilding the I-25 interchange between Colorado Avenue on the north and South Nevada Avenue to the south, 8th Street on the west and the Cimarron Street over Fountain Creek bridge on the east. Improvements are intended to provide enhanced operations, correct existing safety and design deficiencies, and to serve the anticipated short- and long-term travel demands in this area.

    When complete, this will be a high-functioning interchange that safely handles more vehicles and enhances multi-modal travel for those using I-25, US 24/Cimarron Street and the trail system along Monument and Fountain creeks. Substantial completion is planned for December 2017.

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