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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Week of Sept. 3 – Beginning Sept. 5 Full Overnight Closures of Cimarron Street/US 24, Southbound and Northbound I-25

September 5, 2017 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Colorado Springs – Next week, additional traffic impacts are planned overnight for paving, striping operations and a traffic switch.

These temporary, short-term closures include:

Full Overnight Closure of US 24/Cimarron Street and I-25 Ramps at US 24

Temporary overnight closure of eastbound and westbound US 24/Cimarron Street between S. Sierra Madre and 8th streets, including the Quadrant Road, for bridge work and final striping. All I-25 ramps at Cimarron Street/US 24 will be closed.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 5 through Friday, Sept. 8, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly

Full Overnight Closure of Northbound I-25

Temporary overnight closure of northbound I-25 between Tejon Street/Nevada Avenue and Bijou Street for barrier work and striping.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 5 and Wednesday, Sept 69 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly

  • Single lane restrictions will begin at 7 p.m.

Full Overnight Closure of Southbound I-25

Temporary overnight closure of southbound I-25 between Bijou Street and Tejon Street/Nevada Avenue for final striping.

  • Thursday, Sept. 7 and Friday, Sept. 8, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly

  • Single lane restrictions will begin at 7 p.m.

Overnight Lane Restrictions on I-25 and 8th Street

Single lane restrictions on southbound I-25 between Bijou Street and Tejon Street/Nevada Avenue for striping.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 5 and Wednesday, Sept. 6, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly

Single lane restrictions on northbound I-25 between Tejon Street/Nevada Avenue and Bijou Street for striping.

  • Thursday, Sept. 7 and Friday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly

Single lane restrictions with intermittent traffic holds on 8th Street between US 24 and Garner Street for final striping.

  • Friday night, Sept. 8, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly

Daytime Lane Restrictions

Various single lane restrictions on eastbound and westbound US 24/Cimarron Street between 8th and S. Sierra Madre streets for landscaping.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 5 through Friday, Sept. 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Detour Information for the week of Sept. 3 attached.

Pikes Peak Greenway Trail Information

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, the pedestrian bridges over Upper Fountain Creek and Monument Creek, just south of America The Beautiful Park, will open. The paved section of Pikes Peak Greenway Trail will close on that day for approximately one month. The gravel section will be open. Although the bridges are open, there is work that needs to be completed on the trails. The trails will not be fully open until landscape is complete later this fall. Please use detour trail routes

Construction schedules are subject to change based on weather/unforeseen circumstances and schedule changes.

Drivers are Urged to Slow Down and Pay Attention

  • The entire interchange, including the Quadrant Intersection, has been designed to properly function once the project is fully operational. The project team continuously works with the City of Colorado Springs Traffic Department to monitor and adjust signal timing as needed to improve the flow of traffic.

  • Speed reduction to 55 mph on I‐25 between South Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street and Cimarron/US24 (northbound and southbound)

  • Speed reduction to 45 mph on I‐25 from Cimarron/US24 to Bijou Street (northbound and southbound)

  • Speed reduction to 30 mph on US 24/Cimarron Street between 8th Street and I‐25 (westbound and eastbound)


  • Pay close attention when driving near the I‐25/Cimarron Project.


  • Slow down, observe speed limits, avoid distractions, and allow extra time for your commute.

  • Please be patient.

PROJECT INFORMATION: 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. Project fully operational before Dec. 1, 2017.

For updated project information, visit https://www.codot.gov/projects/i25cimarronDB or call 719-302-6781. To be added to the database for receiving project updates by e-newsletter, send an email to: [email protected]

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