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Weekend Closure of Arapahoe Road

September 21, 2017 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - GREENWOOD VILLAGE – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will close various roads, ramps and lanes this weekend to accommodate final asphalt paving.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Friday, Sept. 22

o   Various lane restrictions on westbound and eastbound Arapahoe Road between Yosemite and Dayton streets beginning at 6 p.m. All Arapahoe Road intersections will be restricted to right-in, right-out only turn movements.

o   Northbound I-25 off-ramp to Arapahoe Road closes at 8 p.m.

  • Beginning at 6 p.m., only right turns permitted onto eastbound Arapahoe Road

o   Southbound I-25 off-ramp to Arapahoe Road closes at 10 p.m.

  • Beginning at 6 p.m., only right turns permitted onto westbound Arapahoe Road
  • From 4 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 23 through early Sunday morning, Sept. 24

o   Both directions of Arapahoe Road will be closed between Yosemite and Dayton streets

o   All of the I-25/Arapahoe Road Interchange on- and off-ramps

o   No northbound/southbound through traffic permitted at the Arapahoe Road intersections

This closure is necessary to expedite asphalt paving work and maintain public safety. Motorists can expect 10- to 15-minute delays. Alternate routes are advised.

Access to businesses will be maintained via local side streets. Please follow posted signs for the detour.

Traffic detours:

  • Access northbound I-25 from Orchard Road and southbound I-25 from Dry Creek Road.
  • Pedestrians should use the south side of Arapahoe Road. Flaggers will be used if necessary.

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.

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