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Soutbound I-25 Closed Overnight Dec. 10 from Monument Hill to CO 105

Dec. 7, 2018 -

Weigh Station Map I-25 South Gap

MONUMENT—As part of the Interstate 25 South Gap project, the Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor partner, Kraemer North America, will temporarily From 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10 through 5 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, crews will southbound I-25 between Monument Hill and Colorado Highway 105 as they continue repairing pavement near.

Traffic will funnel into one lane around the closure and detour through the weigh station about a half-mile north of CO 105. Please watch for crews and follow posted speed limits.

The work is in preparation for construction on the seven-mile-long southern portion (Greenland Road to Monument) of this 18-mile project. Prior to this, the most active construction has been along the northern five miles of the project, between Plum Creek Parkway and Sky View Lane (Tomah Road).

All construction schedules are weather dependent.

Project Info

CDOT is improving 18 miles of I-25 from south of Castle Rock to Monument by widening the road from two to three lanes in each direction. The new lane will operate as an Express Lane, allowing motorists the choice of taking the Express Lane for a faster and more reliable travel time in exchange for a toll, or driving the general-purpose lanes for free. Carpools with three or more people and motorcyclists will be able to ride the Express Lane for free.

Other improvements include widening the shoulders, rebuilding bridges, building new wildlife crossings, resurfacing with new pavement and modernizing technology.

The cost of the project is $350 million. Substantial completion of the project is expected late 2021, with Express Lanes opening in 2022.

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