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Expect Northwest Parkway/E-470 Ramp Closures Overnight Jan. 17-18

Jan. 17, 2018 -


ADAMS COUNTY—
From 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17 and Thursday, Jan. 18, crews will close the westbound and eastbound Northwest Parkway/E-470 on-ramps to southbound I-25 as they complete ramp-detour work for the North I-25 Express Lanes: 120th Avenue to Northwest Parkway/E-470 project.

Plan to add 10 minutes to your travel time to detour around the closures. All work is weather dependent and subject to change.

Detour

  • From westbound E-470 and eastbound Northwest Parkway: Enter northbound I-25 and travel north to Colorado Highway 7, then travel west to enter southbound I-25.

Project Info

The North I-25 Express Lanes project from 120thAvenue to Northwest Parkway/E-470 is a $97.5 million project that will improve safety, capacity and user choice to a rapidly developing region. 

This project will continue the previous Express Lanes project, which was completed on I-25 between US 36 and 120thAvenue, and will extend the Express Lanes to Northwest Parkway/E-470. The project will add capacity on I-25 up to Northwest Parkway/E-470 and construct a new asphalt surface from 120th Avenue to Colorado Highway 7. Motorists can expect the roadway to be in its final alignment by winter 2018. 

Construction will take place from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, with periodic night and weekend work. Motorists can expect various lane closures on both northbound and southbound I-25 as well as periodic ramp closures. Traffic will be maintained during peak travel times throughout construction.

About Express Lanes

Express Lanes increase roadway capacity and help to manage congestion on the highways. The use of toll pricing during peak travel times reduces delays, manages congestion and maintains reliable travel times. Express Lanes currently are open between 120thAvenue and US 36 on North I-25 and, US 36 from Denver to Boulder and on the I-70 Mountain Express Lane. Learn more.

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The $97.5 million project is extending Express Lanes on I-25 from 120th Avenue to Northwest Parkway/E-470. The project will add capacity and construct a new asphalt surface from 120th Avenue to Colorado Highway 7. The project will improve safety, capacity and user choice in a rapidly developing region.

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