Ellston Street Closure Under I-25 in Colorado Springs December 26 thru December 29

Travel Advisory

December 21, 2023 - Southeastern Colorado - Ellston Street, Sinton Trail and pedestrian walkways will be closed

Colorado Springs —­­ The Colorado Department of Transportation and contracting partner, SEMA Construction, will close Ellston Street under I-25 Tuesday, Dec. 26 to Friday, Dec. 29. to begin the removal and reconstruction of the aging bridge structure. Sinton Trail and the sidewalk at Ellston and Chestnut streets will be closed with flaggers present.

Traffic Detour

A detour route will be in effect during the construction work.

  • Eastbound Ellston St. traffic will head north on Chestnut St. and take a right, heading East, on Garden of the Gods Road, then taking a right onto Sinton Road and heading South.
  • Westbound Ellston St. traffic will head north on Sinton Rd. then west on Garden of the Gods Rd. and south on Chestnut St.
Detour route for Ellston Street closure
Detour route for Ellston Street closure.

Project Information

For additional information about this project:

Know Before You Go

Travelers are urged to “know before you go.” Gather information about weather forecasts and anticipated travel impacts and current road conditions prior to hitting the road. CDOT resources include:

Remember: Slow For The Cone Zone

The following tips are to help you stay safe while traveling through maintenance and construction work zones.

  • Do not speed in work zones. Obey the posted speed limits.
  • Stay Alert! Expect the unexpected.
  • Watch for workers. Drive with caution.
  • Don't change lanes unnecessarily.
  • Avoid using mobile devices such as phones while driving in work zones.
  • Turn on headlights so that workers and other drivers can see you.
  • Be especially alert at night while driving in work zones.
  • Expect delays, especially during peak travel times.
  • Allow ample space between you and the car in front of you.
  • Anticipate lane shifts and merge when directed to do so.
  • Be patient!

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