CDOT performs guardrail and pothole repairs on I-25 beginning Monday, Jan. 29

Travel Advisory

January 29, 2024 - Southeastern Colorado - Motorists should plan for overnight lane closures between US 24 and Fillmore St. in downtown Colorado Springs

El Paso County— Beginning Monday, the Colorado Department of Transportation will perform nighttime guardrail and pothole repairs to Interstate 25 in the north and southbound lanes from mile point 139 to 144. Motorists traveling I-25 through downtown Colorado Springs should be aware of limited lanes and reduced speeds throughout the work zone (Jan. 29 through Feb. 1). Travelers should use caution as this stretch of highway has several curves.

Traffic Impacts

Beginning Jan. 29, motorists will encounter road work in the north and southbound lanes of I-25 between MP 139 and 144:

  • Nighttime work hours range from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday night and Wednesday night
  • Traffic will be detoured to keep one eastbound lane of traffic open
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 55 mph through the work zone
  • The project is expected to be completed by Feb. 1
I-25 CO Springs Pothole Repair Maintenance Map
Maintenance map for guardrail and pothole repairs on I-25

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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