Colorado Highway 10 will close under Interstate 25 in Walsenburg for safety critical work

Travel Advisory

May 22, 2024 - Southeastern Colorado - Closure will take place May 29 through May 31*

Walsenburg — Starting at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29 and lasting until approximately 7 a.m. on Friday, May 31*, the Colorado Department of Transportation will close both directions of Colorado Highway 10 under Interstate 25 in Walsenburg while crews perform a safety critical bridge deck pour on a portion of the new southbound I-25 bridge structure. Detour routes will be posted.

*Reopening time subject to change based upon concrete curing progress.

Traffic Impacts

Motorists and area residents can expect the following impacts during construction:

  • CO 10 under I-25 will be closed in both directions from 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29 to approx. 7 a.m. on Friday, May 31, with detour routes in place.
  • The reopening time is subject to change, depending on concrete cure times.
  • The closure is necessary to maintain safety for the traveling public, the surrounding community and the construction crews as crews mobilize equipment and pour a portion of the deck for the new southbound I-25 bridge structure.
  • Please refer to the map below for recommended detour routes.
  • Detour routes will add approximately five miles and 10 minutes to drive times.
  • The project limits on CO 10 are at the junction of CO 10/US 160 and extend from Mile Point 0 to MP 0.25.
  • Signs, barrier and construction devices will be present to alert motorists to the closure and detour routes.
  • Caution is advised.
Detour map through Walsenburg for CO 10 closure under I-25
Road map identifying detour route through Walsenburg for Colorado Highway 10 closure under Interstate 25.

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