Southbound I-225 to 17th Place Off-Ramp Improvements

Project Facts

  • Cost: $98,000
  • Timeline: May 13-24, 2019
  • Contractor: Morton Electric
  • Location: the southbound exit ramp from I-225 to 17th Place —from the intersection to 1,000 feet north
I-225 and 17th Place map

For two weeks in May 2019, crews will make improvements to the southbound I-225 exit ramp onto 17th Place near the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. This work will improve the driving surface and provide more prominent lighting to guide travelers.

Specific improvements:

  • installing two new LED signs, which will be activated when the traffic signal light changes to yellow or red (When the light is red, the sign will flash, "Be prepared.")
  • adding mumble strips to both lanes of hte off-ramp
  • relocating signs and plaques

Schedule & Travel Impacts

  • Work hours: 7 p.m. - 5 a.m., with the exception of Saturday
  • Expect single-lane closures on the off-ramp during working hours, with minor traffic delays.
  • Emergency vehicles will have priority access to the Anschutz Medical Campus.