I-25 "Wrong Way" Preventive Signage Updates

Work This Week
January 27-31

  • The wrong way preventive sign project on Interstate 25 will begin at mile point (MP) 0 and continue to MP 161 in Las Animas, Huerfano, Pueblo and El Paso County. Motorists can expect a north and southbound shoulder closure.

Project Facts

  • Cost: $2.57 million
  • Contractor(s): Work Zone Traffic Control 
  • Location: On I-25 from mile points 140-154 in Las Animas, Huerfano, Pueblo and El Paso counties; US 24 mile points 303.41 to 305.6
  • Timeline: Jan. 7 - February 2020

Crews will install and replace about 2,500 "Wrong Way" signs, and update highway markings at 77 on-ramps and off-ramps at I-25 across Las Animas, Huerfano, Pueblo and El Paso counties in Southeast Colorado. This work will ultimately help prevent crashes and fatalities caused by motorists accessing the interstate from the wrong direction.

Travel Impacts

  • Work on I-25 started in January at the Colorado/New Mexico state line and will continue north, to just north of the line dividing El Paso and Douglas counties (mile points 140-154).
  • On US 24, work began in El Paso County at MP 303.4 and will continue east to MP 306.
  • Expect occasional single-lane and shoulder closures in both directions.

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