October 2, 2015

Expect Increased Truck Activity

Expect increased daytime and nighttime truck activity entering and exiting the work area off of US 24 between I-25 and 8th Street. Pay close attention when driving near the I-25/Cimarron Project. Motorists are urged to slow down, observe speed limits and avoid distractions.
The following is a summary of upcoming project construction activity.
Construction schedules are subject to change based on weather/other unforeseen circumstances.
Activity Area
Time/date activity scheduled 
Time/date activity scheduled to end
Activity impacts/comments
I-25 shoulder closure 
- Cimarron/US 24 to S. Tejon/S. Nevada exit (mile marker #141 to #140)

Oct. 4, 9 p.m. 

Oct. 6, 5 a.m.

Ongoing throughout October
Work will be done Sunday and Monday evenings. 
(9 p.m. - 5 a.m.)

Hauling material for embankment work. No travel impacts.
Pikes Peak Greenway

Currently in placeDetour will be in place through November.
Detour routes clearly marked. Additional intermittent closures of trail throughout the project
Bear Creek Trail
Currently in placeDetour will be in place through November.
Detour routes clearly marked.
Midland Trail
Currently in place
Summer of 2017
Detour routes clearly marked.
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Project information is available at: https://www.codot.gov/projects/i25cimarronDB
A telephone hotline is also available at 719-302-6781. 

What Are The Project Goals?
  • Maximize overall safety, capacity and operation of the interchange and the surrounding transportation network within the Project budget;
  • Complete Project construction to be fully operational before December 1, 2017;
  • Minimize impacts and inconvenience to the community, motorists, businesses, downtown and the public during construction; and
  • Achieve an aesthetically pleasing design compatible with current and future amenities and enhancements in and around the interchange.
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