March 29, 2016
Additional Overnight Closure of Southbound I-25 Off-Ramp
March 29

On Tuesday, March 29 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., closure of the southbound I-25 off-ramp at Cimarron Street/US 24 are required in order to complete paving activities and set temporary barrier. Traffic will detour via Bijou Street and Cascade Avenue. Click here to view detour map. All work is subject to weather and road conditions.

Lane Restrictions Cimarron Street/US 24

On Tuesday, March 29 through Thursday, March 31 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night, and Friday, April 1 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., the traveling public will encounter various single lane restrictions on eastbound and westbound Cimarron/US 24 (between 8th Street and I-25). These lane restrictions are required for pier work for the realignment of the I-25 bridge over Cimarron Street/US 24. 

Click here for additional information of what the traveling public can expect over the next few months. The I-25 Fillmore and I-25 Cimarron Interchange Project coordinate schedules in order to minimize impacts to the traveling public as much as possible during construction.

Drivers are Urged to Slow Down and Pay Attention
  • I-25 speed limit reduced to 55 miles per hour in the I-25/Cimarron project area.
  • Pay close attention when driving near the I-25/Cimarron Project. 
  • Slow down, observe speed limits, avoid distractions, and allow extra time for your commute.
  • Alternative route advised.
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 to begin
Time/date activity scheduled to end
Activity impacts/comments
Southbound I-25 off-ramp
Tuesday, March 29
11 p.m.
Wednesday, March 30
5 a.m.
Detour east Bijou Street to south Cascade Avenue.
Eastbound / westbound Cimarron/US 24
between 8th Street and I-25
Tuesday, March 29
7 p.m.

Friday, April 1
5 a.m.
Saturday, April 2
7 a.m.
Various single lane closures
Pikes Peak Greenway
Currently in place
Intermittent closures continuing through 2017
Detour routes clearly marked. Possible intermittent closures of trail throughout the project.
Midland Trail
Currently in place
Summer of 2017
Detour routes clearly marked.
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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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