Friday, April 1, 2016
Northbound I-25 Closure Scheduled
Overnight April 9

On Saturday, April 9 from 10 p.m. to Sunday, April 10, 8 a.m., northbound I-25 between the south Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street and Cimarron Street/US 24 exits will be closed. Lane restrictions will begin at 7 p.m. This closure is required for drainage work. Traffic will detour via northbound Nevada Avenue to Cimarron Street. CLICK HERE to view detour map. Watch for clearly marked detour signs to direct you.

The detour route does not support vehicles with a profile height of more than 14 feet 9 inches due to a Union Pacific Railroad overpass located on south Nevada Avenue, just east of Mill Street. Vehicles requiring a clearance higher than 14 feet 9 inches should use an alternative route during this closure.

Overnight Lane Restrictions on I-25 and 
Cimarron Street/US 24

On Thursday, April 7 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m and Friday, April 8 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night, motorists will experience various lane closures on northbound I-25 between south Nevada Avenue/Tejon Street and Cimarron Street/US 24. These lane closures are required for drainage preparation work.

In addition, Sunday, April 3 through Thursday, April 7 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night, the traveling public will encounter various single lane restrictions on eastbound and westbound Cimarron Street/US 24 (between 8th Street and I-25). These lane restrictions are required for continued pier work for the realignment of the I-25 bridge over Cimarron Street/US 24.

Lane Restrictions on Cimarron Street for the Next Several Months

On Friday, April 1 Cimarron Street has been reduced to one lane eastbound and two lanes westbound between I-25 and Sierra Madre Street. These lane restriction are required for the next several months for crews to demo and reconstruct the Cimarron over Fountain Creek bridge (This bridge work is not the Cimarron Bridge over the railroad tracks the city rebuilt in 2008.) 

Pikes Peak Greenway Trail - Paved Section to Close April 4

The paved section of the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail (east of Fountain Creek) is closed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, April 1, and again the morning of Monday, April 4 for approximately one month as crews demo and reconstruct the Cimarron over Fountain Creek bridge. The gravel section of the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail (west of Fountain Creek) will reopen. CLICK HERE for detour information.

Drivers are Urged to Slow Down and Pay Attention
  • Speed reductions to 55 mph on I-25 between Colorado Avenue and South Nevada     Avenue/Tejon Street and 30 mph speed reduction on US 24/Cimarron Street between 8th Street and I-25.
  • 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
Northbound I-25, between south Nevada Ave./ Tejon St. and Cimarron St./ US 24 exits(mile point 141.5-140.4)
Saturday, April 9
10 p.m.
Sunday, April 10
8 a.m.
Detour north on Nevada Ave. to west Cimarron St.

Northbound I-25, between south Nevada Ave./ Tejon St. and 
Cimarron St./
US 24 exits(mile point 141.5-140.4)
Thursday, April 7
7 p.m.
Friday, April 8
5 a.m.
Saturday, April 9 
7 a.m.
Various single and double lane closures.
Eastbound / westbound Cimarron St./ 
US 24 
between 8th St. and 
Sunday, April 3
7 p.m.

Friday, April 8 
5 a.m.

Various single lane closures
Eastbound Cimarron St. between I-25 and Sierra Madre St.
Friday, April 1

Next several months
Reduced to one lane
Westbound Cimarron St. between I-25 and Sierra Madre St.
Friday, April 1
Next several months
Reduced to two lanes
Pikes Peak Greenway
Friday, April 1
10 a.m.

And again on
Monday, April 4
6 a.m.
Friday, April 1
5 p.m.

Paved section through America the Beautiful Park closed. Gravel section open. Detour routes clearly marked. Possible intermittent closures of trail throughout the project.
Midland Trail
Currently in place
Summer of 2017

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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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