Traffic Alert: Road closures and delays for the week ahead

Motorists, be aware. The following is a list fo the highway projects from the Colorado Department of Transportation planned for this week across Southern Colorado.

Officials said all work is dependent upon the weather.

July 21 – August 3, 2013

I 25 Northbound/Southbound 29th Street in Pueblo
(Milemarker 100-100) (through August 2013)

24 Hours-
 24/7: Only one lane open NB & SB I-25 at 29th for bridge rehabilitation and single lane closed on 29th St.

I 25 Northbound/Southbound Near Midway
(Milemarker 135) (through November 2013)

6:00 PM-6:00 AM SU-TH
 Single lane closures on SB I-25 over Academy Blvd for striping, paving, and bridge deck repair. Delays possible.

I 25 Northbound From Woodmen Road to Monument
(Milemarker 149-161) (through December 2013)

24 Hours-
 The Ackerman Overlook located just north of Briargate along southbound I-25 will be closed for reconstruction at a location north of its current location.
24 Hours- Beginning May 16 and continuing for several months, the LeForet Trail between Interquest Pkwy and North Gate Blvd will be closed for reconstruction. The 3 mile detour route goes north from LaForet Trail, via Voyager Pkwy and North Gate Blvd. Access is available to the Santa Fe Trail from North Gate.
7:00 PM-5:30 AM SU-TH, 7:00 AM-5:00 PM MO-FR Nighttime: Single lane closures for grading and paving night time. Ramp closed from Interquest Pkwy to SB I-25 MO & TU at 9p for ramp work. Daytime: Possible various ramp restrictions for roadway reconstruction. Ramp detours posted. Delays possible.

US 24 Eastbound over Hancock Expressway in Colorado Springs
(Milemarker 304.2) (through August 2013)

8:00 PM-5:00 AM SU-TH
 Single lane closure for expansion joint replacement. Delays possible.

US 50 Eastbound/Westbound Between 1st Street in Canon City and the Royal Gorge
(Milemarker 280-270) (through October 2013)

24 Hours-
 Beginning 7/22/13 and continuing through 7/31/13: Right lane closed WB US 50 milepost 277-278 24 hours a day. One lane open in each direction. Work includes asphalt removal, median removal, and grade correction.
Minimal delays anticipated. Speed limit reduced to 35 mph WB out of Canon City. Speed reduced to 45 mph in all other work zones.

US 85 Northbound/Southbound Between Cook Ranch and just north of Louviers
(Milemarker 193-198) (through October 2013)
 7:00 AM-6:00 PM MO-FR Intermittent stops with flaggers for paving operations and trucks entering and exiting the work zone. Delays possible.

CO 115 Northbound/Southbound at 9th Street and Elm Avenue
(Milemarker 0.8) (through September 2013)

7:00 AM-5:00 PM MO-FR
 Single lane closures possible on SH 115 for widening, roundabout construction at 9th and Elm and realignment of the SH 115 and Elm intersection. Delays possible. West Elm Ave (west of 9th) and South 9th St (south of Elm) are closed 24/7 to through traffic. Nearby residents and businesses have access via Barium Ave.

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