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More evening, early morning work on I-25 in Fountain

 

Last updated 11/5/2021 at 8:22pm

CDOT

The section of I-25 between the South Santa Fe Avenue and South Academy Boulevard exits will have evening and early morning closures for the next few weeks.

Construction continues with removal of rumble strips and installation of advance warning signage on Interstate-25

Resulting in Northbound and Southbound I-25 Nighttime Lane Closures

For the next two weeks the Colorado Department of Transportation and Contractor SEMA Construction, Inc. will continue work on Interstate-25 along a 7.5-mile segment between South Academy Boulevard and extending to the Santa Fe Avenue exit in Fountain. This work will take place during evening and early morning hours, with alternating right- and left-lane closures on I-25 to allow the installation of permanent advance warning signs, rumble strip removal, construction of northbound emergency pullouts, installation of temporary concrete barrier and stormwater improvement measures. This work will require a speed limit reduction to 55 MPH during construction hours.

TRAFFIC IMPACTS

Southbound and Northbound I-25 alternating single lane closures between approximately South Academy Boulevard and Santa Fe Avenue.

- Sunday, Nov. 7 – Thursday, Nov. 11, work hours approximately 7 p.m. - 6 a.m.

- Sunday, Nov. 15 – Thursday, Nov. 18, work hours approximately 7 p.m. - 6 a.m.

- Speed limit reduction to 55 MPH during construction hours.

- Eleven-foot width restrictions

Traffic fines will be doubled in the work zone. Motorists should slow down as they approach the work zones, drive with caution, allow extra space between vehicles, and give themselves extra travel time.

Dates of work are weather permitting.

This work is part of the Military Access, Mobility & Safety Improvement Project (MAMSIP). MAMSIP is comprised of four discrete road projects in the Pikes Peak region, all of which are strategically important in the movement of personnel and equipment between nationally significant military facilities.

 

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