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Upcoming Mesa Ridge ramp closures, Charter Oak reconfiguration

 

Last updated 10/1/2022 at 5:01pm

CDOT

A new traffic pattern for Charter Oak Ranch Road will be in effect Monday, Oct. 3.

Crews will temporarily close southbound off-ramps at I-25 and CO16 (Mesa Ridge Parkway) for concrete paving operations Saturday night, 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. There will also be a right lane closure on I-25 at this location (mile point 132).

Next week, CDOT and contractor SEMA Construction will temporarily close the southbound off-ramp at I-25 and CO 16 (Mesa Ridge Parkway) and both off-ramps (MP 132A & 132B) for milling operations. The nighttime closures are scheduled for 7 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, and Wednesday, Oct. 5.

On Saturday, Oct. 8, there will also be a temporary closure of the southbound off-ramps at I-25 and CO 16 (Mile Point 132A and 132B - Mesa Ridge Parkway) for roadway paving, lane striping and minor traffic switch of the southbound off ramp at MP 132A. This nighttime closure is scheduled for 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. Oct. 8. There will also be a right lane closure on I-25 at this location (MP 132).

Use signed detour route. Fort Carson personnel should consider using alternate gates.

Head-to-head traffic continues on I-25, separated by temporary barrier with 11 ft. lanes and 2 ft. shoulders. This traffic configuration will be in place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Normal working hours will be 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday. The speed limit in this area has been reduced to 55 MPH. Slight traffic delays are expected and motorists are urged to use extra caution while traveling in the new traffic pattern. Fines will be double through the construction zone.

Charter Oak Ranch Road

Starting on Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 a.m., Charter Oak Ranch Road will follow a new ongoing configuration, with detours using lanes of the new roundabout. Traffic from Santa Fe Avenue will turn north on Champlin Lane, west on Champlin Drive, and south on Charter Oak Ranch Road and proceed south through the roundabout. Traffic from Fort Carson will travel north through the roundabout, turn east on Champlin Drive, south on Champlin Lane, and east onto Santa Fe Avenue.

A Courtesy Patrol will be driving the work zone and will respond to incidents when notified. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday and holidays.

Construction schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.

Colorado Highway 94

A full closure is in place on North Blaney Road. Vehicles will not be able to access North Blaney Road from CO 94 or access CO 94 from North Blaney Road. This closure will remain in place through early fall.

The intersection for South Blaney Road has been moved temporarily 300 feet to the east. Use extreme caution in the area.

A traffic shift is in place. Speed limit 50 MPH.

Stay informed

For additional information about this project:

CDOT

Mesa Ridge Parkway ramp closures continue periodically on various overnight dates.

Website: codot.gov/projects/militaryaccesssafetyimprovements

Email: [email protected]

Hotline: 719-800-2162

Register for Alerts: Text MAMSIP to 888-970-9665

Travelers are urged to "know before you go." Gather information about weather forecasts and anticipated travel impacts and current road conditions prior to hitting the road. CDOT resources include:

Road conditions and travel information: COtrip.org

Download the COtrip Planner app: bit.ly/COtripapp

Sign up for project or travel alerts: bit.ly/COnewsalerts

See scheduled construction lane closures: bit.ly/laneclosures

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