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Traffic changes planned at Cimarron/I-25 in overnight work June 3-4

      
The new pavement for eastbound Cimarron Street (right, just south of the old pavement) currently stops before the southbound on-ramp. Overnight work June 3 is to add pavement to tie it in with the eastbound portion that's being retained - but that will require the southbound on-ramp (identified by the "South 25" sign) to close for the night.
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Two significant traffic changes are scheduled to occur in overnight work at the Cimarron/I-25 interchange project Friday and Saturday nights, June 3 and 4.
       The time frame from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. June 3 has been set aside so crews can tie in a stretch of new pavement for eastbound Cimarron Street (Highway 24). The several-hundred-foot segment is just south of the old pavement (and parallel to it) and uses a new bridge over Fountain Creek that was built over the winter.
       According to a Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) press release, the tie-in June 3 will force the closure that night of the southbound I-25 on-ramp. Also, Cimarron Street will be detoured around the work - eastbound to South Nevada Street and westbound to northbound I-25/Bijou.
       The following night, June 4, there will be a full closure of northbound I-25 between Cimarron/I-25 and the Nevada/Tejon exit from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. This will allow traffic to shift “in preparation for the temporary southbound I-25 split-lane configuration scheduled for mid- to late June,” the CDOT release states. “A single northbound I-25 left lane restriction will begin at 7 p.m.”
       The $113 million Cimarron/I-25 interchange replacement project, contracted to the Kraemer/TSH partnership, started in May 2015 and is scheduled to continue to December 2017.

Westside Pioneer article
(Posted 5/31/16, updated 6/3/16; Transportation: Cimarron/I-25)

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