Cimarron bridge closure pushed back to end of October

       Work has been pushed back on the Cimarron bridge until the end of October. At the recommendation of City Engineer Cam McNair, City Council agreed at its Sept. 24 meeting to start work two weeks later than planned, based on the report that traffic on the new Bijou bridge will not be open to its full six-lane capacity until then.
       The Cimarron project will involve shutting down the old, decaying bridge - which has been reduced to two lanes since August 2006 - demolishing it and building a new four-lane span with acceleration lanes over Conejos Street and the railroad tracks just east of I-25.
       With the delay, the new Cimarron bridge will not open until May, according to city estimates.
       The project contractor is Lawrence Construction of Littleton.

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