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Closures at I-25/Fillmore Street this week

COLORADO SPRINGS – Lane and road closures are taking place at the Interstate 25/Fillmore Interchange for the next three nights for bridge demolition.

Closures are as follows:

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 8 p.m. to Wednesday, Sept. 9, 5 a.m.

Intermittent lane closures and traffic stops will take place on eastbound and westbound Fillmore Street between Chestnut Street and Sinton Road.  Eastbound Fillmore traffic will be shifted to the new bridge along with the northbound I-25 ramp turn-bay.

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 8 p.m. to Thursday, Sept. 10, 5 a.m. AND Thursday, Sept. 10, 8 p.m. to Friday, Sept. 11, 5 a.m.

I-25 will be closed at Fillmore Street and Fillmore Street will be closed over I-25, between the northbound and southbound ramps. 

DETOURS

FROM EASTBOUND FILLMORE TO NORTHBOUND I-25 OR FILLMORE EAST OF I-25: South on I-25 from Fillmore to Fontanero Street, turn around and re-enter northbound I-25, where drivers can access eastbound Fillmore or continue north on I-25.

FROM WESTBOUND FILLMORE TO SOUTHBOUND I-25 OR FILLMORE WEST OF I-25: North on I-25 to Garden of the Gods Road,  turn around and re-enter southbound I-25, where drivers can access westbound Fillmore or continue south on I-25. 

The demolition work is part of a Colorado Department of Transportation interchange reconstruction project.  Completion is scheduled for summer 2016.

In addition to cotrip.org, real-time traveler information is available via CDOT Mobile.  It includes highway and traffic conditions and speeds, allowing drivers to make better travel decisions.  CDOT Mobile is free and available by downloading CDOT Mobile from the App Store or texting “CDOT” to 25827.

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