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I-25/Fillmore Street Closures Postponed

COLORADO SPRINGS – The lane and road closures at the Interstate 25/Fillmore Interchange are being rescheduled after machinery broke down last night.

Bridge demolition and other construction activities will get underway tonight and continue into next week.  All lane and/or road closures take place from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on these dates:  

Wednesday, Sept. 9, to Thursday, Sept. 10

Full closure of 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.

Thursday, Sept. 10, to Friday, Sept. 11/Sunday, Sept. 13, to Monday, Sept. 14/Monday, Sept. 14, to Tuesday, Sept. 15

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

Tuesday, Sept. 15, to Wednesday, Sept. 16/Wednesday, Sept. 16, to Thursday, Sept. 17

Intermittent double lane closures on northbound and/or southbound I-25.

DETOURS WHEN I-25 AND/OR FILLMORE STREET ARE CLOSED

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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