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Overnight Lane Closure on I-25 in Pueblo July 9th and 10th to Prepare for Bridge Rehabilitation

July 7, 2017 - Southeastern Colorado/CDOT Region 2 - Work on I-25 at the Belmont Interchange in Pueblo, originally scheduled for the night of July 5th, has been rescheduled for the nights of July 9th and 10th.


Motorists traveling on I-25 overnight July 9th and July 10th should expect delays, as traffic will be reduced to one lane both north and southbound between 29th Street and 13th Street.  Beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 9th and Monday, July 10th, one lane of I-25 in each direction will be closed for restriping as crews prepare for bridge rehabilitation work.  Lanes will remain closed until 5:00 a.m. or when the work is complete in the morning of July 10th and 11th.  

 Bridge rehabilitation work, at the Belmont Interchange (US 50) on I-25 will begin July 10th between 29th Street and 13th Street.  Speed limits will be reduced to 45 mph during the day within the work zone.  This portion of the project is expected to last through the summer months.

 Bridge rehabilitation on the I-25 Belmont Interchange is part of the $10 million, CO 96 (4th Street) improvement project which includes, intersection renovation, signal replacement, resurfacing, and bridge rehabilitation.  Work began in July and will improve surface quality, enhance safety and provide improved pedestrian crossings, including upgrading ADA ramps to current standards.  The project is scheduled to be complete by the end of 2017.

 All Media Personnel:  CO 96 project is an active construction area.  Access on the project site is restricted unless accompanied by a Colorado Department of Transportation representative.  Your safety is important to us so please coordinate access requests in advance with Michelle Peulen.  A safe area for interviews, b-roll, etc., and a project team member will be designated for escort and will coordinate the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.  We appreciate your cooperation.

 PROJECT INFORMATION

For additional information about this project, call the project information line at 719 391-5755.  For information on travel conditions visit COTRIP.org, sign up for GovDelivery, or call 511.  Updates are also available via [email protected] and CDOT’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/coloradodot.

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