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5 months 4 weeks ago

I-25 Expansion Project Nears Completion

The lane closures, grooved payment and delays on I-25 between Colorado Springs and Monument are soon to be a thing of the past. CDOT spokesman Bob Wilson said the construction work impacting drivers on that 11-mile stretch of highway should be complete by the middle of October. The I-25...

1 year 7 months ago

I-25 All Lanes Open After Deadly Crash

UPDATE 9:00 AM The accident on I-25 is in final clean up stages and all lanes are clear. Colorado State Patrol report that a 47-year-old woman from Pueblo has died in a one-vehicle roll over accident on I-25 Wednesday morning. The crash happened around 6:20am on Northbound I-25 near...

1 year 7 months ago

Local bear population thriving on trash

COLORADO SPRINGS - The bear population in Southern Colorado is quite healthy; perhaps a little too healthy. Wildlife officers in Colorado Springs field between 800 and 1,000 bear calls each year. Cory Chick, the Area Wildlife Manager for the Colorado Parks and Wildlife office in Colorado Springs, says the...

2 years 1 month ago

Interstate-25 bridge closed for road work

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Department of Transportation has closed a bridge from northbound Interstate-25 to westbound Interstate-70 to repair surface problems. Spokeswoman Mindy Crane said the bridge was temporarily closed on Friday because of problems with an expansion joint between bridge sections that could cause cars to have flat...

2 years 1 month ago

I-25 Widening Begins, Lane Closures in Effect

Within a year, traffic should be moving a little faster along I-25, at least from the Woodmen exit in Colorado Springs on up to Monument. The Colorado Department of Transportation officially started its widening project Monday, to make the interstate six lanes instead of four on that stretch of highway....

2 years 2 months ago

Pueblo Freeway closer to a reality

If you're ready for an update to I-25 in Pueblo, it's closer to reality than ever before! A study has been going on for about 12 years. The seven mile, $800 million project will have to be done in sections, and it can't start until an environmental impact statement...

2 years 3 months ago

Teen dies in head-on collision

A teen is dead after a crash on southbound I-25 early this morning. It happened just before 4:30 near mile marker 125. That's just south of Fountain. All lanes are now open. State Patrol reports a driver in a Toyota Camry was going northbound in the southbound...

2 years 6 months ago

Car crash kills Fort Carson soldier

Staff Sgt. David Feaster, an active solider at Fort Carson, was killed Thursday night in a one-vehicle rollover at 18005 High Plains View in Hanover near the Pikes Peak International Raceway. His 11-year-old son was also in the car, but survived the crash uninjured. State Patrol tells News 5...

2 years 8 months ago

Horse survives 70 mph fall

Talk about defying the odds: a horse fell off a trailer moving at 70 miles per hour down I-25 near Walsenburg...and survived. MJ Anderson was driving down the highway when a people in a truck pulled up alongside her vehicle and motioned to her that the door to her...

2 years 9 months ago

I-25 to close overnight in Pueblo

The Colorado Department of Transportation will install signs on Interstate 25 over the next week which will result in closures overnight. Overnight Wednesday and Thursday, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the southbound lanes will close just north of Eagleridge Boulevard. Traffic will detour onto Elizabeth. On Monday...

2 years 9 months ago

Friday traffic slow on I-25

SB I-25 has a couple of hazards this afternoon. A grass fire SB lanes near Monument Hill has the left lane blocked by fire equipment. A 4-car accident is reported SB I-25 near County Line Rd. NB I-25 is very slow from the Briargate Parkway to North Gate of...

2 years 9 months ago

Sign work closes lanes

I-25 southbound will be closed again tonight at 10 p.m., just north of the Circle Drive/Lake Avenue interchange to install new signs. Traffic will be detoured south on Nevada Avenue, east on Lake Avenue and back to I-25. The highway reopens at 5 a.m. Friday. U.S. Highway 24...

2 years 10 months ago

Truck inspections continue on I-25

Mandatory inspections of all commercial vehicles on I-25 are taking place in Pueblo. Through Thursday all commercial traffic must take exit 96 to be weighed and inspected. This includes measurements and a look under the hood. It's a multi-agency inspection, and they say it's important to do inspections like this...

2 years 11 months ago

I-25 open again south of Walsenburg

I-25 is now open again in the northbound lanes south of Walsenburg. Colorado State Patrol shut down both northbound lanes early Saturday morning after a three-vehicle accident. A spokesperson says there were no injuries in the accident; the closure was more about clearing debris from the roadway. Both...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Man leaves burning car on SB I-25

Colorado State Patrol says it was a car fire that closed SB I-25 early Friday morning. Initially, reports were of a rollover crash. State Patrol says they are currently searching for the driver of the vehicle. He is described as a hispanic male with a red sweatshirt and...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Update: I-25 now open

I-25 is now open through Pueblo. The interstate was closed northbound for more than two hours after a woman got out of a car and ran into oncoming traffic. She was hit by a truck. That truck then ran into another vehicle. The woman was critically injured. No one...

3 years 1 month ago

Woodmen crash cleared under I-25

There were several challenges for drivers in Colorado Springs during the morning commute. A four-car crash early in the rush hour at I-25 and Cimmaron caused big delays for motorists. Then, a crash on WB Woodmen under I-25 blocked most lanes at the end of the rush hour....

3 years 1 month ago

UPDATE: I-25 ramp reopened at Nevada

Four people were taken to the hospital when the car they were driving in crashed following a high speed chase with police just after midnight Thursday. Colorado Springs Police officers pursued the black sedan north along I-25 when the car suddenly exited at the Nevada/Tejon ramp. At some point the...

3 years 1 month ago

Ron Paul in Colorado Springs

Half of the GOP field left the sunshine state to come here. Ron Paul spent time in Fort Collins and Denver earlier today before heading south to energize his supporters in Colorado Springs. During a brief stop at the Colorado Springs Airport, Paul told supporters that if he were...

3 years 4 months ago

Hittin' the road for Thanksgiving

More than 45 million Americans are driving to Thanksgiving dinner this year, and over 3 million in the Mountain States Region. The AAA Thanksgiving 2011 Travel Forecast shows a four percent increase in the number of cars on the road over last year. AAA Colorado Communications Director Wavelyn Dreher...

3 years 4 months ago

High wind restrictions are in place on I-25 today

The Colorado Department of Transportation has just issued a High Wind Restriction on I-25 From Colorado Springs over Monument Hill for light, empty and high profile vehicles. You can learn more about this restriction on the CDOT website at;

3 years 5 months ago

I-25 northbound lanes now open

All lanes of I-25 are open right now. Colorado Department of Transportation says there are numerous accidents at mile marker 165, about five miles north of Monument. The closure began at 4:37 a.m. and continued for about one hour. Roads are still in bad condition, much of I-25 in...

3 years 5 months ago

Traffic stop leads to big cocaine bust

A routine traffic stop in Colorado Springs turned into a major cocaine bust. Springs police stopped a Honda mini-van on I-25 near the North Academy exit Saturday. They became suspicious and searched the vehicle and found just over two and a half pounds of the drug. Luis Perez, 57,...

3 years 5 months ago

Homeowner frustrated by flooding

When it rains, things get expensive for Beverley Stephens. The Stratmoor Hills homeowner had at least two feet of water in her basement earlier this month when record rainfall hit the area. "The carpet got soaked, all of the furniture in here was soaked," Stephens said. The repair...

3 years 6 months ago

Collision on I-25 kills 3

A head-on collision has killed three people on southbound I-25. The crash happened around 1 a.m. Saturday morning. Colorado State Patrol responded immediately. A Toyota was travelling north in the southbound lane, and struck an Acura, killing the driver of the Toyota and the driver and passenger of...

3 years 6 months ago

Olympic welcome

The Olympic Rings now greet drivers as they enter the City of Colorado Springs on I-25. A local non-profit group called the Partnership for Community Design paid to have the new logos added to the signs on both the north and south entrances of the city. The signs declare...

3 years 7 months ago

Roadway repairs snarl traffic on NB I-25

Colorado Department of Transportation crews and Colorado Spring Police are on scene of a traffic hazard needing repairs on Northbound I-25 in the right lane just north of the pedestrian bridge. CDOT crew are working to quickly repair an expansion joint on the roadway that became a serious traffic hazard....

3 years 10 months ago

I-25 back to normal

I-25 is back to normal after a crash earlier this morning. Northbound I-25 was closed near the Pinon Truck Stop at Mile Marker 110. Traffic was diverted to a frontage road for about four miles. That accident has been removed and traffic is flowing smoothly again.

3 years 11 months ago

All clear on I-25

Two accidents on I-25 near Cimarron have been cleared and traffic is getting back to normal. Earlier this morning one accident northbound and another southbound had traffic backed up for several miles.

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