February 22, 2013 12:49 PM
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... more »
February 5, 2013 1:14 PM
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.... more »
January 14, 2013 6:21 PM
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... more »
December 6, 2012 12:52 PM
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... more »
September 28, 2012 1:16 AM
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... more »
August 15, 2012 6:01 PM
A woman convicted of causing a fatal head-on collision after driving the wrong way on Interstate 25 has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, followed by five years of parole. Before she was sentenced today in Denver, Victoria Barry told a judge she will suffer for the rest of... more »
July 19, 2012 10:37 PM
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... more »
June 16, 2012 4:51 PM
A 45 year old Pueblo man has been flown by helicopter to Memorial hospital after a rollover accident on I-25 South near mile marker 119.
State Patrol tells News 5 around 1:00 PM on Saturday a 1995 Nissan SUV was traveling southbound on I-25, then entered the median and... more »
June 5, 2012 5:36 PM
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... more »
June 1, 2012 5:31 PM
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... more »
May 31, 2012 1:37 PM
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... more »
May 16, 2012 4:07 PM
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... more »
April 14, 2012 11:14 AM
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... more »
March 16, 2012 8:15 AM
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... more »
March 13, 2012 5:14 PM
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... more »
March 12, 2012 7:39 PM
A dirt parking lot along I-25 just north of Pueblo, that's often used for car-pooling, is about to get a facelift.
Pueblo has received a $126,000 grant for phase one of the Park and Ride near mile marker 108.
This grant is in addition to money from Pueblo County... more »
February 25, 2012 12:29 PM
State Patrol is investigating a motorcycle accident on I-25 just south of Castle Rock. The rider had to be flown to a nearby hospital for treatment.
A spokesperson for State Patrol says the rider went down on their motorcycle just past mile marker 176, in the northbound lanes. Right... more »
February 23, 2012 7:48 PM
When it happens, probably years from now, a project to straighten I-25 in Pueblo will cause a lot of change for adjacent property owners. There are mounting concerns about access to businesses, while some may be forced to relocate.
In a snapshot, the $760 million project will straighten the... more »
February 22, 2012 5:15 PM
The Colorado Department of Transportation will answer questions from business owners on the plan to straighten I-25 as it runs through Pueblo.
The construction, which may not begin for a decade or more, would remove many businesses that are now adjacent to the interstate. That includes Vidmar Motors, Moore... more »
February 15, 2012 6:03 PM
You may have noticed some construction on I-25 between Fountain and Pueblo. It's an area of highway that unfortunately sees a number of accidents involving wildlife. So now, C-Dot is putting up a fence to try and keep wildlife off the road. The area under construction stretches from the Ray... more »
February 14, 2012 7:39 PM
Nearly 100,000 cars pass over the Woodmen Road Interchange at I-25 each day, according to Colorado Department of Transportation officials. They expect that number to be closer to 150,000 by 2025.
"There's been substantial growth on the north end of El Paso County, and that's pretty obvious with the... more »
February 2, 2012 11:26 AM
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.... more »
February 2, 2012 9:37 AM
It's been a tough commute for some drivers this morning.
An earlier crash on I-25 near Cimmaron had lanes blocked in both directions. That accident has been cleared up.
A new crash on Woodmen under I-25 has WB lanes blocked.
Avoid this area if you can on... more »
February 2, 2012 8:17 AM
Colorado Springs Police are reporting a four-car crash on south-bound I-25 and Cimarron. They say there this is an injury crash.
Two lanes of NB I-25 and one lane of SB is closed right now.
Traffic is backing up so avoid the area if possible.
We'll update... more »
February 2, 2012 3:14 AM
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... more »
January 31, 2012 8:13 PM
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... more »
January 28, 2012 3:22 PM
Crews in El Paso County have found a missing child.
Lt. Lari Sevene, a spokesperson with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, the child was found with some cuts and abrasions just after 1:00 p.m., and is being transported for medical treatment. No word on the extent of the... more »
January 28, 2012 3:03 PM
Crews in El Paso County are searching for a missing child.
According to the El Paso county Sheriff's office, State Patrol passed a woman along I-25 near the Pueblo county line around 8:30 Saturday morning. Sheriff's deputies say her car was pulled over, and she looked like she was... more »
January 22, 2012 6:59 AM
There could be some delays as you make you way out this morning.
There was a single vehicle rollover on south bound I-25 a little after 3 this morning.
The vehicle ripped part of the guard rail just north of the Fillmore exit.
All occupants were taken... more »
December 15, 2011 3:46 PM
The driver of a milk truck that crashed and shut down I-25 in Colorado Springs for more than seven hours is still reported to be in critical condition. The accident happened around 4:20 a.m. in the northbound lanes of the interstate just north of the Motor City curve.
Police... more »
December 1, 2011 2:29 PM
Emergency crews are arriving on scene of a multi-vehicle accident on the off ramp of NB I-25 to Baptist Road. There are reports of injuries, but it is unknown if any are serious. Road conditions North of Colorado Springs have improved since early morning, but light snow, blowing snow and... more »
December 1, 2011 10:15 AM
Black ice is forcing drivers to be extra cautious on their drive into work on Briargate Parkway to I-25. I-25 southbound was slow from Monument to the N Nevada overpass and road conditions improved greatly to mostly dry conditions.
November 23, 2011 5:58 PM
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... more »
November 18, 2011 2:24 PM
The Colorado Department of Transportation has just announced that they have completed road work on I-25 near mile marker 128 on the southern end of Fountain and all lanes have re-opened. more »
November 18, 2011 12:43 PM
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; http://www.cotrip.org/roadConditions.htm more »
November 17, 2011 11:53 AM
See smoke south of Colorado Springs on Fort Carson? Well, you're probably seeing a controlled burn on the Fort Carson Training area along I-25 near mile marker 119 and Midway Ranch, between Pueblo and Colorado Springs. The burn area will be very large and you may also be able to... more »
November 9, 2011 5:16 PM
I-25 is back open after an accident earlier today at Pueblo Blvd. The single vehicle rollover closed the northbound lanes for hours. more »
November 7, 2011 6:03 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Crews and Police are on scene of a Roll Over Accident on the Southbound off ramp from Southbound I-25 to Eastbound Martin Luther King / Hwy 24 By-pass. A Coca Cola truck has rolled onto its side.
At this time there are no reports of traffic... more »
October 12, 2011 6:07 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Department crews are responding to a traffic accident on northbound I-25 at North Nevada Ave. There are reports of a possible fuel leak and the left and center lanes of traffic will be closed due to the fuel spill. more »
October 9, 2011 5:53 PM
Emergency crews from Monument and the Tri-Lakes area are responding to a reported roll over traffic accident on southbound I-25 near mile marker 162. Crews have yet to arrive so no details are yet available. more »
October 8, 2011 7:18 AM
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... more »
October 6, 2011 5:34 PM
Colorado Springs Fire Department Crews are responding to a reported roll over accident on southbound I-25 between Garden of the Gods and Fillmore. There are reports of possible serious injuries.
Please detour around this are by exiting I-25 at Garden of the Gods or N Nevada and continuing on... more »
October 5, 2011 1:58 PM
A rollover accident has had traffic backed up on I-25 in Colorado Springs through Wednesday morning.
It was an SUV with a trailer attached on the back that was involved; it looks like it flipped just before the exit ramp at Cimarron Street
No word on what caused... more »
October 5, 2011 1:30 PM
One lane of northbound I-25 at Woodmen Road is closed while fire crews work to extinguish a vehicle fire and remove any dangerous materials from the roadway in Colorado Springs. The vehicle appears to be on the right shoulder but emergency equipment is currently blocking the right northbound lane. No... more »
October 5, 2011 1:25 PM
Police and fire crews responded to a roll-over accident reported just north of the southbound I-25 and Cimarron / Hwy 24 exit. A single GMC Yukon pulling a camper trailer rolled over and partially crested the guardrail. For a short time the Center and right lanes of southbound I-25 were... more »
October 2, 2011 11:57 AM
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,... more »
September 30, 2011 8:36 PM
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... more »
September 24, 2011 5:19 AM
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... more »
September 23, 2011 6:37 PM
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... more »
September 18, 2011 1:55 PM
The Colorado State Patrol has released a statement detailing a crash scene investigation from a rollover crash that occurred at about 2:25am Sunday. Troopers say that a white Nissan Sentra being driven by Dwanye Kaber, age 31 of Pueblo heading north on I-25 when it veered into the center median.... more »
September 10, 2011 3:03 PM
Pueblo Police have determined that alcohol and high speed are factors that contributed to a fatal traffic accident on the north bound exit from I-25 to the Highway 50 Bypass shortly before 2:00 am Saturday. The Pueblo Police Traffic investigation unit reports that a 23 year old unidentified male was... more »
August 12, 2011 10:18 AM
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.... more »
August 6, 2011 12:03 PM
El Paso County Sherrifs Office dispatch has just confirmed a serious traffic accident on northbound I-25 at mile marker 158 which is just north of the Baptist Road exit. Traffic is reported to be at a total stand-still at this time. There is a secondary accident about a mile south... more »
July 15, 2011 5:26 PM
Emergency crews from Tri-Lakes and Colorado State Patrol are working to clear an accident on Southbound I-25 near mile marker 161 south of Monument hill. initial reports that a motorcycle had lost control but crews on scene are dealing with a car and a motorcycle involved in the accident. There... more »
June 29, 2011 4:46 PM
Emergency crews from the Colorado Springs Fire Department and Police are on scene of an accident in the left lane of Northbound I-25 just north of the Martin Luther King & Highway 24 by-pass. One vehicle appears to be on its side and northbound traffic is slowing from the by-pass... more »
June 29, 2011 11:48 AM
A traffic accident on Northbound I-25 just South of Garden of the Gods has traffic backed for more than 2 miles. I vehicle reportedly hit a stopped trailer on the right shoulder and one person was reported as trapped by an El Paso County Sheriff's Deputy on scene. We have... more »
June 18, 2011 5:09 PM
Traffic on northbound I-25 between the North Academy Exit and Baptist Road is at a virtual stand still as of 3:00 pm Saturday due to multiple accidents.
Emergency crews are responding to no less than 3 separate accidents all along I-25 and traffic has backed up just south of... more »
June 18, 2011 3:37 PM
Colorado Springs Police are investigating a serious traffic accident involving a single motorcycle with two riders. Both riders were thrown from their motorcycle when it appears the operator over corrected causing the bike to flip several times on the Northbound I-25 Overpass over Woodmen Road.
Both riders were transported... more »
June 17, 2011 2:20 PM
The Colorado State Patrol states that there are two separate accidents blocking lanes in both the north and southbound directions of I-25 at mile marker 158. These accidents have traffic at a stand still between North Gate Blvd and Baptist Road. Troopers state that if at all possible drivers should... more »
June 15, 2011 1:25 PM
RATON, N.M. (AP) - Forest Service officials say the Track fire burning in New Mexico and Colorado is now 5 percent contained. The wildfire has burned 25,349 acres or 39 square miles north of Raton and south of Trinidad, Colo.
Residents will get a chance Wednesday to hear from... more »
June 13, 2011 11:18 AM
Many of us have watched the new solar array sprouting from the ground of the Air Force Academy alongside I-25, just north of the N. Academy Blvd. exit. Today officials are celebrating its completion and getting ready to "flip the switch."
The array is expected to generate about 6-megawatts... more »
June 5, 2011 3:50 PM
A multi car accident on I-25 closes the right lane of the freeway. One car traveling south on I-25 rolls off the freeway onto the street below. The women driving the car was taken to the hospital. The children in the car seem to be fine. more »
June 5, 2011 12:39 PM
Colorado Springs Police are chasing two suspects on foot following a short vehicle chase which ended when the vehicle crashed into a tree. Police say a light skinned black male with a short afro hair cut and a black female were seen running across I-25 between Fontanero St and Filmore... more »
May 19, 2011 12:36 PM
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. more »
May 15, 2011 3:19 PM
Shortly before 1:50 A.M. Saturday morning, a pickup truck was traveling northbound on Interstate 25 approximately 17 miles north of Trinidad when it drifted off the left side of the roadway. Colorado State Patrol states a vehicle left the road it spun out of control and rolled multiple times into... more »
May 14, 2011 1:15 PM
If you're heading North on I-25, we just got a report from Colorado State Patrol of two accidents on NB I-25. One accident is at MM 158 and the second is at MM 160. Both of those between Baptist Road and the North Monument exits.
You can, exit NB... more »
April 29, 2011 11:02 AM
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. more »
April 27, 2011 5:34 PM
Some lanes will be closed overnight over the next few weeks on I-25 in Pueblo for bridge repairs.
The right lane southbound will be closed from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. from 29th Street to the La Junta Interchange, Monday through Thursday. Speed limits will also be reduced in... more »
April 23, 2011 12:44 PM
A Colorado Springs man is in jail and his passenger is in the hospital in a suspected of driving drunk accident that happened along Interstate-25 near the Fillmore Street exit early Saturday morning.
Investigators with the police department's Major Accident Unit arrested Jason Warren, 30, of Colorado Springs for... more »
April 22, 2011 12:03 PM
A semi-trailer truck is the probably origin of two fires that started along the east side of Interstate 25 between Pueblo and Colorado Springs.
The fires were spread over a two mile stretch of I-25 around Mile Marker 112. With high fire danger and a stiff breeze the fires... more »
April 17, 2011 3:14 PM
Colorado State Patrol tells News First 5 that a semi-tractor trailer has jack-knifed on I-25 Northbound over Raton Pass near mile marker 8. Crews are responding to the scene to help move the truck and trailer from the roadway. There are no reported injuries at this time. more »
April 6, 2011 2:26 AM
The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a serious single-car rollover at mile marker 105 on I-25, between the Pueblo West and Eagleridge exits. It happened shortly before 11 p.m. on Tuesday.
State Trooper Mark Parsons says the car was traveling southbound when it rolled. A man and a woman... more »
March 20, 2011 4:00 PM
Three people were sent to the hospital following a rollover accident on Interstate 25 Sunday morning. It happened just before 11:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I25 near the Fontenero exit.
Colorado Springs Police say the driver of late model Dodge Charger it the side of a Buick... more »
March 20, 2011 2:00 PM
Crews form the Colorado Springs Fire Department are working to clear a two vehicle traffic accident on I-25 Southbound just North of Uintah. One vehicle is in the median and the other on the side of the road rolled over. At least two people are being transported from the scene... more »