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6 months 2 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...

2 years 2 months 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 3 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...

3 years 1 month 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...

4 years 7 months ago

Zipper lane would cut I-70 trips in half

Adding an extra, temporary eastbound lane to Interstate 70 would cut travel time from ski resorts to Denver by about half. That's according to the initial results of study commissioned by the Colorado Department of Transportation. It found using a reversible zipper lane on winter Sundays would cut the...

4 years 9 months ago

Wrong-way Denver RTD bus driver suspended

The Denver-area transit district says it has suspended one of its bus drivers for allegedly going the wrong way in an express lane on a downtown freeway. The Regional Transportation District says no passengers were on the bus. No collisions were reported. The driver's name hasn't been released. ...

4 years 10 months ago

I-70 west of Limon closed due to high winds

Eastbound Interstate 70 closed west of Limon at mile marker 247 because of high winds for more than an hour Monday afternoon. At least one semi-trailer truck has tipped over in the wind. The road was closed at about 1:45 p.m. Monday and then reopened before 3 p.m.

4 years 11 months ago

Senate endorses I-70 "zipper" lane

The Colorado Senate has endorsed adding a "zipper" lane on Interstate 70 to ease weekend traffic. Senators unanimously passed a bill Wednesday that's aimed at prodding the Colorado Department of Transportation to move ahead with the idea. CDOT is already studying whether it's feasible to use moveable concrete barriers to...

5 years 4 weeks ago

Rock dropped from I-25 overpass

A Walsenburg woman reported Monday afternoon someone dropped a rock on her car from an overpass, cracking her windshield. Kelly Mallery-Coulter said she was driving around 75 miles an hour when she saw three men on an overpass at mile marker 49. When she came out the other side...

5 years 4 months ago

I-25 completely reopened

A stretch of I-25 is completely reopened this morning, following a deadly overnight accident that shut down the interstate for a time. The Colorado State Patrol reports that a car hit a deer at around 1:30 this morning. Another vehicle, trying to avoid that accident, rolled into the medium....

5 years 4 months ago

Road work to close lanes on I-25

COSMIX is back. Two of three southbound lanes of Interstate 25 in the area of Mark Dabling will be closed 9:00 p.m. - 5:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights. Expect a repeat from Sunday - Wednesday. Vehicles will be able to exit I-25 to use the frontage road. ...

5 years 7 months ago

CDOT tests new traction material on I-25

The Colorado Department of Transportation is testing a new road material that could improve safety on curvy sections of I-25. The material is called crushed flint rock--it has a texture similar to sand paper and it's designed to give drivers more traction on the road. On Monday and Tuesday, CDOT...

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