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Upcoming full closure of I-25 for light rail bridge deck pour

On Thursday, June 29, 2017 motorists can expect overnight full closure of I-25 as RTD crews pour the deck for the future light rail bridge spanning I-25 located south of Lincoln Avenue near the future Sky Ridge Station. While crews pour the deck, I-25 will be closed to traffic between RidgeGate Parkway and Lincoln Avenue to protect the safety of motorists.

Northbound I-25, between RidgeGate Parkway and Lincoln Avenue, will be closed overnight starting at 10 p.m., Thursday, June 29, until 5 a.m., Friday, June 30. Southbound I-25, between Lincoln Avenue and RidgeGate Parkway, will be closed starting at 11 p.m., Thursday, June 29, until 5 a.m., Friday, June 30.

Detour Route

• Southbound I-25 motorists will exit at Lincoln Avenue and go east toward S. Oswego Street. They will travel south on S. Oswego Street then go south on S. Peoria Street to RidgeGate Parkway. Motorists will travel west on RidgeGate Parkway to return to southbound I-25.


• Northbound I-25 motorists will exit at RidgeGate Parkway and head east toward S. Peoria Street. They will travel north on S. Peoria Street then go north on S. Oswego Street to Lincoln Avenue. Motorists will travel west on Lincoln Avenue to return to northbound I-25.


About the Southeast Rail Extension
The Southeast Rail Extension Project is part of RTD’s 2004 voter-approved FasTracks plan to expand rapid transit across the Denver metro region. The project will extend the Southeast Rail Line 2.3 miles from Lincoln Station to RidgeGate Parkway in Lone Tree. There will be three new light rail stations: the Sky Ridge Station near Sky Ridge Medical Center; the LoneTree City Center Station; and a 1,300-space Park-n-Ride at the RidgeGate Parkway Station (Sky Ridge and Lone Tree Stations will be “Kiss-n-Ride” stations).

Much of the new line is grade-separated, including a 5-span, 620-foot-long light rail bridge over Lincoln Avenue; an 11-span, 1,397-foot-long light rail bridge over I-25 and a 4-span, 506-foot-long light rail bridge over RidgeGate Parkway.

For more information visit the FasTracks website, email se-corridor@rtd-denver.com or call the construction information line at (720) 643-2300.