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Traffic Alerts – October 2022

Information courtesy of CDOT, RTD, C-470 and others

Posted on October 3, 2022 2022Transportation


Traffic Alerts – October 2022

This alert page is a one-stop shop to keep up with construction, maintenance, and repair projects around Douglas County. Updates are added throughout the month as we receive information. Check back regularly to see what’s happening that might impact you.

Other Projects in Douglas County and surrounding areas that will affect traffic:

Current projects in unincorporated Douglas County: 

Major construction starts Oct. 3 on US 85 from Highlands Ranch Parkway to C-470

On Monday, Oct. 3, Douglas County and the Colorado Department of Transportation will begin the highly anticipated work to widen and reconstruct 2.5 miles of US 85 from Highlands Ranch Parkway to just north of C-470.

Construction activities will require reduced speeds, lane closures, turn-lane closures, and various full closures.

Drivers should expect to see workers and heavy equipment during the day between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. with daytime lane closures between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays. Overnight lane closures on US 85 and C-470 are expected from 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. weeknights.

Please watch for crews, slow down, and avoid distracted driving in the work zone.

Get Updates

Stay updated by signing up for emails – select “US 85 Construction.” For updated travel information, visit cotrip.org.

I-25 Gap Project Week of October 3, 2022

Check back for updated traffic info: https://www.codot.gov/projects/i25-south-gap/traffic-alerts

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