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Delayed Bridge Work Scheduled To Close I-225 Overnight Aug. 25-26

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Written by Traffic Specialist Joel Hillan

The Colorado Department of Transportation is scheduled to close I-225 between Iliff and Parker Road Saturday, August 25th at 9 p.m. until Sunday morning at 6 a.m.

Crews will be pouring the bridge deck for the new Yale Ave Bridge over I-225. The closure and work were scheduled to take place last weekend, but word went out late Friday evening that it would be postponed.

This is part of a larger CDOT project to widen I-225 from Mississippi to Parker Rd. The projects adds a lane in either direction through that section, adds an auxiliary lane and makes way for a Light Rail extension.

CDOT hopes to have the Yale Avenue Bridge done by December, the whole $42 million project is scheduled for completion in July of 2014.

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- In the Traffic Blog Joel Hillan writes about highways to avoid, trouble spots throughout the city of Denver and construction issues. He is always interested in hearing about your traffic problems, so send him an email. Also, follow Joel on Twitter at @JoelHillan.

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