Road crews on Friday afternoon closed the ramp from southbound Interstate 25 to westbound Interstate 70.
Both ramps from Santa Fe to Evans are closed so crews can do some work on the Evans bridge over Santa Fe.
I-25 will be closed in both directions overnight Friday, Saturday and Sunday this weekend while the Colorado Department of Transportation demolishes the southern half of the 15st Bridge.
The first major snowstorm of the season is hitting the high country and the Colorado Department of Transportation says that means it is time to close down Independence Pass.
The Colorado Department of Transportation will be shutting down two major highways this weekend to get some work done.
One of those signs that Fall is on the way, Hwy 5 is closed for the season from Summit Lake to the peak of Mount Evans.