DENVER (CBS4)– The Colorado Department of Transportation is constructing a pilot project to expand one of the worst bottlenecks in the region, Interstate 225 southbound through the Denver Tech Center.READ MORE: Blue Angels Jet Makes Emergency Landing At Great Colorado Air Show
CDOT crews plan to convert the shoulder to an additional lane by restriping less than a mile of I-225 southbound from Yosemite Street to Interstate 25.
Drivers coming from DTC Boulevard, Yosemite Street, or E. Quincy Avenue will not have access to I-25 southbound.
A concrete barrier will restrict them to I-25 northbound.READ MORE: Marijuana Social Equity Fair Seeks To Level The Playing Field For Communities Of Color
Crews will work nights to prevent delays during the day.
Construction is set to begin by late October. CDOT hopes to complete the project a month later.
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