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SB I-25 to close overnight in Pueblo as part of Ilex project

Posted: 5:09 AM, Jan 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-15 07:09:21-05
Ilex project
Photo of the Ilex project in November 2018 (CDOT)

PUEBLO – CDOT is closing all southbound lanes of I-25 between 6th Street and City Center Drive in Pueblo as part of ongoing work with the Ilex project.

The full closure begins at 10 p.m. and runs until 4 a.m. Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

Crews will be installing a large sign over the southbound lane during the closure. Drivers will exit at 6th Street and travel south on Santa Fe Avenue until they reach the City Center Drive exit.

Ilex project detour
Ilex project detour

Construction on the $69 million project started in 2015 and is scheduled to wrap up this spring.