MUCH colder temperatures and a wintry mix of precipitation will occur during the next couple of days. Fog, flurries/light snow, and freezing drizzle will all be possible, which will likely lead to slick roads at times. Be sure to allow extra travel time, so you get to where you are going safely. For complete details click on the 'Weather' tab!
We've grown accustomed to snarled traffic stretching from the north end of Colorado Springs to Monument due to ongoing construction in the area.
But starting Monday, the traffic headaches are expected to get worse.
That's because of new activity with the construction, which began Sunday night at 8:30 a.m. Work will take up the majority of the day: the daytime portion will be conducted from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., the nighttime portion from 8:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. The daytime work will last all week; the nighttime work will end Oct. 3.
During the daytime work, expect right and left shoulder closures. During the nighttime work, various lanes and ramps will be closed.
Expect slower speed limits from Woodmen to County Line Road in both directions this week while road work is going on. Drivers are strongly urged to obey the reduced speed limits at all times, for their own safety and the safety of the road crews.
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