Friday, December 9, 2016

I-25 Berthoud Hill Climbing Lane Open to Traffic

I-25 at the Berthoud exit. Image credit: Google Maps

Drivers on I-25 will most likely have noticed the Berthoud Hill Climbing Lane on I-25 - located between mile markers 245 and 249 - has opened. The steep hill sees a large amount of truck traffic, which slows down. The southbound lane adds a third option to maintain the 75 MPH speeds along the interstate. Additional construction will occur in April to add a final layer of asphalt, but the road is ready for travel. Overall, the project cost $10.3 Million and is expected for completion in July 2017.

For additional information, read the article on the Coloradoan.

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