News Release Detour Sign

El Paso County, CO, March 16th, 2023 – Starting on Tuesday, March 21st, there will be high volumes and high ground vibrations within a 6 mile radius caused by pile driving operations for the new bridge on Ellicott Highway north of State Highway 94 between McDaniels Road and Big Springs Road. The pile driving will occur between 8:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, weather permitting, and is anticipated to continue for approximately 4 weeks. Ellicott Bridge Replacement Project is expected to be completed in approximately 7 months, weather permitting.

Closure: none


  • Temporary onsite detour road to the west of the existing bridge.

Safety Reminders:

  • Reduce speeds in work zone.
  • Watch for workers, equipment, signs, and barricades.

El Paso County wishes to thank drivers in advance for their cooperation.

Vicinity map attached with lane closures outlined – For more information and questions:



A map showing the detours on the road