News Release Detour Sign

El Paso County, CO, May 4, 2023 – Starting on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, and ending on or near Friday, May 12, 2023, there will be traffic delays between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. due to construction operations for the new bridge on Ellicott Highway north of State Highway 94 between McDaniels Road and Big Springs Road. Flaggers will be onsite, and delays are expected to last approximately 15 minutes. Ellicott Bridge Replacement Project is expected to be completed in approximately 7 months, weather permitting.


  • One lane will be closed with flaggers.


  • 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.

The vicinity map is attached with the road closure outlined. For more information and questions: Email:

Detour Map for closure at Ellicott highway

Exhibit A: Detour Map

Project Location Map

Exhibit B: Project Location Map