News Release Detour Sign

El Paso County, CO, February 28th, 2023 – Starting on Thursday, March 2nd, 2023, traffic will shift onto the newly constructed detour around the bridge on Ellicott Highway north of State Highway 94 between McDaniels Road and Big Springs Road. The Ellicott Bridge Replacement Project is expected to be completed in approximately seven 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 is attached with lane closures outlined – For more information and questions:


A map of the road block
Point of Detour