Traffic Alert: Southbound US 85 Access to Westbound I-76 Closed Overnight on Sept. 28, Oct. 1 and Oct. 2


On Thursday, Sept. 28 and two consecutive nights next week (Sunday, Oct. 1 and Monday, Oct. 2), motorists should expect lane and ramp closures on westbound Interstate 76 near US Highway 85 while crews complete asphalt paving and sign panel placement. The southbound US 85 direct access to westbound I-76 will be closed at 104th Avenue from 9 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. on all three nights.
Lane closures will begin as early as 7 p.m. in advance of the full closure at 9 p.m. Crews will also close the westbound I-76 off-ramp to 96th Avenue (Exit 11) from 9 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. on Thursday night and again on Sunday, Oct. 1. Minor delays are expected. All work is weather-dependent and the schedule is subject to change.

To access westbound I-76 from southbound US 85, motorists will detour to westbound 104th Avenue to southbound (left) Brighton Road to enter westbound I-76 at 96th Avenue.
To access 96th Avenue from westbound I-76 during the 96th off-ramp closure, the signed detour will direct motorists to continue past 96th Avenue, exit the highway at 88th Avenue (exit 10), turn east (left) on 88th Avenue, turn north (left) to enter eastbound I-76 for approximately one mile and take the 96th Avenue (exit 11) off-ramp.

A detour route map is available at