COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo - A new bypass road has opened up between 8th Street and Cimarron Street (West Highway 24).
It's part of the new interchange project at I-25. Drivers heading north on 8th will now have to turn right at the light before Cimarron. Drivers heading west on Cimarron will now have to turn left at the light before 8th.
CDOT says the new road is designed to help drivers avoid congestion at the busy intersection.