UPDATE: FRIDAY 9/1/2023 8:43 p.m.

(EL PASO COUNTY, Colo.) — More than four hours after a crash closed southbound I-25 between Colorado Springs and Pueblo, the interstate has finally reopened.

According to COTrip, all lanes of I-25 reopened shortly after 8:30 p.m., following a lengthy closure. All southbound lanes were closed for more than two hours, and the interstate only partially reopened with the right lane still closed for several more.

Southbound I-25 reopened south of PPIR, still slow

UPDATE: FRIDAY 9/1/2023 6:35 p.m.

Southbound I-25 has reopened following an earlier crash near Wigwam, south of Pikes Peak International Raceway.

COTrip shows that the road has reopened, but the right lane remains closed due to that earlier crash. Heavy traffic should still be expected in the area, and travelers are urged to use caution or plan another route.

ORIGINAL STORY: Southbound I-25 closed south of PPIR

FRIDAY 9/1/2023 4:48 p.m.

Southbound I-25 is closed near the El Paso/Pueblo County line due to a crash, according to COTrip.

COTrip shows the crash is between Exit 119: Rancho Colorado Boulevard and Exit 116: County Line Road at Mile Point 118.

A detour is in place at mile marker 122, which is a frontage road. Heavy delays are expected, and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) asked drivers to watch for crews.

This is a developing story, FOX21 will provide updates as information becomes available.