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US 6 to close overnight at Federal Boulevard Sept. 13

September 11, 2014 - Metro Denver Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DENVER – On Saturday, Sept. 13, crews will perform critical work to prepare for the installation of a new waterline on the Federal Boulevard bridge over US 6, as part of the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) ongoing US 6 Bridges Design Build Project.

This work will require a full overnight closure of US 6 under the Federal Boulevard bridge for safety purposes.

This closure will occur between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., with single-lane closures beginning at about 8 p.m­.

Federal Boulevard traffic will not be impacted by this work.

TRAVEL IMPACTS:

Westbound US 6 traffic will detour around this closure using the Federal off and on-ramps.

Eastbound US 6 traffic will detour at the Federal off-ramp, then use the 5th Avenue on-ramp to connect back with eastbound US 6 toward downtown Denver.

PROJECT INFORMATION: The $98 million US 6 Bridges Design-Build Project will replace six obsolete bridges on US 6 between Knox Court and I-25, improve traffic movements in the I-25 and US 6 interchange and enhance driver safety by eliminating several traffic weave movements along US 6 between Federal Boulevard and I-25. Substantial project completion is planned for August 2015.

For updated project information, visit http://www.coloradodot.info/projects/US6Bridges, call720-881-5540 or email [email protected].

During construction, commuters might want to consider alternative modes of transportation to help ease the impacts of the project. This could include using the Regional Transportation District’s West Rail Line or bus service or taking advantage of carpool/vanpool options. For information on RTD services, call 303-299-6000. For carpool and vanpool information, call 303-458-7665.

To receive real-time updates about road conditions in your area, visit www.coloradodot.info and click on the green cell phone icon in the upper right hand corner of the page. Information about weekly lane closures will be available at www.coloradodot.info/travel/scheduled-lane-closures.html. Live road conditions are available at www.cotrip.org, downloading the CDOT Mobile app or by calling 511 from anywhere in the state. Updates are also available via Twitter @coloradodot and be sure to “Like” our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/coloradodot.

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