Work to Begin Next Week on New 6th Avenue Pedestrian Bridge

February 25, 2016 - Denver Metro/CDOT Region 1 - Bridge replacement will enhance pedestrian safety.

AURORA — The Colorado Department of Transportation begins replacing the pedestrian bridge over 6th Avenue (State Highway 30) between Vaughn and Potomac streets on Tuesday, March 1.

In addition to the new structure, work includes installing new pedestrian curb ramps and sidewalks between Vaughn and Potomac. 

TRAVEL IMPACTS: Pedestrians should expect bridge and sidewalk closures.  Drivers should anticipate single-lane road closures from7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Overnight and weekend work will occur as needed, with occasional full road closures in place for specific construction activities.  The Colorado State Patrol will be utilized, as necessary. No height or width restrictions will be in place.

Project updates are available by emailing: [email protected] or by calling the project hotline at (720) 583-8853.

The $2.6 million project is scheduled for completion in August 2016.  Structures Inc. of Englewood, Colo., is the prime contractor. 

For information about other CDOT projects, the public may log on to CDOT’S traveler information web site at, or call 511 from anywhere in the state. Thank you for going Slow for the Cone Zone!