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Upcoming closures on C-470, University Boulevard and South Broadway

January 13, 2017 - Denver Metro Colorado/CDOT Region 1 - DOUGLAS COUNTY – Motorists can expect closures on C-470, University Boulevard and South Broadway the week of Jan. 16.

Closures on University Boulevard under C-470 are necessary to construct piers for bridge widening. Additionally, lanes will be closed on Broadway to refresh pavement markings as well as on C-470 to set temporary barriers in the median and for drilling operations. These closures are a part of the C-470 Express Lanes project.

TRAFFIC IMPACTS

Sunday, Jan. 15

  • 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.: Both north and southbound lanes will be closed on South Broadway to refresh pavement markings.
  • 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.: Westbound right and left lanes will be closed on C-470 to set temporary concrete barriers in the median.

Sunday, Jan. 15 through Tuesday, Jan. 17

  • 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.:Eastbound left lanes will be closed on C-470 for drilling operations.

 Monday, Jan. 16

  • 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.: North and southbound double lanes will be closed at University for median demolition.

 Monday, Jan. 16 and Wednesday, Jan. 18 through Friday, Jan. 20

  • 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.: Westbound right and left lanes on C-470 will be closed to set temporary median barriers and to restripe.

 Tuesday, Jan.17 through Thursday, Jan. 19

  • 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. North and southbound double right lanes at University will be closed for potholing.

 Tuesday, Jan.17 through Wednesday, Jan. 18

  • 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.: East and westbound right and left lanes will be closed on C-470 at Broadway to deliver material, set temporary concrete barriers in the median and to restripe. On Wednesday, Jan. 18, motorists should also anticipate crane mobilization over eastbound C-470 at Broadway and westbound C-470 onThursday, Jan. 19.

 Thursday, Jan.19 through Saturday, Jan. 21

7 p.m. to 7 a.m. North and southbound double lanes will be closed at University for watertight retaining structure construction.

Please be cautious and watch for signage to guide you through the construction areas.  Keep in mind, all work is weather dependent and subject to change. 

Over 100,000 motorists currently use this segment of C-470 each day with volumes projected to increase 40 percent by 2035. Construction is projected to be complete in spring 2019. 

About Express Lanes: Express Lanes increase roadway capacity and help to manage congestion on the highways. The use of toll pricing during peak travel times provides an option for travelers, reduces delays, manages congestion and maintains reliable travel times. HOV3/Express Lanes currently are open from Downtown Denver to 120th Avenue on North I-25 and, US 36 from Denver to Boulder and on the I-70 Mountain Express Lane. For more information, visitwww.codot.gov/programs/expresslanes. To get an ExpressToll account and pass, visit www.expresstoll.com.

PROJECT INFORMATION: For additional information about this project, call the project information line at 303-347-0507, email the team at [email protected], or visit the project website and sign up for updates atwww.codot.gov/projects/c470ExpressLanes. For updates on travel conditions, visit CoTrip.org, sign up forGovDelivery, or call 511. Updates are also available via Twitter @coloradodot and CDOT’s Facebook page atFacebook.com/coloradodot.  

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