West 10th Avenue Closures on Wadsworth Boulevard Begin Tonight

Detour will direct traffic to West 14th Street via Carr Street.

LAKEWOOD—Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, July 14, crews will begin paving at Wadsworth Boulevard and 10th Avenue, work that will significantly impact traffic through Monday. This work, part of the Wadsworth Capacity: Highland Drive to 10th Avenue project, will be completed from 9 p.m. - 6 a.m., Friday through Monday, July 17.

Traffic Impacts

  • 10th Avenue closed between Wadsworth Boulevard and Allison Street
  • Single-lane configuration on southbound and northbound Wadsworth Boulevard from 13th to 10th avenues
  • Westbound 10th Avenue restricted to a right-turn-only movement onto Wadsworth Boulevard

Crews will place northbound Wadsworth Boulevard in a single-lane configuration from West 10th to West 13th avenues starting Friday night, July 14. Crews expect northbound traffic to be in a two-lane configuration by 8 p.m. Saturday, July 15. This closure is necessary to complete repair work on a waterline break at the intersection of West 12th Avenue.

Motorists traveling northbound on Wadsworth Boulevard will not be able to turn left at 10th Avenue. There will be periods of no activity as crews wait for concrete strength to continue paving.


  • 9 p.m. - 6 a.m., Friday, July 14 through Monday, July 17: 10th Avenue closedbetween Wadsworth Boulevard and Allison Street
    • Use Carr Street to reach West 14th Street from Wadsworth Boulevard.
    • This detour could add an additional 20 minutes to normal travel times.

All activities are weather-dependent and the schedule is subject to change.

Crews will resume the normal working hours of 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, starting on July 17. Traffic impacts will return to normal operating conditions, with two lanes in each direction on Wadsworth Boulevard.

The Wadsworth Capacity: Highland Drive to 10th Avenue project aims to improve traffic for motorists and pedestrians. This project will increase operational capacity of the 10th Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard intersection by adding one new lane in each direction on Wadsworth Boulevard, as well as a multi-use path on either side of the street.

CDOT, SEMA Construction, Inc. and the City of Lakewood would like to thank motorists and residents for their patience during construction.

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