CDOT seeking feedback on transportation improvements for CO 7 (Arapahoe Road) between 63rd Street and US 287

News Release

November 20, 2023 - Northeastern Colorado - Video, community questionnaire open until Dec. 10

Boulder County – The Colorado Department of Transportation, in partnership with Boulder County, the City of Lafayette and other local municipalities, has posted an online public video presentation and community input questionnaire for the Colorado Highway 7 Corridor Segment B (63rd Street to US 287) Project. The public can learn more about the project and provide feedback on the proposed transportation improvements.

When: Survey questionnaire opens Nov. 20 and closes Dec. 10

The CO 7 Corridor Segment B from 63rd Street to US 287 Project is located in Boulder County, east of the City of Boulder, and a portion in the City of Lafayette. It aims to improve safety, enhance transit options, ease congestion, create pedestrian and bikeway amenities, and connect the north metro region between Brighton and Boulder.

The CO 7 Corridor Segment B Project is currently in the preliminary engineering study and environmental assessment phase. Funding partners include Boulder County, Denver Regional Council of Governments, and other local municipalities. The partnership is a joint effort with the CO 7 Coalition and through a successful Transportation Improvement Program application with local agencies matched funding. Construction funding for this corridor has not yet been identified. CDOT and its partners will analyze the feedback collected from the meeting and consider adjustments as the design advances.

Project Information

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  • Do not speed in work zones. Obey the posted speed limits.
  • Stay Alert! Expect the unexpected.
  • Watch for workers. Drive with caution.
  • Don't change lanes unnecessarily.
  • Avoid using mobile devices such as phones while driving in work zones.
  • Turn on headlights so that workers and other drivers can see you.
  • Be especially alert at night while driving in work zones.
  • Expect delays, especially during peak travel times.
  • Allow ample space between you and the car in front of you.
  • Anticipate lane shifts and merge when directed to do so.
  • Be patient!

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