Traveler Impacts

The current and upcoming traveler impacts will be listed here for both road and pedestrian/bicycle trail closures and more.

Eastbound Traffic 10.29.13For weekend lane closures, click here.

Coal Creek Trail Closure June 2014 - September 2015

The Coal Creek Trail is closed between Dillon Road and McCaslin Boulevard through fall 2015, while crews construct a new concrete box culvert. Once the culvert is complete, the existing trail will be reestablished through the western portion of the culvert and reopened to the public. The detour utilizing Dillon Road, 88th Street, South Rock Creek Parkway, and McCaslin Boulevard will keep bicyclists safely outside of the construction zone. The detour can be found here and will be in place and signed appropriately.

US 36 Traffic Impacts for the Week of July 5, 2015

In observance of the holiday weekend there will be no work on the project after noon, Friday, July 3, through 9 p.m. Sunday, July 5.

The Phase 1 bikeway from the 88th Street bridge to Sheridan Boulevard is now open. The final Phase 1 section from Sheridan to Lowell Boulevard will be finished in the upcoming week. Additional wayfinding signage is being installed daily along the bikeway. Thank you for your patience as we work to complete the Phase 1 bikeway.

You may continue to use the toll lanes free of charge during testing. Toll collection is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, July 22. To ride in the US 36 Express Lanes for free, you’ll need to create an Express Toll account and obtain a Switchable HOV pass (shown below) to carpool with two or more people in your vehicle (three or more by no later than 2017). If you have questions regarding paying tolls, opening an ExpressToll account, obtaining a pass or any other ExpressToll related topics, please visit

Switchable Transponder

Expect the following construction activities project wide this week.

  • Final striping
  • Landscaping
  • RTD canopy installations
  • Bridge painting
  • Sign installation

 Express Lane Restrictions

Expect daytime single lane restrictions, July 6-11, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., on northbound and southbound I-25 from Clear Creek to 48th Avenue. These restrictions are necessary for bridge work.

Day and nightly single lane restrictions in the Express Lane continue, July 6-11, on northbound and southbound I-25 at 70th Avenue and Clear Creek (where the US 36 ramp and the I-25 ramp converge) for bridge structure work. US 36 traffic will merge with I-25 traffic to a single lane in this location. Expect delays during peak times. Alternate routes are available to US 36 commuters to bypass the construction, which include Broadway to 70th Avenue to the Express Lanes.

The narrowed single lane on the 20th Street bridge is now in effect and will remain in this configuration through mid-July.

Federal to Church Ranch Boulevard

Sheridan Boulevard Restrictions

Northbound and southbound Sheridan Boulevard will have nightly single lane restrictions on top of the bridge, July 5-11, 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m., for striping, paving and landscaping. One lane of the ramp will remain open.

Eastbound and Westbound US 36 Single Lane Restrictions

Eastbound and westbound US 36 will have intermittent single lane restrictions from Federal to Sheridan Boulevard, July 6-11, at the following times:

  • Eastbound US 36 – 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m.
  • Westbound US 36 – 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

The restrictions are necessary for sign installations, striping and landscaping. Expect delays in the area if traveling at night. One lane will remain open at all times.

Church Ranch to 88th Street

East Flatiron On-Ramp to Eastbound US 36 Closure

The East Flatiron on-ramp to eastbound US 36 will be closed Wednesday, July 8, 7 p.m.-5:30 a.m., for barrier placement. Detours will be clearly marked. RTD buses will be flagged through the workzone.

Eastbound and Westbound US 36 (Broadway to Sheridan) Delays

Expect up to 15-minute delays on eastbound and westbound US 36, between Broadway and Sheridan Boulevard, July 5-11, midnight-4 a.m., for overhead sign installation. Motorists are encouraged to plan ahead and use alternate routes.

US 36 Single Lane Restrictions

Eastbound and westbound US 36, from the 88th Street bridge to Wadsworth Parkway, will have nightly single lane restrictions as needed, July 5-11, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. These lane restrictions are necessary for sweeping, striping, barrier work and sign installation.

88th Street to Foothills Parkway

McCaslin Boulevard and Ramp Restrictions

The McCaslin interchange, including the on- and off-ramps, and McCaslin Boulevard between Dillon and Marshall Road, will have lane restrictions, July 6-11, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., for paving and striping. 

Speed limit reduced from 65 to 55 miles per hour throughout the US 36 Corridor.

US 36 Commuting Solutions Incentives

Watch this fun video about riding in the US 36 Express Lanes! 36 Commuting Solutions is offering incentives for a faster commute by carpooling, vanpooling and taking the bus.

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