6th Ave. Improvements from Telluride St. to Tower Road

About the Project

CDOT will construct an additional lane in the westbound direction of 6th Avenue (Colorado Highway 30) between Telluride Street and Tower Road/Aspen Street. The project will also construct an eastbound left-turn lane at Tower Road, reconstruct the intersecting roadway approach at Ventura Street, and provide new signing and striping throughout the project limits.

Project Benefits

This project is expected to reduce travel delay on westbound 6th Avenue and improve traffic operations and safety at the 6th Avenue and Tower Road/Aspen Street intersection.

Project Facts

  • Cost: $680,000
  • Contractor: Kiewit
  • Timeline: June - September 2020
  • Location: 6th Avenue from Telluride St. to Tower Road in Arapahoe County

US 6 Tower Road Paving Preparation

US 6 Tower Road Paving Preparation

Proposed Work Schedule

  • Shift traffic away from center median and set temporary barrier wall
  • Pave center of CO 30 for new eastbound left turn lane and intersection improvements
  • Widen westbound CO 30 to provide two lanes from Tower Road to Telluride Street

Traffic Impacts

  • Drivers should expect traffic shifts and intermittent flagging for construction equipment access to the work site.
  • Fines are double in the work zone.