Denver Metro Guardrail Project

About the Project:

General information: Guardrail improvement work on Feb. 25. Work will take
place along six different roadways; US Highway 285, Interstate Highway 25, US Highway 6, Interstate Highway 76, Colorado Highway 74, and Colorado Highway 86. The project will happen in 10 different phases.


Project Benefits

  • The project will help prevent vehicles from running off the road and going down steep embankments, or veering off the roadway into oncoming traffic
  • Guardrails have many important benefits including safety and preventing far more serious crashes

Work Schedule:

  • Nighttime work hours are 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday through Thursday
  • Work will last until the end of July

Traffic Impacts:

Motorists can expect the following impacts during the period of construction:

  • Work site-dependent:
    • Vehicles could be reduced to a single-lane with intermittent alternating traffic in either direction
    • There will be up to 15-minute delays anticipated
  • Refer to COtrip.org for real-time travel conditions and road closures

Work this Week & Lane Closures Denver Metro Guardrails

Project Facts

  • Construction Cost: $2.3 Million
  • Contractor: HCG Construction
  • Timeline: February 25, 2024 through July 2024
  • Location: 1: US 285 & Kipling Pkwy
    • City of Lakewood
    • MP 253.2 to MP 253.4
    • Jefferson County
  • Location 2: US 285 & E Hampden Ave
    • City of Denver
    • MP 261.1 to MP 261.2
    • Denver County
  • Location 3: US 285 & US 85
    • City of Englewood
    • MP 259.2 to MP 259.35
    • Arapahoe County
  • Location 4: C-470 & I-25
    • City of Englewood & Lone Tree
    • MP 194 to MP 194.
    • Douglas County
  • Location 5: US 6 Frontage Rd & Crescent Ln
    • City of Lakewood
    • MP 281 to MP 281.1
    • Jefferson County
  • Location 6: US 6 & Union On-Ramp
    • City of Lakewood
    • MP 278.5 to MP 279.75
    • Jefferson County
  • Location 7: US 6 & I-25
    • City of Lone Tree
    • MP 209.25 to MP 209.5
    • Denver County
  • Location 8: I-76 & US 85
    • City of Henderson
    • MP 12.1 to MP 12.35
    • Adam County
  • Location 9: CO 74 & Upper Bear Creek Rd
    • City of Evergreen
    • MP 6.5 to MP 7
    • Jefferson County
  • Location 10: CO 86 Shoulder
    • City of Castle Rock
    • MP 2.3 to MP 3
    • Douglas County