Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

Ongoing Work

  • Josephine Street CLOSED for a half block north of 46th Avenue for bridge construction until summer 2020
  • Fillmore Street CLOSED for a half block north of 46th Avenue for bridge construction until summer 2020
  • Continued closure of Stapleton Drive North between Dahlia and Holly streets for roadway work through February
  • Dahlia Street CLOSED south of Stapleton Drive South to rebuild intersection
  • Stapleton Drive North and South reduced to one lane for interstate widening
  • Continued work at the Peoria Street and I-70 interchange, including construction of the new I-70 bridge

Upcoming Work

  • Westbound 46th Avenue between Clayton and Fillmore streets closing starting Monday, Jan. 27 to mid-March
  • Dahlia Street to close north of Stapleton Drive North under I-70 in early 2020 for approximately four months
  • Holly Street under I-70 closing Sunday, Jan. 19 – Friday, Jan. 24
  • Monaco Street under I-70 and at Stapleton Drive South to close for a weekend in early 2020 see detour map
  • Monaco Street to close south of Stapleton Drive South in early 2020 for approximately four months; see detour map
  • Eastbound I-70 to southbound I-225 left lane restrictions overnight closure in early 2020
  • Eastbound I-70 to southbound I-225 ramp during the night of Jan. 20 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. 

Permanent Closures

  • 46th Avenue between Brighton Boulevard and York Street
  • York Street on-ramp to westbound I-70
  • Thompson Court between 46th Avenue and Project sound wall to the north
  • Vasquez Boulevard frontage road west of Steele Street
  • 46th Avenue between Jackson Street and ramp to southbound Colorado Boulevard - Access to businesses maintained
  • Permanent closure of southbound 46th Avenue from 48th Avenue to Stapleton Drive North (east of Colorado Boulevard)
  • Airlawn Road between Stapleton Drive South and Niagara Street

For a broader list of construction activities/traffic impacts in the Globeville Elyria-Swansea check out Navigate North Denver.

Construction activities will be happening day and night. Activities that occur overnight will be within the noise variance limits of 75 decibel hourly average with an allowable spike up to 86 decibels. To make a complaint about construction noise during the night call the 24-hour hotline at 833-C70-INFO (270-4636). DDPHE regulates the noise variance and residents may also call the city at 3-1-1. There is additional information about the variance here.


Nighttime general construction the week of  Jan. 12 and 19, 2020 will occur at the following locations:

  • Brighton Boulevard and I-70 interchange
  • 46th Avenue and Union Pacific Railroad crossing
  • I-70 and 46th Avenue between York Street and Colorado Boulevard
  • Colorado Boulevard between 44th and 48th avenues
  • I-70 between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street
  • Stapleton Drive (north and south) between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street
  • I-70 between Quebec Street and I-225 interchange
    • Peoria Street

    Construction activities are weather and site-condition dependent, and schedules are subject to change.

    I-70


    • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Lane restrictions between I-25 and Colorado Boulevard
    • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 12 – Saturday Jan. 18
    • Type of Work: Roadway work
       
    • Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Steele Street – CLOSED
    • Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 10 – Monday, Jan. 13
    • Type of Work: Utility work  

    Local Streets


    • Description: Northbound Colorado Boulevard at 48th Avenue – Left lane restriction 
    • Date and Time: Starting 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7 – 5 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23
    • Type of Work: Roadway work
       
    • Description: Southbound Colorado Boulevard at 48th Avenue – Left lane restriction 
    • Date and Time: Starting 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7 – 5 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23
    • Type of Work: Roadway work

    I-70


    • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Lane restrictions between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street
    • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 12 – Saturday Jan. 18
    • Type of Work: Roadway work

    Local Streets


    No new traffic impacts


    I-70

    • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Lane restrictions between Quebec Street and I-225
    • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 12 – Saturday Jan. 18
    • Type of Work: Roadway work
       
    • Description: Quebec Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - CLOSED
    • Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 12
    • Type of Work: Roadway striping 
       
    • Description: Central Park Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 - CLOSED
    • Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:00 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14
    • Type of Work: Roadway striping
       
    • Description: Chambers Road on-ramp to westbound I-70 - CLOSED
    • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5:00 a.m., Monday, Jan. 13
    • Type of Work: Roadway striping

    Local Streets


    No new traffic impacts 

    Project: City of Denver/North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative (NDCC) - Brighton Boulevard

    Visit the City of Denver/NDCC website for additional project information


    Project: National Western Center - Brighton Boulevard

    Visit the National Western Center website for additional project information


    Project: Xcel Energy - North Metro Natural Gas Pipeline

    Visit the Xcel Energy website for additional project information


    Project: City of Denver/39th Avenue Greenway

    Visit the 39th Avenue Greenway website for additional information


    Project: 47th & York Bicycle & Pedestrian Bridge

    Visit the City of Denver/NDCC website for additional project information

    Central 70 Construction Impacts Map

    Map Legend

    • Red - closure
    • Orange - lane restriction
    • Grey - permanent closure

    Click on individual impacts for additional information and zoom in for more detail.

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