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Traffic and Construction Impacts

ALERT

  • Columbine and Clayton streets closed north of 46th Avenue so crews can build the bridges that will carry motorists over the lowered portion of I-70. These streets will reopen on Aug. 19.

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    Ongoing Work

    • Brighton Boulevard is one lane in each direction around I-70 to rebuild interchange
    • Columbine and Clayton streets closed north of 46th Avenue until Monday, Aug. 19 for bridge construction
    • Continued closure of Stapleton Drive North between Dahlia and Holly streets for roadway work
    • Holly Street closed under I-70 until through August
    • Holly Street closed south of Stapleton Drive
    • Stapleton Drive North and South reduced to one lane for interstate widening
    • Continued construction of the new I-270 flyover structure
    • Continued work at the Peoria Street and I-70 interchange, including construction of the new I-70 bridge

    Upcoming Work

    • 46th Avenue between Baldwin Court and Brighton Boulevard to partially close on Aug. 19 and permanently close in September
    • Josephine and Fillmore streets to close north of 46th Avenue for bridge construction following opening of Columbine and Clayton streets
    • Continued traffic pattern shifts on Stapleton Drive North and South
    • Closures on Dahlia and Monaco streets at Stapleton Drive intersections and under I-70 after Holly Street work has been completed
    • Traffic shifts on I-70 in the east area
    • Peoria Street to close under I-70 from Aug. 23 – 26 for I-70 bridge demolition

    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
    • 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 Aug. 11 and 18, 2019 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
          • I-270 flyover

    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, Aug. 11 – Saturday, Aug. 17

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    Description: Colorado Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 – Closed

    Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 13 – Wednesday, Aug. 14

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Colorado Boulevard – Lane restriction

    Date and Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 12 – Friday, Aug. 16

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    Local Streets


    Description: 47th Avenue – Lane restrictions between York and Columbine streets

    Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 12 – Saturday, Aug. 17

    Type of Work: Utility work


    Description: 46th Avenue – Flaggers at Josephine and Clayton streets

    Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 12 – Friday, Aug. 16

    Type of Work: Moving equipment


    Description: Southbound Colorado Boulevard – Lane restriction between I-70 on-and off-ramps

    Date and Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 12 – Friday, Aug. 16

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    I-70


    Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Lane restrictions between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street. Expect a brief, rolling closure on I-70 the night of Aug. 17 or Aug. 18

    Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 11 – Saturday, Aug. 17

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Quebec Street - Closed

    Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 6

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    I-225


    Description: Eastbound I-70 ramp to southbound I-225 – Lane restriction

    Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    Local Streets


    Description: Southbound 46th Avenue – Lane closure between 48th Avenue and Dahlia/Holly/Monaco on-ramp to westbound I-70 – Detours in place

    Date and Time: Saturday, Aug. 10 and Sunday, Aug. 11

    Type of Work: Utility work


    Description: Monaco Street – Lane restrictions at Stapleton Drive North; watch for flaggers

    Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 12 – Friday, Aug. 16

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    I-70


    Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Various lane restrictions between Quebec Street and I-225

    Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 11 – Saturday, Aug. 17

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    Description: Central Park Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - Closed

    Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 12

    Type of Work: Paving operations


    Description: Havana Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - Closed

    Date and Time: 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 9 – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 12

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Peoria Street - Closed

    Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    Local Streets


    Description: Peoria Street – Lane restrictions under I-70

    Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14

    Type of Work: Bridge construction

    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 City of Denver/Department of Public Works website for additional project 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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