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Traffic and Construction Impacts

ALERT

  • Columbine Street 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
    • Lane restrictions at Brighton Boulevard and 44th Street intersection for signal work
    • Columbine and Clayton streets closed north of 46th Avenue until Monday, August 19 for bridge construction
    • Thompson Court permanently closed between 46th Avenue and Project sound wall to the north
    • Vasquez Boulevard frontage road west of Steele Street is permanently closed
    • 46th Avenue between Jackson Street and ramp to southbound Colorado Boulevard permanently closed. Access to businesses will be maintained
    • Continued closure of Stapleton Drive North between Dahlia and Holly streets for roadway work
    • Stapleton Drive North and South reduced to one lane for interstate widening
    • Airlawn Road permanently closed between Stapleton Drive South and Niagara Street
    • 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

    • Thompson Court closed between 45th and 46th avenues for several days in mid-July
    • Traffic pattern shifts on Stapleton Drive North and South

    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 June 23 and June 30, 2019 will occur at the following locations:

        • Brighton Boulevard and I-70 interchange
        • 46th Avenue and Union Pacific Railroad crossing
        • 46th Avenue between York Street and Colorado Boulevard
        • I-70 between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street
        • Colorado Boulevard between 44th and 48th avenues
        • 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, June 23 – Saturday, June 29

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    Local Streets


    Description: Brighton Boulevard – Lane restrictions at 46th Avenue intersection

    Date and Time: Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28

    Type of Work: Road striping


    Description: York, Josephine, and Clayton streets – Flagging operations at 46th Avenue intersections

    Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28

    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, June 23 – Saturday, June 29

    Type of Work: Roadway work


    Local Streets


    Description: Dahlia Street – Lane restrictions between Stapleton Drive North and South; watch for flaggers

    Date and Time: Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28

    Type of Work: Utility work


    Description: Glencoe Street – Lane restrictions between 43rd Street and Stapleton Drive South; watch for flaggers

    Date and Time: Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28

    Type of Work: Utility work


    Description: Holly Street – Closed south of Stapleton Drive South

    Date and Time: Starting Sunday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 24

    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, June 23 – Saturday, June 29

    Type of Work: Roadway work


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

    Date and Time: 8 p.m., Friday, June 28 – 5 a.m., Monday, July 1

    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., Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28

    Type of Work: Roadway work

    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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