Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

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Ongoing Closures

  • 46th Avenue between Brighton Boulevard and York Street is permanently closed to allow for the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad Bridge. Use I-70 to navigate east and west in this area. Download pedestrian detour map.
  • Local Road, north of 46th Avenue and between High and Gaylord streets is permanently closed for roadway construction, CDOT property demolitions, and utility work. Residents will have access to properties from 47th Avenue.
  • York Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 is permanently closed as a part of the final design of I-70 and to construct the new Union Pacific Railroad Bridge. Download detour map.
  • Southbound Vasquez Boulevard from Steele Street to 46th Avenue is permanently closed. Traffic will travel south on Steele Street and turn right on 46th Avenue. 

  • Columbine Street – Closed on portions north and south of 46th Avenue. See the fact sheet.


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


Upcoming Work

  • Continued work at the Peoria Street and I-70 interchange, including bridge demolition, requiring overnight closures on Peoria Street for two nights between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. on Dec. 17 and 18.
  • Steavenson Place between York and Josephine streets to permanently close on Dec 15.
  • Continued utility work on 46th Avenue between York and Steele streets
  • Building the I-270 flyover structure
  • Adding paving on Colorado Boulevard between 44th and 48th avenues

  • To receive construction updates on your phone, text Central70 to 77948
  • 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 Dec. 16, 2018 will occur at the following locations:

  • Colorado Boulevard between 44th and 48th avenues
  • 46th Avenue and Union Pacific Railroad crossing
  • I-70 between Quebec Street and I-225 interchange
  • I-70 at the Peoria Street interchange
  • Columbine Street at 46th Avenue
  • “Local Road” closure area
  • 46th Avenue between York Street and Colorado Boulevard
  • Steele Street and I-70

Nighttime general construction the week of Dec. 23, 2018 will occur at the following locations:

  • Colorado Boulevard between 44th and 48th avenues
  • 46th Avenue and Union Pacific Railroad crossing
  • I-70 between Quebec Street and I-225 interchange
  • I-70 at the Peoria Street interchange
  • Columbine Street at 46th Avenue
  • “Local Road” closure area
  • 46th Avenue from York Street and Colorado Boulevard
  • Steele Street and I-70

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

I-70

Description: Westbound I-70 – Right lane restriction between York Street and Brighton Boulevard

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 – Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Westbound and eastbound I-70 off-ramps to Colorado Boulevard – Lane restrictions

Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 – Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Signal work


Local Streets

Description: Columbine Street – Closed on portions north and south of 46th Avenue. See the fact sheet

Date and Time: Monday, Dec 3 – Tuesday, Jan. 15

Type of Work: Utility work


Description: Clayton Street – Northbound right lane restriction between 45th and 46th avenues and at intersection of 46th Avenue

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 – Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Demolition of CDOT properties and utility locating


Description: York Street – Lane restrictions between 48th and 46th avenues and at intersection of 46th Avenue

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 – Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Utility work and demolition of remaining York Street on-ramp


Description: 46th Avenue – Eastbound and westbound lane restrictions between Steele and Garfield streets

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 – Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Paving and utility locating


Description: 46th Avenue and Columbine Street – Brief and intermittent lane restrictions

Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 – Monday, Dec. 17

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Colorado Boulevard – Various lane restrictions at the following intersections

  • 46th Avenue
  • 48th Avenue

Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 – Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Signal work


Description: Gaylord Street, south of 47th Avenue – single lane restriction; watch for flaggers

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 – Friday, Dec. 21

Type of Work: Utility work


Description: Josephine Street – Various lane restrictions between 46th Avenue and Steavenson Place and at Steavenson Place intersection

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 - Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Utility work


Description: 47th Avenue – Lane restriction between Josephine and York streets

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 – Friday, Dec. 21

Type of Work: Utility locating


Description: York Street – Closed between 46th and 45th avenues; follow detour signage

Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19

Type of Work: Utility work


Description: Steavenson Place – Lane restrictions between Josephine and Columbine streets

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 20 – Friday, Dec. 21

Type of Work: Utility work

I-70

Description: Eastbound right lane restriction between off-ramp to Stapleton South Drive and Dahlia Street

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 – Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Soil testing


Local Streets

Description: Kearney Street – Northbound and southbound lane restrictions at Stapleton South Drive

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 – Friday, Dec. 21

Type of Work: Utility work


Description: Oneida Street – Northbound and southbound lane restrictions at Stapleton South Drive

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 – Friday, Dec. 21

Type of Work: Utility locating


Description: Stapleton Drive North – Lane restriction between East 46th Avenue and Dahlia Street

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 – Friday, Dec. 21

Type of Work: Utility work


Description: Stapleton Drive South – Lane restriction between I-70 eastbound off-ramp and Dahlia Street

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 – Friday, Dec. 21

Type of Work: Utility work


Description: Dahlia Street – Closure between Stapleton Drive north and south; follow detour signage

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 – Friday, Dec. 21

Type of Work: Utility work

I-70

Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Various lane restrictions between Quebec Street and I-225. Travelers will notice a slight shift in traffic patterns after this work.

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 – Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Overnight lane restrictions or closures on the following eastbound and westbound I-70 on-and-off-ramps. No consecutive ramps will be closed on the same night.

  • Quebec Street
  • I-270
  • Central Park Boulevard
  • Havana Street
  • Peoria Street
  • I-225

Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 –Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Roadway Work


Description: Central Park Boulevard and eastbound I-70 interchange – various lane restrictions

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17 – Friday, Dec. 21

Type of Work: Lighting installation


I-270

Description: Eastbound and westbound right and left lane restrictions between Vasquez and Central Park boulevards

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 – Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Roadway work


I-225

Description: Northbound left lane restrictions between Colfax Avenue and I-70

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 – Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Roadway work


Local Streets

Description: Peoria Street – Northbound and southbound lane restrictions between I-70 on-and off-ramps.

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 16 – Saturday, Dec. 22

Type of Work: Roadway, demolition, and structure work


Description: Peoria Street – Closed between I-70 on-and off-ramps.

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Monday, Dec. 17 and Tuesday, Dec. 18

Type of Work: Bridge demolition work


Description: Peoria Street – Northbound and southbound lane restrictions between I-70 on-and off-ramps.

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19 – Friday, Dec. 21

Type of Work: Roadway, demolition, and structure 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

Construction Impacts Map

Map Legend

  • Red - closure
  • Orange - lane restriction

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