Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts


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Ongoing Closures

  • Brighton Boulevard is one lane in each direction around I-70 to rebuild interchange
  • Continued utility work on 46th Avenue between York and Steele streets requiring intermittent intersection closures
  • Thompson Court permanently closed between 46th Avenue and Project sound wall to the north
  • Vasquez Boulevard frontage road is permanently closed
  • Steele Street at 46th Avenue remains one lane in each direction for utility installation
  • Continued closure of Stapleton Drive North between Dahlia and Holly streets for roadway work
  • Stapleton Drive North and South reduced to one lane to begin interstate widening
  • Continued work on the I-70 bridge over Holly and Dahlia streets, requiring lane restrictions and closures
  • Continued closure of Dahlia Street between Stapleton Drive south and Smith Road for City and County of Denver utility work
  • Continued work at the Peoria Street and I-70 interchange, including construction of the new I-70 bridge
  • Construction of the new I-270 flyover structure

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


Upcoming Work

  • York Street and railroad crossing will close for several days in May
  • Clayton Street to close between 46th and 47th avenues from April 15 – 20. Resident access will be maintained
  • 46th Avenue between Jackson Street and ramp to southbound Colorado Boulevard to permanently close on April 19. Access to businesses will be maintained
  • Traffic pattern changes on Colorado Boulevard including new access to eastbound I-70 from southbound Colorado Boulevard
    • Motorists will use a new signalized left turn to a new on-ramp and the existing loop ramp will be removed on April 19
  • Holly Street to close between Stapleton Drive North and South April 15-18
  • Airlawn Road to permanently close between Oneida and Niagara streets in mid-April

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 April 21 and 28, 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 Quebec Street and I-225 interchange
  • Colorado Boulevard between 44th and 48th avenues
  • Stapleton Drivd (north and south) between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street
  • “Local Road” closure area
  • 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, April 21 – Saturday, April 27

Type of Work: Roadway work


Local Streets


Description: Brighton Boulevard – Southbound closure between 47th Avenue and Race Court; follow detour signage

Date and Time: Sunday, April 21 – Saturday, April 27

Type of Work: Brighton Boulevard Project


Description: 46th Avenue and York Street intersection – Lane restrictions; watch for flaggers

Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, April 22 – Wednesday, April 24

Type of Work: Earth work


Description: Thompson Court – Closed on south side of 46th Avenue

Date and Time: Monday, April 22 – Friday, April 26

Type of Work: Utility installation


Description: Clayton Street – Closed between 46th Avenue and Project sound walls

Date and Time: Monday, April 15 – Thursday, April 25

Type of Work: Utility installation


Description: 46th Avenue – Lane restrictions between Milwaukee and Steele streets

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, April 22 – Friday, April 26

Type of Work: Structure 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, April 21 – Saturday, April 27

Type of Work: Roadway work


Local Streets

Description: Stapleton Drive North – Lane restrictions between Holly and Ivy streets

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, April 22 – Friday, April 26

Type of Work: Utility 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, April 21 – Saturday, April 27

Type of Work: Roadway work


I-270

Description: Peoria Street – Lane restrictions between westbound and eastbound ramps to I-70

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, April 22 – Friday, April 26

Type of Work: Bridge reconstruction


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

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

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