Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

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Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard is one lane in each direction around I-70 to rebuild interchange
  • 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 December
  • 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

  • Monaco Street under I-70 and at Stapleton Drive South to close the weekend of Jan. 17 - 20; see detour map
  • Monaco Street to close south of Stapleton Drive South on Jan. 20 for approximately four months; see detour map

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 Dec. 8 and 15, 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

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 Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 8 – Saturday, Dec. 14

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Brighton Boulevard – INTERMITTENTLY CLOSED

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9 through Friday, Dec. 13 each night

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Description: Brighton Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound I-70 – INTERMITTENTLY CLOSED

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 13

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Brighton Boulevard – INTERMITTENTLY CLOSED

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 13

Type of Work: Roadway striping


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, Dec. 8 – Saturday, Dec. 14

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Local Streets


Description: North and southbound Brighton Boulevard between 44th Street and I-70 – Right lane restriction

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9 – Tuesday, Dec. 10

Type of Work: Signal work


Description: North and southbound Brighton Boulevard between 44th Street and I-70 – Various lane restrictions

Date and Time: 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 13

Type of Work: Signal 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, Dec. 8 – Saturday, Dec. 14

Type of Work: Roadway work



Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Monaco Street – CLOSED

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9 through Friday, Dec. 13 each night

Type of Work: Roadway work



Description: Quebec Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 – CLOSED

Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9

Type of Work: Roadway work



Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Quebec Street – CLOSED

Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10 and Wednesday, Dec. 12

Type of Work: Roadway striping



Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp dedicated right turn to northbound Quebec Street – CLOSED

Date and Time: Starting Wednesday, Dec. 11 for an extended period of time

Type of Work: Roadway work


Local Streets


Description: Holly Street under I-70 – CLOSED

Date and Time: Monday, Dec. 9 to Wednesday, Dec. 11

Type of Work: Bridge construction


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, Dec. 9 – Saturday, Dec. 14

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Peoria Street – CLOSED

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Peoria Street – CLOSED

Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Description: Peoria Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 – CLOSED

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Description: Westbound I-70 ramp to I-270 – CLOSED

Date and Time:10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10, Wednesday, Dec. 11 and Thursday, Dec. 12

Type of Work: Sign installation


Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard – CLOSED

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11

Type of Work: Roadway striping

Type of Work:Roadway striping


Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard – CLOSED

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 12

Type of Work: Roadway striping

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Havana Street – CLOSED

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard – CLOSED

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11

Type of Work: Roadway striping

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Description: Eastbound I-70 at I-225 – Double left lane restrictions

Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 7 a.m., Friday, Dec. 13

Type of Work: Utility work


Local Streets


Description: Peoria Street under I- 70 – Lane restrictions

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9 – Friday, Dec. 13

Type of Work: Bridge work


Description: Peoria Street under I- 70 – Lane restrictions

Date and Time: 8:30 p.m. - 5:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9, Wednesday, Dec. 11 and Thursday, December 12

Type of Work: Bridge work


Description: Northbound Peoria Street under I-70 – CLOSED

Date and Time: 10 p.m. - 5 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11 and Thursday, Dec. 12

Type of Work: Utility work


Description: Peoria Street - One lane in each direction

Date and Time: Starting 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13 to 5 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 16

Type of Work: Bridge 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

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