Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

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Upcoming Work

  • York Street between 47th and 46th avenues to close Aug. 18 – Spring 2021
  • Traffic to shift onto new Steele Street bridge late-August
  • Northbound I-225 ramp to westbound I-70 to close overnight Aug. 17, 18, 20 and 21
  • Northbound Colorado Boulevard to Westbound I-70 on-ramp to close in late-August for three-four weeks

Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard
    • Under I-70 one lane in each direction, February 2020 – September 2020
  • Clayton Street between 46th and 47th avenues until Sept. 7
  • Columbine Street between 46th and 47th avenues until August 14
  • Dahlia Street
    • CLOSED under I-70 until Sept. 1
  • Stapleton North and South Drive reduced to one lane for interstate widening
  • Monaco Street
    • CLOSED under I-70 until Oct. 1

See Permanent Closures Here

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 or vibration during the night, call the 24-hour hotline at 833-C70-INFO (833-270-4636). 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. 9 and 16, 2020, 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

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. 9 – Saturday, Aug. 15
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

      Local Streets

      • Description: Brighton Boulevard between eastbound I-70 ramp and 44th Street – CLOSED (all ramps open during daytime)
      • Date and Time: Starting Friday, Aug. 14 through 5 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 18  
      • Type of Work: Roadway work

      • Description: Brighton Boulevard under I-70 – CLOSED (eastbound on- and off-ramps closed)
      • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., Friday, Aug. 14 – Sunday, Aug. 16
      • Type of Work: Roadway work

      • Description: 46th Avenue at Jackson Street - CLOSED
      • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 12 and Thursday, Aug. 13
      • 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, Aug. 9 – Saturday, Aug. 15
      • Type of Work: Roadway work

      Local Streets

        No New Traffic Impacts

          I-70

          • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Lane restrictions between Quebec Street and I-225
          • Date and Time:  7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 9 – Saturday, Aug. 15
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Eastbound I-270 ramp at Quebec Street - CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 11 and Wednesday, Aug. 12
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard - CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Aug. 11
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard - CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Aug. 11
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Central Park Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 - CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Aug. 11
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Central Park Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Aug. 11
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Havana Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Aug. 11
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Havana Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 - CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Aug. 11
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Havana Street - CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Aug. 11
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Havana Street - CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Aug. 11
          • 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., Monday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Aug. 11
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Peoria Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 - CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Aug. 11
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Peoria Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 10 and Tuesday, Aug. 11
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Northbound I-225 to westbound I-70 – CLOSED; detour to Peoria Street
          • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 13 and 10 p.m.- 8 a.m., Friday, Aug. 14
          • Type of Work: Roadway work

          Local Streets

          No New Traffic Impacts

          Project: National Western Center 

          Visit the National Western Center website for additional project information


          Project: City of Denver/39th Avenue Greenway

          Visit the 39th Avenue Greenway website for additional information


          Project: 47th & York Bicycle & Pedestrian Bridge

          Visit the City of Denver website for additional project information


          Central 70 Construction Impacts Map

          Map Legend

          • Red - closure
          • Orange - lane restriction
          • Green - open roadway
          • Grey - permanent closure

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