Traffic & Construction Impacts

Construction Location & Area

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Expect ramp closures overnight. Detour to the next ramp.

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

Upcoming Work

  • Southbound Steele Street/Vazquez Boulevard at 48th Avenue to close 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26 – 5 a.m., Monday, Aug. 29; detour to Colorado Boulevard to 46th North Avenue
  • Westbound I-70 between I-270 and Brighton Boulevard to close from 10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26 – 5 a.m., Monday, Aug. 29

Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard
    • Lane restrictions under I-70
  • 48th Avenue west of Steele Street/Vazquez Boulevard closed through mid-September
    • 45th Avenue between Steele and St. Paul streets closed through Wednesday, Aug. 17

View Permanent Closures on Google Map

Nighttime general construction the weeks of Aug. 7 and 14, 2022, 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
  • East 45th North and South drives (previously named Stapleton N and S drives) between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street
  • I-70 between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street
  • I-70 between Quebec Street and I-225 interchange

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 online here

I-70

  • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Lane restrictions between I-25 and Colorado Boulevard (including off- and on-ramps)
  • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug.7 – Saturday, 13
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

  • Description: Colorado Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound I-70 – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 11
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

Local Streets

  • Description: Clayton Street between 45th and 47th avenues – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: Started Saturday, July 30 through mid- Aug.
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

  • Description: 45th Avenue (previously named Stapleton South Drive) at Colorado Boulevard – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 11
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

          I-70 

          • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Lane restrictions between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street (including off- and on-ramps)
          • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug.7 – Saturday, Aug. 13
          • Type of Work: Roadway work

          Local Streets

          • No new traffic impacts

            I-70

            • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 and I-270 – Occasional lane restrictions between Quebec Street and I-225 (including off- and on-ramps)
            • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug.7 – Saturday, Aug. 13
            • Type of Work: Roadway work

            Local Streets

            • No new traffic impacts

                Project: National Western Center 


                Map Legend

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

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