Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

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Upcoming Work

  • I-70 to close overnight between I-25 and I-270 on Oct. 1 and 2; see detour map 
  • Northbound Colorado to Westbound I-70 on-ramp to close overnight on Oct. 1 and 2
  • Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Colorado Boulevard to close for a weekend in October

Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard
    • Under I-70 one lane in each direction
  • York Street between 46th and 47th avenues until Spring 2021
  • Colorado Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 closed until 5:30 a.m. Sept. 24
  • Dahlia Street
    • CLOSED under I-70 until Oct. 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  and Sept. 20 and 27, 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 (including off-and on-ramps)
  • Date and Time:  7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 20 – through Saturday, Sept. 26
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

      Local Streets

      • Description: Josephine Street between 46th and 47th avenues – Lane restrictions with no on-street parking (flaggers will allow traffic in both directions)
      • Date and Time:  8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27
      • Type of Work: Utility 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, Sept. 20 – through Saturday, Sept. 26
        • 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 (including off-and on-ramps)
                  • Date and Time:  7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 20 – through Saturday, Sept. 26
                  • Type of Work: Roadway work
                  • Description: Northbound I-225 to westbound I-70 - CLOSED
                  • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., Friday, Sept. 25 and Saturday, Sept. 26  
                  • 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

                        Click on individual impacts for additional information and zoom in for more detail.


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