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Traffic and Construction Impacts

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See below for this week’s traffic impacts and upcoming work. Nighttime only work is purple. View all current traffic impacts on the interactive map.

Expect ramp closures overnight. Detour to the next ramp.
 
Construction activities are weather and site condition dependent and schedules are subject to change.


Visit the Bye-a-duct webpage to learn more about viaduct demolition.

Upcoming Work

  • Southbound Colorado Boulevard bridge to close from 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24 through 5 a.m., Monday, Sept. 27 for bridge work

 Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard
    • Lane restrictions under I-70
  • 46th South Avenue closed between Josephine and Columbine streets until Thursday, Sept. 30
  • 46th South Avenue closed between York and Josephine streets closed through late-September
  • York Street under the viaduct closed through late-September
  • Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Steele Street closed through mid-September

      See Permanent Closures Here

      • For a broader list of construction activities/traffic impacts in the Globeville Elyria-Swansea check out Navigate North Denver

      Nighttime general construction the weeks of Sept. 16 and  26, 2021, 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
      • 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 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

      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. 19 – Saturday, Sept. 25
      • Type of Work: Roadway work
      • Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Colorado Boulevard – CLOSED
      • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 20, Wednesday, Sept. 22 and Friday, Sept. 24
      • Type of Work: Paving 

        Local Streets 

        • Description: York Street between 47th and 48th avenues - CLOSED
        • Date and Time: Started Monday, Sept. 13 through November
        • Type of Work: Utility work 
           
        • Description: Steele Street bridge - CLOSED
        • Date and Time: Starting 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17 – 5 a.m., Monday, Sept. 20
        • Type of Work: Paving
           
        • Description: Southbound Colorado Boulevard between 48th and 46th avenues – Left lane restrictions
        • Date and Time: Monday, Sept. 20 and Tuesday, Sept. 21
        • Type of Work: Roadway work 
        • Description: Southbound Colorado Boulevard bridge – CLOSED
        • Date and Time: 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24 – 5 a.m., Monday, Sept. 27
        • Type of Work: Paving

                        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. 19 – Saturday, Sept. 25
                        • Type of Work: Roadway work
                           
                        • Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Quebec Street – CLOSED
                        • Date and Time: 11 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 21
                        • Type of Work: Electrical work

                        Local Streets

                        • Description: Forest Street at Stapleton South Drives – CLOSED
                        • Date and Time: Starting 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17 – noon, Sunday, Sept. 19
                        • Type of Work: Roadway work

                                  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, Sept. 19 – Saturday, Sept. 25
                                  • 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.

                                        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.