Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

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Upcoming Work

  • Full weekend closure of I-70 between Washington Street and I-270 in spring 2021
  • I-70 traffic to shift into the new lowered section in spring 2021
  • Steele Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 to close in spring 2021
  • I-70 eastbound off-ramp to Steele/Vasquez to close in spring 2021
  • Colorado Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 to close for approximately one week in spring 2021
  • Final paving of Stapleton North and South drives in spring 2021

 Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard
    • Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Brighton Boulevard closed to spring 2021
    • Lane restrictions under I-70
  • York Street closed for a half block north of 46th Avenue until May
  • Steele Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 closed until spring 2021
  • Dahlia and Monaco streets under I-70 closed until summer 2021
  • Lane restrictions on Stapleton North and South drives

      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 April 18 and 25, 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
      • 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 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, April 18 - Saturday, April 24
        • Type of Work: Roadway work

        Local Streets

        • Description: York Street between 47th and 48th avenue – one-lane road with flaggers
        • Date and Time: 24/7 closure through Friday, April 30
        • Type of Work: Utility work
           
        • Description: Intermittent closures on Williams, High, Vine, Race and Gaylord streets from 47th to 48th avenues
        • Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, April 19 – Friday, April 23
        • Type of Work: Denver Water lead pipe replacement program
           
        • Description: 46th Avenue between York and Monroe – one-lane road with flaggers
        • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m., - 3:30 p.m., Monday, April 19 – Friday, April 23
        • 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, April 18 - Saturday, April 24
            • 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, April 18 - Saturday, April 24
                  • 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: Globeville Levee Improvements 

                          Visit the City and County 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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