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

  • Josephine Street from 45th to 46th North avenues to close starting Monday, Jan. 24 – mid-February
  • Brighton Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound I-70 to close starting on 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1 – 5 a.m., Monday, Feb. 7

Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard
    • Lane restrictions under I-70
  • Using the key messages from the Public Information Plan
  • 47th Avenue between York and Josephine streets closed through early 2022 for utility work for the City and County of Denver
  • Intermittent closures along 46th South Avenue between York and Clayton streets through spring 2022
  • 46th South Avenue between Madison and Monroe streets closed through Friday, Jan. 14 

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

View Permanent Closures on Google Maps

Nighttime general construction the weeks of Jan. 16 and 22, 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 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, Jan. 16 – Saturday, Jan. 22
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

Local Streets 

  • Description: RTD bike path at approximately 41st Avenue between Colorado Boulevard and Albion Street – flagging operation
  • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 17 - Friday, Jan. 21
  • Type of Work: Construction-related 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, Jan. 16 – Saturday, Jan. 22
  • 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, Jan. 16 – Saturday, Jan. 22
    • 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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