Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

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Upcoming Work

  • York Street between 47th and 46th avenues to close August 17 – Spring 2021
  • Columbine Street to close between 46th and 47th avenues July 13 – August 16
  • Clayton Street to close between 46th and 47th avenues July 17 – August 16
  • Traffic to shift onto new Steele Street bridge in late-July
  • 46th Avenue loop ramp to westbound I-70 near Steele Street to close permanently July 27
  • Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Chambers Road to close overnight July 21
  • Chambers Road on-ramp to eastbound I-70 to close overnight July 22, 23 and 24

Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard
    • Under I-70 one lane in each direction, February 2020 – September 2020
  • Josephine Street
    • CLOSED for a half block north of 46th Avenue for bridge construction until July 13
  • Fillmore Street
    • CLOSED for a half block north of 46th Avenue for bridge construction until July 17
  • Dahlia Street
    • CLOSED south of Stapleton South Drive until late-July
    • CLOSED under I-70 until August
  • Kearney Street at Stapleton South Drive CLOSED until July 17
  • Stapleton North and South Drive reduced to one lane for interstate widening
  • Monaco Street
    • CLOSED under I-70 until early August

    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  July 12 and 19, 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
    • Date and Time:  7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, July 12– Saturday, July 18
    • Type of Work: Roadway work

        Local Streets

        • Description: Monroe Street between 46th North and South avenues – Lane restriction
        • Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, July 13
        • Type of Work: Roadway work
           
        • Description: Colorado Boulevard southbound between 46th and 48th avenues – Right lane restriction
        • Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, July 13
        • Type of Work: Roadway work  

        I-70

        • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Lane restrictions between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street
        • Date and Time:  7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, July 12– Saturday, July 18
        • 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
            • Date and Time:  7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, July 12– Saturday, July 18
            • Type of Work: Roadway work
               
            • Description: Northbound I-225 ramp to eastbound I-70 - CLOSED; detour to westbound I-70, exit at Peoria Street and use on-ramp to eastbound I-70
            • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 15
            • Type of Work: Roadway work
               
            • Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Chambers Road - CLOSED
            • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 15
            • 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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