Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

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Upcoming Work

  • Quebec Street under I-70 to close overnight from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., Wednesday, March 3, Thursday, March 4 and Friday, March 5
  • Quebec Street under I-70 and eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Quebec Street to close for a weekend starting 10 p.m., Friday, March 12 – 5 a.m., Monday, March 15
  • Dahlia and Monaco streets under I-70 to close at 5 p.m., March 5 through summer 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 late March
  • Steele Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 closed to spring 2021
  • Dahlia and Monaco under I-70 closed until Feb. 24  
  • 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 Feb. 21 and 28, 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 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, Feb. 21 - Saturday, Feb. 27
      • Type of Work: Roadway work

      Local Streets

      • Description: 45th Avenue between Steele and Cook streets lane shifts
      • Date and Time: Eastbound - 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 22 – Thursday, Feb. 25
      • Type of Work: Utility work
      • Description: Fillmore Street between 45th and 46th avenues – One lane road with flaggers
      • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 22 – Thursday, Feb. 25
      • 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, Feb. 21 - Saturday, Feb. 27
          • Type of Work: Roadway work

          Local Streets

          • Description: Holly under I-70 - CLOSED; see detour map
          • Date and Time: 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24 – 5 p.m., Friday, March 5
          • Type of Work: Bridge work

              I-70

              • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 and I-270 – Lane restrictions between Quebec Street and I-225 (including off- and on-ramps)
              • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Feb. 21 - Saturday, Feb. 27
              • 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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