Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

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Upcoming Work

  • Brighton Boulevard to close between eastbound I-70 ramp and 44th Street- Aug. 14 – 17
    • Brighton to close under I-70 overnight Aug. 14, 15, 16
  • York Street between 47th and 46th avenues to close Aug. 17 – Spring 2021
  • Traffic to shift onto new Steele Street bridge mid-August
  • Eastbound I-270 to eastbound I-70 at Central Park Boulevard to close overnight Aug. 13 - Aug. 22
  • Northbound I-225 ramp to westbound I-70 to close overnight Aug. 10, 11, 12

Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard
    • Under I-70 one lane in each direction, February 2020 – September 2020
  • Clayton Street between 46th and 47th avenues until Sept. 7
  • Columbine Street between 46th and 47th avenues until Aug. 16
  • Dahlia Street
    • CLOSED under I-70 until September
  • Stapleton North and South Drive reduced to one lane for interstate widening
  • Monaco Street
    • CLOSED under I-70 until October

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  Aug. 2 and 9, 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, Aug. 3 – Saturday, Aug. 8
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

      Local Streets

      • Description: Josephine Street between 47th and 46th avenues – Left lane restriction
      • Date and Time:  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 3 – Friday, Aug. 7
      • Type of Work: Utility 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, Aug. 3 – Saturday, Aug. 7
      • 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, Aug. 3 – Saturday, Aug. 7
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Quebec Street - CLOSED
          • Date and Time:  9 p.m. – 8 a.m., Friday, Aug. 7 and Saturday, Aug. 8
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Northbound I-225 ramp to westbound I-70 – CLOSED; detour to Peoria Street
          • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 3 – Thursday, Aug. 6; 10 p.m. – 8 a.m., Friday, Aug. 7; and midnight – 8 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 8
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Chambers Road on-ramp to westbound I-70 - CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 3 – Thursday, Aug. 6; 10 p.m. – 8 a.m., Friday, Aug. 7; and 11 p.m. – 8 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 8
          • 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

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