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

  • Southbound Steele Street/Vazquez Boulevard at 48th Avenue to close 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26 – 5 a.m., Monday, Aug. 29; detour to Colorado Boulevard to 46th North Avenue
  • Westbound I-70 between I-270 and Brighton Boulevard to close from 10 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26 – 5 a.m., Monday, Aug. 29

Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard
    • Lane restrictions under I-70
  • 48th Avenue west of Steele Street/Vasquez Boulevard closed through mid-September
  • Clayton Street closed between 45th and 46th avenues through Aug. 19
  • 45th Avenue between Steele and St. Paul streets closed through Wednesday, Aug. 17

View Permanent Closures on Google Map

Nighttime general construction the weeks of Aug. 14 and 21, 2022, will occur at the following locations:

  • Washington Street and I-70 interchange
  • Brighton Boulevard and I-70 interchange
  • 46th Avenue and Union Pacific Railroad crossing
  • I-70 and 46th Avenue between York Street and Colorado Boulevard
  • East 45th North and South drives (previously named Stapleton N and S drives) between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street
  • I-70 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, Aug. 14 – Saturday, Aug. 20
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

  • Description: Brighton Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 – CLOSED 
  • Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 15
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

Local Streets 

  • No new traffic impacts

          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, Aug. 14 – Saturday, Aug. 20
          • 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, Aug. 14 – Saturday, Aug. 20
            • 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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