Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

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Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard is one lane in each direction around I-70 to rebuild interchange
  • Columbine Street and 46th Avenue intersection CLOSED through late October
  • Fillmore Street CLOSED for a half block north of 46th Avenue for bridge construction
  • Continued closure of Stapleton Drive North between Dahlia and Holly streets for roadway work
  • Holly Street CLOSED south of Stapleton Drive through late October
  • Stapleton Drive North and South reduced to one lane for interstate widening
  • Continued work at the Peoria Street and I-70 interchange, including construction of the new I-70 bridge

Upcoming Work

  • Josephine Street to close north of 46th Avenue for bridge construction following opening of Columbine Street (late October)
  • Colorado Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound I-70 to close for a weekend on Oct. 25 - 28
  • Dahlia Street to close south of Stapleton Drive South in late October (after Holly Street and Stapleton Drive South opens) for approximately three months
  • Holly Street to close under I-70 for three days in late October
  • Monaco Street to close under I-70 and at Stapleton Drive South in early November
  • Monaco Street to close south of Stapleton Drive South in early November for approximately three months
  • Access to eastbound I-70 from Stapleton Drive South to be relocated from east of Monaco Street to east of Kearney Street on Oct. 18
  • Oneida Street to close at Stapleton Drive South for approximately one month starting in late October
  • Overnight closure of Quebec Street under I-70
  • Lane restriction on eastbound I-270 flyover for a weekend, Oct. 18 - 21
  • Overnight closures of Peoria Street under I-70 to set bridge beams
  • Northbound I-225 to westbound I-70 to close for a weekend, Oct. 18 - 21
  • Double left lane closures on I-70 between Havana Street and I-225 from Oct. 25 - 28

Permanent Closures

  • 46th Avenue between Brighton Boulevard and York Street
  • York Street on-ramp to westbound I-70
  • Thompson Court between 46th Avenue and Project sound wall to the north
  • Vasquez Boulevard frontage road west of Steele Street
  • 46th Avenue between Jackson Street and ramp to southbound Colorado Boulevard - Access to businesses maintained
  • Permanent closure of southbound 46th Avenue from 48th Avenue to Stapleton Drive North (east of Colorado Boulevard)
  • Airlawn Road between Stapleton Drive South and Niagara Street

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 during the night call the 24-hour hotline at 833-C70-INFO (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 Oct. 13 and 20, 2019 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
      • Peoria Street

Construction activities are weather and site-condition dependent, and schedules are subject to change.

I-70


Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Various lane restrictions between Quebec Street and I-225

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 – Saturday, Oct. 19

Type of Work: Roadway work


Local Streets


Description: Northbound Brighton Boulevard – Right lane restriction at I-70 interchange

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 14 – Friday, Oct. 18

Type of Work: Utility work


Description: Josephine Street – Right lane restriction between 46th and 47th avenues

Date and Time: Monday, Oct.14 – Friday, Oct. 18

Type of Work: Utility work


Description: 46th Avenue between Madison Street and railroad crossing – Lane restrictions with flaggers

Date and Time: Through Monday, Oct. 14

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, Oct. 13 – Saturday, Oct. 19

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Monaco Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 – CLOSED

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Local Streets


Description: Kearney Street – Right lane restriction between 42nd Avenue and Stapleton Drive South

Date and Time: Monday, Oct.14 – Friday, Oct. 18

Type of Work: Utility work


I-70


Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Various lane restrictions between Quebec Street and I-225

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 – Saturday, Oct. 19

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Quebec Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - CLOSED

Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Description: Central Park Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - CLOSED

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 and Monday, Oct. 14

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Central Park Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 - CLOSED

Date and Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard - CLOSED

Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Havana Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - CLOSED

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13, Monday, Oct. 14 and Wednesday, Oct. 16

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Havana Street - CLOSED

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Havana Street - CLOSED

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13, Monday, Oct. 14, Thursday, Oct. 17 and Friday, Oct. 18

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard - CLOSED

Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Havana Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 - CLOSED

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 17 and Friday, Oct. 18

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Peoria Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 - CLOSED

Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 and Monday, Oct. 14

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Peoria Street- CLOSED

Date and Time: Starting 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11 through 5:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 14

Type of Work: Utility work


I-270


Description: Eastbound I-270 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard – CLOSED

Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 and Monday, Oct. 14

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Eastbound I-270 – Lane restriction between Quebec Street and Central Park Boulevard ramps

Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13 and Monday, Oct. 14

Type of Work: Roadway work


Local Streets


Description: Peoria Street – Right lane restriction under I-70

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 14 and Tuesday, Oct. 15

Type of Work: Bridge construction


Project: City of Denver/North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative (NDCC) - Brighton Boulevard

Visit the City of Denver/NDCC website for additional project information


Project: National Western Center - Brighton Boulevard

Visit the National Western Center website for additional project information


Project: Xcel Energy - North Metro Natural Gas Pipeline

Visit the Xcel Energy website for additional project information


Project: City of Denver/39th Avenue Greenway

Visit the City of Denver/Department of Public Works website for additional project information


Project: 47th & York Bicycle & Pedestrian Bridge

Visit the City of Denver/NDCC website for additional project information

Central 70 Construction Impacts Map

Map Legend

  • Red - closure
  • Orange - lane restriction
  • Grey - permanent closure

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