US 85 (Santa Fe Drive) Widening from Hampden Avenue to Lipan Street

Project Facts

  • Cost: $2.9 million
  • Contractor: Jalisco International
  • Timeline: July - November 2018
  • Location:
    1. On US 85 from Hampden Avenue north to Lipan Street
    2. At US 85 and Dartmouth Avenue

US 85 from Hampden Avenue north to Lipan Street in Arapahoe County

Crews on this project will widen portions of US Highway 85 (aka, Santa Fe Drive) to accommodate acceleration lanes and and shoulders:

  1. Crews will add acceleration lanes to southbound US 85 between Hampden Avenue and Lipan Street.
  2. Crews will add two, 16-foot lanes with shoulders from westbound Hampden Avenue to southbound US 85.

Crews will also:

  • install new traffic signals;
  • add pedestrian crossings at US 85 and Dartmouth Avenue; and
  • replace concrete slabs and curb ramps to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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