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Brighton Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 to close this weekend

May 3, 2021 - Denver - Closure planned from 8 p.m., Friday, May 7, to 5 a.m., Monday, May 10.

The Colorado Department of Transportation’s Central 70 Project will close the Brighton Boulevard on-ramp to westbound Interstate 70 from 8 p.m., Friday, May 7, to 5 a.m., Monday, May 10, for paving operations. 

Traffic Impacts

  • Full closure of the Brighton Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 – 8 p.m., Friday, May 7, to 5 a.m., Monday, May 10
    • Motorists traveling southbound on Brighton Boulevard will go west on 47th Avenue, south on Baldwin Court and then head westbound on 46th Avenue to Washington Street for access to westbound I-70.
    • Motorists traveling northbound on Brighton Boulevard will go northwest on 44th Street and then head westbound on 46th Avenue to Washington Street for access to westbound I-70.

This work is weather-dependent and subject to change. 

Detour Map

Closure map of Brighton Blvd. on-ramp to westbound I-70

Remember: Slow for the Cone Zone

The following tips are to help you stay safe while traveling through maintenance and construction work zones.

  • Do not speed in work zones. Obey the posted speed limits.
  • Stay Alert! Expect the unexpected.
  • Watch for workers. Drive with caution.
  • Don't change lanes unnecessarily.
  • Avoid using mobile devices such as phones while driving in work zones.
  • Turn on headlights so that workers and other drivers can see you.
  • Be especially alert at night while driving in work zones.
  • Expect delays, especially during peak travel times.
  • Allow ample space between you and the car in front of you.
  • Anticipate lane shifts and merge when directed to do so.
  • Be patient!