Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

Ongoing Work

  • Westbound 46th Avenue between Steele and Clayton streets CLOSED until mid-March
  • Josephine Street CLOSED for a half block north of 46th Avenue for bridge construction until summer 2020
  • Fillmore Street CLOSED for a half block north of 46th Avenue for bridge construction until summer 2020
  • Fillmore Street CLOSED between 45th and 46th avenues until mid-April
  • Dahlia Street CLOSED south of Stapleton Drive South to rebuild intersection
  • Leyden Street CLOSED at Stapleton Drive North through late-February
  • 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

  • Brighton Boulevard switches to one lane in each direction under I-70 on March 1 for an extended period of time
  • Left lane restriction on southbound Colorado Boulevard at the westbound I-70 off-ramp for approximately four days
  • Right lane restriction on Colorado Boulevard at 48th Avenue intersection in early March
  • Monaco Street south of Stapleton Drive South to close in April for approximately two months
  • Monaco Street under I-70 to close March 6 through spring 2020
  • Right lane restriction on northbound Peoria Street under I-70 for a week in March

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
  • 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  Feb. 23 and March 1, 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
    • Peoria Street

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, Feb. 23 – Saturday, Feb. 29
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

  • Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Brighton Boulevard – Lane restriction
  • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24, Tuesday, Feb. 25
  • Type of Work: Signal work

  • Description: Steele Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 24 and Tuesday, Feb. 25
  • Type of Work: Utility work

Local Streets

  • Description: Brighton Boulevard between 44th Street and 47th Avenue – Lane restrictions
  • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24 – Friday, Feb. 28
  • Type of Work: Signal work

  • Description: Brighton Boulevard under I-70 – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: Starting 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 – 5 a.m. Monday, March 3
  • Type of Work: Bridge demolition work

  • Description: 48th Avenue between Race Street and Claude Court - Single lane closures with flagger 
  • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24 – Friday, Feb. 28 
  • Type of work: Utility relocation

  • Description: York Street between 46th and 47th avenues – Left lane restrictions
  • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24 – Wednesday, Feb. 26
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

  • Description: Josephine Street between 45th and 46th Avenues – Lane restriction
  • Date and Time: Starting 8:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24 – 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26
  • Type of Work: Utility work

  • Description: 45th Avenue, east of Steele Street to 7-11 driveway – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: Wednesday, Feb. 26 – Wednesday, March 4
  • Type of Work: Utility work

  • Description: Alley between Josephine and Columbine streets from 44th to 45th avenues – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24 - Friday, Feb. 28
  • 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, Feb. 23 – Saturday, Feb. 29
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

  • Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Quebec Street – Right lane restriction
  • Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28
  • Type of Work: Signal work

  • Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Quebec Street – Right lane restriction
  • Date and Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28
  • Type of Work: Signal work

Local Streets

  • Description: Dahlia Street north of Stapleton Drive North and under I-70 – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: Wednesday, Feb. 19 for approximately four months
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

  • Description: Ivy Street at Stapleton Drive North – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: Friday, Feb. 28 for approximately one month
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

  • Description: Quebec Street under I-70 – Right lane restrictions
  • Date and Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28
  • Type of Work: Signal work

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, Feb. 23 – Saturday, Feb. 29
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

  • Description: Eastbound I-270 ramp to eastbound I-70 – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 27
  • Type of Work: Utility work

  • Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 27
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

  • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 off-ramp to Peoria Street – Right lane restrictions
  • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21
  • Type of Work: Bridge work

  • Description: Chambers Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 23
  • Type of Work: Traffic shift

  • Description: Northbound I-225 ramp to westbound I-70 – CLOSED
  • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 23
  • Type of Work: Traffic Shift

Local Streets

  • No new traffic impacts

Project: National Western Center 

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 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
  • Grey - permanent closure

Click on individual impacts for additional information and zoom in for more detail.


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