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
  • Continued utility work on 46th Avenue between York and Steele streets requiring intermittent intersection closures
  • Thompson Court permanently closed between 46th Avenue and Project sound wall to the north
  • Vasquez Boulevard frontage road west of Steele Street is permanently closed
  • Continued closure of Stapleton Drive North between Dahlia and Holly streets for roadway work
  • Stapleton Drive North and South reduced to one lane for interstate widening
  • Continued work on the I-70 bridges over Holly, Dahlia and Monaco streets, requiring lane restrictions and closures
  • Airlawn Road permanently closed between Stapleton Drive South and Niagara Street
  • Continued work at the Peoria Street and I-70 interchange, including construction of the new I-70 bridge
  • Construction of the new I-270 flyover structure

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


Upcoming Work

  • Utilities continue to be installed along 46th Avenue on the south side for the next few weeks. The following streets will close at 46th Avenue. Access for residents will be maintained from 45th Avenue
    • Columbine Street
    • Thompson Street
    • Clayton Street
    • Fillmore Street
  • Columbine and Clayton streets to close between 46th Avenue and the Project sound wall to the north from June – August for bridge construction
  • 46th Avenue between Jackson Street and ramp to southbound Colorado Boulevard to permanently close on Monday, May 20. Access to businesses will be maintained
  • Monaco and Holly streets closed between Stapleton Drive North and South to rebuild the I-70 bridges
    • Monaco Street, Tuesday, May 28 – Sunday, June 2
    • Holly Street, Monday, June 3 for an extended period of time

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 May 19 and 26, 2019 will occur at the following locations:

    • Brighton Boulevard and I-70 interchange
    • 46th Avenue and Union Pacific Railroad crossing
    • 46th Avenue between York Street and Colorado Boulevard
    • I-70 between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street
    • Colorado Boulevard between 44th and 48th avenues
    • Stapleton Drive (north and south) between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street
  • I-70 between Quebec Street and I-225 interchange
    • Peoria Street
    • I-270 flyover

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, May 19 – Saturday, May 25

Type of Work: Roadway work


Local Streets


Description: Vasquez Boulevard – Northbound lane restrictions between 45th and 46th avenues

Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, May 19

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Clayton and Fillmore streets – Lane restrictions at 46th Avenue

Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, May 20

Type of Work: Signal work


Description: York, Josephine and Columbine streets – Lane restrictions north of 46th Avenue; watch for flaggers

Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday, May 20 – Friday, May 24

Type of Work: Roadway work


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

Date and Time: Monday, May 20 – Friday, May 24

Type of Work: Utility installation


Description: 46th Avenue – Lane restrictions between York and Steele streets; watch for flaggers

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday, May 20 – Friday, May 24

Type of Work: Earth work


Description: Vasquez Boulevard – North and southbound lane restrictions between 48th Avenue and Steele Street

Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 7 a.m., Sunday, May 19

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Vasquez Boulevard – Southbound lane restrictions between 45th and 46th avenues

Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 7 a.m., Sunday, May 19

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Vasquez Boulevard – Southbound lane restrictions between 48th and 45th avenues

Date and Time: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, May 19

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Columbine Street - Closed between 45th and 46th avenues

Date and Time: Saturday, May 18 - Sunday, May 19

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, May 19 – Saturday, May 25

Type of Work: Roadway work


Local Streets

None


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, May 19 – Saturday, May 25

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Eastbound I-70 on-ramp at Peoria Street - Closed

Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, May 19 - Monday, May 20

Type of Work: Roadway work


Local Streets

Description: North and southbound Peoria Street – Left lane restrictions under I-70

Date and Time: 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24

Type of Work: Bridge work



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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