Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

Ongoing Work

  • 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
  • Continued closure of Stapleton Drive North between Dahlia and Holly streets for roadway work through February
  • Dahlia Street CLOSED south of Stapleton Drive South to rebuild intersection
  • 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 under I-70 to close for a weekend in early 2020
  • Westbound 46th Avenue at Steele Street overnight closure on Feb.12
  • Eastbound 46th Avenue at Steele Street overnight closure on Feb. 13
  • Dahlia Street to close under I-70, Feb. 3 – Feb 7
  • Dahlia Street to close north of Stapleton Drive North and under I-70 in mid-February for approximately four months
  • Stapleton Drive North from Holly to Dahlia closing Feb. 24
  • Monaco Street under I-70 to close Feb. 3 – 7 
  • Monaco Street under I-70 and at Stapleton Drive South to close for a weekend in early 2020; see detour map 
  • Monaco Street to close south of Stapleton Drive South; see detour map 

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  Jan. 26 and Feb. 2, 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, Jan. 26 – Saturday, Feb. 1
  • Type of Work: Roadway work
     
  • Description: Colorado Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 - CLOSED
  • Date and Time: Starting 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 – 5:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3
  • Type of Work: Utility work

Local Streets

  • Description: Westbound 46th Avenue from Steele to Clayton streets - CLOSED
  • Date and Time: Starting Sunday, Jan. 26 – mid-March
  • Type of Work: Utility work
  • Description: Fillmore Street at 46th Avenue - CLOSED
  • Date and Time: Starting Sunday, Jan. 26 – mid-April
  • 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, Jan. 26 – Saturday, Feb. 1
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

Local Streets

  • Description: Dahlia Street under I- 70 - CLOSED
  • Date and Time: Sunday, Jan. 26 – Friday, Jan. 31
  • Type of Work: Bridge work  
     
  • Description: Leyden Street at Stapleton Drive North - CLOSED
  • Date and Time: Friday, Jan. 31 – Friday, Feb. 28
  • Type of Work: Roadway 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, Jan. 26 – Saturday Feb. 1
  • Type of Work: Roadway work
     
  • Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard - CLOSED
  • Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 26
  • Type of Work: Roadway work   

  • Description: Peoria Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - CLOSED
  • Date and Time: 8 p.m. - 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 28
  • Type of Work: Roadway work   

Local Streets

  • Description: Southbound Quebec Street under I-70 – Lane restrictions
  • Date and Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27 – Friday, Jan. 31
  • Type of Work: Signal 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 39th Avenue Greenway website for additional 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

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

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