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
  • Columbine Street and 46th Avenue intersection CLOSED; 46th Avenue and Columbine bridge scheduled to reopen end of October
  • 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 until early December
  • Holly Street CLOSED south of Stapleton Drive until Oct. 29
  • 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

  • Traffic shift on Brighton Boulevard around I-70 interchange on Oct. 28
  • Josephine Street to close north of 46th Avenue for bridge construction following opening of Columbine Street
  • Dahlia Street to close south of Stapleton Drive South in late October (after Holly Street and Stapleton Drive South opens) for approximately three months
  • Holly Street to close under I-70 for three days during the week of Oct. 27
  • Monaco Street to close under I-70 and at Stapleton Drive South on Nov. 1 - 4
  • Monaco Street to close south of Stapleton Drive South on Nov. 4 for approximately three months
  • Access to eastbound I-70 from Stapleton Drive South will be relocated from east of Monaco Street to east of Kearney Street on Oct. 21
  • Overnight closure of Quebec Street under I-70
  • Overnight closures of Peoria Street under I-70 to set bridge beams on Oct. 29 and 30

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
  • Permanent closure of 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 Oct. 20 and 27, 2019 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 – Various lane restrictions between Quebec Street and I-225

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 20 – Saturday, Oct. 26

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Brighton Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - CLOSED

Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Colorado Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - CLOSED

Date and Time: Starting Friday, Oct. 25 – Monday, Oct. 28

Type of Work: Roadway work


Local Streets


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

Date and Time: Sunday, Oct. 20 – Saturday, Oct. 26

Type of Work: Utility work


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

Date and Time: Monday, Oct.14 – Friday, Oct. 18

Type of Work: Utility work


Description: 46th Avenue between Madison Street and railroad crossing – Lane restrictions with flaggers

Date and Time: Through Tuesday, Oct. 22

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, Oct. 20 – Saturday, Oct. 26

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Monaco Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 – Shifted toward Holly Street;

Date and Time: Monday night, Oct. 21

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Local Streets


Description: Colorado Boulevard and 48th Avenue intersection – Lane restrictions

Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 21 – Friday, Oct. 25

Type of Work: Traffic signal work


Description: Monaco Street – Right lane restriction between Stapleton Drive North and South

Date and Time: Monday, Oct.21 – Saturday, Oct. 26

Type of Work: Utility work


I-70


Description: Chambers Road on-ramp to westbound I-70 – CLOSED

Date and Time: Starting 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25 – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 28

Type of Work: Roadway work


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, Oct. 20 – Saturday, Oct. 26

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Quebec Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 - CLOSED

Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 21

Type of Work: Roadway striping


Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Quebec Street - CLOSED

Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Central Park Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 - CLOSED

Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22

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, Oct. 20

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard - CLOSED

Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 20

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Northbound I-225 off-ramp to westbound I-70 – two lanes CLOSED

Date and Time: Starting 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18 – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 21

Type of Work: Roadway work


I-270


Description: Eastbound I-270 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard – CLOSED

Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 20 and Monday, Oct. 21

Type of Work: Roadway work


Description: Eastbound I-270 – Lane restriction between Quebec Street and Central Park Boulevard on- and off-ramps

Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 20

Type of Work: Roadway work


Local Streets


No new traffic impacts


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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