'duct-work project awarded by Westword
Last September, the Central 70 Project, along other sponsors and partners, held a community event to transform the I-70 viaductThis project was called, 'duct-work. The team worked with more than 20 artists to produce urban art murals along 46th Avenue between Brighton Boulevard and York Street. This project was just named, "Best New Urban-Art Project in Denver " by Westword. Read the full story
Final RFP Released
at March 3, 2017 Meeting
On Mar. 3, 2017, the CDOT Transportation Commission and the HPTE Board approved the issuance of the final Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Central 70 Project at a joint meeting. The final RFP was released to the four shortlisted teams on March 6.
Federal Highway Administration Approves Central 70 Project
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today approved the reconstruction of Interstate 70 through central Denver, concluding a 14-year unprecedented outreach and community engagement process. In the official Record of Decision (ROD), federal transportation officials outlined what will be built, how it will be funded and which environmental and community measures will be implemented. Their approval concludes the federally required National Environmental Protection Act process and allows the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to proceed with its Central 70 Project. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2018.