Projects

Traffic and Construction Impacts

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Upcoming Work

  • York Street from 48th to 47th avenues to close through fall 2021 starting in early-July
  • Local street closures in West area for viaduct demolition
    • 46th South Avenue to close between Steele and Cook streets beginning in early-July for approximately one month for viaduct demolition 
  • Holly street under I-70 to open in late-June
  • Monaco street under I-70 to open in late-June
  • Dahlia street under I-70 to open in early-July
  • Final paving of Stapleton North and South drives in spring 2021 requiring overnight closures
    • Stapleton South Drive from eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Holly Street to Holly Street closed overnights, Monday, June 28 and Tuesday, June 29
  • Westbound I-70 from I-270 to Colorado Boulevard to close for a weekend in July for paving
  • Eastbound I-70 from Brighton Boulevard to I-270 to close for a weekend in July for paving

 Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard
    • Lane restrictions under I-70
  • 46th South Avenue closed between Columbine and Fillmore streets through early-July 
  • Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Steele Street closed for several months
  • Lane restrictions on Stapleton North and South drives

    See Permanent Closures Here

    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 or vibration during the night, call the 24-hour hotline at 833-C70-INFO (833-270-4636). 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 June 20 and 27, 2021, 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

      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 or vibration during the night, call the 24-hour hotline at 833-C70-INFO (833-270-4636). DDPHE regulates the noise variance and residents may also call the city at 3-1-1. There is additional information about the variance here.

      I-70

      • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Lane restrictions between I-25 and Colorado Boulevard (including off- and on-ramps)
      • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, June 20 – Saturday, June 26
      • Type of WorkRoadway work

            Local Streets

            • Description: Fillmore Street under viaduct – CLOSED
            • Date and Time: Starting Monday, June 21 – early-July
            • Type of Work: Viaduct demolition
            • Description: Columbine Street under viaduct – CLOSED   
            • Date and Time: Started Tuesday, June 1 – early July
            • Type of Work: Viaduct demolition
               
            • Description: 46th South Avenue from Josephine to Columbine streets – CLOSED   
            • Date and Time: Starting Thursday, June 24 – early-July
            • Type of Work: Viaduct demolition

                          I-70

                          • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 – Lane restrictions between Colorado Boulevard and Quebec Street (including off- and on-ramps)
                          • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, June 20 – Saturday, June 26
                          • Type of Work: Roadway work
                          • Description: Holly Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 – CLOSED
                          • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 22 and Wednesday, June 23
                          • Type of Work: Utility work
                          • Description: Quebec Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 – CLOSED
                          • Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, June 21 
                          • Type of Work: Utility work

                              Local Streets

                              • Description: Stapleton North Drive from Holly to Forest streets – CLOSED
                              • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Wednesday, June 23
                              • Type of Work: Paving
                              • Description: Stapleton North Drive from Forest to Dahlia streets and Dahlia Street under I-70 – CLOSED
                              • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Wednesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 24
                              • Type of Work: Paving
                              • Description: Stapleton North Drive from Dahlia Street to 48th Avenue – CLOSED
                              • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Thursday, June 24 and Friday, June 25
                              • Type of Work: Paving
                              • Description: Stapleton South Drive from Dahlia Street to eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Holly Street – CLOSED
                              • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26
                              • Type of Work: Paving

                                        I-70

                                        • Description: Eastbound and westbound I-70 and I-270 – Occasional lane restrictions between Quebec Street and I-225 (including off- and on-ramps)
                                        • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, June 20 – Saturday, June 26
                                        • Type of Work: Roadway work
                                        • Description: Central Park Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 – CLOSED
                                        • Date and Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday, June 21 – Wednesday, June 23
                                        • Type of Work: Roadway work

                                                  Local Streets

                                                    No new traffic impacts

                                                      Project: National Western Center 

                                                      Visit the National Western Center website for additional project information.

                                                      Project: Globeville Levee Improvements 

                                                      Visit the City and County of Denver website for additional project information.


                                                      Central 70 Construction Impacts Map

                                                      Map Legend

                                                      • Red - closure
                                                      • Orange - lane restriction
                                                      • Green - open roadway
                                                      • Grey - permanent closure

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