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Traffic and Construction Impacts

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Upcoming Work

  • York Street between 47th and 46th avenues to close in late-June for bridge construction
  • Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Steele Street and Vasquez Boulevard to permanently close June 29
  • Traffic to shift onto new Colorado Boulevard Bridge in mid-June
  • Dahlia/Holly/Monaco Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 to be relocated just west of Forest Street in mid-June; Current on-ramp just west of Dahlia Street to permanently close
  • Quebec Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 to close June 19 –  21
  • Quebec Street under I-70 to close overnight June 1, June 2, and June 6

Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard
    • Under I-70 one lane in each direction, Feb. 2020 – June 2020
  • 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
  • 46th Avenue CLOSED between Steele and Garfield streets through June
  • Dahlia Street
    • CLOSED north of Stapleton North Drive until June
    • CLOSED south of Stapleton South Drive until late-June   
    • CLOSED under I-70 until August
  • Ivy Street at Stapleton South Drive CLOSED until June
  • Kearney Street at Stapleton South Drive CLOSED until mid-June
  • Stapleton North and South Drive reduced to one lane for interstate widening
  • Monaco Street
    • CLOSED south of Stapleton South Drive until June 8
    • CLOSED under I-70 until August
  • Continued work at the Peoria Street and I-70 interchange

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  May 24 and 31, 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., Tuesday, May 26 – Saturday, May 30
  • Type of Work: Roadway work
     
  • Description: Steele Street on-ramp to westbound I-70
  • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 26 – Thursday, May 28
  • Type of Work: Bridge work

      Local Streets

      • Description: York Street between 48th and 46th avenues – Lane restriction
      • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 26 and Wednesday, May 27
      • Type of Work: Roadway and utility work   
         
      • Description: 46th Avenue at Clayton Street - One lane road
      • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 26
      • Type of Work: Roadway work   
         
      • Description: 46th Avenue between Clayton and Steele streets - One lane road with flaggers
      • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 26 – Thursday, May 28
      • Type of Work: Roadway work   
         
      • Description: Clayton Street between 46th and 47th avenues - CLOSED
      • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., nightly from Tuesday, May 26 through Thursday, May 28
      • Type of Work: Bridge work   
         
      • Description: Steele Street between 48th Avenue and I-70 – Left lane restriction
      • Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 7 a.m., Tuesday, May 26 - Thursday, May 28
      • Type of Work: Bridge work   
         
      • Description: 46th Avenue at Jackson Street– CLOSED
      • Date and Time: Starting Tuesday, May 26 – Friday, May 29
      • Type of Work: Roadway 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., Tuesday, May 26 – Saturday, May 30
      • Type of Work: Roadway work

        Local Streets

        • Description: Quebec Street under I-70 – CLOSED
        • Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 6 a.m. Thursday, May 28
        • Type of Work: Utility 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., Tuesday, May 26 – Saturday, May 30
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to westbound I-270 – CLOSED
          • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 6 a.m., Wednesday, May 27 and Thursday, May 28
          • Type of Work: Roadway work
             
          • Description: Northbound I-225 off-ramp to westbound I-70 – CLOSED; detour to Peoria Street
          • Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 26 and Wednesday, May 27
          • Type of Work: Roadway work

          Local Streets

          No new traffic impacts 

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          Visit the National Western Center website for additional project information


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          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 website for additional project information


          Central 70 Construction Impacts Map

          Map Legend

          • Red - closure
          • Orange - lane restriction
          • Grey - permanent closure

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