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Construction & Traffic Update for week of August 18

Posted: Aug 20, 2019

Construction and Traffic Update
Week of August 18, 2019

See below for this week’s traffic impacts and upcoming work. Nighttime only work is purple. View all current traffic impacts on the interactive map.
Expect ramp closures overnight. Consecutive ramps will not be closed at the same time. Detour to the next ramp.
Construction activities are weather and site-condition dependent and schedules are subject to change.
West Travel Impacts (Brighton Blvd to Colorado Blvd):

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, Aug. 18 – Saturday, Aug. 24
 Type of Work: Roadway work
 Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Brighton Boulevard – Closed
 Date and Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20
 Type of Work: Roadway work
 Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Brighton Boulevard – Closed
 Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20 – Friday, Aug. 23
 Type of Work: Roadway work

Local Streets
 Description: Brighton Boulevard – Southbound lanes closed between I-70 ramps
 Date and Time: Late in the week – more details can be found at c70.codot.gov as they become available

 Type of Work: Utility work
 Description: Columbine Street -Closed north of 46th Avenue
 Date and Time: opening 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 19

 Type of Work: Bridge construction
 Description: Clayton Street -Closed north of 46th Avenue
 Date and Time: opening 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 19

 Type of Work: Bridge construction
 Description: 47th Avenue – Lane restrictions between York and Columbine streets
 Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 18 – Saturday, Aug. 24

 Type of Work: Utility work
 Description: 46th Avenue – Flaggers at Josephine, Fillmore and Steele streets
 Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 19 – Friday, Aug. 23

 Type of Work: Moving equipment
 Description: Colorado Boulevard – Lane restriction between 50th Avenue and I-70
 Date and Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 19

 Type of Work: Roadway work
Central Travel Impacts (Colorado Blvd to Quebec St):
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, Aug. 18 – Saturday, Aug. 24
 Expect a brief, rolling closure on I-70 the night of Aug. 17 – Aug. 18

 Type of Work: Roadway work
Local Streets
 Description: Dahlia Street – Lane restrictions between Stapleton Drive North and South
 Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 19 and Tuesday, Aug. 20

 Type of Work: Signal work
 Description: Monaco Street – Lane restrictions at Stapleton Drive North; watch for flaggers
 Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20 – Friday, Aug. 23

 Type of Work: Signal work
East Travel Impacts (Quebec St. to Chambers Rd.):
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, Aug. 18 – Saturday, Aug. 24

 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., Monday, Aug. 19, Wednesday, Aug. 21 and Friday, Aug. 23

 Type of Work: Paving operations
 Description: Eastbound I-70 traffic shift at Peoria Street
 Date and Time: overnight Tuesday, Aug. 20

 Type of Work: Roadway work Description: Westbound I-70 traffic shift at Peoria Street
 Date and Time: overnight Thursday, Aug. 22

 Type of Work: Roadway work

 Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Peoria Street – Closed
 Date and Time: 10 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20
 Type of Work: Roadway work

 Description: Peoria Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 – Closed
 Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20 and Thursday, Aug. 22
 Type of Work: Roadway work

 Description: Havana Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 – Closed
 Date and Time: 9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 16 – 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 19
 Type of Work: Roadway work

Local Streets – No new traffic impacts

Upcoming Work

 46th Avenue between Baldwin Court and Brighton Boulevard to partially close on Aug. 19 and permanently close in September
 Josephine and Fillmore streets to close north of 46th Avenue for bridge construction in late summer 2019
 Permanent closure of southbound 46th Avenue from 48th Avenue to Stapleton Drive North (east of Colorado Boulevard) on Aug. 21
 Continued traffic pattern shifts on Stapleton Drive North and South
 Closures on Monaco Street at Stapleton Drive intersections and under I-70 after Holly Street work has been completed
 Eastbound I-270 ramp to Central Park Boulevard to close for a weekend in mid-September
 Peoria Street to close under I-70 for I-70 bridge demolition
Ongoing Work
 Brighton Boulevard is one lane in each direction around I-70 to rebuild interchange
 Columbine and Clayton streets closed north of 46th Avenue until Monday, Aug. 19 for bridge construction
 Continued closure of Stapleton Drive North between Dahlia and Holly streets for roadway work
 Holly Street closed south of Stapleton Drive through September
 Stapleton Drive North and South reduced to one lane for interstate widening
 Continued construction of the new I-270 flyover structure
 Continued work at the Peoria Street and I-70 interchange, including construction of the new I-70 bridge

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
 Airlawn Road between Stapleton Drive South and Niagara Street

Nighttime general construction the weeks of Aug. 18 and Aug. 25, 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
o I-270 flyover
o Peoria Street
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 (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.

Navigate North Denver
For a broader list of construction and traffic impacts, visit Navigate North Denver.