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Construction & Traffic Update for Week of August 4

Posted: Aug 05, 2019

C-70 Updates for Week of August 4, 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, August 4 – Saturday, August 10
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

Local Streets

  • Description: 46th Avenue – Lane restrictions between Fillmore and Steele streets; watch for flaggers
  • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9
  • Type of Work: Moving equipment

 

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, August 4 – Saturday, August 10
  • Type of Work: Roadway work
  • Description: Dahlia/Holly/Monaco on-ramp to eastbound I-70 – Closed
  • Date and Time: 7 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 6
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

 

  • Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Quebec Street – Closed
  • Date and Time: 9 m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 6
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

 

Local Streets

  • Description: Stapleton Drive North between Dahlia Street and the Dahlia/Holly/Monaco on-ramp to westbound I-70 – Closed
  • Date and Time: 7 p.m., Friday, August 2 – 5 a.m., Sunday, August 4th
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

 

  • Description: Lane restrictions on Stapleton Drive South at Dahlia Street
  • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

 

  • Description: Monaco Street – Lane restrictions at Stapleton Drive South; watch for flaggers
  • Date and Time: Monday, August 5
  • Type of Work: Utility 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, August 4 – Saturday, August 10
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

 

  • Description: Central Park Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound I-70 – Closed
  • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 7
  • Type of Work: Paving operations

 

  • Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Central Park Boulevard – Closed
  • Date and Time: 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, August 5
  • Type of Work: Paving operations

 

  • Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Havana Street – Closed
  • Date and Time: 7 m. – 5:30 a.m., Monday, August 5
  • Type of Work: Paving operations
  • Description: Havana Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 – Closed
  • Date and Time: 7 p.m., Friday, August 9 – 5:30 a.m., Monday, August 12
  • Type of Work: Roadway work

 

  • Description: Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Peoria Street – Closed
  • Date and Time: 8 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 6 – Wednesday, August 7
  • Type of Work: Paving operations

 

  • Description: Peoria Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 – Closed
  • Date and Time: 9 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 6 – Wednesday, August 7
  • Type of Work: Paving operations

 

  • Description: Eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Peoria Street – Closed
  • Date and Time: 10 m. – 5:30 a.m., Thursday, August 8
  • Type of Work: Paving operations

 

  • Description: Peoria Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 – Closed
  • Date and Time: 10 m. – 5:30 a.m., Thursday, August 8
  • Type of Work: Paving operations

 

Local Streets

  • Description: Peoria Street – Lane restrictions under I-70
  • Date and Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday, August 5th – Friday, August 9th
  • Type of Work: Bridge construction

 

Upcoming Work

  • 46th Avenue between Baldwin Court and Brighton Boulevard to partially close on August 19 and permanently close in September
  • Josephine and Fillmore streets to close north of 46th Avenue for bridge construction following opening of Columbine and Clayton streets
  • Continued traffic pattern shifts on Stapleton Drive North and South
  • Closures on Dahlia and Monaco streets at Stapleton Drive intersections and under I- 70 after Holly Street work has been completed
  • Traffic shifts on I-70 in the east area

 

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, August 19 for bridge construction
  • Continued closure of Stapleton Drive North between Dahlia and Holly streets for roadway work
  • Holly Street closed under I-70 until through August 11
  • Holly Street closed south of Stapleton Drive through mid-August
  • 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 August 4 and August 11, 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
    • I-270 flyover
    • 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.