Central 70 Construction Updates

West Travel Impacts (Brighton Blvd to Colorado Blvd):

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, March 28 - Saturday, April 3

  • Type of Work: Roadway work

  • Description: Brighton Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 - CLOSED

  • Date and Time: 6 p.m. 5:30 a.m., Monday, March 29

  • Type of Work: Roadway work

Local Streets

  • Description: York Street between 47th and 48th avenue one lane road with flaggers

  • Date and Time: 24/7 closure through Friday, April 9

  • Type of Work: Utility work

  • Description: Intermittent closures on Williams, High, Vine, Race and Gaylord streets from 47th to 48th avenues

  • Date and Time: 7 a.m. 5 p.m., Monday, March 29 Friday, April 2

  • Type of Work: Denver Water lead pipe replacement program

    Central Travel Impacts (Colorado Blvd to Quebec St):

    I-70

    Local Streets

  • Description: Quebec Street under I-70 and eastbound I-70 off-ramp to Quebec Street - CLOSED

  • Date and Time: 10 p.m. Friday, March 26 5 a.m., Monday, March 29

  • Type of Work: Roadway work

  • 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, March 28 - Saturday, April 3

  • Type of Work: Roadway work

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East Travel Impacts (Quebec St to Chambers Rd):

I-70

Local Streets No new traffic impacts

Upcoming Work

  • Full weekend closure of I-70 between Washington Street and I-270 in spring 2021

  • I-70 traffic to shift into the new lowered section in spring 2021

  • Steele Street on-ramp to eastbound I-70 to close in spring 2021

  • I-70 off-ramp to Steele/Vasquez to close in spring 2021

  • Colorado Boulevard on-ramp to westbound I-70 to close for approximately one week in spring 2021

  • Final paving of Stapleton North and South drives in spring 2021

    Ongoing Work

  • Brighton Boulevard

    • Westbound I-70 off-ramp to Brighton Boulevard closed to spring 2021

    • Lane restrictions under I-70

  • York Street closed for a half block north of 46th Avenue until May

  • Steele Street on-ramp to westbound I-70 closed until spring 2021

  • Dahlia and Monaco streets under I-70 closed until summer 2021

  • Lane restrictions on Stapleton North and South drives

    See Permanent Closures Here

    Nighttime general construction the weeks of March 28 and April 4, 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 ColoradoBoulevard

  • 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.

    Navigate North Denver

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