Construction Updates

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Project News for the Week of March 29

All scheduled work is weather dependent and scheduled to change.

I-25 Express Lanes – 20th Street to US 36

I-25 HOV Lane Closures 58th to 62nd Avenue

March 29-April 4 expect intermittent daytime and nighttime closures of the High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on northbound and southbound I-25, between 58th and 62nd Avenue (approximately one quarter mile north of I-70 to the south of I-76), for bridge structure work.

Federal to Church Ranch Boulevard

Northbound and Southbound Sheridan Boulevard Nightly Lane Restrictions

Northbound and southbound Sheridan Boulevard will have nightly single lane restrictions for approximately 75 feet on each of side of the bridge over US 36, March 30-April 4, 10 p.m.-5:30 a.m., for paving equipment mobilization and sign installation. One lane will remain open at all times.

Eastbound and Westbound US 36 Single Lane Restrictions

Eastbound and westbound US 36 will have intermittent single lane restrictions from I-25 to Sheridan Boulevard on the following dates and times:

  • Eastbound US 36 (from Federal to Sheridan Boulevard) – March 29-April 2, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m.
  • Westbound US 36 (from Federal to Sheridan Boulevard) – March 29-April 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m.
  • Eastbound and westbound US 36 (from I-25 to Federal Boulevard) – April 3 and 4, 11 p.m. to 9 a.m.

The restrictions are necessary for sign installations, barrier removal and paving. Expect delays in the area if traveling at night. One lane will remain open at all times.

Church Ranch to Wadsworth Parkway

Wadsworth Parkway Single Lane Restrictions

Southbound and northbound Wadsworth Parkway will have intermittent daytime and nighttime single lane restrictions throughout the week, March 30-April 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and 8 p.m.-6 a.m., and 9 p.m. Friday, March 27, through 5:30 a.m., Monday, March 30. One lane will remain open in both directions at all times. The restrictions are necessary for concrete paving of sections of Wadsworth Parkway.

Wadsworth Parkway Ramp Closure

The westbound US 36 off-ramp to Wadsworth Parkway will be closed Tuesday, March 31, 9 p.m.- 5:30 a.m., for equipment mobilization. Detour routes will be clearly marked.

Wadsworth Parkway to 88th Street

Interlocken On-Ramp to Westbound US 36 Closure

The Interlocken Loop on-ramp to westbound US 36 and the westbound US 36 off-ramp to Interlocken Loop will be closed March 29-April 2, 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m., and April 3 and April 4, 9 p.m.-8 a.m., for drainage work and equipment mobilization. No two ramps will be closed at the same time. Detour routes will be clearly marked.

Westbound US 36 Ramp Closure to East Flatiron

The westbound US 36 off-ramp to East Flatiron Crossing Drive will be closed March 29-April 4, 7 p.m.-5:30 a.m., and April 3 and April 4, 8 p.m.-9 a.m., for drainage work and equipment mobilization. The East Flatiron Crossing Drive ramp closure will not occur at the same time as the Interlocken Loop ramp closures. Detour routes will be clearly marked.

Eastbound and Westbound US 36 (Interlocken Loop to McCaslin) Delays

Expect up to 15-minute delays on eastbound and westbound US 36, between Interlocken Loop and McCaslin Boulevard, March 29-April 4, midnight-4 a.m., for overhead sign installation. Motorists are encouraged to plan ahead and use alternate routes.

US 36 Single Lane Restrictions

Eastbound and westbound US 36, from the 88th Street bridge to Wadsworth Parkway, will have nightly single lane restrictions as needed, March 29-April 4, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. These lane restrictions are necessary for sweeping, striping and sign installation.

88th Street to Foothills Parkway

US 36 Single Lane Restrictions

Eastbound and westbound US 36, from the 88th Street bridge to Foothills Parkway, will have nightly single lane restrictions as needed, March 29-April 4, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m., for striping, paving and sweeping.

McCaslin Boulevard and Ramp Restrictions

The McCaslin interchange, including the on- and off-ramps, and McCaslin Boulevard between Dillon and Marshall Road, will have lane restrictions, March 29-April 4, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., for paving and striping. One lane will remain open in each direction at all times. RTD operations will not be impacted.

Upcoming Closures

US 36 Full Nightly Closures

To complete critical bridge support work, two separate full nightly closures of US 36 are scheduled in April. As this activity approaches, more information, including detour routes will be communicated.

  • West Flatiron bridge work - Eastbound and westbound US 36, Interlocken Loop to McCaslin Boulevard, April 6-8, 10 p.m.-5:30 a.m.
  • East Flatiron bridge work - Eastbound and westbound US 36, Interlocken Loop to Wadsworth Parkway, April 12-14, 10 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

Wadsworth Parkway Ramp Closures

Starting 10 p.m., Friday, April 10, through 5:30 a.m., Monday, April 13, there will be a full weekend closure of the following Wadsworth Parkway ramps for paving:

  • Westbound US 36 on-ramp from southbound Wadsworth Parkway
  • Loop ramp from northbound Wadsworth Parkway onto westbound US 36

RTD operations will not be impacted. Detour routes will be clearly marked.

36 Commuting Solutions Incentives

When you carpool, you take a car off congested roadways and the stress out of your daily commute. 36 Commuting Solutions is giving away $75 gift cards for those who carpool. Complete a quick application to get your gift card.