Construction Updates

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Project News for the Week of Oct. 26

On Saturday, Oct. 25, westbound US 36 will be closed at Church Ranch Boulevard to Wadsworth Parkway, 3-5 a.m., for equipment mobilization. Eastbound US 36 will remain open but will be reduced to one lane of travel during this time. The detour route will be clearly marked. RTD bus operations will not be impacted during this activity.

Expect westbound ramp closures nightly at Church Ranch Boulevard and Wadsworth Parkway for paving, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. No two consecutive ramps will be closed at the same time. The detour route will be clearly marked.

Pecos Street to Federal Boulevard

The Federal Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound US 36 will have a daytime single lane restriction, Oct. 27-31, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., for ramp meter installation. One lane will remain open at all times.

Federal to Church Ranch Boulevard

Westbound US 36 Single Lane Restrictions

Westbound US 36 will have single lane restrictions from Federal to Sheridan Boulevard, Oct. 27-31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m., for noise wall installation. One lane will remain open at all times.

Church Ranch Boulevard On- and Off-Ramp Lane Restrictions

The Church Ranch Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound US 36 and the eastbound US 36 off-ramp to Church Ranch Boulevard will have a single daytime lane restriction, Oct. 27-31, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., to complete curb and gutter, and install signs.

Westbound US 36 Off-Ramp to Church Ranch Boulevard Closure

The westbound US 36 off-ramp to Church Ranch Boulevard will be closed nightly, Oct. 27-Nov. 1, 9 p.m.- 5:30 a.m., for paving.  While this activity is taking place, traffic will be detoured to Wadsworth Parkway. RTD bus routes will not be impacted and flagged through the work zone.

Wadsworth Parkway to 88th Street

 Westbound US 36 Off-Ramp to Wadsworth Parkway

The westbound US 36 off-ramp to Wadsworth Parkway will be closed Oct. 27- Nov. 1, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. , for paving. Traffic will follow the detour to East Interlocken or are advised to use an alternate route. Detour will be clearly marked. The Wadsworth ramp will not close during the closure of the Church Ranch Boulevard ramp.

Eastbound and Westbound US 36 (Wadsworth Parkway to McCaslin Boulevard) Delays

Expect up to 15-minute closures and delays on eastbound and westbound US 36, between Wadsworth Parkway and McCaslin Boulevard, Oct. 26-Nov. 1, midnight-4 a.m., for overhead sign structure installation. Motorists are encouraged to plan ahead and use alternate routes.

 US 36 Single Lane Restrictions

Eastbound and westbound US 36 will have nightly single lane restrictions, Oct. 26- Nov. 1, 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m., from 88th Street to Church Ranch Boulevard. These lane restrictions are necessary for dirt and concrete hauling, paving, and barrier removal and placement.

88th Street to Foothills Parkway

US 36 Single Lane Restrictions

Eastbound and westbound US 36 will have nightly single lane restrictions from the 88th Street bridge to Foothills Parkway, Oct. 27-Nov. 1, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m., for barrier removal and installation, and roadway excavation.

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, Oct. 27-Nov. 1, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. One lane will remain open in each direction at all times. RTD operations will not be impacted.

 Local Street Restrictions and Ongoing Closures

Turnpike Drive to the East of Lowell Boulevard Closure – Turnpike Drive, to the east of Lowell Boulevard, from Hooker Street to 76th Avenue, will continue to be closed to all traffic through Oct. 27 at 5 p.m., for man-hole installation in the roadway. This section will remain closed 24 hours a day until the operation is complete. The detour will be clearly marked.

Sheridan Boulevard Single Lane Restrictions – Northbound and southbound Sheridan Boulevard will have single lane restrictions from 92nd to 88th Street, Oct. 20-25, 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m.

East Turnpike Drive Closure For the safety of the traveling public, Turnpike Drive to the east and west of Lowell Boulevard is closed to all through traffic. This closure is necessary to construct the noise walls and relocate utilities on eastbound US 36. Flaggers will be on-site, and local traffic will be allowed through the work zone.

Upcoming Closures

The westbound US 36 off-ramp to McCaslin Boulevard will be closed starting at 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 through 5:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 10. Traffic will follow the detour route to Table Mesa Drive.  This closure is necessary for the construction and paving of the new McCaslin off-ramp.

*Planned construction activities are subject to change due to weather and unanticipated schedule changes.

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