The current and upcoming traveler impacts will be listed here for both road and pedestrian/bicycle trail closures and more.
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US 36 Traffic Impacts for the Week of December 8, 2013
Due to cold temperatures, many construction activities were cancelled this week.
The Sheridan Boulevard traffic realignment and the bridge demolition, originally scheduled to start Dec. 13 will be rescheduled because of cold temperatures and to minimize inconvenience to holiday shoppers. Sheridan Boulevard bridge construction work will continue this week, with seven inches of dirt being placed in the eastbound bus loading area to construct the new ramp. The US 36 & Westminster Center Park-n-Ride eastbound bus loading area will remain in its current location through late January. Routes will not be impacted and areas are clearly marked.
Federal to Sheridan Boulevard
Eastbound and Westbound US 36 Single Lane Restrictions
There will be daytime and nighttime single lane restrictions on eastbound and westbound US 36 from Sheridan to Federal Boulevard, Dec. 9-14. These closures are necessary for various construction activities including median barrier demo, grading, paving, concrete hauling and sign removal.
Sheridan Boulevard to Church Ranch Boulevard
Sheridan Boulevard On-Ramp to Eastbound US 36 Lane Restrictions
The Sheridan Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound US 36 will have daytime and nighttime single lane restrictions, Dec. 8-14, for dirt hauling. RTD bus operations will not be impacted.
Sheridan Boulevard Single Lane Restrictions
Northbound and southbound Sheridan Boulevard will be reduced to a single lane, Dec. 9-13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 7 p.m.-6 a.m., for striping, earthwork, paving and traffic realignment.
Eastbound US 36 Single Lane Restriction -- Uptown Avenue Bridge to Sheridan Boulevard
There will be a single lane restriction on eastbound US 36 from the Uptown Avenue bridge to Sheridan Boulevard, Dec. 9-12, 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m., and Dec 13-14, 10 p.m.-9 a.m. for dirt hauling and paving.
Church Ranch Boulevard to Wadsworth Parkway
Church Ranch Boulevard Ramp Lane Restrictions
The Church Ranch Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound US 36 will have daytime and nighttime single right lane restrictions for dirt hauling. There will be intermittent delays. Please reduce your speed in this area and watch for increased truck traffic. RTD operations will not be impacted.
Wadsworth Parkway to 88th Street
The following ramps will be closed from 9 p.m. - 5:30 a.m. on the following dates for concrete paving:
Northbound and Southbound Wadsworth Parkway Single Lane Restrictions
Wadsworth Parkway, near the bridge over US 36, will be reduced to a single lane in both directions, Dec. 9-14, 8 p.m.-5 a.m. for roadway completion. Flaggers will assist motorists through the work zone, but expect short delays.
US 36 Single Lane Restrictions
Nightly single lane restrictions are scheduled Dec. 9-14, 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m., on eastbound and westbound US 36 from Table Mesa Drive to Church Ranch Boulevard. These lane restrictions are necessary for dirt and concrete hauling, paving, striping, temporary barrier placement, survey and potholing.
88th Street to Foothills Parkway
Weekend Single Lane Restrictions
Eastbound and westbound US 36 from Foothills Parkway to McCaslin Boulevard will have single lane restrictions on Dec. 14 and 15, 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m. This restriction is necessary for critical median paving for an upcoming traffic shift.
US 36 Single Lane Restrictions
Eastbound and westbound US 36 will have single lane restrictions from the 88th Street bridge to Foothills Parkway, Dec. 8-14, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m., for roadway survey, striping and potholing. One lane of travel will remain open at all times.
US 36 & Westminster Center Park-n-Ride Facility Eastbound Loading Area Relocation – The eastbound bus loading area has been temporarily relocated to the internal parking lot through late January while the new Park-n-Ride facility is constructed. Routes will not be impacted and Loading areas are clearly marked.
Northbound 92nd Avenue Ramp Closure – The ramp from northbound 92nd Avenue to Sheridan Boulevard will remain closed through spring 2014 for the construction of the new Sheridan Boulevard interchange.
88th Place Right Turn Lane Restriction – The right turn lane from 88th Place to northbound Sheridan Boulevard will remain closed through June 2014. This closure is necessary to complete the final configuration of the new Sheridan Boulevard interchange.
Scenic Overlook Closure – The scenic overlook on westbound US 36 (just west of McCaslin Boulevard) will remain closed through fall 2014. This closure is necessary to ensure the safety of the traveling public for Phase 2 construction.
For information on commuting alternatives, please go to www.36commutingsolutions.org/-us-36/incentives/
Speed limit reduced from 65 to 55 miles per hour throughout the US 36 Corridor.
*Planned construction activities are subject to change due to weather and unanticipated schedule changes.