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Traveler Impacts

The current and upcoming traveler impacts will be listed here for both road and pedestrian/bicycle trail closures and more.

For weekend lane closures, click here.

Coal Creek Trail Closure June 2014 - September 2015

The Coal Creek Trail is closed between Dillon Road and McCaslin Boulevard through fall 2015, while crews construct a new concrete box culvert. Once the culvert is complete, the existing trail will be reestablished through the western portion of the culvert and reopened to the public. The detour utilizing Dillon Road, 88th Street, South Rock Creek Parkway, and McCaslin Boulevard will keep bicyclists safely outside of the construction zone. The detour can be found here and will be in place and signed appropriately.

Big Dry Creek Trail Closure Starting Sept. 8, 2014 –November 2014

The Big Dry Creek Trail will be closed at US 36 during construction of the US 36 Express Lanes project starting on Monday, Sept. 8 and will remain closed though November 2014 for pipe installation. The trail on both sides of US 36 will remain open, however, for the safety of the traveling public, access under US 36 will not be allowed.  The detour to 104th Avenue and Church Ranch Boulevard will be clearly marked. Click here for the detour to 104th Avenue and Church Ranch Boulevard.

US 36 Traffic Impacts for the Week of August 24, 2014

Westbound traffic will be placed on the new concrete pavement on Saturday, Aug. 23, 11 p.m.-5:30 a.m.  In order to complete the realignment, westbound traffic will be detoured at the Church Ranch Boulevard off-ramp and routed immediately back onto US 36 via the on-ramp. RTD bus routes will not be impacted.

Eastbound and westbound US 36 will be closed, Aug. 25-28, 10 p.m-5:30 a.m., for approximately a quarter of a mile on each side of the McCaslin Boulevard bridge. The highway will reopen daily at 5:30 a.m. The closure is necessary for bridge support installation. Traffic will be detoured at the off-ramps and routed immediately back onto eastbound and westbound US 36 via the on-ramps. RTD bus routes will not be impacted.

As the work on the Sheridan bridge nears completion, multiple activities will take place on Sheridan Boulevard and all of the on- and off-ramps at Sheridan. See below for specific dates and times.

Big Dry Creek Trail will be closed for approximately six weeks for drainage installation starting on Monday, Sept. 8 at 7 a.m.  A detour and signage will be in place to guide trail users.

Pecos Street to Federal Boulevard

Federal Boulevard On-Ramp to Eastbound US 36 Lane Restrictions

The Federal Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound US 36 will have a daytime single lane restriction, Aug. 25-28, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., for ramp meter installation. One lane will remain open.

Federal to Church Ranch Boulevard

Westbound US 36 Single Lane Restrictions

Westbound US 36 will have single lane restrictions from Federal to Sheridan Boulevard, Aug. 25-29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m. One lane of travel will remain open at all times.

Sheridan Boulevard Ramp Restrictions

There will be single lane restrictions, Aug. 25-29, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., on all four of the Sheridan Boulevard ramps.

The westbound US 36 off-ramp to Sheridan Boulevard and the Sheridan on-ramp to eastbound  US 36 will be closed Aug. 25-28, 10 p.m. - 5:30 a.m., for dirt hauling activities.  This work is necessary as the final section of roadway is constructed to tie in the ramps to the new Sheridan bridge.   RTD operations will not be impacted.

Church Ranch Boulevard On-Ramp Lane Restrictions

The Church Ranch Boulevard on-ramp to eastbound US 36 will have a single daytime lane restriction, Aug. 25-29, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., to complete the curb and gutter and for device installation.

Single Lane Restrictions

Expect single lane restrictions, Aug. 25-29, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m., on eastbound and westbound US 36 from Federal to Church Ranch Boulevard.

Wadsworth Parkway to 88th Street

US 36 Single Lane Restrictions

Eastbound and westbound US 36 will have nightly single lane restrictions, Aug. 25-28, 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.

Wadsworth Parkway On-Ramp Restrictions

The northbound Wadsworth Parkway on-ramps to eastbound and westbound US 36 will have single lane restrictions for light installation, Aug. 25-28, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. One lane will remain open at all times.

Eastbound US 36 (Wadsworth Parkway to McCaslin Boulevard) Delays

Expect up to 15-minute delays on eastbound and westbound US 36, between Wadsworth Parkway to McCaslin Boulevard, Aug.26-28, midnight-4 a.m., for overhead sign structure installation on US 36. Traffic will be stopped for this short time, because there is no reasonable alternative route available for this short duration work.

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, Aug. 25-28, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m., for barrier removal, installation and potholing.

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, Aug. 25-28, 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.

Foothills Parkway Ramp Restrictions

The Foothills Parkway on-ramp to eastbound US 36 and the westbound US 36 off-ramp to Foothills Parkway will have daytime and nighttime single lane restrictions, Aug. 25-28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 7 p.m.-7 a.m., for striping and roadway work. One lane will remain open in each direction at all times.

Eastbound and Westbound US 36 Four-Night Closure at McCaslin Boulevard

Eastbound and westbound US 36 will be closed, Aug. 25-28, 10 p.m-5:30 a.m., for approximately a quarter of a mile on each side of the McCaslin Boulevard bridge. The highway will reopen daily at 5:30 a.m. The closure is necessary for girder installation. Traffic will be detoured at the off-ramps and routed immediately back onto eastbound and westbound US 36 via the on-ramps. RTD bus routes will not be impacted.

Upcoming Activities

Big Dry Creek Trail Closure

Beginning  Sept. 8 at 7 a.m., Big Dry Creek Trail will be closed for approximately six weeks for drainage installation. A detour and signage will be in place to guide trail users.

South Boulder Creek Trail Delays

Starting  Aug. 28-Oct. 2, modifications to the South Boulder Creek Trail will be in effect on either side of US 36. Expect intermittent delays of 10-15 minutes at the trail at the bridge while critical work is performed. For the safety of the traveling public, flaggers will be on site to assist pedestrians and bike riders in this area. This work is necessary for the improvements being made to the South Boulder Creek bridge.

Local Street Restrictions and Ongoing Closures

Sheridan Boulevard Single Lane Restrictions – Northbound and southbound Sheridan Boulevard will have single lane restrictions from 92nd to 88th Street, Aug. 25-29, 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.

88th Place Right Turn Lane Restriction The right turn lane from 88th Place to northbound Sheridan Boulevard will remain closed through fall 2014. This closure is necessary to complete the final configuration of the new Sheridan Boulevard interchange.

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

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.