The current and upcoming traveler impacts will be listed here for both road and pedestrian/bicycle trail closures and more.
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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 September 14, 2014
Westbound traffic, from Wadsworth Parkway to Interlocken Loop, will be realigned onto the concrete pavement on Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. Various singles lane closures will be in place during the realignment.
Because of rainy weather, the McCaslin deck pour, previously scheduled for this past week, was postponed and rescheduled for Monday, Sept. 15, 10 p.m.-5:30 a.m. This activity will require a closure of eastbound and westbound US 36 approximately a quarter of a mile on each side of the McCaslin Boulevard bridge. Traffic will be detoured at the off-ramps and routed immediately back onto US 36 via the on-ramps. The highway will also be closed on Friday, Sept. 19, 10 p.m.-5:30 a.m., between Interlocken Loop and McCaslin Boulevard for extensive drainage and utility work. A detour and signage will be in place to guide motorists.
Pecos Street to Federal Boulevard
Eastbound US 36 to Federal Boulevard Off-Ramp Restrictions
The eastbound US 36 off-ramp to Federal Boulevard will be closed nightly, Sept. 15-18, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. and Sept. 19 and Sept. 20, 10 p.m.- 8 a.m. for paving and roadway completion work.
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, Sept. 15-19, 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, Sept. 15-20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 8 p.m.-5:30 a.m. One lane will remain open at all times.
Sheridan Boulevard Ramp Restrictions
There will be single lane restrictions, Sept. 15-20, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., on all of the Sheridan Boulevard on- and off-ramps as ramp tie-ins are completed to connect to the new Sheridan bridge in October.
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, Sept. 15-20, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., to complete the curb and gutter, and sign installation.
Single Lane Restrictions
Expect single lane restrictions, Sept. 14-20, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m., on eastbound and westbound US 36 from Federal Boulevard to Church Ranch Boulevard for the upcoming traffic realignment and dirt hauling.
Wadsworth Parkway to 88th Street
Westbound Traffic Realignment from Wadsworth Parkway to Interlocken Loop
Westbound US 36 traffic, from Wadsworth Parkway to Interlocken Loop, will be realigned onto the new concrete pavement on Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m. During these times, expect various single lane restrictions in this area. RTD routes will not be impacted.
US 36 Single Lane Restrictions
Eastbound and westbound US 36 will have nightly single lane restrictions, Sept. 14-20, 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 Lane Restrictions
The northbound Wadsworth Parkway on-ramps to eastbound and westbound US 36 will have single lane restrictions for light and meter installation, Sept. 15-19, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. One lane will remain open at all times.
Wadsworth Parkway Ramp Restrictions
The westbound US 36 off-ramp to Wadsworth Parkway and the northbound Wadsworth Parkway loop-ramp to westbound US 36 will be closed Sept. 15-18, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m., and Sept. 19 and 20, 10 p.m.–8 a.m., for dirt hauling activities. Detours will be clearly marked.
West Flatiron On-Ramp to Westbound US 36 Restriction
The West Flatiron on-ramp to westbound US 36 will be closed nightly, Sept. 15-20, 10 p.m.-5:30 a.m., for bridge painting. Detour routes will be clearly marked.
Eastbound and Westbound US 36 (Church Ranch Boulevard to McCaslin Boulevard) Delays
Expect up to 15-minute closures and delays on eastbound and westbound US 36, between Church Ranch Boulevard and McCaslin Boulevard, Sept. 15-20, midnight-4 a.m., for overhead sign structure installation. Motorists are encouraged to plan ahead and use alternate routes.
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, Sept. 15-20, 9 p.m.-5:30 a.m., for barrier removal and installation.
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, Sept. 14-20, 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.
US 36 Closure at McCaslin
US 36 Closure Interlocken to McCaslin
Eastbound and westbound US 36 will be closed between Interlocken Loop and McCaslin Boulevard on Friday, Sept. 19, 10 p.m.-5:30 a.m., for extensive drainage and utility work. A detour and signage will be in place to guide motorists. RTD buses will also follow the detour.
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, Sept. 15-20, 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.
Local Street Restrictions and Ongoing Closures
South Boulder Creek Trail Closure -- Through Thursday, 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 on the trail while crews make necessary improvements to the South Boulder Creek bridge. For the safety of the traveling public, flaggers will be on-site to assist pedestrians and bike riders in this area.
Sheridan Boulevard Single Lane Restrictions – Northbound and southbound Sheridan Boulevard will have single lane restrictions from 92nd to 88th Street, Sept. 8-13, 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.
*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.