US 6 Bridges Design Build Project
Explore Commuting Options
If you find it too stressful to drive through the US 6 corridor while it is under construction, you might want to explore alternative modes of transportation. This could include using the Regional Transportation District’s West Rail Line or bus services. Click here for information on RTD’s light rail service. For information on bus fares and schedules, click here.
Exploring carpool or vanpool services is another option you might want to pursue. Click here to access an online trip planner where you can input your starting location and destination address into a database to see if there are existing carpool or vanpool services in your area.
If biking or walking are more your speed for short trips, click here for tips on getting to your destination by foot or bicycle.
Northbound I-25 to westbound US 6 ramp shift: This weekend, crews will close the northbound and southbound I-25 off-ramps to westbound US 6 to complete and shift traffic onto the new northbound I-25 off-ramp bridge to westbound US 6.
The ramps will close at 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, and reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22.
Effective Monday morning, northbound I-25 drivers will exit to westbound US 6 several hundred feet south of where they are accustomed to, so drivers are encouraged to pay attention.
In conjunction with this work, the northbound I-25 off-ramp to eastbound US 6 will close overnight Friday, Dec. 19, and reopen the morning of Saturday, Dec. 20, in the new exit location.
During this work, the following detours will be in place:
Click here for detailed information about the new northbound I-25 off-ramp to westbound US 6, including a graphic and specific details about the final configuration of the ramp and how it serves the bigger picture of the project.
Girder placement on a segment of the northbound I-25 to westbound US 6 off-ramp bridge: Beginning at 10 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20, commuters should watch for various lane closures on northbound I-25 between the hours of8 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. in conjunction with this work.
Girder placement on the Federal Boulevard bridge over the new westbound US 6 collector-distributor road: Beginning at 10 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21, crews will reduce Federal Boulevard to one lane of traffic in each direction overnight, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. All lanes on US 6 will remain open.
Commuters are advised to use caution and drive carefully through the new traffic alignment on US 6. Lanes have been narrowed slightly and the posted speed limit reduced to 45 mph.
Ongoing traffic impacts currently in place: