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US 6 Bridges Design Build Project

U.S. 6 over I-25 was originally constructed in 1958.

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Hotline: 720-881-5540
Email: US6BridgesInfo@cig-pr.com
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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.

Construction Update

Upcoming Activities:

Various lane closures on eastbound and/or westbound US6/6th Avenue and northbound and/or southbound I-25 as needed.

Ongoing Impacts:

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:

  • Temporary closure of the westbound US 6 off-ramp to Lowell/Perry: The westbound US 6 off-ramp to Lowell/Perry is temporarily closed for approximately three months. Click here for more information.
  • 5th and Decatur drainage line installation: Daily, during the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., commuters should be on the lookout for various lane closures in either direction on 5th Avenue for continued drainage line installation.
  • The Lowell on-ramp to eastbound US 6 will remain closed until fall 2014.
  • The Bryant Street on and off-ramps are also closed for about one year for construction of the collector-distributor roads on both sides of US 6.
  • The Osage Street on-ramp to westbound US 6 is closed until early 2015 while crews continue reconstruction of the US 6 bridges over I-25 and the BNSF railroad tracks. To detour around this closure, motorists should take Osage Street to 3rd Avenue, 3rd Avenue to Santa Fe Drive, Santa Fe Drive to 8th Avenue, 8th Avenue to Kalamath Street, and Kalamath Street south to access westbound US 6.
  • All lanes on Federal Boulevard have been narrowed and southbound Federal is reduced to two lanes as efforts are under way to rebuild this bridge over US 6.

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Project Contacts

Project Hotline:
720-881-5540

E-mail address:
us6bridgesinfo@cig-pr.com