A full closure of eastbound and westbound C-470 between Santa Fe and Lucent, and northbound and southbound Erickson Blvd. between Plaza Drive and County Line Road is scheduled for Wednesday, January 3 and Thursday, January 4, 2018. Work on C-470 will occur from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Erickson closures will be from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Full closures are necessary for the safety of the public and workers during bridge girder installation and maintenance operations such as restriping and equipment mobilization.
- Traffic will be detoured off eastbound C-470 to Santa Fe Drive to eastbound County Line Road and back onto C-470 at Lucent.
- Westbound C-470 traffic will be detoured off C-470 at Lucent Blvd. to westbound County Line Road to Santa Fe Drive and back onto westbound C-470.
- Northbound Erickson Blvd. will use Plaza Drive to Lucent to County Line Road.
- Southbound Erickson Blvd. will use County Line Road to Lucent to Plaza Drive.
Follow detour signs accordingly.
*Construction activities are weather dependent and schedule is subject to change.
For additional information about this project, call the project information line at 303-347-0507, email the team at C470info@flatironcorp.com, or visit the project website and sign up for updates at www.codot.gov/projects/C470ExpressLanes. For updates on travel conditions, visit CoTrip.org, sign up for GovDelivery, or call 511. Updates are also available via Twitter @coloradodot and CDOT’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/coloradodot.
The $276 million C-470 Express Lanes project will increase mobility and user choice along 12.5 miles between I-25 and Wadsworth Blvd. in the westbound direction, two additional Express Lanes will be built from I-25 to Colorado Blvd. and one additional Express Lane from Colorado Blvd. to Wadsworth in the eastbound direction, one additional Express Lane will be constructed along the length of the project between I-25 and Wadsworth Blvd. The project also includes full reconstruction of existing pavement, the addition of auxiliary lanes at selected locations, on- and off- ramp improvements, realignment of substandard curves, widening of existing bridges, replacing the bridges over the South Platte River, the installation of tolling equipment and new C-470 trail underpasses at Colorado and Quebec. When complete, motorists will have the option to use the Express Lanes on C-470 for a faster, more reliable commute in exchange for paying a toll, or drive the general purpose lanes for free. Completion is scheduled for late 2019.
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