Denver to Make Park Avenue Bridge Better, Stronger
|Denver to Make Park Avenue Bridge Better, Stronger
Work to Require Lane Closures Starting This Week
DENVER — As part of the Elevate Denver Bond Program, which voters approved to fund critical improvements to infrastructure, Denver Public Works has begun the first phase of maintenance to a 25-year-old bridge over Park Avenue West to preserve and extend the life of the bridge.
Beginning as early as Thursday, April 25, repairs will begin on the bearing pads underneath the bridge. For the safety of the crews working underneath the bridge, various lane closures will be in place around the Park Avenue West/Delgany/Wewatta intersection through July.
Below is the schedule for lane closures occurring over the next few weeks, weather permitting. Updates will be communicated as the project progresses.
Starting later this week (for about two weeks)
Park Avenue West (outbound): Two lanes will close and two will remain open on Park Avenue West outbound near the Wewatta/Delgany intersection.
Week of May 6 (for about two weeks)
Delgany Street: One lane will close in each direction and one lane will remain open in each direction of Delgany Street near the Park Avenue West intersection.
Work hours will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. If a Rockies game is scheduled at Coors Field, then travel lanes will reopen three hours before first pitch.
Message boards are in place in advance of the closures, alerting commuters to expect delays. Denver Public Works will also alert the public if overnight or weekend work is required. The public’s patience and cooperation during construction are greatly appreciated. All work is weather dependent and subject to change.
More About Elevate Denver Bond Program
The Elevate Denver Bond Program is a 10-year, $937 million general obligation bond voters approved in 2017 to enhance the City and County of Denver by providing critical citywide improvements to the infrastructure that defines Denver – our roads and sidewalks, parks and playgrounds, libraries and museums. Through more than 500 projects, Elevate Denver ensures our city works for everyone – from theater patrons to hospital patients, first responders to bicycle commuters. For more information, please visit denvergov.org/elevatedenver.