I-70 closures set for Denver

| August 12, 2011

Construction crews will demolish the old Stapleton Airport runway service road over I-70, between Havana Street and Quebec Street in Denver, requiring lane closures on I-70 for eight consecutive nights from Aug. 14-Aug. 22.

To begin on Aug. 13, a right lane closure will be in effect on westbound I-70 only between Havana and Quebec streets from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. the next morning, the Colorado Department of Transportation said.

Full closures of I-70 between the two streets will follow this schedule:

Eastbound I-70:

  • Aug. 14 and Aug. 18, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night.
  • Aug. 19, 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Aug. 20, 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Aug. 21, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Westbound I-70:

  • Aug. 14 and Aug. 18, 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night
  • Aug. 19, 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Aug. 20, 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Aug. 21, 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.

In addition, one lane of eastbound I-270 between Quebec Street and I-70 will be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Aug. 14-18; from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m., Aug. 19-20, and from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Aug. 21.