There are multiple and ever changing road closures in North Denver, including the RiNo Art District, and the best information can currently be found here: Navigate North Denver


In addition, RiNo Talks provides updates about the what's happening in the RiNo Art District. These public meetings are posted here: Engage


Visit the CDOT website for more information on the Central 70 Project and sign up for construction updates. Visit the City of Denver website for more information on the 39th Ave Greenway & Open Channel Project and on the 27th Street Storm Drain Project.


Walnut Street Corridor Improvements: Designs for signing, striping, and signal improvements in support of the two-way conversion are underway and could be implemented as early as Fall 2020, in conjunction with with planned repaving efforts.


BLAKE ST NATURAL GAS PROJECT

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Project update from Xcel Energy:

Crews continue to make progress in constructing the project. For the week of March 30, 2020, crews will work in the following areas:

  • Blake Street, between 30th and 31st streets. Roadway restoration activities will take place during daytime hours. Northbound and southbound motorists are permitted on Blake Street with one-way alternating flagged traffic. During evening hours, two-way traffic is permitted to use Blake Street, but lanes will be shifted. Cyclists should follow the posted detour around the construction area. Street parking is restricted in the construction work area.
  • Blake Street, between 31st and 32nd streets. RNatural gas line installation activities include excavation in the roadway, replacement of the natural gas line and temporary restoration of construction areas. During daytime hours, northbound and southbound motorists are permitted on Blake Street with one-way alternating flagged traffic. During evening hours, two-way traffic is permitted to use Blake Street, but lanes will be shifted. Cyclists should follow the posted detour around the construction area. Street parking is restricted in the construction work area. Crews will return to this area in the coming months to connect this line to natural gas service lines that directly serve customers.

Additional Construction Details:

During construction, Xcel takes measures to reduce inconveniences to the local area and will follow permitting requirements for constructing this project.

Xcel will have traffic control in place during construction activities. Area commuters, pedestrians and cyclists should expect traffic flaggers, construction traffic and potential delays when navigating through and around the work areas. For your safety and the safety of the crews, please follow all posted detour signs and directions from construction personnel.

Have Questions?
Visit the Xcel Energy website at XcelEnergy.com/NaturalGasProjects, call the hotline at 833-281-6758 or email at Info@XcelEnergyBlakeStreetGasProject.com.