Peña Boulevard: Traffic Impacts

Traffic Impacts

Upcoming Overnight Closure of Inbound Peña Boulevard

As part of Denver International Airport’s (DEN) efforts to improve safety and traffic flow on Peña Boulevard near the airport, crews will close a small section of inbound Peña Boulevard overnight on Sept. 1 and Sept. 2 for necessary work on the project, including the removal of large overhead signage. During the closure, detours will be in place and access to Terminal East and Terminal West will not be impacted but motorists should allow for additional time to get to the airport.


What: Full closure of inbound Peña Boulevard at Jackson Gap Street

When: 9 p.m. – 4 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1 and Wednesday, Sept. 2

Detour Route: Traffic will be detoured onto Jackson Gap, along 75th Avenue and Shady Grove Street and then back onto Peña Boulevard 

Motorists should follow all posted signs and allow for an additional 15 minutes of travel time.

Pena Detour

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Lane Closures: Week of Aug. 30 

Pena lane closures

During construction:

  • Allow yourself extra time before your flight
  • Follow posted speed limits 
  • Be cautious of construction activity and workers
  • Pay attention to all signage
  • Avoid distractions while driving