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Two construction projects will impact traffic to and from Denver International Airport (DEN) this week.

Inbound Peña Blvd. lanes (heading to DEN) between Tower Rd. & the RTD bridge will be restored to their pre-existing, permanent alignment. A right inbound lane closure will be in effect from approximately 8 p.m. on May 28 to 4 a.m. on May 29. Additionally, crews will replace a damaged overhead electronic message board sign on May 28 and 29 on outbound Peña Blvd. (leaving DEN). Work is expected to start around 10 p.m. on May 28 and finish around 4 a.m. on May 29, and again around 10 p.m. on May 29 to 4 a.m. on May 30. At approximately 1 a.m., between Tower Road and E 56th Avenue, a slow rolling closure of Peña Boulevard traffic will be implemented for less than 10 minutes. Speeds will be significantly reduced. Crews will be transporting and setting bridge girders on E-470 over outbound Peña Blvd. (leaving DEN) between 11 p.m. on May 30 until 6 a.m. on May 31. Between Jackson Gap Street and E-470, approximately once every hour, slow, rolling closures of Peña will be implemented for approximately seven minutes. Speeds will be significantly reduced during this time.

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Denver International Airport Announces Community Advisory Committee and Seeks Community Members to Join

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DENVER – Nov. 17, 2021 – To carry forth Denver International Airport’s (DEN) vision of providing excellence in service and support to the public, airport CEO Phil Washington has announced the creation of the DEN Community Advisory Committee (CAC). The CAC will provide insight, guidance and advice to advance DEN’s global reach, competitiveness and reputation as a leader in aviation as we prepare for 100 million annual passengers in approximately 10 years.

“DEN is more than just an airport, it is our economic engine for Colorado, providing job opportunities and economic benefits to everyone,” said Washington. “The insight from community members with various backgrounds and experience will help us improve, prepare for the future and ensure this critical asset is successful for years to come.”

DEN is seeking up to 15 community members, representing each county in the Denver metro and Boulder market areas.* Representatives should reflect diversity in background, gender, ethnicity, experience and perspective regarding issues such as travel, customer experience, business, construction, environmental, transportation and tourism.

All CAC members must have the following general qualifications:

  • All CAC members shall be users of Denver International Airport
  • Each member of the CAC shall be a resident of Colorado for five years or more
  • Each member of the CAC shall be active in their community however cannot be an active elected official currently serving in office
  • No current employee of DEN or an airport business shall be a member of the committee during the term of his/her employment. This does not apply to contractors or family members

CAC members will provide advice on the various airport projects, initiatives and programs; assist with the review and discussion of airport plans; advise airport leadership in planning for issues of interest to the CAC; and advise airport leadership on the best way of seeking public input as appropriate.

DEN CEO Washington will appoint members of the CAC, after receiving recommendations from the selection panel.

Interested individuals may self-nominate and submit their application at flydenver.com.

For more information about the CAC, please email [email protected].

* Counties: Denver, Arapahoe, Jefferson, Adams, Douglas, Broomfield, Elbert, Park, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Boulder


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