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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 Begins Pavement Rehabilitation Project On Peña Boulevard

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DENVER – Aug. 10, 2016 – On Aug. 14, Denver International Airport (DEN) will begin concrete repairs and replacement on 10 miles of Peña Boulevard between E-470 and the Jeppesen Terminal. The work is part of DEN’s annual pavement rehabilitation program, which replaces deteriorating concrete.

Throughout the project, motorists can expect single or double lane closures on both inbound and outbound Peña Boulevard overnight, Sundays through Thursdays. Work on inbound Peña Boulevard will take place from approximately 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. while work on outbound Peña Boulevard will take place from approximately 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Speeds will be reduced to 45 mph in construction zones and vehicle passing will not be allowed within the work areas. Passengers are encouraged to plan ahead and allow extra time to reach the airport during the work hours.

The $3.3 million project is scheduled to be completed by late fall 2016.

Map of pavement rehabilitation project on Peña Boulevard.


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