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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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‘Epic Origami’ Tucks and Folds at Denver International Airport

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DENVER – July 18, 2017 – Denver International Airport’s (DEN) latest art exhibit features a plethora of origami animals made in a wide range of shapes and sizes. Located at the Terminal Gallery on level 5 west of the Jeppesen Terminal, near the north security checkpoint, the exhibit can be viewed through September.

The exhibit highlights the precision and technical skill of several Epic Origami artists who fold miniature to life-sized sculptures with a variety of mediums consisting of paper, aluminum, copper and canvas. Epic Origami is a team of origami artists from around the world led by Artist Bonnie Cherni of Boulder, Colorado. Cherni coordinates the team’s collective skills for public exhibits.

Each artist brings their own individual flair and style to the exhibit, which features such creatures as cranes, rhinos, penguins and dragons. The paper splendors on view helps to engage travelers about the origami art form while creating awareness about endangered species in the ocean and on land.

About Epic Origami Artists

Artist Bonnie Cherni leads a team of origamists who aid her in coordinating the collective skills in art, design, science, math, materials, and anatomical structure for all of Epic Origami’s sculptures. Team members include Bonnie Cherni, lead artist; Steven Epstein, RedCAT Systems CEO; Shannon Nakaya, veterinarian; Julien Lozi, astronomer at Subaru Telescope; Rod Hinman, MIT graduate and robotics engineer; NGUYỄN Hùng Cường, renowned origamist; Nicolas Terry, renowned origamist; John Montroll, designer and renowned origamist; Robert Lang, renowned origamist.

See photos of the Epic Origami exhibition at DEN here

About DEN’s Art and Culture Program

DEN’s Art and Culture Program administers the City and County of Denver’s “one percent for art” ordinance which enhances public places and features nearly 40 site-specific works including sculptures, murals and other installations. The pieces are displayed in outdoor landscapes, inside Jeppesen Terminal and on airport concourses, as well as in the train tunnels and on the train itself. In addition to its permanent art collection, DEN curates temporary exhibitions, collaborating with museums, cultural institutions and arts organizations to present the highest quality two- and threedimensional work. For more information, visit www.flydenver.com/art.


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