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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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‘Events at DEN’ Continues with ‘Fly Away Fridays’ Surprise and Delight Entertainment

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DENVER – June 8, 2017 – Denver International Airport (DEN) will continue its “Events at DEN” with the addition of “Fly Away Fridays,” a new series of free events from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Friday through the end of August. The events include live DJs, a broadcast of the U.S. Open, caricature artists, musicians, giant board games and more. Events will take place on the airport’s open-air plaza and inside the Great Hall of the Jeppesen Terminal.

This week’s “Fly Away Fridays” series will feature a special “Hole-in-One Challenge” on the airport’s free, 18hole miniature golf course. Participants will test their skills and compete for prizes in this one-day event, located on the open-air plaza next to the Westin hotel.

Other upcoming Fly Away Fridays events include:

June 16th – U.S. Open broadcast in a “VIP lounge,” GolfTec Pros giving putting tips

June 23rd – Hole-in-One Challenge

June 30th – Caricature artist

The complete July and August “Fly Away Fridays” schedule is located on our website, www.flydenver.com/events.

DEN’s 82,000-square-foot open-air plaza is located on the south end of the Jeppesen Terminal and connects the terminal to the Westin Denver International Airport and transit center. The Great Hall is located in the center of the Jeppesen Terminal. The plaza and Great Hall are located pre-security, are open to the public and accessible from the University of Colorado A Line station at DEN, or a short walk from the airport parking garages ($3/hour).

About Events at DEN

Events at DEN is an ongoing series of public events that brings family-friendly entertainment, activities, music, and more to the Jeppesen Terminal and the plaza that connects the iconic Jeppesen Terminal with the Westin Denver International Airport. Events at DEN feature both unique offerings only found at the airport as well as events that connect visitors with major happenings in and around the Denver community, including local art and music. DEN’s 82,000-square-foot open-air plaza offers stunning views of the terminal tents, major public art installations, the transit center facility, the Rocky Mountains and downtown Denver. The plaza connects the terminal to the hotel is covered by a canopy, providing both covered and uncovered areas for activities.


Denver International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $36 billion for the region annually. For more information visit www.FlyDenver.com, check us out on YouTube and Instagram, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Sign up for DEN’s monthly newsletter Nonstop News.


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