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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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Introducing New Form of Car Share at DEN

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Avail Provides Transportation Alternative to Travelers Visiting the Mile High City

DENVER – June 1, 2020 – Denver International Airport (DEN) has launched a year-long pilot program with Avail Car Share to give passengers an alternate way to get to their destinations across the state. DEN is the first major U.S. airport to establish this type of car-sharing pilot program.

“It’s important to us to embrace our changing world and to adapt to new, innovative ways to enhance the travel experience,” said DEN CEO Kim Day. “We look forward to working with Avail over the course of the pilot to learn more about their business and ways to better serve our passengers.”

Avail is a car-sharing service that connects car owners with travelers looking to borrow a car. Avail staff examines motor vehicle records of drivers, conducts safety inspections and disinfects vehicles with high-grade, multi-purpose cleaners prior to each use. With insurance protection and roadside assistance coverage, both provided by Allstate, drivers can rest assured they’re getting an affordable and reliable vehicle.

“Expanding our partnership with DEN is an excellent opportunity to enhance the airport experience by providing a variety of transportation options for visitors while creating additional income for Denver residents,” said Avail CEO Mike Osborn. “Transportation needs vary, which is why we’re offering a safe and convenient alternative to car rental and ride sharing, with high-touch customer service, at a great value.”

Car owners can schedule to share a car and travelers can book to borrow a car at www.availcarsharing.com. Avail is located at 18000 E. 81st Ave. and is only a short shuttle ride to and from the airport.

A peer-to-peer motor vehicle sharing law, SB19-090, was passed in 2019. The act requires the car sharing program to enter into a concession agreement with the airport. Avail will pay DEN a concession fee and rent 10 onsite parking spaces.


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