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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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‘Redefining Possible’ Art Exhibit at Denver International Airport Seeks to Change Perceptions

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DENVER — Nov. 24, 2015Redefining Possible is a groundbreaking new temporary art exhibit at Denver International Airport (DEN) featuring portraits of 12 people who are living with spinal cord or brain injuries, as photographed by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Barry Gutierrez.

Located in the Jeppesen Terminal display cases at the southeast end of Level 5 near baggage claim, the exhibition is scheduled through February 2016.

Craig Hospital and Barry Gutierrez created the Redefining Possible portrait series to showcase the power of the human spirit. The innovative portrait series features 12 people who have made remarkable strides after a catastrophic injury or illness.

Click here to view images from the gallery.

About Craig Hospital

Craig Hospital is a world-renowned, premier center for specialty rehabilitation and research for people with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. Craig has a remarkable atmosphere and culture that is casual but professional, active and upbeat. They are a 93-bed inpatient/outpatient, nonprofit hospital that offers acute, short and long-term care.

About the Photographer

Barry Gutierrez is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and commercial photographer based in Denver. His photography ranges from photojournalism to portraiture. He has created portraits of a number of presidents, including Barack Obama.

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 30 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, DIA curates temporary exhibitions, collaborating with museums, cultural institutions and arts organizations to present the highest quality two- and three-dimensional work. For more information, visit www.flydenver.com/art.

DEN has been named “Best U.S. Airport for Art” in USA Today’s “10Best Reader’s Choice” travel contest in 2013. The category focuses on how airports have been transforming from utilitarian hubs of transport to spaces with beautiful works of art, great restaurants, comfy lounges and terrific shopping. DEN was selected by readers as the favorite among 20 airports nominated by the publication.


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