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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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Travelers at Denver International Airport Can Now ‘Eat Mor Chikin’ With Opening of Chick-fil-A


DENVER – Sept. 14, 2016 – Denver International Airport (DEN) today announced the opening of Chick-fil-A in the center of the B Concourse.

Located in the food court in the center of the B Concourse, the new restaurant will operate from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The Chick-fil-A restaurant will offer a lunch/dinner menu that includes Chick-fil-A menu favorites like the Original Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich, chicken nuggets, Waffle Potato Fries®, hand-cut salads and freshsqueezed lemonade, as well as breakfast sandwiches, coffee and other items during breakfast hours. The menu also includes healthy options such as the new Egg White Grill sandwich for breakfast and the Chick-fil-A Grilled Chicken Sandwich and Spicy Southwest Salad for lunch and dinner.

“Passengers at Denver International Airport have long asked us to add Chick-fil-A to our growing lineup of dining options,” said Neil Maxfield, DEN’s senior vice president for concessions. “We are excited to open the doors to this highly anticipated restaurant, which provides another familiar national brand to complement our local Colorado flavors.”

The new location is a joint venture between Concessions International and Delarosa Restaurant Concepts, which is certified under the federal Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Enterprise (ACDBE) program. Delarosa Restaurant Concepts is owned by Michael De La Rosa, a local Colorado entrepreneur and restaurant operator.

“Concessions International is excited to partner with Delarosa Restaurant Concepts to bring the first Chick-fil-A to Denver International Airport,” said Donata Russell Ross, CEO of Concessions International. “The Chick-fil-A brand is recognized by travelers across the world and performs above other restaurant concepts in the marketplace.”

Chick-fil-A serves freshly prepared food in more than 2,000 restaurants nationwide, including 25 airport locations.

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About DEN’s Shopping and Dining Program

DEN’s concession program consists of more than 170,000 square feet of retail space inside the airport that includes more than 140 locations offering an exciting culinary, fashion and retail experience. In 2015, the concession program generated a record $335.7 million in annual gross receipts. For more information about retail store opportunities, please e-mail [email protected] or visit

About Concessions International, LLC

Atlanta-based Concessions International, LLC, founded in 1978, is a dynamic food and beverage concessionaire with operations in eight airports. The company’s portfolio includes franchised, licensed and proprietary concepts, including casual dining, quick service, snack, deli and bar and grill. The company is a franchisee of major national brands including Fresh To Order, Seattle’s Best Coffee, and Einstein Bros. Bagels. CI operates Pemberton Café at the World of Coca Cola, and Paschal’s Restaurant in the historic Castleberry district of downtown Atlanta. Visit for more information.

About Chick-fil-A

Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A, Inc. is a family owned and privately held restaurant company founded in 1964 by S. Truett Cathy. Devoted to serving the local communities in which its franchised restaurants operate, and known for its original chicken sandwich, Chick-fil-A serves freshly prepared food in more than 2,000 restaurants in 43 states and Washington, D.C.

Chick-fil-A system sales exceeded $6 billion in 2015, which marks 48 consecutive years of sales growth. Chick-fil-A earned a top spot in the 2015 Customer Service Hall of Fame for the second year in a row and is the only quick service restaurant to make the Customer Service Hall of Fame. The company was also the only restaurant brand named to the Top 10 “Best Companies to Work For” by 24/7 Wall Street. More information on Chick-fil-A is available on the chain’s website located at

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