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Pedestrian Improvements

Most of the transportation and mobility projects underway in Public Works will have a positive impact for Denver's pedestrians. These are highlights from current projects with specific features designed to improve pedestrian access around the city.  


35th-36th Pedestrian Bridge

Under Construction: a new pedestrian and bike connection between the River North, Curtis Park and Cole neighborhoods and the future Regional Transportation District (RTD) 38th & Blake commuter rail station on the A Line. Opening in 2016.
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Inca St Multi-Use Trail

Construction Completed: an underpass at 38th Avenue to provide pedestrian and bicycle access to the planned commuter rail station located at 41st and Fox and will act as an extension to the Platte River Regional bike trail and the Inca Pedestrian Bridge. 
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Brighton Blvd Corridor

Under Construction: revitalizing Brighton Blvd in RiNo, constructing sidewalks and curbs, pedestrian signals and crossings, street lighting, landscaping, and other multi-modal amenities. Construction is expected to continue through the winter of 2017-18.
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SH30 Hampden/Havana 

Pre-Construction: sidewalks and landscaping to improvepedestrian safety along Hampden Avenue and Havana Street from approximately Dayton Street to Dartmouth Avenue. Construction to begin in 2016.
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Quebec Street

Pre-Design: multi-modal improvements on Quebec St. from just south of 13th Ave. to 26th Ave. including a continuous buffered sidewalk, transit amenities, and traffic signal infrastructure. Design and environmental review expected to begin in 2016.
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Wynkoop Street

Final Design: In anticipation of the new commuter rail opening in April, Denver Public Works plans to install near-term improvements to prioritize the pedestrian environment in front of Union Station, and reduce conflict between the varying converging uses. Evaluation is currently underway.
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Community Streets Program

A Public Works program for community organizations interested in installing temporary projects on city streets to promote community building, enhance aesthetics, and create an enriched pedestrian environment. Learn more »

 
 
Recently Completed

Colorado Center bridge completed

The Colorado Center Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge opened to the public in July 2015, meeting the need for pedestrian and bicycle access over Interstate 25 at Colorado Boulevard and East Evans Avenue. The arch‐type structure spanning I-25 has access ramps on each end, landing at Cherry Street to the north and RTD’s Colorado Station (light rail transit) to the south.

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