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Road Construction Updates

Road Construction Updates
Posted on 06/11/2021

Ongoing Roadwork

The 2021 road construction projects map is now available.

Weekly Roadwork Construction Schedule

Visit this link
 for more information about city of Aurora roadwork. 

Other Road Construction Work

32nd Avenue concrete restoration
Delayed until July, 32nd Avenue between Airport Boulevard and Chambers Road will be down to one lane in each direction with multiple lane diversions for up to two weeks as multiple concrete panels are removed and replaced. Expect delays and use alternate routes when possible. 

Fitzsimons-Peoria Stormwater Outfall Project
Work is being done to upgrade the stormwater conveyance capacity in the Fitzsimons-Peoria corridor to meet current city standards. When completed, the project will provide improved flood protection to about 230 residents and 40 businesses. Visit for details.
Beginning Tuesday, June 15, for one week, northbound Peoria Street will be closed during work hours from East 11th Avenue to East Colfax Avenue to accommodate the final stages of the Stormwater outfall project. A signed detour will be westbound on 11th Avenue to northbound Moline Street to Colfax Avenue. Southbound traffic on Peoria will be reduced to one lane and will be using the northbound lanes. 13th Avenue will be closed in both directions at Peoria. Please use alternate routes.

Chambers at Sixth Avenue lane closures
Through the end of June, multiple lane closures are scheduled on Chambers Road in both directions north and south of Sixth Avenue for a pipeline installation. Please use caution in this area.

Chambers Road closures south of Mississippi Avenue
Beginning June 21 for 90 days, South Chambers Road will see multiple lane closures and lane reductions while Xcel Energy installs a new gas line at Chambers Circle. Chambers Circle will be closed east of Chambers Road on several occasions during this time. Signed detours may be in place. Please use caution.

Yosemite Street one-day closure south of Colfax Avenue
Beginning June 19, Yosemite Street will be closed for one day in order to park a large crane to lift equipment onto the roof of the new Vega School. A signed detour will be provided. Please use caution.

Major Road Projects in East Aurora
Significant work is underway in several areas to improve mobility on the east side of Aurora. Visit this story map to learn more (updated Feb. 17, 2021).

Quincy Avenue/Gun Club Road Intersection Improvements
Construction began October 2019 on the improvement project at Quincy Avenue and Gun Club Road. Final paving, striping and signing is taking place this week in order to open the new sections of road June 20 and 21.

More information can be found on the project website or by calling 800.394.7020 or

RTD 15L (East Colfax) Route Improvements

RTD is upgrading 37 bus stops between Broadway in Denver and I-225 in Aurora to include enhanced shelters with lighting, security cameras and benches. Other improvements such as queue bypass lanes, bus bulbouts (curb extensions) and expanded boarding areas will be added in key locations along the corridor.

Bus shelter installations will begin starting June 7 and continue through the summer. Telecommunication and electrical installations inside the shelters will continue through the fall. Installation schedules are subject to change. During shelter installations, temporary bus stop closures will be in place. Adjacent stops in the same direction and at the same intersection will not be closed at the same time to accommodate RTD customers. Temporary sidewalk and roadway lane closures also are anticipated while the work is taking place. Please follow all construction and detour signage for your safety. To receive closure updates, sign up for RTD Rider Alerts

The first group of installations will occur as follows: June 7, Havana Street eastbound; June 8, Scranton Street westbound; June 9, Ursula Street eastbound; June 10, Children's Way westbound; and June 11, Lincoln Street eastbound.

CDOT Road Construction Updates

Central I-70 corridor improvements

CDOT is improving the Central I-70 corridor, including work that extends into Aurora.
For weekly traffic and construction impacts, visit the website.

Other CDOT updates

View weekly construction updates from the Colorado Department of Transportation.

Work to resurface Colfax Avenue between Sable Boulevard and Peoria Street began April 19. Work will include pavement resurfacing, curb ramp and sidewalk improvements for ADA compliance, and intersection improvements at Colfax and Peoria. Single and double lane closures are expected. Weekly lane closures will be sent via email and posted to To ask questions, email

E-470 Road Widening Project

View all construction updates for the E-470 Road Widening Project.


TRAFFIC: Due to unforeseen circumstances, detours will remain in place on n-bound Gun Club Rd through the pm rush hour & into the evening for work at this site. We'll also need to continue work tmrrow, so detours will be in effect from 8:30am-mid afternoon.

TRAFFIC: Due to unforeseen circumstances, detours will remain in place on n-bound Gun Club Rd through the pm rush hour & into the evening for work at this site. We'll also need to continue work tmrrow, so detours will be in effect from 8:30am-mid afternoon.

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