Construction Phasing & Traffic

6th Ave Regional Trail Detour

Project Duration

6th Ave. Trail Detour

Starting Feb. 8, the 6th Avenue Trail will be closed and will not re-open until construction is complete in late 2017. The detour will be on Illinois Street. Local access to the ball fields from the Clear Creek Trail will remain.

Linking Lookout Construction Phase I

Phase I

Timeline

February 2016 through May 2016.

Scope of work

Construction of ramps between US 6 and 19th Street. All construction will occur outside current roadways and there will be no traffic pattern changes or detours.

Linking Lookout Construction Phase 2

Phase II (b):

Timing

September 2016 through January 2017

Scope of work

Excavation of US 6 and bridge construction. Mainline US 6 traffic will remain detoured onto the ramps with signals at 19th Street. Roundabout construction complete.

Phase II (a)

Timing

May 2016 through August 2016

Scope of work

Excavation of US 6, bridge construction, roundabout construction at 19th Street and Elm. Mainline US 6 traffic will be detoured onto the ramps with two lanes of traffic in each direction. A short surface lane shift will occur on 19th Street. Stoplights will be added at 19th Street for both northbound and southbound traffic. Lane closures and traffic flaggers should be expected on 19th Street May through September, but 19th Street will be open.

Linking Lookout Construction Phase 3

Phase III

Timing

January 2017 through August 2017

Scope of Work

Excavation of US 6 and mainline paving. 19th Street will be routed onto the bridge structure. Mainline US 6 traffic will remain detoured onto the ramps with signals at 19th Street.

Linking Lookout Construction Phase 4

Phase IV

Timing

September 2017

Scope of work

Traffic will be moved to final configuration. Construction will be limited to landscaping and installation of park elements.

COG Mesa

 Golden was named after Thomas L. Golden,
a gold prospector who arrived in Jefferson County in 1858.

Additional Resources

City of Golden, Colorado
COG Mesa