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Map showing work areas along South Broadway from Arizona to Kentucky, and W Mississippi Ave from Santa Fe to GrantSouth Broadway Reconstruction 

Denver Public Works is reconstructing a stretch of South Broadway from Kentucky to Arizona and a section of Mississippi Avenue between the Consolidated Main Line (CML) Railway and Sherman Street. The project, which began in March 2016 and is expected to continue through summer 2017, will improve the roadway surface and enhance mobility for all users. 

Project Features

  • Replacing the asphalt surface along South Broadway from Kentucky to Arizona with concrete, which has a longer life span
  • Enhancements for pedestrians and people on bikes, including the construction of multi-use paths and new street and pedestrian lighting
  • Planting of trees
  • Replacing the signals at Broadway/Tennessee and Broadway/Mississippi
  • Upgrading waterlines

The project also promotes future transit-oriented development surrounding the RTD I-25 & Broadway Light Rail Transit Station.

Construction Updates - October 2016

Normal working hours will be Monday–Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, weather permitting. No work is expected at night. Occasional weekend work may be scheduled. Lane closures will remain in place to preserve the construction zone. This area will have congestion during rush hours.

Alternate Bus Stops

Some bus stops in the construction area may be unavailable. RTD has made accommodations for alternate bus stop locations; please see signs along Broadway or contact RTD for stop and route information.

Project Update

The South Broadway project has been divided into a series of six construction phases. The project is expected to be completed by the summer of 2017.

August 2016 Project Overview and Update (PDF) 

Phase 1 - 85% complete, expected completion in September

  • Waterline relocation and the reconstruction of South Broadway from Arizona Avenue to just south of Tennessee Avenue on the east side

Phase 2

  • Reconstruction of Broadway from Arizona Avenue to Kentucky Avenue on the west side
  • Reconstruction of Mississippi Avenue from Acoma Bridge to Logan Street (concurrent with South Broadway reconstruction)

Phase 3

  • Includes reconstruction of Broadway from Tennessee Avenue to Kentucky Avenue on the east side

Phases 4–6

  • Includes streetscaping, landscaping and the addition of a center lane median
  • All striping, signage and traffic signals will be completed


  • Spring 2016 — Work along Broadway and Mississippi to relocate water lines, remove trolley tracks, replace sections of curbs, sidewalk and pavement
  • Summer 2016 — Work along Mississippi to build retaining walls, install new traffic signals and lighting
  • Winter 2016/2017 — Concrete paving of Broadway begins
  • Summer 2017 — Landscaping, streetscaping, additional signage
Project Contacts

Mike Harmer, Project Manager
Denver Public Works

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