Project Update Fall 2014:
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), and City and County of Denver announce the availability of the Federal Boulevard Improvements Project between West 7th Avenue and West Howard Place Environmental Assessment (EA). All interested stakeholders are encouraged to review and comment on the EA. The comment period for the EA begins on October 15, 2014 and will continue through November 14, 2014.
FHWA and CDOT have identified a preferred alternative that adds a third northbound lane between West 7th Avenue and West Howard Place, a raised median between West 7th Avenue and West Howard Place, upgrades the existing pedestrian facilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act throughout the Project Area from West 7th Avenue and West Howard Place, and enhances multimodal connectivity. More information on the Preferred Alternative, its environmental impacts, and mitigation commitments are included in the EA document.
View Public Notice of Availability HERE
You have the opportunity to comment on these. Here are the EA documents:
Environmental Assessment (SPANISH version)
Environment Assessment (KOREAN version)
Comments must be submitted by November 7, 2014. Get a copy of the comment sheet HERE
Comments can be submitted in the following ways:
By email: Karen.Good@denvergov.org
In writing: Karen Good 201 West Colfax Department 509 Denver, CO 80202
Via fax: 720-865-2676 ATTN: Karen Good
Project Update Summer 2014:
On August 14, 2014, from 5:30pm-7:00pm project planners held an open house at Barnum Recreation Center to discuss the project and provide an update on the NEPA environmental review process as well as the design and timeline for future work.
View the meeting presentation boards HERE
View the power point presentation HERE
Here are the latest design graphics for the Federal Boulevard Project (5th Avenue to Howard Pl). These graphics are for illustration purposes only and should not be considered the final design for the corridor. Some design elements or dimensions may change as final design is completed.
General Cross Section
Access and Parcels
Project Update Spring 2014:
Funding to complete this project became available late 2013 through the State of Colorado Responsible Acceleration of Maintenance and Partnerships (RAMP) Program.
Currently, the project is going through an Environmental Assessment (EA) which will update the environmental resource impacts as required by The Colorado Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration. The EA is expected to be completed in November of 2014.
It is anticipated that a public Open House will be held in the Summer of 2014
Right of Way acquisition is anticipated to begin once the EA is complete in late 2014.
Construction is anticipated to start in late 2016 and extend into 2018.
More information regarding the EA will be posted to this website when it becomes available.
A public meeting was held on October 26, 2011 to discuss the current design. Listed below are meeting presentations and materials as well as a form to submit your comments.