Marion Street Storm System

Marion Street Storm Banner

Background

The purpose of this project is to further address significant historical flooding areas in the Whittier, Five Points and City Park West neighborhoods. This phase of the project will connect into the recently completed 33rd Street Outfall project, at the intersection of MLK Jr Boulevard and Marion Street. Future phases will extend this storm sewer infrastructure south to the intersection of 21st Avenue and Downing Street, where it will tie into, and relieve, an overburdened existing 84” storm sewer system.

General Information

This project will install new 8’ x 8’ Reinforced Concrete Box Culvert in Marion Street to the intersection with 27th Avenue. 

In addition to installing the new 8’ x 8’ storm sewer infrastructure, the Marion Street System project will:

  • Install new storm inlets and manholes
  • Install new water quality features to reduce trash/debris from entering into the storm sewer system
  • Install new ADA compliant pedestrian ramps at all intersections
  • Upgrade existing curb cuts to be compliant with City of Denver transportation standards
  • Relocate and install new Denver Water main lines
  • Replace Denver Water lead service lines with new copper lines from the new water main to the property owners’ meter
  • Provide new bike lane at East Whittier Island Park
  • Reshape Marion Street to provide greater surface water storm runoff capacity
  • Provide new full depth paving on Marion Street

Construction Methods, Impacts and Detours

Weekly Update - May 14, 2021

Status: Basically, even more mud. Crews have spent the last couple of days mucking out the site and they expect to have curb and gutter placed all the way to 27th by the end of next week—depending on the rain forecast for this weekend and into next week. Final asphalt paving should happen during the week of the 24th—again depending on weather.

Impacts: The intersections of Marion / 28th and Marion / 27th are closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 29th and 28th down to the south side of the intersection with 27th. 
 
Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs for work on landscaping restoration)

  • Marion St — Between 29th and 28th 
  • Marion St — Between mid-block 27th Avenue and 26th Avenue
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 27th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette

Street Sweeping Restrictions: Remember to be mindful of the posted street-sweeping parking restrictions if you park in areas outside of the designated resident-only areas. If you are ticketed in those zones we cannot help with ticket fines.

Construction Fencing: It’s still necessary and is in place for the safety of all. Violations are being reported to authorities.

Caution: We will be moving some of the heavy equipment off the site soon and paving equipment will move in. Please be cautious when walking / driving / biking near the project, and please do not enter the site for any reason.

Reach Out: Have a question or concern? Just send us an email, call or text the hotlin
e.

Curb and gutter is being installed down to 27th

Curb and gutter is being installed all the way down to 27th, expected to be complete by the end of next week.

The very last inlet is being installed!

The very last inlet is being installed!

Concrete mainline box being lowered into trench

The very last concrete mainline box for this phase, being lowered into the trench.

Installing Mainline Pipe Between 28th and 27th

Crews working on remaining mainline pipe installation between 28th and 27th

Paving on this stretch of Marion is complete

Paving on this stretch of Marion is complete, and open for access and parking.

Paving progress on Marion from 30th to 28th Ave.

Paving progress on Marion from the 30th Ave. intersection down to just north of the 28th intersection.


Current Impacts

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Current Detours

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Archive Updates

May 2021 - Archive Update

Weekly Update - 5/7/21

Status: Mud, mud and more mud. The crew is doing what they can as the site dries up. Work on the stormwater inlets at the 28th intersection is finishing up, and the last inlet in Marion—between 28th and 27th—was installed yesterday. Curb and gutter work is moving south and roadway prep will begin soon. Despite the rainy weather, we still hope to have final asphalt paving in place by the end of this month, but this is weather dependent.

Water Line Work: Final water main tie-ins had to be put off until next week because of the weather. This work will require some service interruptions from 27th to 28th, and if your property will be affected you will receive notices in advance.

Impacts: The intersections of Marion / 28th and Marion / 27th are closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 29th and 28th down to the south side of the intersection with 27th. 
 
Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs for work on landscaping restoration)

  • Marion St — Between 29th and 28th 
  • Marion St — Between mid-block 27th Avenue and 26th Avenue
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 27th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette

Street Sweeping Restrictions: Don’t get ticketed! Be mindful of the posted street-sweeping parking restrictions if you park in areas outside of the designated resident-only areas. If you are ticketed in those zones we cannot help with ticket fines.

Construction Fencing: Please do not move it for any reason—it is in place for the safety of all. Violations are being reported to authorities.

Be Careful: Heavy equipment is still on-site. Please be cautious when walking / driving / biking near the project, and please do not enter the site for any reason.

Question / Concern? Just send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly.

Weekly Update - 5/17/21 

Status: Basically, even more mud. Crews have spent the last couple of days mucking out the site and they expect to have curb and gutter placed all the way to 27th by the end of next week—depending on the rain forecast for this weekend and into next week. Final asphalt paving should happen during the week of the 24th—again depending on weather.

Impacts: The intersections of Marion / 28th and Marion / 27th are closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 29th and 28th down to the south side of the intersection with 27th. 
 
Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs for work on landscaping restoration)

  • Marion St — Between 29th and 28th 
  • Marion St — Between mid-block 27th Avenue and 26th Avenue
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 27th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette

Street Sweeping Restrictions: Remember to be mindful of the posted street-sweeping parking restrictions if you park in areas outside of the designated resident-only areas. If you are ticketed in those zones we cannot help with ticket fines.

Construction Fencing: It’s still necessary and is in place for the safety of all. Violations are being reported to authorities.

Caution: We will be moving some of the heavy equipment off the site soon and paving equipment will move in. Please be cautious when walking / driving / biking near the project, and please do not enter the site for any reason.

Reach Out: Have a question or concern? Just send us an email, call or text the hotline.

April 2021 - Archive Update

Weekly Update - 4/2/21

Status: Mainline boxes are now in place through the 28th intersection, and installation will continue through this week and next. Grading between 30th and 29th is underway and paving for that stretch is planned for next Thursday and Friday—April 8th and 9th. 

Impacts: The intersections of Marion / 29th and Marion / 28th remain closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 30th and 29th down to the north side of the intersection with 27th.
 
Current Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 
Marion St — Between 31st and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
30th Ave — Between Downing and Marion
29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
28th Ave – Between Downing and the alley
28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
27th Ave – Between Downing and Lafayette
Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 26th Ave

Street Sweeping: Street sweeping season has started. We have coordinated with the Right Of Way Parking Enforcement agency to not ticket cars parked in the Designated Resident-Parking areas identified above. All other parking areas need to adhere to the posted parking restrictions. 

Construction Fencing: Remember, the fencing surrounding the job site should not be moved. Violations will be reported to authorities.

Use Caution: With paving scheduled for next week, be sure to watch for even more heavy machinery on the site. Please do not walk through the work zone, as equipment drivers are not expecting to see pedestrians. As always, use extreme caution.

Reach Out: Just send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly if you have any questions or concerns. We will get back to you right away. 

We are getting closer to the finish line. Thanks for all your patience.

Weekly Update - 4/9/21

Status: Let’s start with the big news: the paving of Marion—from the south side of the 30th intersection, down to just north of the 28th intersection—started and finished yesterday. We expect to open that stretch of roadway on Tuesday of next week after we have removed the construction fencing. Work on storm inlets in the 28th intersection starts on Monday. Curb and gutter along the 2800 block is ongoing this week and next week. The cut and cap work on the waterline at 27th next week will cause short water interruptions for just a few houses. Those residents will be informed of interruptions in advance of the work. Mainline pipe is now marching down towards 27th.

Impacts: The intersections of Marion / 29th and Marion / 28th remain closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 30th and 29th down to the north side of the intersection with 27th. These closures will change next week.
 
Current Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between 31st and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and Marion
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave – Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 26th Ave

Watch Out for Street Sweeping Restrictions: Street sweeping season is in full swing. We have coordinated with the Right-Of-Way Parking Enforcement agency to not ticket cars parked in the Designated Resident-Parking areas identified above. All other parking areas need to adhere to the posted parking restrictions, so be careful when parking.

Construction Fencing: Please do not ever move the fencing surrounding the job site. Violations will be reported to authorities.

Be Careful: Paving brings even more heavy machinery to the site. Please do not walk or bike through the work zone, as equipment drivers are not expecting to see pedestrians or bikers. As always, use extreme caution when walking / biking / driving near the work site.

Let Us Know: If you have any questions or concerns, just send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly.

Weekly Update - 4/15/21

Status: Some bad weather may slow work for a day or so, but things are looking really good on the site. Mainline pipe is installed to mid-block between 28th and 27th. Work on planters on the north end is moving along well, as is inlet work in the 28th intersection. But the best news is that the paving of Marion — from the south side of the 30th intersection, down to just north of the 28th intersection — went well last week, and that section of roadway is open.

Impacts: The intersections of Marion / 28th and Marion / 27th are closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 29th and 28th down to the south side of the intersection with 27th. 
 
New Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs for work on landscaping restoration)

  • Marion St — Between 29th and 28th 
  • Marion St — Between mid-block 27th Avenue and 26th Avenue
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 27th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette

Street Sweeping Restrictions in Place: The designated resident-only parking areas have been changed. We have coordinated with Right-Of-Way Parking Enforcement to NOT issue street-sweeping tickets to cars parked in these designated resident-only parking areas. If you park in other areas—outside of the designated resident-only areas—you need to adhere to the posted street-sweeping parking restrictions. If you are ticketed in those zones we cannot help with ticket fines.

Construction Fencing: The construction fencing has moved to the south and is in place for the safety of all. Please do not move it. Violations will be reported to authorities.

Use Caution!: We have opened up more of Marion but heavy machinery is still active on the south end of the project. As always, use extreme caution when walking / biking / driving near the work site.

Reach Out: If you have any questions or concerns it’s easy to reach us. Just send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly.

Weekly Update - 4/22/21

Status: Despite a couple of snow days and lots of mud, crews were able to get the majority of the remaining mainline pipe installed between 28th and 27th, with just a few left to go. Inlet work in the 28th intersection and planter work at the 29th intersection are the focus for the next week. 

Impacts: The intersections of Marion / 28th and Marion / 27th are closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 29th and 28th down to the south side of the intersection with 27th. 
 
Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs for work on landscaping restoration)

  • Marion St — Between 29th and 28th 
  • Marion St — Between mid-block 27th Avenue and 26th Avenue
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 27th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette

Street Sweeping Restrictions in Place: Please remember that if you park in areas outside of the designated resident-only areas noted on the map above, you need to adhere to the posted street-sweeping parking restrictions. If you are ticketed in those zones we cannot help with ticket fines.

Construction Fencing: The construction fencing is still in place for the safety of all. Please do not move it. Violations will be reported to authorities.

Careful!: Heavy machinery is still on-site, so please continue to use extreme caution when walking / biking / driving near the project.

Questions/Concerns?: It’s easy to reach us. Just send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly.
 

Weekly Update - 4/29/21

Status: The mainline pipe installation along the entire project is now complete. Inlet and manhole work in the 28th intersection is finishing up, and planter and landscaping work is moving south. Curb and gutter is currently going in at the 28th intersection. We anticipate having final asphalt paving in place by the end of May, weather permitting.

Water Line Work: Final water main tie-ins tomorrow and Wednesday of next week will require some service interruptions from 27th to 28th. If your property will be affected you will receive notices in advance.

Impacts: The intersections of Marion / 28th and Marion / 27th are closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 29th and 28th down to the south side of the intersection with 27th. 
 
Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs for work on landscaping restoration)

  • Marion St — Between 29th and 28th 
  • Marion St — Between mid-block 27th Avenue and 26th Avenue
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 27th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette

Street Sweeping Restrictions: Please remember that you need to adhere to the posted street-sweeping parking restrictions if you park in areas outside of the designated resident-only areas noted on the map above. If you are ticketed in those zones we cannot help with ticket fines.

Construction Fencing: Please continue to stay away from the construction fencing, which is in place for the safety of all. Please do not move it for any reason. Violations will be reported to authorities.

Watch Out: There is still quite a bit of truck traffic and heavy machinery operating on the site. Please be cautious when you are out and about.

Questions/Concerns?: It’s easy to reach us. Just send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly.

March 2021 - Archive Update

Weekly Update - 3/3/21 

Status: Mainline storm pipe / box culvert continues to go in the ground, as curb / gutter and planter work continues in and around the 29th intersection. Prep for the upcoming paving of Marion through the 29th intersection is underway and we are still on schedule to pave in approximately 2 weeks, weather depending. Landscaping and irrigation restoration work is moving south, following the pipeline and concrete crews. 

Water Line Work:  The water line installation is complete in the 2700 block, and connection of those services—between 28th and 27th—is expected to begin next week. There will be brief, house-by-house service interruptions during that work, and residents will be notified in advance. 

Impacts: The intersections of Marion / 29th and Marion / 28th are closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 30th and 29th down to the north side of the intersection with 27th.
 
Current Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between 31st and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 28th Ave
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and Marion
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave – Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 26th Ave

Moving the Fencing: It’s still important to stay away from the construction fencing and not move it, for any reason. The chain-link fencing is there for the safety of all. Violations will be reported to authorities.

Watch Out: Heavy truck traffic continues moving on and off the site on the north end, and will increase with the upcoming paving in two weeks. Please continue to use caution when walking / biking / driving near the construction. 

Contacting Us Is Easy: Have a question or concern? Send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly. We will get back to you right away.

Weekly Update - 3/11/21

Status: Mainline storm pipe / box culvert has been installed in Marion up to the north side of the 28th intersection. Curb and gutter is complete up to the intersection of Marion / 29th. Prep for the upcoming paving of Marion through the 29th intersection will pause for a few days as this storm comes through, but that work will resume next week. Our paving date may have to be pushed out an extra week depending on this incoming weather. 

Water Line Work: Denver Water has started the connection of services between 28th and 27th. This work is expected to carry over into next week. There will be brief, house-by-house service interruptions during that work, and residents will be notified in advance. 

Impacts: The intersections of Marion / 29th and Marion / 28th are closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 30th and 29th down to the north side of the intersection with 27th.
 
Current Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between 31st and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 28th Ave
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and Marion
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave – Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 26th Ave

Construction Fencing: Please don’t move it, for any reason. The chain-link fencing is there for the safety of all. Violations will be reported to authorities.

Use Caution: Please be careful and aware when walking / biking / driving near the construction. And please do not walk through the work zone.

Questions / Concerns: Feel free to send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly. We will get back to you right away. 

We are hoping this storm isn’t as big as they say it may be, but in any case, crews will be back on site afterwards as we move towards the finish at 27th. Thanks for your continued patience.

Weekly Update - 3/18/21

Status: Digging out is the plan for this week. The storm certainly delivered what was forecast and as a result, not much progress will be seen this week. While they clear the site, crews are also having to manage the stormwater runoff. Next week we are hoping to start grading in preparation for paving between 30th and 28th—depending on weather, of course. All waterline services between 28th and 27th have been switched over to the new main.

Impacts: The intersections of Marion / 29th and Marion / 28th are closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 30th and 29th down to the north side of the intersection with 27th.
 
Current Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between 31st and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 28th Ave
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and Marion
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave – Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 26th Ave

Construction Fencing: This message is so important that we repeat it every week. Please do not move the fencing surrounding the job site as it is there for the safety of all. Violations will be reported to authorities.

Be Careful: This week it’s even more important to be careful around the work site as we have lots of heavy equipment clearing snow. Please be extra cautious and aware when walking / biking / driving near the construction. And please do not walk through the work zone.

Need to Talk to Us?: It’s easy. Just send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly. We will get back to you right away. 

We are anxious to get this snow off the site and get back at it.

Weekly Update - 3/25/21

Status: The weather certainly hasn’t been working in our favor. Last week was devoted entirely to cleaning snow off the site and working on a water line tie-in at the 28th intersection. In order to start the paving prep, the mud needs to dry up, so we are hoping to be able to do that work next week. Mainline pipe installation will be underway again soon, and we expect to be through the 28th intersection with that within the next 2 weeks. Once we get past the 28th intersection, pipe can go in the ground quickly to 27th. Crews are able to work on the planters on the north end of the job site.

Impacts: The intersections of Marion / 29th and Marion / 28th remain closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 30th and 29th down to the north side of the intersection with 27th.
 
Current Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between 31st and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 28th Ave
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and Marion
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave – Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 26th Ave

Construction Fencing: Even though it’s tempting, do not move the fencing surrounding the job site—for any reason—as it is there for the safety of all. Violations will be reported to authorities.

Be Safe: As paving draws near and the paving prep begins, more heavy machinery will be moving on and off the work site. Please do not walk through the work zone, as equipment drivers are not expecting to see pedestrians. Please be extra cautious and aware when walking / biking / driving near the construction. 

Questions / Concerns? It’s easy to reach us. Just send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly. We will get back to you right away. 

The upcoming forecast looks good for work moving forward—but we need to remember that it is springtime in Colorado.

February 2021 - Archive Update

Weekly Update - 2/3/21

Status: Asphalt paving is complete through the 30th intersection to mid-block before 29th. Work on planter boxes, inlets, manholes and ramps is underway at 29th. Mainline storm pipe is going in Marion between 29th and 28th.

Water Line Work: Denver Water’s work at 29th will cause a water service interruption tomorrow. If your service will be interrupted, you will be notified directly. 

Impacts: Starting tomorrow afternoon, Marion will open from the 30th intersection to mid-block before 29th. On Monday, February 8th, the intersection of Marion / 28th will close. Work will then occupy Marion all the way down to the north side of 27th.
 
Current Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between 31st and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 28th Ave
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and Marion
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave – Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 26th Ave

Fencing Safety: Please remember that it is there for a reason. Moving the chain-link construction fencing is illegal, and not safe for the construction crews, or the public. These violations will be reported to the proper authorities.

Be Cautious: There’s a lot going on out there—please continue to use caution and watch for heavy equipment moving on and off the site.

Let Us Know: Have questions? Concerns? Send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly and we will get back to you right away.

Weekly Update - 2/11/21

Status: These cold temps are slowing work a bit. However, curb and gutter prep is underway between 29th and 28th, as is some landscaping and irrigation restoration from MLK to 31st. Mainline storm pipe is in place through the Marion / 29th intersection.

Water Line Work: Upcoming water line work will cause some service interruptions next week. On Wednesday, Feb. 17th, some residences on Marion from 27th to 28th—and one block in each direction—will be affected. On Thursday, February, 18th, some residences on Marion from 28th to 29th—and one block in each direction—will have service outages. If your service will be interrupted, you will be notified directly. 

Impacts: The intersection of Marion / 28th is now closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 30th and 29th down to the north side of the intersection with 27th.
 
Current Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between 31st and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 28th Ave
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and Marion
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave – Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 26th Ave

Fencing Safety: It might be tempting to move the chain-link fencing surrounding the work, but doing so is illegal and not safe for the construction crews, or the public. These violations will be reported to the proper authorities.

Safety First: Please be careful when walking / biking / driving near the work zone. Heavy equipment continues to move on and off the site.

Be in Touch: It’s easy to reach us if you have any questions or concerns. Send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly and we will get back to you right away. Our contacts are listed in the box below.

Weekly Update - 2/18/21 

Status: The placement of curb and gutter concrete is now underway between 29th and 28th. Landscaping and irrigation restoration from MLK to 31st continues. Mainline storm pipe / box culvert is in place through the Marion / 29th intersection and will be completed up to the 28th intersection within 2 weeks, depending on weather. Utility work in the Marion / 28th intersection will be quite extensive and that work is set to begin soon.

Water Line Work: The new water line is in place between 28th and 27th but services along that block have not yet been connected. We expect Denver Water to start on those connections the week of March 1. Thank you for your patience during the water line work this week. We don’t anticipate any service interruptions next week, but if unexpected work comes up you will be notified directly if your service will be interrupted.

Impacts: The intersection of Marion / 28th is closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 30th and 29th down to the north side of the intersection with 27th.
 
Current Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between 31st and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 28th Ave
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and Marion
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave – Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 26th Ave

Fencing Safety: The chain-link fencing surrounding the work is there for the safety of all. Please don’t move it for any reason. Violations will be reported to authorities.

Be Cautious: There is a lot of heavy machinery on-site, and concrete trucks move on and off the work zone often. Please be extremely careful when walking / biking / driving near the construction. 

Reach Out: It’s easy to get your questions or concerns answered quickly. Send us an email, call or text the hotline, or call me directly and we will get back to you right away. 

Weekly Update - 2/25/21

Status: The placement of mainline storm pipe / box culvert is back in full swing between 29th and 28th. Curb and gutter work continues in and around the 29th intersection. You’ll see crews starting to grade and prep for the upcoming paving of Marion through the 29th intersection. Depending on weather, that paving is scheduled to start in approximately 3 weeks. Landscaping and irrigation restoration is now underway in the 3000 block.

Water Line Work: The water line installation is now complete in the 2700 block. We expect Denver Water to start on the connections of services between 28th and 27th the week of March 1. We don’t anticipate any service interruptions next week, but if unexpected work comes up you will be notified directly if your service will be interrupted.

Impacts: The intersection of Marion / 28th is closed. Work occupies Marion from mid-block between 30th and 29th down to the north side of the intersection with 27th.
 
Current Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between 31st and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 28th Ave
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and Marion
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 28th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 27th Ave – Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 27th Ave and 26th Ave

Fencing Safety: Please don’t move it. The chain-link fencing surrounding the work is there for the safety of everyone. Violations will be reported to authorities.

Be Cautious: Even with the heavy machinery moving south, there's still a lot of truck traffic moving on / off the site on the north end. Please continue to use caution when walking / biking / driving near the construction. 

Let Us Know: Get your questions or concerns answered quickly by sending us an email, calling or texting the hotline, or calling me directly, and we will get back to you right away.

January 2021 - Archive Update

Weekly Update - 1/7/21

Status: Pipe installation has started up again between 29th and 28th and is moving along at a good pace. Curb and gutter work is also well underway between 30th and 29th. The signal at Marion and 31st is up and running, and striping there is complete.

Water Service Work: Denver Water work will start up again next week. If your service will be affected you will be notified in advance.
 
Current Impacts: Marion is currently closed from the north side of the 30th intersection to the north side of the 28th intersection. The Marion / 31st intersection is open, as is the Marion/28th intersection.
 
There Are Several Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between MLK and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave
  • 31st Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave

Construction Fencing: Please remember that moving the project fencing after hours for any reason is illegal, and not safe for the construction crews, or the general public. These violations will be reported to the proper authorities.

Caution!: 
Please be extra careful when walking / biking / driving near the project. There’s lots of heavy machinery moving on and off the site.

Let Us Know: 
Please reach out if you have any questions or concerns about the project. You can text or call the hotline, call me directly, or send us an email. Our contacts are listed in the box below.

Weekly Update - 1/14/21

Status: Crews continue to build forms for the curb and gutter between 30th and 29th. Work on laterals and inlets at 29th is underway, as are some manhole installations. Watch for planters going in soon at the Marion / 30th intersection.

Xcel Energy Work: Xcel will be on-site working along 29th Ave and 28th Ave next Tuesday, January 19th—overnight—to perform some relocation work. They may need to put up a few "No Parking" signs on the south side of 28th Ave—in between the alleys—so please be aware of that possibility.
 
Current Impacts: Marion is currently closed from the north side of the 30th intersection to the north side of the 28th intersection. The Marion / 31st intersection is open, as is the Marion/28th intersection.
 
There Are Several Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between MLK and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave
  • 31st Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave

Construction Fencing: The chain link fencing is in place for the safety of all. Moving it after hours for any reason is not only illegal, it is not safe for the construction crews, or the general public. These violations will be reported to the proper authorities.

Heads Up: 
The site is busy with heavy machinery moving in and out of the area. Please be extra careful when walking / biking / driving near the project. 

Questions? Concerns? 
Just let us know. You can text or call the hotline, call me directly, or send us an email and we will get back to you right away. 

Weekly Update - 1/22/21

Status: Curb and gutter work is nearly complete between 30th and 29th on the east side, with work on the west side finishing up. Work on laterals and storm inlets at 29th continues. With no unforeseen delays or bad weather, we are expecting to pave from 30th to 29th the week of February 7th. Stay tuned for updates on that. The construction of planters starts soon — there will be four at each of the intersections of Marion / 29th, and Marion / 30th. They are an essential piece of the stormwater system along this corridor. (See more information with the accompanying photo above.) 
 
Current Impacts: Marion is currently closed from the north side of the 30th intersection to the north side of the 28th intersection. The Marion / 31st intersection is open, as is the Marion/28th intersection. Watch for an upcoming impact map next week.
 
Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between MLK and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave
  • 31st Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave

Construction Fencing Safety: Remember that moving the chain-link construction fencing for any reason is not only illegal, it is not safe for the construction crews, or the general public. These violations will be reported to the proper authorities.

Caution: 
Please continue to use caution around the construction site. The area is always busy with heavy machinery moving in and out of the area. 

Just let us know: 
If you have any concerns or questions, please text or call the hotline, call me directly, or send us an email and we will get back to you right away.

Weekly Update - 1/28/21

Status: Concrete continues to be placed for curb and gutter between 30th and 29th. Water line tie-ins at 29th are scheduled for next Tuesday. Water line work will also start next week between 28th and 27th.  If your service will be interrupted, you will be notified directly. 

Paving: We are planning on paving and opening the intersection of 30th and Marion next Tuesday the 2nd, as long as there are no unforeseen obstacles. When 30th opens, the 28th and Marion intersection will close, and work will occupy Marion all the way down to north side of 27th. We are still on schedule to pave the remainder of the block—30th to 29th— the week of Feb 8th. Stay tuned for updates on the paving schedule. We do have weather moving in next week so we may have to alter schedules as a result.
 
Current Impacts: Marion is currently closed from the north side of the 30th intersection to the north side of the 28th intersection. The Marion / 31st intersection is open, as is the Marion/28th intersection. These closures will change next week as work moves to the south. Please refer to the Upcoming Impact map above.
 
Current Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between MLK and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave
  • 31st Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave

Construction Fencing Safety: Please don't move it, for any reason. Moving the chain-link construction fencing is not only illegal, it is not safe for the construction crews, or the general public. These violations will be reported to the proper authorities.

Careful!: Paving is coming up which means an even busier work site. Please use extra caution around the construction area.

Reach Out: It’s easy to get in touch if you have any questions or concerns, please text or call the hotline, call me directly, or send us an email and we will get back to you right away.

December 2020 - Archive Update

Weekly Update - 12/2/20

Status: Mainline pipe continues to go in Marion at a steady pace. Crews should have the pipe in place to the 29th / Marion intersection by the end of next week. Curb and gutter work—on Marion from 31st to 30th—begins next week. Work on manholes begins next week as well, on Marion from 30th to 29th.

Water Service Interruption: There will be a short water service interruption tomorrow—Thursday, December 3—from 8 am to noon, for residents on Marion from 30th to 29th. All those who will be affected have received notifications. 

Current Impacts: Marion is currently closed from the south side of the 31st intersection to the north side of the 28th intersection. The Marion / 31st intersection is open, as is the Marion/28th intersection.

Designated Resident-Only Parking Options:  

  • Marion St — Between MLK and 31st  (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave
  • 31st Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave

Important! Opening the contractor’s fencing after hours to provide additional parking spaces is not legal nor is it safe to the construction crews or the general public. These violations will be reported to the proper authorities.

Safety First: Signage and fencing has changed now that work has moved south. Please use caution when walking / biking / driving near the site.

Get Instant Text Updates / Alerts: Want to receive construction updates and alerts on your phone via text? It’s easy, simply text MARION to 31996.

Weekly Update - 12/10/20

Status: Curb and gutter work, and asphalt prep on Marion — from 31st to 30th — is underway. The mainline pipe is in place to just a few feet shy of the Marion / 29th intersection.

Water Service Work: The water line is in place up to the 28th / Marion intersection. Testing of the line will begin next week. We don’t anticipate any water service interruptions until late next week. All those who will be affected will receive notifications in advance. 

Current Impacts: Marion is currently closed from the south side of the 31st intersection to the north side of the 28th intersection. The Marion / 31st intersection is open, as is the Marion/28th intersection.

There Are Several Designated Resident-Only Parking Options:  

  • Marion St — Between MLK and 31st  (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave
  • 31st Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave

Construction Fencing: Please note that opening or adjusting the project fencing after hours to provide additional parking spaces — or for any reason — is not legal, nor is it safe to the construction crews, or the general public. These violations will be reported to the proper authorities.

Be Careful Out There: There is a lot of heavy machinery moving on and off the site. Please be very cautious when walking / biking / driving near the site.

Get Instant Text Updates / Construction Alerts: It’s easy, simply text MARION to 31996. 

Weekly Update - 12/23/20

Status: The paving of Marion — between 31st Ave and 30th Ave — is complete. Ramp and sidewalk work at 30th Ave is underway, and the placement of the mainline pipe in Marion starts up again next week. There will be a much smaller crew on the site next week due to the holiday, but scheduled work will continue nonetheless.

Water Service Work: Denver Water’s work continues to move south along Marion. If there is a short interruption in service, those affected will receive notifications in advance. 
 
Current Impacts: Marion is currently closed from the south side of the 31st intersection to the north side of the 28th intersection. The Marion / 31st intersection is open, as is the Marion/28th intersection.
 
There Are Several Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between MLK and 31st (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave
  • 31st Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave

Construction Fencing: Please remember that moving the project fencing after hours for any reason is not legal, nor is it safe to the construction crews, or the general public. These violations will be reported to the proper authorities.

Use Caution: Please be careful when walking / biking / driving near the site. Safety first!

Let Us Know: If you have any questions or concerns about the project, please reach out. You can text or call the hotline, call me directly, or send us an email. 

Weekly Update - 12/30/20

Status: Marion—between 30th and 31st—is now open and available for parking. Work on manholes and inlets at the 30th intersection is underway this week, with a much smaller crew on the site due to the holiday.

Water Service Work: Denver Water continues to move south with their work. If there is a short interruption in service, those affected will receive notifications in advance. 
 
Current Impacts: Marion is currently closed from the north side of the 30th intersection to the north side of the 28th intersection. The Marion / 31st intersection is open, as is the Marion/28th intersection.
 
There Are Several Designated Resident-Only Parking Options: 

  • Marion St — Between MLK and 30th (watch for intermittent "no parking" signs here for work on landscaping restoration)
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave
  • 31st Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave — Between Downing and the alley
  • 29th Ave — Between the alley and Lafayette
  • 28th Ave — Between Downing and Lafayette
  • Marion St — Between 28th Ave and 27th Ave

Construction Fencing: Please do not move the project fencing after hours for any reason. It is not legal, nor is it safe to the construction crews, or the general public. These violations will be reported to the proper authorities.

Careful!: With new portions of roadway opening, and new closures to the south coming up, please use caution when walking / biking / driving near the site. 

Reach Out: Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns about the project. You can text or call the hotline, call me directly, or send us an email. Our contacts are listed in the box below.

November 2020 - Archive Update

Weekly Update - 11/5/20

Status: By the middle of next week, the mainline pipe will be in place in Marion through the intersection of 30th Ave. Inlet and lateral work is currently underway in 31st Ave. Crews are finishing up the curb / gutter, ramp and sidewalk work leading up to the paving of Marion — from MLK through the intersection of 31st. The paving is still scheduled for the week of November 16th, but it all depends on weather.

Water Services: Denver Water is finishing up their work along the 2900 block of Marion. If your service will be affected as their work progresses, you will be notified in advance.

Current Impacts: For the next 3 weeks (approximately), the intersection of 31st / Marion — as well as three blocks of Marion between MLK and 29th — will be closed, as will the intersection of Marion / 30th. Once the paving of Marion is complete — from MLK through the intersection of 31st — that intersection will open and the intersection of Marion / 29th will close, as well as Marion down to 28th Ave. 

Resident Parking: There will be some parking relief along Marion when parking opens up with paving — from MLK through the intersection with 31st. Currently, residents along Marion Street who are displaced from their on-street parking can find designated “Resident Parking Only” spaces at the following locations:

  • 31st Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 31st Ave – Between alley and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave – Between Downing and alley
  • Marion St – Between 29th Ave and 28th Ave

Two-hour parking violations and street sweeping violations will not be enforced in the designated “Resident Parking Only” areas outlined above and shown on the Current Impacts map. However, other parking violations within the “Resident Parking Only” areas will still be enforced. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Parking in a bike lane
  • Parking within 5’ of an alley or driveway
  • Parking in excess of 72 hours
  • Expired license plates
  • Parking over 18” from the curb
  • Double parking

A full list of violations can be found at this link: https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/home-page/tickets-and-towing/denver-parking-ordinances.html

Remember that opening the contractor’s fencing after hours to provide additional parking spaces is not legal nor is it safe to the construction crews or the general public. Violations of this kind will be reported to the proper authorities moving forward.

Get Instant Text Updates / Alerts: Get the latest news quickly! Simply text MARION to 31996.

Safety First: Please be extra aware when walking near the site, and be respectful of all signage and fencing. 

Weekly Update - 11/12/20

Status: The mainline pipe is in place in Marion through the intersection of 30th Ave. Inlet and lateral work is currently underway in the intersection of Marion and 31st Ave. Curb / gutter, ramp and sidewalk work along Marion — from MLK through the intersection of 31st — is nearly complete in advance of the paving, which is still on schedule for before Thanksgiving. This paving schedule is weather dependent.

Water Service Interruption Tomorrow: Tomorrow — Friday, November 13 — there will be a water outage along Marion, from 31st to 29th for Denver Water work. The outage starts at 8 am and may last until 5 pm. All those being affected will receive notices.  

Current Impacts: For the next 2 weeks (approximately), the intersection of 31st / Marion — as well as three blocks of Marion between MLK and 29th — will be closed, as will the intersection of Marion / 30th. 

Upcoming Impacts: Once the paving of Marion is complete from MLK through the intersection of 31st, that section of roadway will reopen. Beginning the Monday after Thanksgiving — November 30th, at 7 am — the intersection of 29th and Marion will close, as will Marion from the north side of 29th to the north side of 28th.

Please note: we are keeping this section open for the Thanksgiving holiday, but need all cars off that part of the roadway prior to 7 am on that Monday, the 30th. We appreciate your cooperation with this.

Resident Parking: Once Marion opens from MLK to 31st, parking will be permitted along that block, however there will be some intermittent "no parking" signs in some areas as crews start on landscaping restoration. Resident parking will also be allowed along Marion from 28th - 27th.  Currently, residents along Marion Street who are displaced from their on-street parking can find designated “Resident Parking Only” spaces at the following locations:

  • 31st Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 31st Ave – Between alley and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave – Between Downing and alley
  • Marion St – Between 29th Ave and 28th Ave

Remember that opening the contractor’s fencing after hours to provide additional parking spaces is not legal nor is it safe to the construction crews or the general public. Violations of this kind will be reported to the proper authorities moving forward.

Get Instant Text Updates / Alerts: Get the latest news quickly! Simply text MARION to 31996.

Be Careful Out There: Signage and fencing are about to change, so please be cautious and alert in the construction zone. 

Weekly Update - 11/20/20

Status: Paving will finish up today on Marion, from MLK through the intersection with 31st.  This section of roadway will be reopened next Wednesday, November 25th.

Water Service Work: We don’t anticipate any water service interruptions for Denver Water Work the rest of this week or next.

Current Impacts: The intersection of 31st / Marion — as well as three blocks of Marion between MLK and 29th — are currently closed, as is the intersection of Marion / 30th. 

Upcoming Impacts: Beginning at 7 am the Monday after Thanksgiving — November 30th — the intersection of 29th and Marion will close, as will Marion from the north side of 29th to the north side of 28th. Please note: we are keeping this section open for the Thanksgiving holiday, but need all cars off that part of the roadway prior to 7 am on that Monday, the 30th. We appreciate your cooperation with this. Marion — from MLK through the intersection with 31st — will be reopened before then, on Wednesday of next week. 

Resident Parking: When Marion opens from MLK to 31st next week, parking will be permitted along that block, however watch for intermittent "no parking" signs in some areas as crews work on landscaping restoration. Resident parking will also be allowed along Marion from 28th - 27th.  Currently, residents along Marion Street who are displaced from their on-street parking can find designated “Resident Parking Only” spaces at the following locations:

  • 31st Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 31st Ave – Between alley and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave – Between Downing and alley
  • Marion St – Between 29th Ave and 28th Ave

Remember that opening the contractor’s fencing after hours to provide additional parking spaces is not legal nor is it safe to the construction crews or the general public. Violations of this kind will be reported to the proper authorities moving forward.

Be Alert: The paving operation brings a lot of extra activity and more heavy machinery to the site. Please be extra cautious today and tomorrow, and watch for updated signage and fencing once that section of roadway reopens.

October 2020 - Archive Update

Weekly Update - 10/1/20

Status: The backfilling of the transition structure in Marion at MLK is ongoing, and the placement of the mainline pipe (the 8’ x 8’ concrete boxes) leading from that structure down Marion — from MLK to 31st—is moving along rapidly. 

Water Services: Denver Water continues their water service work, and water taps are expected to be completed early next week. You will be notified in advance if your service will be affected.

Current Impacts: For the next 2.5 months (approximately), the intersection of 31st and Marion — as well as two blocks of Marion between MLK and 30th — will be closed. The intersection of Marion and 30th remains open until the beginning of next week.

Impact Change for Week of 10/5: With the work progressing at a fast pace, crews will now need to close the next block — Marion from 30th to 29th. However, the intersection of Marion and 29th will remain open for now. “No Parking” signs will go up along this stretch tomorrow, 10/02. They will not need to be adhered to until Monday of next week, however. At that point in time, the contractor will begin to enclose the area in construction fencing. 

Resident Parking: Even with the working moving on to the next block, the “Resident Parking Only” spots on both the north and south sides of 31st Ave (between Downing and the Alley), on both the north and south sides of 30th Avenue, and east of the project between the alley and Lafayette St., will remain. Please keep in mind that parking violations within the “Resident Parking Only” areas will still be enforced. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Parking in a bike lane
  • Parking within 5’ of an alley or driveway
  • Parking in excess of 72 hours
  • Expired license plates
  • Parking over 18” from the curb

A full list of violations can be found at this link: https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/home-page/tickets-and-towing/denver-parking-ordinances.html

Street Sweeping: Street sweeping violation enforcement will not be enforced in the designated “Resident Parking Only” areas shown above on the Current / Upcoming Impacts map. 

2-Hour Parking: 2-hour parking violations will not be enforced in the designated “Resident Parking Only” areas shown above on the Current Impacts map.

Stay Safe: Please be cautious and safe when walking near the boundaries of the site, and be respectful of all fencing and signage. Your safety is our number one priority. 

Weekly Update - 10/9/20

Status: The backfilling of the transition structure in Marion at MLK is now complete, and excavation for the second structure — in the Marion and 31st intersection—begins the middle of next week. The installation of the mainline pipe running down Marion is moving along really well.

Water Services: Water service work along Marion — from 31st to 30th — will be finished next week. Denver Water will then focus on switching services to the main line — from 30th to 29th. There may be some occasional isolated service outages during this work, but you will be notified in advance if your service will be affected.

Current Impacts: For the next 1.5 months (approximately), the intersection of 31st and Marion — as well as two blocks of Marion between MLK and 30th — will be closed. The intersection of Marion and 30th is now closed. The intersection of Marion and 29th remains open for now.

Resident Parking: The “Resident Parking Only” spots on both the north and south sides of 31st Ave (between Downing and the Alley), on both the north and south sides of 30th Avenue, and east of the project between the alley and Lafayette St. remain in place. Two-hour parking violations and street sweeping violations will not be enforced in the designated “Resident Parking Only” areas shown above on the Current Impacts map. Please keep in mind that parking violations within the “Resident Parking Only” areas will still be enforced. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Parking in a bike lane
  • Parking within 5’ of an alley or driveway
  • Parking in excess of 72 hours
  • Expired license plates
  • Parking over 18” from the curb

A full list of violations can be found at this link: https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/home-page/tickets-and-towing/denver-parking-ordinances.html

Safety First: There’s lots of heavy machinery moving on and off the project, so please be very cautious when walking near the boundaries of the site, and be respectful of all fencing and signage. 

Weekly Update - 10/16/20

Status: Excavation for the second transition structure — in the Marion and 31st intersection — has begun. The concrete for the base and the walls of the structure will be placed within the next two weeks. The mainline pipe continues to go in along Marion.

Water Services: Denver Water’s work to 29th will be completed next week. As they finish up that work from 30th to 29th, there will be some longer service interruptions. You will be notified in advance when your service will be affected.

Current Impacts: For the next 1.5 months (approximately), the intersection of 31st and Marion — as well as two blocks of Marion between MLK and 30th — will be closed, as will the intersection of Marion and 30th. The intersection of Marion and 29th remains open for now.

Resident Parking: We are always working around the constantly shifting construction impacts to open as many designated "Resident Parking Only" spaces as possible along the route. Residents along Marion Street that are displaced from their on-street parking can now find designated “Resident Parking Only” spaces at the following locations:

  • 31st Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 31st Ave – Between alley and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave – Between Downing and alley
  • Marion St – Between 29th Ave and 28th Ave

Two-hour parking violations and street sweeping violations will not be enforced in the designated “Resident Parking Only” areas outlined above and shown on the Current Impacts map. Please keep in mind that other parking violations within the “Resident Parking Only” will still be enforced. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Parking in a bike lane
  • Parking within 5’ of an alley or driveway
  • Parking in excess of 72 hours
  • Expired license plates
  • Parking over 18” from the curb

A full list of violations can be found at this link: https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/home-page/tickets-and-towing/denver-parking-ordinances.html

Safety First: Your safety is our #1 concern. Please be very cautious when walking near the boundaries of the site, and be respectful of all fencing and signage. 

Weekly Update - 10/23/20

Status: The transition structure in the intersection of 31st / Marion will be finished up next week. The walls of the structure were poured Wednesday, and depending on the weather, we hope to pour the deck at the beginning of next week. The mainline boxes are in place to just south of the 31st / Marion intersection. Road prep on Marion will be underway soon — from MLK to 31st — for curb and gutter, which we hope to pour next week, depending on the incoming weather.

Water Services: Denver Water is finishing up their work from 30th to 29th. There will be some service interruptions next week. You will be notified in advance when your service will be affected.

Current Impacts: For the next 5 weeks (approximately), the intersection of 31st / Marion — as well as two blocks of Marion between MLK and 30th — will be closed, as will the intersection of Marion / 30th. The intersection of Marion / 29th remains open for now.

Resident Parking: We know parking is limited out there but we are always working to open as many designated "Resident Parking Only" spaces as possible along the route. Residents along Marion Street that are displaced from their on-street parking can find designated “Resident Parking Only” spaces at the following locations:

  • 31st Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 31st Ave – Between alley and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave – Between Downing and alley
  • Marion St – Between 29th Ave and 28th Ave

Two-hour parking violations and street sweeping violations will not be enforced in the designated “Resident Parking Only” areas outlined above and shown on the Current Impacts map. However, other parking violations within the “Resident Parking Only” will still be enforced. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Parking in a bike lane
  • Parking within 5’ of an alley or driveway
  • Parking in excess of 72 hours
  • Expired license plates
  • Parking over 18” from the curb

A full list of violations can be found at this link: https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/home-page/tickets-and-towing/denver-parking-ordinances.html

Use Caution: We have a lot of heavy machinery moving on and off the site. Be aware when walking near the boundaries of the construction site, and be respectful of all fencing and signage. 

Weekly Update - 10/29/20

Status: The transition structure in the intersection of 31st / Marion is finished and is being backfilled this week. Work on inlets and laterals –– from MLK to 31st — is underway this week and will continue into next. Curb / gutter, ramp and sidewalk work is also underway. This work leads up to the paving of Marion — from MLK through the intersection of 31st — scheduled for the week of November 16th, weather permitting.

Water Services: Denver Water expects to finish their work along the 2900 block of Marion next week. As water line work progresses along Marion, you will be notified in advance if your service will be affected.

Current Impacts: For the next 4 weeks (approximately), the intersection of 31st / Marion — as well as three blocks of Marion between MLK and 29th — will be closed, as will the intersection of Marion / 30th. Once the paving of Marion is complete — from MLK through the intersection of 31st — that intersection will open and the intersection of Marion / 29th will close, as well as Marion down to 28th Ave. 

Resident Parking: Some parking will open up in mid-November with the paving of Marion — from MLK through the intersection with 31st. Currently, residents along Marion Street who are displaced from their on-street parking can find designated “Resident Parking Only” spaces at the following locations:

  • 31st Ave – Between Downing and the alley
  • 31st Ave – Between alley and Lafayette
  • 30th Ave – Between Downing and alley
  • Marion St – Between 29th Ave and 28th Ave

Two-hour parking violations and street sweeping violations will not be enforced in the designated “Resident Parking Only” areas outlined above and shown on the Current Impacts map. However, other parking violations within the “Resident Parking Only” areas will still be enforced. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Parking in a bike lane
  • Parking within 5’ of an alley or driveway
  • Parking in excess of 72 hours
  • Expired license plates
  • Parking over 18” from the curb
  • Double parking

A full list of violations can be found at this link: https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/home-page/tickets-and-towing/denver-parking-ordinances.html

Please keep in mind that constituents opening the contractor’s fencing after hours to provide additional parking spaces is not legal nor is it safe to the construction crews or the general public. Violations of this kind will be reported to the proper authorities moving forward.

Get Instant Text Updates / Alerts: It’s easy to receive construction updates and alerts on your phone via text. Simply text MARION to 31996.

Be Careful: There’s a lot going on out there that requires everyone to be aware when walking near the boundaries of the construction site. Please be respectful of all fencing and signage. Safety first!

September 2020 - Archive Update

Weekly Update - 9/4/20

Status: Denver Water’s work on water taps along the 3100 block of Marion will be complete this week, and residents will be back on their normal water source. Excavation for the large transition structure at MLK began this week. Crews had to cease work on the structure to make way for Denver Water crews, but work will resume with slide rail installation next week.  Crews will be taking a 4-day holiday weekend and will be back on site next Tuesday.

Current Impacts: For the next 3-4 months (approximately), the intersection of 31st and Marion — as well as two blocks of Marion between MLK and 30th — will be closed. The intersection of Marion and 30th remains open for approximately 3 more weeks. 

Resident Parking: To help with parking during this first segment of construction — Marion between MLK and 31st — the 2-hour parking spots on both the north and south sides of 31st Ave (between Downing and the Alley) have been replaced with designated “Resident Only” parking signs. Similar signage east of the project, between the alley and Lafayette St., is in place. Once the contractor closes Marion Street down to 30th Avenue, “Resident Only” signage will be placed on both the north and south sides of 30th Avenue. The current 2-hour parking designation on the north side of 30th Avenue (Downing to Marion) will be bagged and no longer be applicable.

Text Updates / Alerts: Want to receive construction updates and alerts on your phone via text? It’s easy, simply text MARION to 31996.

Pedestrian Safety: For your safety, please be respectful of all fencing and signage along the project route. Thank you for your cooperation.

Deliveries: If you have scheduled a food delivery — UberEats, DoorDash, groceries, pizza, etc.— this information will make deliveries a bit easier for drivers: If you live on the east side of Marion, have delivery drivers approach from streets to the east of the project. If you live on the west side of Marion, have drivers approach from the west. This avoids drivers ending up on the wrong side of the safety fencing. 

RTD Route Change for EB 43: Coming from Stout, the bus will now turn left on Downing, right on Bruce Randolph, right on Williams, left on 31st and will then proceed to regular route. If you have any questions about route changes, please visit www.rtd-denver.com. 

Weekly Update - 9/11/20

Status: Work is progressing well, with the first concrete 8’ x 8’ concrete boxes going in the ground today. The safety shoring is in place around the structure at MLK and Downing, and we plan on pouring the base slab of the structure the middle of next week.

Water Services: Denver Water continues their work on the water services. Next Thursday, the 17th, the short, 15-minute shutdowns will start up again as new services are connected. You will be notified when and if your address is set to be connected. Also next week, on the 18th, there will be water service interruptions for a 3-block area surrounding Marion, from 30th - 29th. Those interruptions are scheduled to run from 8 am - 5 pm. You will be notified in advance if your address will be affected.

Current Impacts: For the next 3-4 months (approximately), the intersection of 31st and Marion — as well as two blocks of Marion between MLK and 30th — will be closed. The intersection of Marion and 30th remains open for approximately 2 more weeks. 

Resident Parking: The 2-hour parking spots on both the north and south sides of 31st Ave (between Downing and the Alley) have been replaced with designated “Resident Only” parking signs. Similar signage east of the project, between the alley and Lafayette St., is in place. The contractor has also placed “Resident Only” signage on both the north and south sides of 30th Avenue. The current 2-hour parking designation on the north side of 30th Avenue (Downing to Marion) has been bagged and is no longer applicable.  

Get Instant Text Updates / Alerts: Want to receive construction updates and alerts on your phone via text? It’s easy, simply text MARION to 31996.

Safety First: We ask that you be respectful of all fencing and signage along the project route. It is in place for your safety. Thank you for your cooperation.

RTD Route Change for EB 43: Coming from Stout, the bus will now turn left on Downing, right on Bruce Randolph, right on Williams, left on 31st and will then proceed to regular route. If you have any questions about route changes, please visit www.rtd-denver.com. 

Weekly Update - 9/17/20

Status: The concrete for the base slab of the structure in Marion at MLK was poured yesterday. Concrete for the walls of the structure is expected to be placed the middle of next week. Also on tap for next week: you will see lots of the 8’ x 8’ concrete boxes on site, as two a day will begin to be installed in Marion. 

Water Services: Denver Water continues their work on the water services. You will be notified in advance if your address will be affected.

Current Impacts: For the next 3 months (approximately), the intersection of 31st and Marion — as well as two blocks of Marion between MLK and 30th — will be closed. The intersection of Marion and 30th remains open for approximately 2 more weeks. 

Resident Parking: The 2-hour parking spots on both the north and south sides of 31st Ave (between Downing and the Alley) have been replaced with designated “Resident Only” parking signs. Similar signage east of the project, between the alley and Lafayette St., is in place. The contractor has also placed “Resident Only” signage on both the north and south sides of 30th Avenue. The current 2-hour parking designation on the north side of 30th Avenue (Downing to Marion) has been bagged and is no longer applicable. 

Use Caution: Please use caution when walking near the boundaries of the site, and please be respectful of all fencing and signage along the project route. Your safety is our priority. 

Weekly Update - 9/24/20

Status: The concrete for the deck, or top of the structure, was poured today, and backfilling of the structure is expected to take place at the beginning of next week. With the structure competed, the focus will be on laying the mainline pipe (the 8’ x 8’ concrete boxes) in Marion from MLK to 31st.

Water Services: All the bypasses are in place from 31st to 30th, as Denver Water continues their work. You will be notified in advance if your service will be affected.

Current Impacts: For the next 2.5 months (approximately), the intersection of 31st and Marion — as well as two blocks of Marion between MLK and 30th — will be closed. The intersection of Marion and 30th remains open for approximately 1 more week. 

Did You Get a Ticket?: If you received a street-sweeping ticket on the north side of 30th Ave (between Downing – Dr. Daniel Hale Williams Park) on September 10th, please send it into this email, info@marionstreetstorm.com before September 30, when the fee increases. (A flyer addressing this issue was recently distributed with an incomplete email—oops!—so please use this email when sending tickets.) We have worked through the enforcement of Street Sweeping violations issue with the Right Of Way Enforcement department and have agreed to the information shown below in the Resident Parking section of this update.  Please adhere to all information provided in this email for parking in “Resident Parking Only” designated areas around the project site.

Resident Parking: To ease the parking issues around the site, the 2-hour parking spots on both the north and south sides of 31st Ave (between Downing and the Alley) have been replaced with designated “Resident Parking Only” signs. Similar signage east of the project, between the alley and Lafayette St., is in place. The contractor has also placed “Resident Parking Only” signage on both the north and south sides of 30th Avenue. The current 2-hour parking designation on the north side of 30th Avenue (Downing to Marion) has been bagged and is no longer applicable.  Street sweeping violation enforcement will not be enforced in the designated “Resident Parking Only” areas shown above on the Current Impacts map.  Please keep in mind all other parking violations within the “Resident Parking Only” areas will still be enforced.  This includes but is not limited to:

  • Parking in a bike lane
  • Parking within 5’ of an alley or driveway
  • Parking in excess of 72 hours
  • Expired license plates
  • Parking over 18” from the curb

A full list of violations can be found at this link: https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/home-page/tickets-and-towing/denver-parking-ordinances.html

Safety First: When walking near the boundaries of the site, please use caution and be respectful of all fencing and signage. Your safety is our number one priority.

August 2020 - Archive Update

Pre-Construction Update - 8/7/20

Status: Construction comes to Marion Street early next week. In the meantime, the crews are mobilizing on the site. Deliveries of materials and the installation of safety fencing has been ongoing over the past few days.

Impacts: The intersection of 31st and Marion — as well as the whole block of Marion between MLK and 31st — will be closed for approximately 3-4 months.

Water Service Interruption: There will be a one-day water service interruption for some residences next Tuesday, August 11. Those who will be affected have been receiving notifications over the past two days.

Resident Parking: During this first segment of construction — on Marion between MLK and 31st — the 2-hour parking spots on both the north and south sides of 31st Ave (between Downing and the Alley) have been replaced with designated “Resident Only” parking signs to help with neighborhood parking. Similar signage east of the project, between the alley and Lafayette St., is in place. Parking will be available on Marion Street, between 31st and 30th, but that block will only be accessible from the south. 

RTD Route Change for EB 43: The EB 43 route coming from Stout and will now turn left on Downing, right on Bruce Randolph, right on Williams, left on 31st and will then proceed to regular route. If you have any questions about route changes, please visit www.rtd-denver.com.

PRE-CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - 8/14/20

Status: Work on water services is underway. This work is not affecting residents at this time. Next week will bring very short, approximately 5-minute-long outages along Marion — from MLK to 31st — as the service changeovers are made. Those affected will be contacted in person by the contractor.  You will begin to see heavy equipment moving onto the site as work on the base slab of the transition structure begins, on Marion near MLK. This transition structure ties into where the 33rd Street stormwater project ended.

Trash Service: As the project progresses, we will be in touch with residents regarding trash service along Marion. You will be contacted with trash placement instructions prior to any impacts.

Impacts: The intersection of 31st and Marion — as well as the whole block of Marion between MLK and 31st — will be closed for approximately 3-4 months. 

Resident Parking: During this first segment of construction — on Marion between MLK and 31st — the 2-hour parking spots on both the north and south sides of 31st Ave (between Downing and the Alley) have been replaced with designated “Resident Only” parking signs to help with neighborhood parking. Similar signage east of the project, between the alley and Lafayette St., is in place. Parking will be available on Marion Street, between 31st and 30th, but that block will only be accessible from the south. See the parking areas noted on the map above. 

RTD Route Change for EB 43: Please note this route change for RTD EB 43. Coming from Stout, the bus will now turn left on Downing, right on Bruce Randolph, right on Williams, left on 31st and will then proceed to regular route. If you have any questions about route changes, please visit www.rtd-denver.com. 

Pre-Construction Update - 8/21/20

Status: Denver Water’s work on water services is ongoing along the 3100 block of Marion.

Excavation for the transition structure—which ties the pipe into where the 33rd Street stormwater project ended—begins next week on Marion near MLK. Watch for heavy equipment starting to mobilize on the site.

Pedestrians: Please be respectful of all fencing and signage along the project route, as it is in place for your safety. We appreciate your cooperation.

Deliveries: If you have scheduled a food delivery — UberEats, DoorDash, groceries, pizza, etc.— keep this in mind to make it a bit easier for drivers: If you live on the east side of Marion, have delivery drivers approach from streets to the east of the project. If you live on the west side of Marion, have drivers approach from the west. This avoids drivers ending up on the wrong side of the safety fencing.

Trash Service: We will continue to be in touch with residents regarding trash service along Marion. You will be contacted with trash placement instructions prior to any impacts.

Impacts: For the next 3-4 months (approximately), the intersection of 31st and Marion — as well as the whole block of Marion between MLK and 31st — will be closed. 

Resident Parking: During this first segment of construction — on Marion between MLK and 31st — the 2-hour parking spots on both the north and south sides of 31st Ave (between Downing and the Alley) have been replaced with designated “Resident Only” parking signs to help with neighborhood parking. Similar signage east of the project, between the alley and Lafayette St., is in place. Parking will be available on Marion Street, between 31st and 30th, but that block will only be accessible from the south. 

RTD Route Change for EB 43: RTD EB 43 has a route change. Coming from Stout, the bus will now turn left on Downing, right on Bruce Randolph, right on Williams, left on 31st and will then proceed to regular route. If you have any questions about route changes, please visit www.rtd-denver.com. 

Pre-Construction Update - 8/27/20

Status: Denver Water’s work on water services is ongoing along the 3100 block of Marion. The next two weeks will bring very short, approximately 10 to 15-minute-long outages along Marion — from MLK to 31st — as the service changeovers are made to residences. Those affected will be contacted in person by the contractor immediately prior to the service interruption.

Excavation for the large transition structure—which ties the 8’ x 8’ pipe into where the 33rd Street stormwater project ended at MLK—begins on Monday.

Pedestrian Safety: We ask that you be respectful of all fencing and signage along the project route, as it is in place for your safety. Thank you for your cooperation.

Deliveries: If you have scheduled a food delivery — UberEats, DoorDash, groceries, pizza, etc.— this information will make deliveries a bit easier for drivers: If you live on the east side of Marion, have delivery drivers approach from streets to the east of the project. If you live on the west side of Marion, have drivers approach from the west. This avoids drivers ending up on the wrong side of the safety fencing. 

Trash Service: We will contact you with trash placement instructions prior to any impacts, and we will continue to monitor trash pick-ups along Marion.

New Impacts: For the next 3-4 months (approximately), the intersection of 31st and Marion — as well as two blocks of Marion between MLK and 30th — will be closed. The intersection of Marion and 30th will remain open for now. 

Resident Parking: As more equipment moves in, and to make room for storage of the large mainline pipe, new "no parking" signs will be in place next Monday along Marion from 31st - 30th. To help with parking during this first segment of construction — Marion between MLK and 31st — the 2-hour parking spots on both the north and south sides of 31st Ave (between Downing and the Alley) have been replaced with designated “Resident Only” parking signs. Similar signage east of the project, between the alley and Lafayette St., is in place. 

RTD Route Change for EB 43: Please note that RTD EB 43 has a route change. Coming from Stout, the bus will now turn left on Downing, right on Bruce Randolph, right on Williams, left on 31st and will then proceed to regular route. If you have any questions about route changes, please visit www.rtd-denver.com.

July 2020 - Archive Update

Pre-Construction Update - 7/24/20

Important Status Update: Because of some materials specification changes by Denver Water, and the procurement lead time for those materials, we are going to have to move our mobilization and start date back by one week. Crews will now begin to mobilize the week of August 3rd—with the initial closure beginning then—and work will start the week of August 10th. 

PLEASE NOTE: Homeowners within a 250-foot radius of the construction area will be receiving letters from Integrated Geotechnical Solutions (IGS) offering an inspection of their home prior to start of construction.