This feasibility study evaluated the possibility of providing a continuous 52nd Avenue from Brighton Boulevard to Colorado Boulevard, improvements to the Brighton Boulevard underpass at the intersection with York Street, and improved connectivity to the National Western Center (NWC) transit station.
The Elyria-Swansea Neighborhood Plan (2015) provided a framework for potential improvements to 52nd Avenue. The Department of Transportation & Infrastructure (DOTI) conducted this study as the next step in evaluating the feasibility, identifying the community’s priorities related to the corridor, and developing a phasing plan for implementation in alignment with those priorities.
DOTI has conducted this feasibility study to evaluate the possibility of providing a continuous 52nd Avenue from Brighton Boulevard to Colorado Boulevard. Using input from the community and local stakeholders, the study developed and evaluated equitable and feasible transportation improvements such as:
Read The Report(PDF, 18MB)
The study began in April 2020 and concluded in Spring 2021.
Council District: 9
Neighborhoods: Elyria, Swansea, Globeville
October 2020 Community Survey Results(PDF, 357KB)
November 2020 Virtual Community Open House #1 Video (YouTube)
November 2020 Virtual Community Open House #1 Presentation(PDF, 6MB)
February 2021 Virtual Community Open House #2 Video (YouTube)
February 2021 Virtual Community Open House #2 Presentation(PDF, 6MB)
Alternatives Evaluation Matrix (English)(PDF, 71KB)
Alternatives Evaluation Matrix (Spanish)(PDF, 72KB)
Community input is critical to this planning study in order to identify and prioritize improvements for vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians in this area.
Email Karen Good or call 720-865-3162 to provide your comments or to be added to the project mailing list and to learn of upcoming meetings and opportunities.
Karen Good, Denver Department of Transportation & Infrastructure
Email The Project Team