How many trees in planters are you adding to Bannock Street?
Approximately two dozen trees in planters will be added to Bannock Street.
How will you keep people in vehicles from turning onto Bannock?
DOTI is finalizing design of a treatment that will be used to prevent vehicles from entering the public gathering space.
Will special events still happen along Bannock Street?
Yes, Bannock Street is a very popular event space and it will continue to host public events. When no events are scheduled, it will be a public gathering space, open to all.
With Bannock closed to vehicle traffic, how will I get around the area?
The city tested an extended closure of the block more than two years ago and observed travel patterns could be effectively maintained. When Bannock Street closes, Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will implement a previously tested traffic configuration on 14th Street that maintains left and right turn lanes from 14th Street onto Colfax.
People in cars can use alternative routes to get around the area, including Colfax Avenue, North Broadway, Cherokee Street and 14th Avenue.
Who is creating the street mural?
Pat Milbery and artists from Access Gallery are creating the mural. The City is finalizing the design of the street mural and will share it publicly when it’s complete.
How will these changes to Bannock be funded?
The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI) and Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) are utilizing 2020 general fund dollars for Bannock Street Phase 1 improvements and the Phase 2 planning effort.