Park Avenue Bridge and Roadway Improvements

The City and County of Denver is completing bridge and roadway rehabilitation work on the elevated portion of the Park Avenue Viaduct from the Platte River east to Wazee Street.

This critical improvement project incorporates bridge repairs and traffic signal replacements at Wazee and Delgany Streets, as well as new concrete curb ramps, signage and striping. The voter approved Elevate Denver Bond program is providing a portion of the funding for the bridge rehabilitation project.

The project is scheduled to be complete in Fall 2022.


Paving Activities Continue

Rehabilitation of the Park Avenue Viaduct Progresses as Paving Activities Continue
Paving operations require extended closures in July


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e City and County of Denver and Hamilton Construction Company have reached a major milestone on the Park Avenue Bridge and Roadway Improvement Project from the Platte River east to Wazee Street.

Crews will be paving and waterproofing the roadway surface. Paving work will require full closures of Delgany and Wewatta Streets at Park Avenue from Monday, July 18 through Monday, July 25. During the extended closures, two lanes of traffic will be maintained on Park Avenue in both directions. Pedestrian access will also be maintained throughout the project duration.

Delgany Street traffic is advised to continue inbound on Park Avenue to Market Street, turn left and continue to Broadway. Turn left onto North Broadway to 28th Street and turn left to access Delany Street. Wewatta Street traffic will continue inbound on Park Avenue to Blake Street, turn right and continue to 20th Street. Turn right on 20th Street, continue to Chestnut Place, and turn left. Continue east to 19th
Street to access Wewatta Street.


Travel Information

In October 2021, the City and County of Denver and Hamilton Construction Company reached a major milestone. Crews have completed bridge and wall repairs and are now paving and waterproofing the roadway surface. This paving work will require intermittent and extended lane closures on both inbound and outbound Park Avenue through spring 2022. During extended lane closures, two lanes of traffic will be maintained in both directions. Pedestrian access will also be maintained throughout the project duration.

Motorists are encouraged to sign up for travel updates by contacting the public information team at parkaveprojectco@gmail.com or (720) 772-7703, as the work schedule is subject to change.


Project Map

Park Avenue Bridge Rehab Project Limits Map