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​The Cone Zone

​​​​​​Below is information regarding lane closures and detours impacting the City of Thornton. 

160th Avenue Closure

160th Avenue will be closed immediately west of Washington Street from 7:00AM on 6/22/17 to 5:00PM on 6/23/17.

The detour route for westbound 160th Avenue is north on Washington Street to 162nd Avenue, then west on 162nd Avenue to Larkridge Parking Lot Road, then south on Larkridge Parking Lot Road to 160th Avenue. The detour rote for eastbound 160th Avenue is north on Larkridge Parking Lot Road to 162nd Avenue, then east on 162nd Avenue to Washington Street, then south on Washington Street to 160th Avenue.

The closure is for a pipe crossing as part of the Sack Creek Drainage Improvements project.

Thornton Parkway Closure

From 9:00 PM on 6/22/17 to 5:00 AM on 6/26/17, Thornton Parkway will be closed to through traffic from York Street to Colorado Boulevard.

The detour route for eastbound Thornton Parkway will be north on York Street to 100th Avenue, then east on 100th Avenue to Colorado Boulevard, then south on Colorado Boulevard to Thornton Parkway. The detour route for westbound Thornton Parkway will be north on Colorado Boulevard to 100th Avenue, then west on 100th Avenue to York Street, then south on York Street to Thornton Parkway.

The closure is for the excavation of the old track crossing and the installation of a new track crossing, new sidewalks, new pavement, and other civil infrastructure as part of RTD's North Metro Rail Project.

104th Avenue Lane Closures

From 6/26/17 to 6/30/17, 104th Avenue will have lane closures in each direction and a sidewalk closure from Steele Street to Fox Run Parkway from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. The lanes and sidewalk closure is for sidewalk and curb construction as part of RTD's North Metro Rail Project.

​West Sprat Platte Reservoir Trail Closure

The South Platte River trail is currently closed north of 104th Avenue. Adams County is currently working at East Cooley Reservoir (reservoir north of 104th Avenue) to open the regional trail, although a timeline has not yet been identified.

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