Below is information regarding lane closures and detours impacting the City of Thornton.
136th Avenue and Yosemite Street Closure
The intersection of 136th Avenue and Yosemite Street will be closed from November 28, 2016 to December 2, 2016. Local traffic will still be permitted on 136th Avenue between Quebec Street and Trenton Street, on 136th Avenue between Riverdale Road and Boston Street, and on Yosemite Street from Riverdale Road to just south of 136th Avenue. However, the intersection of 136th Avenue and Yosemite Street will be fully closed to all traffic.
During the closure, the detour routes for eastbound and westbound 136th Avenue through traffic will be south on Quebec Street or Riverdale Road to 128th Avenue or north on Quebec Street or Riverdale Road to State Highway 7. The detour routes for northbound Yosemite Street through traffic will be west on 128th Avenue to Quebec Street and north on Quebec Street to 136th Avenue or north on Riverdale Road to 136th Avenue
The closure is for roadway paving and striping associated with construction of a new school on the southeast corner of the 136th Avenue and Yosemite Street intersection by School District 27J.
West Sprat Platte Reservoir Trail Closure
The South Platte River Trail along the south side of the West Sprat and Cooley Reservoirs is closed due to construction activities at the West Sprat Reservoir and flood damage at the Cooley Reservoir. A temporary trail has been constructed along the west side of the West Sprat Reservoir to create a pedestrian detour route that runs north along the west side of the reservoir to 100th Avenue and connects to the Riverdale trail and Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center trails. The South Platte River trail connecting 104th Avenue and the South Platte River will be closed until further notice.