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Replace Substandard Bridges, Structures, Signs and Systems

Replace Substandard Bridges, Structures, Signs and Systems

Various bridges, signs, systems and structures are in need of replacement throughout the City of Boulder.

63rd Street Multimodal Improvements

The 63rd Street bridge over Leggett Ditch is the lowest-rated bridge structure in Boulder.

Project Improvements

  • Replacement of the 63rd Street bridge over Leggett ditch;
  • Provide continuous bike lanes in both directions on 63rd Street, from Arapahoe Avenue to Butte Mill Road;
  • Add a sidewalk on the west side of 63rd Street;
  • Improve street lighting along the corridor; and
  • Improve storm drainage and permanent water quality along 63rd Street.

63rd Street will be closed at Leggett Ditch, north of Arapahoe Avenue, until May 2014 to conduct work related to bridge construction. Access to businesses, facilities and parks will remain open, with through traffic detoured onto 55th Street. Select the "63rd Street Detour Map" link.

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Bike Sign and System Enhancements

Complete the way-finding signage on multi-use paths and other bike routes throughout the city. Extend the bike lane on Pine Street from Folsom to 28th streets.

Project Photos

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Foothills Parkway Irrigation Replacement

Replacement of the 38 year-old irrigation system along Foothills Parkway between the US 36 interchange and Colorado Avenue. The new system was completed in June 2013, uses water more efficiently and requires less maintenance.

Foothills Parkway Pedestrian Overpass Bridge Resurfacing

Repair the surface of one of the pedestrian overpass bridges over Foothills Parkway.

Pearl Street Alley Wall Repair

Repair the wall in the alley adjacent to 625 Pearl St.

Replace Substandard Signs and Traffic Light Bulbs

Replacing signs throughout the city to meet Federal standards and traffic light bulbs to be more enery efficient.

Replacement of all of the city's traffic signal incandescent lamps with light-emitting diode (LED) lamps. Each LED lamp uses approximately 80 percent less energy than an incandescent lamp.

Project Photos

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