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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Safe Route to School - 4th Ave Pedestrian Bridge and Sidewalks

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Safe Route to School 

4th Ave Ped Bridge, Trail and Sidewalks
From Bohn Park along 4th Ave over N St Vrain Creek up to High St and Lyons Elementary School

This project entails reconnecting the south neighborhood with the north to provide a safe route to the schools.  A new pedestrian bridge will be constructed over St. Vrain Creek and the safe route will be built along 4th Avenue from Prospect Street to High Street. The current schedule is ongoing with plans to be complete by this summer.

What’s happening next week? 3/28 – 4/2
Construct new sidewalk on 4th Ave between High St and Main St
Constructing riverbank protection for the new pedestrian bridge

 What’s happening the week of 4/4 – 4/9
Constructing riverbank protection for the new pedestrian bridge
Constructing new ADA ramps along the west side of 4th Ave. at Broadway and Main
Drilling of caissons for the new pedestrian bridge

 What’s happening the week of 4/11 – 4/16
Forming of the new pedestrian bridge abutments and footings
Bolt bridge together

All work described is subject to change based on weather conditions and materials supply.

Traffic Impacts – Currently, the ”Curve” at Evans and 4th Avenue is closed for the remainder of the project.  Periodic shoulder closures and lane closure will be occurring during work hours to complete sections of work along 4th Ave.  Please adhere to any flagging operations and detour signage.   Construction equipment will continue to access the ongoing work along 4th Ave to transport materials.  

Safety concerns – As with any construction project, there are safety concerns with equipment and trucks working, please give them space to work and do not impede their workspace for your safety. As much as possible, please adhere to the traffic control devices signs, closures and detours.  

PLEASE ALL PEDESTRIANS, STUDENTS AND BIKERS ADHERE TO THE PEDESTRAIN DETOURS AND DO NOT WALK THRU THE WORK ZONE!

Updates regarding the project will also  be sent via Town eblast.

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