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2022


Ralston Creek Water Flow Measuring Project Updated
Residents / Public Improvement Projects / Infrastructure Projects

What’s Happening Ralston Creek plays a crucial part in the city’s raw water supply operations. In order to more effectively manage our water supplies, the City is installing a water flow measurement structure along the south side of Ralston Creek within Davis Lane...

Ralston Creek Flood Mitigation Updated
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The City and Mile High Flood District plan to remove dead and downed trees within Ralston Creek. Removing the dead and downed trees supports the City's Ralston Creek at Croke Canal capital improvement project.  The project aims to collect and direct flood flows in Ralston Creek upstream...

2021


CIPP Trenchless Sewer Main Replacement Updated
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Project description  Cured in place pipe (CIPP) lining is a trenchless method of sewer rehabilitation. This process requires little to no digging and it requires significantly less time to complete than other repair methods. CIPP involves inserting a flexible liner inside the existing...

Ralston Reservoir Maintenance Updated
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Project description Beginning in October 2021, the Ralston Reservoir will be taken offline and drained for a period of approximately six to nine months in order for Denver Water to perform maintenance activities to the reservoir. Ralston Reservoir, which is owned and operated by Denver...

Olde Town Streetscaping Project Updated
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Project description Following the recently completed Semi-Permanent Street Closures project in Olde Town, the City is taking the opportunity to spruce up pavers, concrete, signs and traffic markings in the area. This project will fix an array of small infrastructure issues such as...

Coal Creek Tank Updated
Residents / Public Improvement Projects / Infrastructure Projects

Project Description Coal Creek Tank, located at the Northeast corner of Highway 93 and Highway 72, is a new water storage tank that will hold 1.5 million gallons of water. The water stored in Coal Creek Tank is for residential and fire use in the Northwest region of the City of Arvada. ...

Leyden Rock Warranty Updated
Residents / Public Improvement Projects / Infrastructure Projects

Overview Many community members living in the Leyden Rock neighborhood have questions about several current and upcoming projects and activities occurring in the area. In an effort to answer these and other questions, the City is providing an update on current activities in the area. Scheduled...

Tennyson St Connected Corridor Updated
Residents / Public Improvement Projects / Infrastructure Projects

The City of Arvada was awarded a grant through Adams County Open Space to improve pedestrian and bicycle connectivity on Tennyson Street from the Clear Creek Trail to W 64th Avenue. This project has multiple phases and the current phase is focused on a connected on road bicycle network with a...

Allison Street Sidewalk Updated
Residents / Public Improvement Projects / Infrastructure Projects

The City of Arvada is working on a 30% design for a new sidewalk on the east side of Allison Street between W 54th Avenue and the Interurban Trail, near W 51st Place. This 30% design phase will provide the City with a more detailed cost estimate and identify any potential issues with the project...

W 60th Ave Separated Bike Lane Updated
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In an effort to improve non-motorized transportation to the RTD G Line the City is planning to construct a new two-way separated bike lane between Tennyson Street and the RTD station entrance to the Arvada Gold Strike-Sheridan Station. This project will be the second of its kind in the City and...

Ward Road Multimodal Study Updated
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Overview The City of Arvada Public Works Department is conducting a multimodal study of Ward Road. The study will evaluate the corridor and recommend improvements to the bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure. The limits of the study are from Ridge Rd to the south to W 72nd Avenue to the north....

2020


Neighborhood Traffic Circle at Brooks Dr and W 59th Pl Updated
Residents / Public Improvement Projects / Infrastructure Projects

Project Overview The City of Arvada Public Works Department is installing a temporary neighborhood traffic circle at the intersection of 59th Place, Brooks Drive and the Ralston Creek Trail. The project is being implemented to improve the safety and comfort for trail users and reduce speeding. It...

Ralston Water Treatment Plant Zone 5 Pump Station Replacement Updated
Residents / Public Improvement Projects / Infrastructure Projects

What's Happening Now  August 2020: Construction activity is anticipated to begin soon. The construction site is removed from residential areas therefore, the City does not anticipate any impact on surrounding residents.  Project Description This project will provide required...

Ralston Raw Water Pump Station Updated
Residents / Public Improvement Projects / Infrastructure Projects

What's Happening Now  This project is now complete.  In October 2021, the Ralston Reservoir will be taken offline and drained for a period of approximately 9 months by Denver Water to perform maintenance activities to the reservoir. The Ralston Reservoir is currently the...

W 58th Place and Independence Street Traffic Signal Rebuild Updated
Residents / Public Improvement Projects / Infrastructure Projects

Project Description The Traffic Engineering Division in Public Works is working on the design of a new traffic signal at the intersection of W. 58th Place and Independence Street. This intersection is located between the shopping center with King Soopers and the new center The Shops at Ralston...

82nd Avenue and Indiana Street Right Turn Lane Extension Updated
Residents / Public Improvement Projects / Infrastructure Projects

Project Description During the morning peak hours, the western leg of W 82nd Avenue at Indiana Street intersection sees a backup of eastbound traffic occasionally blocking access to the right turn lane. To improve this congestion, the City is lengthening the eastbound right turn lane on 82nd...

National Public Works Week Updated
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The purpose of National Public Works Week is to educate the public about the importance of public works—planning, building, managing, and operating at the heart of local communities to improve quality of life each day.  City of Arvada Open House Join the City team on Sat. May, 14...

Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements Updated
Residents / Public Improvement Projects / Infrastructure Projects

On this page you can find information about on-going and recently completed projects that help people walk and bicycle around Arvada. Recently Completed  Olde Wadsworth Blvd & Marilyn Jean Drive (Ralston Creek Trail): Install Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB). Click...

Wadsworth Boulevard Right Turn Lanes Updated
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What's Happening Now  Southbound Wadsworth Blvd (68th Ave to 72nd Ave) No lane closures are anticipated. Sidewalk and finishing work will occur adjacent to travel lanes Watch for trucks exiting and entering the work zone The schedule is weather-dependent...

2019


Fluoride Updated
Residents / Public Improvement Projects / Infrastructure Projects

April 2021 Update:  After making extensive repairs to the Ralston Water Treatment Plant fluoride feed system, the City is now fully fluoridating treated drinking water at levels approved by the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment (CDPHE). The City appreciates our...

2018

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2017

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2016 and Older

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