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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Updated 3/29/2017: Highway 2 single lane road closures


Highway 2 will have a single lane closure between East 112th Avenue and Potomac Street from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., starting Apr. 3-6, weather permitting. This closure will allow for the traffic switch/barrier relocation as part of the new rec center&am...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Tower Road re-opens from E. 88th Ave. to E. 96th Ave.

pic_tower_road opening_170320.png Starting today, Tower Road re-opens from East 88th Avenue to East 96th Avenue, making all of Tower Road now accessible to drive. Drivers can continue using the detour on E. 88th Avenue and Buckley Road to safely navigate the construction zone and avoid ...Read on...
Posted on: February 22, 2017

New recreation center construction goes vertical

Wall going up WALL RAISING MARKS MAJOR MILESTONE Construction on a highly anticipated, new recreation center in Commerce City hit a milestone last week when the first wall panels went up. With the walls in place, construction will move quickly with the installation of...Read on...
Posted on: December 30, 2016

Name the Recreation Centers and Win a Free Family Membership

The name contest has closed and the winner(s) will be notified by telephone. Find more information about the new recreation center here. 

Posted on: March 3, 2017

Full Closure of E. 96th Avenue begins February 27

pic_96th_ave_closure_170303.jpg East 96th Avenue will be closed in both directions between Tower Road and E-470 for three weeks beginning February 27 to construct the Tower Road and E. 96th Avenue intersection. Drivers using E. 96th Avenue to access or exit E-470 should use E. 104th Av...Read on...
Posted on: February 3, 2017

Construction Updates: New Recreation Center, Tower Road and Highway 2

Want to know the latest news on the new recreation center at Second Creek, Tower Road and Highway 2? Find out about upcoming impacts and progress by viewing the project updates at http://www.c3gov.com/cipupdatesRead on...

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Multiple Highway 2 road closures begin Jan. 16

Closures and detours continue throughout project   Highway 2 will have multiple single lane daytime closures and full lane nighttime closures beginning Jan. 16. Jan. 16-20, Daytime closures, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Various single lanes will be closed on...Read on...
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Highway 2 road closure at night rescheduled for week of Jan. 9

Highway 2 will be closed in both directions between Quebec Street and E. 88th Avenue from 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. for five nights beginning Monday, January 9, weather permitting, to install piping underneath Highway 2 for the Highway 2 widening project....Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2016

Tower Road Closure Continues Through April

Tower Road will remain closed in both directions between E. 88th and E. 96th avenues through April 2017 to continue road construction activities. During the closure, drivers should use E. 88th Avenue, Buckley Road and E. 96th Avenue to safely navigate t...Read on...
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Public Able to Pick up Memorials on Highway 2 Before they are Discarded

Commerce City is widening Highway 2 from two to four lanes between E. 72nd Avenue and I-76 to improve safety and increase capacity for pedestrians, bicyclists and vehicles. There are nine visible roadside memorials on Highway 2 between E. 72nd Avenue and ...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2016

Temporary Highway 2 Lane Closures

Expect intermittent lane closures as trucks move dirt across Highway 2 near Potomac Street for new recreation center infrastructure. The approximately weeklong operation begins the week of Nov. 28. 

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Highway 2 Construction Activity Near E. 72nd Avenue this Week

Expect temporary slowing as trucks remove median material between E. 72nd Avenue and Rosemary Court on Thursday. Expect minimal interruptions north of 72nd Avenue during road patching on Saturday a.m. Lanes are expected to remain open throughout this week...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2016

Single lane closures on Highway 2 begin

Beginning today, northbound and southbound Highway 2 will have various single lane closures between Turnberry Parkway and Interstate 76 for two weeks while crews begin road widening activities.  The closure will speed up construction and reduce s...Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2016

Commerce City breaks ground on new recreation center

Commerce City broke ground on the new recreation center near E. 112th Avenue and Potomac Street today, celebrating the fourth project underway in the city’s voter-approved capital improvement program.

The new recreation center is planned as a 106,000-...Read on...

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Posted on: October 5, 2016

Commerce City breaks ground on new recreation center Oct. 15

Commerce City is breaking ground on a new recreation center near E. 112th Avenue and Potomac Street on Saturday, Oct. 15. The city is hosting a public reception at the Bison Grill (15700 E. 112th Ave.) beginning at 10 a.m. and staff will be present to dis...Read on...

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Tower Road closure begins next week, detour in place



COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Sept. 22, 2016) - Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 28, Tower Road will be closed in both directions between E. 88th and E. 96th avenues for about three months while work is done to widen the road. ...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2016

Turnberry Park Opening

Commerce City will celebrate the completion of its third voter-approved project with a back to school picnic celebration and dedication of Turnberry Park. The 9.5-acre neighborhood park is the third of five projects completed in five years as promised to ...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

Tower Rd. Construction Update:

Phase one of Tower Rd. construction has started north of 88th. Please be aware of shoulder closures, additional construction traffic and personnel.

Posted on: June 21, 2016

117th Avenue will be closed between Chambers Road and Hannibal Street

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (June 22, 2016) – Construction of the voter-approved park in Villages at Buffalo Run East requires utility work that will close 117th Avenue between Chambers Road and Hannibal Street. The road will be closed from 7 a.m. to approximate...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2016

Notice Of Closure: East 104th Avenue

We appreciate your patience during eastbound lane closures for epoxy overlay work.

Eastbound lanes will be closed from Joliet Street to Lima Street beginning 6 a.m. Saturday, May 21, and will remain closed through 3 a.m. Sunday, May 22. Signed detour...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

Tower Road widening ground breaking event to be held May 10 at 2 pm

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Commerce City is beginning construction of the Tower Road widening project on May 10 and expects completion in late 2017 (weather dependent).

The project includes the reconstruction and widening of the existing roadway from 80th Avenue to 103rd Avenue...Read on...

Learn more at www.c3gov.com/Tower.
Posted on: April 19, 2016

The new rec center at Second Creek sees an update to the design and amenities

Based on community and citizen advisory committee input, city council has made conceptual design decisions regarding the new recreation center site, layout and aesthetics. If you would like to learn more about the project or see the new concept drawing pl...Read on...

New Rec Center at Second Creek
Posted on: April 19, 2016

Underground electric lines to be installed as part of the Highway 2 widening project

As a part of Commerce City’s Highway 2 Widening project, Xcel Energy, through their contractor Sturgeon Electric, will be working to install underground electric lines and remove the overhead lines starting around April 18. Over the next few months, work ...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2016

Minor road impacts in Turnberry and Villages at Buffalo Run East for park construction through March

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (March 4, 2016) – Construction of the voter-approved parks in Turnberry and Villages at Buffalo Run East neighborhoods requires water and utility work with minor impacts to adjacent roads beginning March 7 for approximately one month....Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Commerce City celebrates groundbreaking for last of three parks promised to voters

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Feb. 8, 2016) – Commerce City is breaking ground on a new park in the Villages at Buffalo Run East neighborhood Feb. 11, 2016. The community selected a Rocky Mountain-inspired theme for the park, which is scheduled to open this summe...Read on...

Villages at Buffalo Run East Park
Posted on: January 28, 2016

Commerce City celebrates groundbreaking for second of three parks promised to voters

Elected officials, elementary school students, and residents broke ground today on the new Turnberry neighborhood park. The project is one of five capital improvements funded by a 1-percent sales and use tax increase approved by voters in 2013 that will b...Read on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

Commerce City hosts open house for Highway 2 widening project

Learn More About Proposed Design, Construction Anticipated In 2016 - COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Nov. 9, 2015) – Commerce City’s Highway 2 project is underway and design information is being shared at a public open house on Nov. 10 at Lester Arnold High School...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2015

Public Meeting for Highway 2 Design Updates

Commerce City invites residents and neighbors of Derby and Eagle Creek to participate in an open house at Lester Arnold High School on Nov. 10 from 4 – 6 p.m. Community members will have a chance to speak with the project team and ask questions about the ...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2015

Commerce City’s new Fronterra Park opens

Commerce City celebrated the opening of the new Fronterra Park tonight with a back to school picnic. The neighborhood park is the second voter-approved project completed in the $137 million capital improvement program, which will complete five projects by...Read on...

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Posted on: August 21, 2015

Commerce City celebrates opening of Fronterra Park

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (August 21, 2015) – Commerce City will celebrate the completion of its second voter-approved project with a back to school picnic celebration and dedication of Fronterra Park.

The 20-acre neighborhood park is the second of five pr...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2015

Commerce City seeks input on recreation center programming

Commerce City is hosting four public meetings in August to obtain community feedback about programming ideas for the new recreation facility and expansion of the existing center approved by voters in 2013. Residents can also provide input online Find the ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

New outdoor leisure pool, Paradice Island, opens July 10

Paradice Island Pool

Commerce City celebrates the opening of the city’s new outdoor leisure pool, Paradice Island at Pioneer Park (5950 Holly St.), on July 10 at 10 a.m. The pool is the first of five projects completed in five years as promised through the $137 million voter-...Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2015

Weather causes delay in opening Paradice Island Pool at Pioneer Park

The state has received more than its typical share of rain this month. For example, 22 of the past 25 days have had measurable precipitation. The average days of precipitation for May are only nine. DIA has measured 3.72 inches of rain so far this month, ...Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2015

Commerce City Launches Tower Road Widening Project Video

Video shows how new road will improve multi-modal commuting and safety - COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (May 29, 2015) – The City of Commerce City has produced a video highlighting the widening of Tower Road, a project that is currently in design and scheduled to b...Read on...

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Posted on: May 26, 2015

The 96th Avenue Extension is now open!

The city wants to thank you for your patience as the 96th Avenue Extension opened this past weekend. A dedication ceremony was held in early May to celebrate the new connection between 96th Avenue and Tower Road, but heavy rainfall has delayed crews in ma...Read on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2015

City celebrates substantial completion of 96th Avenue extension

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (May 7, 2015) – Commerce City officials today celebrated the substantial completion of a new, 2-mile road that extends 96th Avenue to Tower Road, providing a new east-west connection for residents and commuters. The heavy week of rain...Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2015

*Updated* 96th Avenue Extension Opening May 7th

WEATHER DELAYS ROAD OPENING UNTIL EARLY NEXT WEEK - The new roadway, which runs from Buckley Road to Tower Road, includes a new bridge over Second Creek as well as a new traffic signal at the intersection of 96th Avenue and Tower Road. The road extension ...Read on...