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E. 72nd Avenue closed at Highway 2 on Saturday, Oct. 21

Post Date:10/20/2017 2:15 PM
72 Closure Detour MapE. 72nd Avenue will be closed just west of the intersection with Highway 2 for most of the day on Saturday, October 21. During the closure, crews will make repairs to the railroad crossing and complete paving work for the Highway 2 widening project at this busy intersection. The closure is scheduled to begin at 3 a.m. Saturday and continue until around 9 p.m. Construction schedules are approximate and subject to change.

The recommended detour route uses the nearest railroad crossing at E. 80th Avenue. Westbound drivers will be directed north on Highway 2, west on E. 80th Avenue and south on Brighton Road to return to E. 72nd Avenue. Eastbound traffic will be detoured north on Brighton Road, east on E. 80th Avenue and south on Highway 2 before using Magnolia Street to return to E. 72nd Avenue. 

For more information on the Highway 2 widening project, visit or 303-C3-WORKS.
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