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Traffic Advisory — Lane closures at East First Avenue and University Boulevard begin July 26

DENVER – July 23, 2021 – Starting Monday, July 26, Denver Water’s contractor, T. Lowell Construction, Inc., will begin a water main installation project at East First Avenue and University Boulevard, near Cherry Creek Shopping Center.

This project is expected to last through November 2021.

Although traffic will remain open in both directions on East First Avenue, there will be various lane closures from University Boulevard to Marion Street, 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the project. Working hours will be from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Signage will be placed and delays should be expected when traveling through the project area.

During this project, crews will also replace five lead service lines. As part of Denver Water’s Lead Reduction Program, Denver Water will replace customer-owned lead service lines with copper water lines, at no direct charge to the customer, when discovered during a project. For more information on Denver Water’s Lead Reduction Program, please visit


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