71st Street project pushed back to 2020


April 18, 2019

Photo courtesy of Boulder County Transportation

Phase 2 of the 71st Street project includes a wider road, with paved shoulders and a redesigned access to Highway 52. Phase 2 will begin sometime after Phase 1 has been completed.

According to its 2017 original schedule, 71st Street in Gunbarrel was due for complete reconstruction beginning in spring 2019. Instead, the project has been rescheduled to start in early winter 2020.

In terms of the total project, it still included:

  • Full reconstruction of 71st Street from Lookout Road to Highway 52
  • Widening the road to include paved shoulders
  • Improved pedestrian crossing for the LoBo Trail
  • New mixed-use path on the west side of the road from Lookout Road to the Gunbarrel Business Park

It will, however, will be completed in two p...

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