DENVER (CBS4) — It’s another major step in the Central 70 project as six-month road closure gets underway. Stapleton Drive North is closed to give crews extra space to work. They are adding an express lane to the highway.


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Businesses along that stretched are worried about the impact.

“It messes up our day pretty significantly because us being in the automotive shop we do part runs a lot throughout the day and through the metro. and the access just throws a wrench literally- in our day,” said Erin Sparks, Office Manager of Precision Designs.

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You can still get to those businesses from 48th Avenue.

The Central 70 Project will bring improvements to a 10-mile stretch from Interstate 25 to Chambers Road.

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