By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– Starting Friday night the closure of Steele Street will impact a lot of drivers in the Denver metro area. The street closure is part of the Central 70 Project.

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Steele Street will be closed in both directions over Interstate 70, between 46th North and South avenues, starting at 8 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Sept. 20. The road will be closed for bridge work, including waterproofing and paving.

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Detour Information from the Colorado Department of Transportation:

    • Southbound motorists will detour to 48th Avenue headed east, then turn right onto southbound Colorado Boulevard and finally turn right onto eastbound 40th Avenue to reconnect with Steele Street.

    • Northbound motorists will turn right onto westbound 40th Avenue, then turn left onto northbound Colorado Boulevard and finally turn left onto westbound 46th North Avenue to reconnect with Steele Street/Vasquez Boulevard.

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Jennifer McRae