Denver Announces Road Closures For DNC

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The city of Denver Wednesday announced road closures for the first three days of the Democratic National Convention, saying it'll keep most of downtown open during morning rush hour.

The convention will be held August 25 through 28, with the first three days at the Pepsi Center.

The city says beginning at 9 a.m. August 25th, Speer Boulevard will be closed from Interstate 25 to Lawrence Street, through August 27th, but two lanes in each direction will be open during the morning rush from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Midday closures are planned August 25th to 27th to accommodate protesters on one block of Bannock Street between 14th and Colfax avenues, westbound lanes of Colfax from Bannock to Speer, and southbound lanes of Speer from Colfax to Larimer Street.

Auraria Parkway from I-25 to Speer Boulevard will be closed from 12 a.m. August 23rd through the 27th.

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