6th Avenue closed from I-25 to Sheridan this weekend for bridge work

DENVER - Sixth Avenue will be closed in both directions this weekend from I-25 to Sheridan Boulevard.

The highway will close at 9 p.m. Friday night. It not reopen until 5:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 17.

The two-mile closure is necessary so construction crews can do bridge work in the area.

The road closure was initially planned for last weekend, but was rescheduled because of weather.