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How to get around the construction, traffic at damaged portion of eastbound US 36 in Westminster

Posted: 7:19 PM, Jul 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-16 07:44:41-04
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DENVER – If you’re reading this, chances are you’re either probably stuck in that traffic nightmare on eastbound U.S. 36 in Westminster, or you’re thinking about ways to avoid it altogether.

The good news: The are several ways to get around the ever-growing crack that’s now basically turned into a sinkhole, and we have the following suggestions for you.

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Take Wadsworth Blvd. south to Church Ranch Blvd, and then back over to U.S. 36.

You can also take Main Street off 120th Avenue and go south to Westminster Boulevard until you reach Church Ranch Boulevard.

Want to make it easy and direct? Sheridan Boulevard has been a really good alternate route for drivers. Just take the road south until you reach U.S. 36.

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Denver7’s Jayson Luber also says the farther out you stay from that area, the better off you’ll be.

You can take Highway 7 (Baseline Road), Northwest Parkway or 120th and go east until you reach I-25.

Lastly, you can also get on Highway 93 or Indiana St. and head south to Golden or I-70 to avoid the traffic congestion.