Traffic Advisory: Expect heavy delays Sunday

Construction on I-70 has traffic to one lane on Westbound 70 from 225, alternate routes advised

Dick's Sporting Goods Park on April 21, 2012

Photo Credit: 
Garrett Ellwood / Colorado Rapids

TRAFFIC ADVISORY:

Fans coming to Dick's Sporting Goods Park for today's match between the Colorado Rapids and LA Galaxy (5 pm MT) should allow extra time to get to the complex.

Due to construction on the bridge at I-70 and Havana, westbound traffic on I-70 towards Commerce City is down to one lane and experiencing severe delays. Fans coming from the south on I-225 and west on I-70 are advised to take an alternate route and allow extra time. Alternative suggestions include exiting at Peoria or Havanna and heading north to 56th Street.

Colorado Department of Transportation site also states that I-270 east and westbound Vasquez Blvd to I-76 will be closed. DETAILS

Three events at Dick's Sporting Goods Park will have ended prior to the Rapids match. The "Stop Child Trafficking Now" 5K run / walk has ended, the Scion "Ride and Drive" event will end at 3 pm, and the U.S. Dog Agility Association World Games - which has occupied lot B, is wrapping up this afternoon.

All entries into Dick's Sporting Goods Park will be open, as will all lots.

Gates for the match will open at 4 pm MT.