Central Park Boulevard Bridge construction impacts University of Colorado A Line rail service this weekend

RTD Commuter Rail

Bus shuttles to serve passengers at all stations along commuter rail line; bridge work being done by City and County of Denver

DENVER (April 25, 2018) – Commuter rail service on the  Regional Transportation District (RTD)’s University of Colorado A Line will be disrupted for 48 hours this weekend by construction work on the Central Park Boulevard Bridge, and train riders should plan on about an hour of additional travel time between Union Station and Denver Airport Station.

The service disruption will take place from 3 a.m. Saturday, April 28th  through 3 a.m. Monday, April 30th to enable project contractor Kraemer North America to perform bridge widening work. The University of Colorado A Line will need to be powered down during this time frame due to its high voltage and proximity to construction crews.

No rail service will be offered at any of the University of Colorado A Line stations, and bus shuttles will serve passengers in its place. Schedules are as follows:

Saturday shuttle service

Departing Union Station: Between 3:15 a.m. Saturday and 1 a.m. Sunday, every 15 minutes on the quarter hour.

Departing Denver Airport Station: Between 4:12 a.m. Saturday and 1:57 a.m. Sunday, every 15 minutes on the :12, :27, :42, and :57.

Sunday shuttle service

Departing Union Station: Between 3:15 a.m. Sunday and 12:30 a.m. Monday, every 15 minutes on the quarter hour.

Departing Denver Airport Station: Between 4:12 a.m. Sunday and 1:57 a.m. Monday, every 15 minutes on the :12, :27, :42, and :57.

Gate assignments

  • Union Station / B5
  • 38th & Blake Station / eastbound: east side of Blake near the platform; westbound, west side of Blake near the platform
  • 40th & Colorado Station / B
  • Central Park Station / B3
  • Peoria Station / E
  • 40th Ave & Airport Blvd – Gateway Park Station / D
  • 61st & Pena Station / Gate A, near station platform
  • Denver Airport Station / 9

Download PDF of Press Release here. 

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