Updated September 7, 2023
This city project is designed to help improve storm water quality and water drainage issues through the use of green infrastructures. These green infrastructures will be installed at each intersection along Ellsworth.
The City of Denver construction management team and contractor completed Phase 1 of the Ellsworth Avenue Storm Project summer of 2022. Phase 2 of the Ellsworth Storm project will begin where Phase 1 left off on Ellsworth Ave just west of Madison St and continue east to Garfield St.
Phase 2: Summer of 2023, Excel will be relocating fiber optics, utliity and gas lines in preparation for Phase II construction of the Ellsworth Storm Project. As of August 23, 2023 confirmation was received from the City that relocation of fiber optics and electrical lines have been adjusted and construction on these lines are complete. The relocation of gas lines has started and should be completed by the end of September 2023. Excel anticipates a few minor fiber/telecom relocations once the relocation of the gas lines is complete.
As for the planned construction schedule for Ellsworth Storm Phase 2, the city is anticipating 2024.