ARVADA, CO…..A marvel of engineering and innovative design in Olde Town Arvada will break ground on Thursday, November 13, 9 a.m. Program will be held at the D Note, 7519 Grandview Ave, followed by a Shovel Ceremony just east of the Arvada Flour Mill.
With ceremonial shovels wielded by officials from the City of Arvada and the Regional Transportation District, the construction of the Olde Town Transit Hub will begin. This signature project will be the crown jewel of the entire Gold Line commuter rail line.
Located just east of the Olde Town Water Tower between Vance Street and Olde Wadsworth, and north of the Landmark Theater, the Olde Town Arvada Transit Hub will consist of the following:
A 600-space parking structure to accommodate both Gold Line commuters and Olde Town Arvada visitors.
A bus transfer facility, affording riders the opportunity to transfer from bus to bus or commuter rail in an area protected from the weather, without interfering with street traffic.
Four plazas which will connect Olde Town to the station and parking structure, offer gathering spaces, and enrich the transit and shopping experiences of Olde Town visitors:
- Southeast side at Vance Street
- North Side with Kiss n Ride
- Flour Mill
- East side at Vance Street
A 36,000 square foot “Festival” deck with access to power and water will accommodate community events. There will be bike racks and electric vehicle charging stations.
Scheduled for completion in 2016, the Olde Town Transit Hub is a project of the City of Arvada through its selected Master Developer, Trammell Crow Company. RNL Architects and Kiewit Building Group, Inc. are collaborating on the design and construction of the facility.
The total budget for the Olde Town Arvada Transit Hub is $30.4 million. Funding sources are $24.3 million from the City of Arvada, $2.6 million from RTD, and $3.5 million in grant funding.