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FAQs for Two Big Projects. No New Taxes Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / Two Big Projects

The following questions are related to the Two Big Projects. No New Taxes ballot measure. For additional information, please see the Introduction to Two Big Projects. No New Taxes.  Frequent Questions How do these projects figure into the City Council priority areas? Projects align and...

Two Big Projects. No New Taxes. Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / Two Big Projects

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On August 27, 2018 City Council will be voting whether to place an issue on the November ballot asking citizens to allow bonding without ANY increase in taxes, in order to fund two major transportation improvement projects: Ralston Road and W. 72nd Ave. The Citizens Capital Improvement...

School & Outreach Programs Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Majestic View Nature Center

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Field Trips The Nature Center is the City of Arvada's environmental education facility. We offer many school and group programs to engage kids with nature. Using the nature trails, wetland areas and prairie ecosystems to explore, we connect kids with Arvada's parks...

Majestic View Nature Center Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Majestic View Nature Center

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General Information Majestic View Nature Center has hands-on displays, wildlife exhibits, a kids' activity area, classrooms and meeting spaces. Connected is the Majestic View Community Park, with over 80 acres to explore. Overlook the lake, prairie grasses and wetland...

Arvada Parks Ranger Program Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature

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Arvada Parks staff and the Arvada Parks Advisory Committee are beginning a test pilot program to mobilize volunteer Park Rangers in some of Arvada's most frequently used parks and trails. Arvada Park Rangers will be an extension of the Arvada Reservoir Ranger program operated through the Parks...

Leyden Road Street Improvements Project Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / My Commute (Major Routes)

Work on the Leyden Road Street Improvements Project between Quaker Street and Orion Way has begun. The contractor for the project is Concrete Express, Inc. (CEI). Please note the following: Traffic control and lane closures will be in place on W. 82nd Ave (Leyden Road)....

McIntyre Street Improvement Project Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / My Commute (Major Routes)

Road Closure: Starting at 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 16, McIntyre Street will be closed just north of West 56th Place to south of West 58th Avenue until 5:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 20. This full closure will allow SEMA Construction to expedite installation of a new sanitary sewer...

Indiana Street and 72nd Avenue Intersection Upgrade Project Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / My Commute (Major Routes)

Progress Update - week of August 12: Work on both Indiana Street and 72nd Avenue continues this week with single-lane, alternating traffic utilizing flaggers (Monday - Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.). Crews will continue grading and utility work. All...

Ralston Central Park and Splash Pad Updated
Explore / Recreation and Sports / Water Activities

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The last day to enjoy the 2018 the Splash Pad season will be Labor Day, Monday, September 3. Pavilion and Tables Information Please Note: The Ralston Central Park Pavilion and Tables are NOT available for reservations. Tables are first come, first served. Please be considerate of others and...

G Line Transit Corridor Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / Public Transit

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 UPDATE August, 2018 – The Regional Transportation District (RTD) has received approval from the Federal Railroad Administration to begin the next phase of testing on the G Line. Testing is ramping up and will soon simulate the full daily service schedule of nearly 21...