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Jefferson Parkway Public Outreach

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The Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) will be holding several open houses during the next several months to provide opportunities for the public to obtain information from various agencies who have a role in approving the project.

A community forum was held Wednesday, September 27 at the Three Creeks K-8 school in Candelas. There was a formal presentation by members of the Authority Board, a Q & A session and conversation about the noise study analysis, the status of the parkway generally and other topics of interest to the community. A summary of the meeting will be posted soon on the JPPHA website.

The July 25, 2017 open house held at Ralston Valley High School drew approximately 250 residents from Arvada and the surrounding area. Seven agencies had informational stations or representatives available including:

  • Colorado Department of Transportation
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services
  • U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife
  • Technical consultants regarding Noise Study
  • Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority

Download PDF of agencies' informational poster boards.

Additionally, a short video was available for viewing and a flyer detailing Parkway milestones and next steps was distributed. (The video may be viewed under Featured Video on this page, and the flyer may be downloaded under Parkway Milestones.) Residents were invited to provide comments on comment cards and a comment board. 

JPPHA Background Information

The founding members of the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority are Jefferson County, the City of Arvada, and the City and County of Broomfield. The JPPHA was formed to construct the last unbuilt portion of the Denver metropolitan beltway system. For more information visit the JPPHA website.


City of Arvada Deputy City Manager Bill Ray 720-898-7506 or

Parkway Milestones

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Download the PDF to view the Jefferson Parkway milestones beginning in 1968 to the present.




Parkway Maps

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To view project map in a larger version, download the PDF.

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