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Pedestrian hit in Denver; serious injury reported by police

Denver Police responded to a crash at Federal Boulevard and Evans Avenue.

DENVER — Denver police responded to a call Thursday night of an auto and pedestrian crash at Evans Avenue and Federal Boulevard.

Police have reported a serious injury but have not identified the victim/s. 

Northbound Federal boulevard is closed at Warren Avenue as a result, please avoid the area, said police.

>The video above aired in late January and describes the increase in pedestrian accidents since 2008 in Denver.

Several major construction projects are ongoing in metro Denver currently. They include: 

Central 70 

The Central 70 Project will reconstruct a 10-mile stretch of I-70 between Brighton Boulevard and Chambers Road. The project will remove a 56-year-old viaduct, as well as lower the interstate between Brighton and Colorado boulevards. A 4-acre park will be built over a portion of the lowered interstate, and one Express Lane will be added in each direction. The project is slated for completion in 2022.  

> More information on the Central 70 project can be found here. 

I-25 South Gap  

The 18-mile South Gap Project is split into three geographic sections – north (between Plum Creek Parkway and Sky View Lane/Tomah Road), middle (between Sky View Lane/Tomah Road and Greenland Road) and south (between Greenland Road and Monument)The project will add one express lane in each direction in addition to the two general use lanes. It’s slated for completion in 2022. 

> More information on the South Gap project can be found here. 

C-470 Express Lanes 

The C-470 Express Lanes Project is located along 12.5 miles of C-470 between I-25 and Wadsworth Boulevard. The project will add two express lanes to westbound C-470 from I-25 to Colorado Boulevard and one express lane westbound from Colorado Boulevard to Wadsworth. It also will add one express lane eastbound from Wadsworth to I-25. 

> More information on the C-470 Express Lanes project can be found here. 

> CDOT provides in-depth information on all its current active construction projects here 

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