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Alternative 6B: LRT-Lowell/52ndDescription: Light rail on 38th Avenue to Lowell Boulevard to 52nd Avenue to Ridge Road
Reason Dismissed: Community impacts and lack of community support.
Proposed Technology: Light Rail
Proposed Route: Operating in-street beginning at Denver Union Station (DUS), following Wewatta St. to Park Avenue flyover to 38th Avenue, west on 38th to Lowell Boulevard, north on Lowell to 52nd Avenue, west on 52nd to Wadsworth Boulevard, north on Wadsworth to BN/Union Pacific corridor, continues west on Ridge Road parallel to the BN/UP corridor to Ward Road.
7 Proposed Stations: Kalamath Street, Federal, Regis University, Sheridan, Olde Town, Arvada Ridge and Ward Road
|Fulfills Project's Purpose & Need||YES|
|Affordability/ Cost-Effectiveness||YES: $460 Million|
(Gold Line Budget $462 Million +/- 10%)
|Environmental Impacts|| |
|Community Impacts/Benefits|| |
|Consistency with local plans||Neutral to Inconsistent|
|Mobility Improvements|| |
|Community and Agency Support||TBD|
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