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Alternative 6BB: LRT-Lowell/RalstonDescription: Light rail on 38th Avenue to Lowell Boulevard to 52nd Avenue to Sheridan to Ralston Road 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, west on 52nd to Sheridan, north on Sheridan to Ralston Road, west on Ralston to Olde Wadsworth Boulevard, south on Olde Wadsworth to the BN-UP corridor, continues west on Ridge Road parallel to the BN/UP corridor to Ward Road.
7 Proposed Stations: Kalamath, Federal, Regis University, Sheridan, Olde Town, Kipling and Ward.
|Fulfills Project's Purpose & Need||YES|
|Affordability/ Cost-Effectiveness||YES: $482 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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