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Alternative 6D: LRT-Sheridan/58thDescription: Light Rail on 38th Avenue to Sheridan to Ralston Road to Ward Road
Reason Dismissed: High cost and lack of community support. Enhanced and replaced with Alternative 6DD.
Technology: Light Rail
Route: Operating in-street beginning at Denver Union Station (DUS), following Wewatta St. to Park Avenue flyover to 38th Avenue, west on 38th to Sheridan Boulevard, north on Sheridan to Ralston Road, west on Ralston to 58th Avenue, west on 58th to Ward Road, south on Ward to the BN/Union Pacific corridor.
7 Proposed stations: Kalamath, Federal, Sheridan/38th, Sheridan/I-76, Olde Town, Kipling, Ward
|Fulfills Project's Purpose & Need||YES|
|Affordability/ Cost-Effectiveness||NO: $525 Million|
(Gold Line Budget $462 Million +/- 10%)
|Environmental Impacts|| |
|Community Impacts/Benefits|| |
|Consistency with local plans||Neutral to Inconsistent|
Difficult to serve Wheat Ridge
|Mobility Improvements|| |
|Community and Agency Support||TBD|
For a complete matrix of data comparing Level 2 Analysis of Alternative 6D to other Gold Line Alternatives, click here.