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New on the I-225 Rail Line

What's new and what's next on R Line in 2016

Work on the R line through Aurora will begin to shift from construction to getting ready for testing of light rail trains later in the year. See more about what's happening here.

Final paving, other construction underway

Construction activities along the R Line will be in full swing as freezing temperatures give way to the warm months and allow for completion of specific operations.

Tying in the R Line into RTD's current light rail operations

The I-225 Rail Line team is tying in the I-225 Rail Line project's Overhead Contact System (OCS) into RTD's current light rail operations. From Dec. 6 to Dec. 12 there will be changes for boarding and de-boarding trains at Nine Mile Station. Get more information here.

Sable & Alameda intersection reopens weeks early

Crews completed construction in the intersection of South Sable Boulevard and East Alameda Avenue to accommodate the I-225 Rail "R" Line. The intersection opened to traffic more than two weeks ahead of schedule. More details here.

RTD's expanding transit system spurs development

RTD's future R Line is bringing more than transit connections to Aurora. It's also bringing development, or what the transit industry calls transit oriented development. Read more.

Photos: Train stations under construction

All eight of the I-225 Rail - R Line's train stations are currently under construction. Iliff is the farthest along, it has its canopies built. You can see them in the photo gallery here.

Video: Animated tour of I-225 R Line

Go on an animated video tour of the entire I-225 Rail's R Line. It takes over the whole alignment from the existing Nine Mile Station to the new Peoria Station. Watch the video here.

Go on an I-225 Rail Line interactive virtual tour

Visit our interactive map with the rail line's route, pictures of what the train stations look like and pictures of points of interest along the way.

Construction on I-225 Rail Line

Construction on the complete I-225 Rail Line is underway. Check this website for construction information and be sure to sign up for construction updates.

Contracting Opportunities on I-225 Rail Line

To learn more about contracting opportunities, please visit the RTD Business Center.

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