U.S. 36 detours helping some local businesses attract new customers
WESTMINSTER, Colo. – Businesses around the damaged section of U.S. 36 are hoping to see a silver lining from the influx of traffic on local roads. Traffic is flowing in both directions thanks to a Colorado Department of Transportation workaround that shifted eastbound drivers onto the westbound portion of the highway. However, the diversion creates a bottleneck between Church Ranch and Wadsworth boulevards that some drivers want to avoid.