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West Colfax Avenue

West Colfax Avenue is an eclectic corridor full of history spanning Lakewood from east to west, originating out of Denver and entering the city at our eastern boundary of Sheridan Boulevard. Colfax parallels the new W light rail line crossing major north/south thoroughfares at Wadsworth Boulevard, Garrison Street, Kipling Parkway, Simms Street, intersecting with Interstate 70 in Denver West and Colorado Mills before continuing into our neighbor, Golden, Colorado.

Transit oriented development opportunities exist in multi-family, office, retail, residential, mixed-use zoning along West Colfax Avenue.

Major commercial, retail, residential, and employment centers along the Colfax corridor include:

Colfax Avenue Statistics

Traffic Counts

West Colfax Avenue averages 25,000-30,000 average daily traffic (ADT). Specific traffic counts are available through Lakewood’s Economic Development Division or on the Maps page.



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Contact Information:

Lakewood Economic Development
Civic Center South
480 S. Allison Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7730

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