Road Information

Interstate 270 in Colorado    
Total Mileage in State: 6 miles
Eastern End: At I-70/US 36, in Denver
Western End: At I-25/US 36, in Welby
Mileage covered in Photos: 6 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Denver, Adams
Major Junctions in Photos: I-76, near Commerce City
I-25, in Welby
Control Cities in Photos: Denver, Commerce City, Welby

Westbound

   

Interstate 270 West begins here, at Exit 279A on Interstate 70 West.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

View on Interstate 270 West at its eastern beginning.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

The speed limit on Interstate 270 West starts out at 55 mph.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

View on Interstate 270 West as traffic from Quebec St merges on the right.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Interstate 270 West as it enters the Commerce City city limits.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Interstate 270 West assurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Interstate 270 West at mile marker 4.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Another speed limit sign on Interstate 270 West. The speed limit remains 55 mph for all 6 miles of I-270's alignment.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Sign listing the distances to the three upcoming exits on Interstate 270 West.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Interstate 270 West approaching Exit 1 - 2 miles.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Interstate 270 West at Exit 2B: US 85 North / CO 2 North - Vasquez Blvd  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Interstate 270 West at Exit 2A: US 85 South / CO 2 South - Vasquez Blvd  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Interstate 270 West at mile marker 2.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Another Interstate 270 West assurance shield.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Interstate 270 West approaching Exit 1 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Take Exit 1 to access York St.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Another sign on the median listing the distances to the final two exits on Interstate 270 West as well as the distance to the first exit on US 36 West, just past I-270's western terminus (Broadway).  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Interstate 270 West at Exit 1: Interstate 76 - Fort Morgan / Grand Junction  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

On the ramp for Exit 1, we also see this secondary exit ramp for York Street.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Interstate 270 West approaching Exit 0 - 1 1/4 miles.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

3/4 mile from the western terminus of Interstate 270, this sign implies that US 36 West will take over beyond the western terminus.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Interstate 270 West approaching Exit 0 - 1/2 mile. There is no direct access to Interstate 25 South from Interstate 270 West. If you're on I-270 West and looking to take I-25 South, you should use Exit 1 (Interstate 76) and take it west to I-25 South.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Interstate 270 West at Exit 0: Interstate 25 North - Fort Collins  (Photo taken 5/28/16).

Immediately beyond the ramp for Exit 0, we see this Interstate 270 End shield, marking its western terminus as US 36 continues west on its own.  (Photo taken 5/28/16).