Southwest Rail Extension
Extending into Highlands Ranch
The Southwest Rail Line opened in July 2000 as an 8.7 mile extension of rail from I-25 & Broadway to Mineral Avenue. It is proposed to add an additional 2.5 miles of rail and one new Park-n-Ride to extend service into Highlands Ranch.
Environmental planning and basic engineering began
Environmental Evaluation (EE) conducted, including analysis of alternative alignment and station locations, potential impacts, and recommendations to minimize and mitigate impacts
Final EE issued; 30 percent of basic engineering completed
2013 - Present
RTD continues to work with stakeholders to secure funding and determine how to complete the extension