New Bike Infrastructure for new Hwy36

From the Denver Post

As Bike to Work Day grows, cyclists and law enforcement officers are hailing a key but little ballyhooed facet of a revamped U.S. 36: a 12-foot-wide bikeway that will stretch from Westminster to Boulder.

The bike path will include 2-foot- wide shoulders and run adjacent to U.S. 36 between 80th Avenue in Westminster and Table Mesa Drive in Boulder, where it will join up with existing trails.
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The bikeway should open by late 2015 or early 2016 as part of the completion of the Phase II portion of the widening of U.S. 36.

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Route from Westminster

Its been a while, but when I used to ride from Boulder, you can catch the Big Dry Creek trail from Westminster that leads down to the Platte River trail. There are a few surface streets you may have to navigate in Westminster but I found some through neighborhoods that were quiet and easy.

Parts of the trail I've seen

Parts of the trail I've seen go at least as far as Sheridan, and I thought I heard one report that it'll go all the way to Pecos. I guess from there you could go south to the Clear Creek trail and get downtown eventually via Platte, or further south to 46th street.