Boulder Police

Expect traffic delays on Thursday, May 9th for CU Boulder commencement ceremony

Posted on 05/08/2019 at 09:45 pm
Kevin Marples


The Boulder Police Department wants to remind the community that on Thursday, May 9th, the University of Colorado will be hosting their 2019 commencement ceremony.  The ceremony will result in an increase in traffic coming into the City of Boulder and around the CU Boulder campus, during the morning commute.  Heavy traffic is expected on:

  • Boulder bound HWY 36
  • North bound Foothills HWY between Table Mesa and Colorado Ave
  • Baseline corridor
  • Broadway between Baseline and Arapahoe Avenue

The ceremony will be held at Folsom Field and gates to the event will open at 7:00AM, with the ceremony beginning at 8:30AM. Please plan ahead and allow extra time for your morning commute. For more details about the commencement ceremony, please click here.