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Lt. Gov. Garcia & Mayor Hancock to announce arrival of world trade center steel and "Colorado remembers 9/11" event


Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia and Mayor Michael Hancock, joined by former Gov. Bill Owens and The CELL (Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab), will announce “Colorado Remembers 9/11,” a commemorative event and free concert with renowned musicians at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, in Denver’s Civic Center Park. The event marks the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and will be hosted by Gov. John Hickenlooper and Mayor Hancock.


11:30 a.m, Monday, Aug. 8, 2011


Civic Center Park, 1437 Bannock St. (in front of the City and County Building)


Sixteen pieces of steel from the World Trade Center will arrive at approximately 10:15 a.m. in Civic Center Park, in advance of the news conference. The World Trade Center artifacts will be displayed at The CELL’s exhibit in September and Babi Yar Park in the future.

The artifacts will receive a police escort Monday morning as they travel throughout metro Denver. There will be two stops where the public is welcome to view the artifacts.

World Trade Center artifact procession route on Monday, Aug. 8


8:30 AM East 6th Avenue & North Chambers Road

North Chambers Road to East Colfax Avenue

East Colfax Avenue to Downtown Denver

East Colfax Avenue to 15th Street

15th Street to Wynkoop Street

Wynkoop Street to 17th Street

17th Street to Broadway

Broadway to East Colfax Avenue

East Colfax Avenue to 1437 Bannock St. (in front of City & County Building)

10:15 AM Arrival of WTC artifacts at News Conference, public is welcome

12:15 PM WTC artifacts depart News Conference

Bannock Street to 13th Avenue

13th Avenue to North Speer Boulevard

North Speer Boulevard to West Colfax Avenue

West Colfax Avenue to Federal Boulevard

Federal Boulevard to West 26th Avenue

West 26th Avenue to Yates Street

Yates Street to Byron Place (into the park)

12:45 PM WTC artifacts arrive at Sloan Lake, public is welcome

1:15 PM WTC artifacts depart Sloan Lake

West Byron Place to Sheridan Boulevard

Sheridan Boulevard to West Colfax Avenue

West Colfax Avenue to Broadway

Broadway to East Dry Creek Road

East Dry Creek Road to Inverness Boulevard

Inverness Boulevard to Villagio entrance (first right)

Procession to end at District 475



Please contact Marc Williams with any questions regarding coverage of the procession or news conference.