Denver Police Increase Patrols Along Federal Boulevard For Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

The City of Denver is preparing for Cinco de Mayo celebrations this weekend. Denver police have additional officers on patrol to watch the cruising tradition along Federal Boulevard.

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- The city of Denver preparing for Cinco de Mayo celebrations to start this weekend, and extra eyes will be watching the cruising along Federal Boulevard. Starting this weekend, traffic on Federal will be limited to one lane in each direction between 6th Avenue all the way down to Evans. And today, police explained why.

MARK FLEECS: With all the construction that's happened over the past year or so, it provides us an access lane for emergency vehicles to get up and down. Street racing has been an issue, especially over this past year.

- Denver police will also try to prevent traffic from spilling into those neighborhoods along Federal.