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John Elway

Party like it's 1999: Denver to celebrate another Super Bowl

Denver's getting ready to party like it's 1999.

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to flood a downtown park and a 1.5-mile-long parade route Tuesday to celebrate the Denver Broncos' first Super Bowl championship in 17 years.

Officials won't give specific turnout predictions, but the last time Denver won the Super Bowl in 1999, the downtown party drew an estimated 375,000 people. A year before that, when the Broncos won the Super Bowl for the first time, about 650,000 people showed up.

"Were probably expecting hundreds of thousands," said Mike Stott, a spokesman for Mayor Michael Hancock.

Tuesday's celebration starts at 10 a.m. with a concert...