NEW START DATE: US 24 Buena Vista Enhancement Project to Start Monday, Aug 22

August 5, 2016 - Southwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 5 - CHAFFEE COUNTY, CO – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Town of Buena Vista advises the public that the anticipated start of the US 24 Enhancement Project has been postponed to Monday, August 22, 2016.

According to CDOT Resident Engineer Arthur Miller, “The project team made the decision to minimize disruption to the community’s upcoming special events such as the Vertex music festival and Gold Rush Days. No lanes along US 24 will be closed until then.”

Questions about the project may be directed to the project team.  A member of the team will respond within 24 business hours.

CONTACT: US 24 Enhancement Project/Public Information Team

Phone: 719-398-0819


STAY INFORMED: The best way to receive regular updates about the project and construction progress is to sign up at CDOT’s website  Information will be updated weekly, regarding traffic restrictions. Safety critical traffic pointers can be found in CDOT’s weekly lane closure reports: