US 24 Lane, Signal & Ramp Work at 31st Street & Ridge Road

Project Facts

  • Cost: $1.7 million
  • Contractor: Wildcat Construction Company
  • Timeline: Spring 2019
  • Location: Less than a mile stretch on US Highway 24, at 31st and at Ridge Road, in Colorado Springs, near Old Colorado City

Crews on this project completed the following work on US Highway 24 at 31st Street and Ridge Road in Colorado Springs:

  • Extended the eastbound turn lane at 31st Street by 900 feet;
  • Eliminated left turns onto US 24 once Ridge Road is re-opened;
    • Travelers must to turn right at US 24 and Ridge Road, with no straight-through access. They may turn left into Red Rock Canyon Open Space and onto Ridge Road (to Colorado Avenue) once Ridge Road reopens.
  • Upgraded traffic signals and storm sewers; and
  • Installed a ramp to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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