US 24 at Mountain View Drive Intersection Improvements in Leadville

Winter Traffic Impacts

This project has been suspended for the winter season and will resume when weather permits. During the winter shutdown, the intersection will be controlled by stop signs.

Project Facts

  • Goal: Improve safety and mobility at the intersection of US 24 and Mountain View Drive.
  • Cost: $1.2 million
  • Timeline:
    August - mid-December 2019
  • Project Partners:This project is a partnership between the City of Leadville and CDOT. The City of Leadville contracted with Technology Constructors, Inc. for construction and obtained additional funding from High Country Developers, LLC.

Project Locations

On Aug. 12, 2019, crews began the project to replace traffic signals and improve the intersection at US Highway 24 and Mountain View Drive in Leadville. Specific improvements will include: 

  • replacing existing span wire signals with mast arm signals;
  • upgrading push buttons and signals for pedestrians
  • upgrading sidewalks to meet Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements at all four corners of the intersection;
  • including ADA-compliant curb ramps;
  • improving storm drain inlets; and
  • widening westbound US 24 to provide a new deceleration/acceleration lane into and out of the new development.

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