US 24 East Resurfacing from Falcon to Peyton

About the Project:

Surface treatment work will take place along US Highway 24, between the city of Falcon and the city of Peyton, from Mile Point 318.5 to MP 332. Work will primarily consist of resurfacing, updating the guardrail, striping, minor signage replacement, removing the wooden rail at two structures, replacing them with bridge rail and guardrail, and adding centerline and edge line rumble strips.

Work will be done in both the northbound and southbound lanes for a thirteen-mile stretch of US 24.


Project Benefits

  • The project will improve and prolong the life of the road surface
  • A smooth road or highway has many important benefits including safety and improved quality of driving experience
  • A smoother surface also offers safer driving for motorists

Work Schedule:

  • Work will last approximately 4 months
  • Working hours are 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., Sunday through Thursday
  • Overnight work is expected

Traffic Impacts:

Motorists can expect the following impacts during the period of construction:

  • Vehicles will be reduced to a single-lane, alternating traffic intermittently in either direction, throughout the duration of the project
  • Lane closures, guided by flaggers and pilot cars, will have up to 15-minute delays
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40 mph through the work zone
  • Refer to COtrip.org for real-time travel conditions and road closures

Work this Week & Lane Closures US 24 East Resurfacing

Project Facts

  • Construction Cost: $8.5 Million
  • Contractor: Schmidt Construction Company
  • Timeline: late May to late September 2024
  • Location: US 24 G
    • Nearest Town/City: from Falcon to Peyton
    • Mile Point(s): MP 318.48 to MP 332
    • County: El Paso
US 24 Resurfacing Project from Falcon to Peyton Project Map
US 24 Resurfacing Project from
Falcon to Peyton