US 24 highlighted in red
|Maintained by CDOT|
|Length||323.24 mi (520.21 km)|
|West end||I-70 / US 6 in Minturn|
| US 285 in Buena Vista |
I-25 / US 85 / US 87 in Colorado Springs
I-70 / US 40 / US 287 in Limon
US 385 in Burlington
I-70 from Burlington to Kansas state line
|East end||I-70 / US-24 near Burlington|
|Counties||Eagle, Lake, Chaffee, Park, Teller, El Paso, Elbert, Lincoln, Kit Carson|
U.S. Route 24 (US 24) is a part of the U.S. Highway System that travels from Minturn, Colorado, to Clarkston, Michigan. In the U.S. state of Colorado US 24 extends from Interstate 70 (I-70) and US 6 in Minturn east to the Kansas state line where it continues as US 24 concurrent with I-70.
US 24 traverses the Rocky Mountains, starting near Minturn. It then continues southeast for about 30 miles to Leadville, where it turns south and goes to Buena Vista where it becomes concurrent with US 285. It continues with Highway 285 to the small community of Antero Junction. After that, it spends its time as a mountainous two-lane highway until it gets to the town of Divide, where it meets SH 67 and becomes a 4 lane highway. These highways overlap to Woodland Park. From there it passes through Crystola, Green Mountain Falls, and Cascade. Through Manitou Springs and Colorado Springs, where the road is known as Midland Expressway. Just east of Interstate 25, it is known as the Martin Luther King Jr Bypass. From Colorado Springs it continues northeast through several towns such as Falcon, Peyton, the city of Calhan, Ramah, Simla, and Matheson. When US 24 reaches Limon, it junctions with I-70/US 40/US 287/SH 71. It continues east (parallel to I-70) to Burlington where it joins I-70 to the Kansas state line.
NOTE: The mile reference column values are NOT mile markers. Current (Jan. 2021) mile information can be found here: CDOT OTIS data
|Eagle||Minturn||0||0.0||I-70 / US 6 – Denver, Grand Junction||(MM 143) Western terminus of US 24; I-70 exit 171|
|Lake||Leadville||31||50||SH 91 north||(MM 176)|
|||47||76||SH 82 west – Aspen|
|Chaffee||Johnson Village||68.5||110.2||US 285 south – Poncha Springs||(MM 213) South end of US 285 overlap|
|Park||||82||132||US 285 north – Fairplay||North end of US 285 overlap|
|Hartsel||94||151||SH 9 north – Fairplay||(MM 239)|
|Teller||Divide||132||212||SH 67 south – Cripple Creek, Victor||(MM 278) West end of SH 67 overlap|
|Woodland Park||139.5||224.5||SH 67 north – Deckers||East end of SH 67 overlap|
|||145||233||Pikes Peak Highway|
|El Paso||Manitou Springs||150||240|
US 24 Bus. east (Manitou Avenue)
US 24 Bus. west (Manitou Avenue)
|Colorado Springs||158||254||I-25 north – Denver||(MM 304) West end of I-25 overlap; I-25 exit 141|
|159||256||SH 115 south (Nevada Avenue) / Tejon Street||Northern Terminus of SH-115; I-25 exit 140|
|160||260||I-25 south – Pueblo||East end of I-25 overlap; I-25 exit 139|
|163||262||SH 29 / Circle Drive||Interchange; Westbound exit, Eastbound entrance; West end of Fountain Blvd overlap|
|164.5||264.7||SH 83 (Academy Boulevard) – Security-Widefield, Black Forest|
|167||269||SH 21 south (Powers Boulevard) – Colorado Springs Municipal Airport||East end of Fountain Blvd overlap|
West end of SH 21/Powers Blvd overlap
|168||270||Airport Road east – Peterson Air Force Base|
|168||270||Stewart Avenue||Interchange; eastbound entrance only|
|169||272||SH 21 north (Powers Boulevard)||East end of SH 21/Powers Blvd overlap; SH 21 Exit 141|
|169||272||Platte Avenue west – Downtown Colorado Springs|
|169.5||272.8||To SH 94 east / Peterson Blvd/Space Village Avenue – Peterson Air Force Base||Interchange;|
|||170.5||274.4||SH 94 east – Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs East Airport, Punkin Center||Western Terminus of SH-94|
|||180||290||Judge Orr Road east – Meadow Lake Airport|
|||183||295||To SH 86 / Elbert Road – Elbert, Kiowa|
|Calhan||198||319||Calhan Highway||(MM 340)|
|Elbert||Simla||211||340||CR 125||Connects to SH 86|
|Matheson||218||351||CR 149||Connects to SH 86|
|Lincoln||Limon||230||370||US 40 west / US 287 north to I-70 west – Denver||(MM 377) West end of US 40/US 287 overlap|
|231||372||SH 71 south – Punkin Center||West end of SH 71 overlap|
|232||373||SH 71 north – Last Chance||East end of SH 71 overlap|
|233||375||I-70 – Denver, Burlington||I-70 exit 361|
|||234||377||I-70 west / US 40 east / US 287 south – Denver, Kit Carson||East end of US 40/US 287 overlap; West end of I-70 overlap; I-70 exit 363|
|Kit Carson||Seibert||277||446||I-70 east – Burlington||East end of overlap of I-70; I-70 exit 405|
|277.5||446.6||SH 59 – Yuma, Kit Carson|
|Stratton||293||472||SH 57 north|
|Burlington||309||497||US 385 south (Lincoln Street) – Cheyenne Wells||West end of US 385 overlap|
|310||500||US 385 north – Wray||East end of US 385 overlap|
|310.5||499.7||I-70 west – Limon||West end of I-70 overlap; I-70 exit 438|
|||318||512||I-70 east / US-24 – Goodland, Kansas City||Kansas state line; Eastern terminus of US 24 in Colorado|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
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