Visit the July 2023 online meeting to learn more about the roadway improvements coming to the Santa Fe and Mineral area
The City of Littleton began an effort in Fall 2021 to identify and design transportation improvements in the area along Mineral Avenue east of Santa Fe Drive to approximately Windermere Street. Mineral Avenue is an important east-west corridor providing access to many local and regional destinations, including RTD's Mineral Light Rail Station to the west and businesses and services to the east. Although the area has some multimodal facilities, such as the High Line Canal Trail and some on-street bike lanes, additional improvements are needed to create safer and more convenient options for bicyclist and pedestrian travel in this area.
Littleton's Transportation Master Plan used input from community members to identify a primary goal of providing safe multimodal options for vulnerable cyclists and pedestrians. The Mineral Mobility Improvements project will use a "Safer Main Streets" grant from the Colorado Department of Transportation to enhance multiple locations (found in the project area map and list below) to encourage and safely accommodate active travel within this area of the one-mile travel shed of the Mineral Light Rail Station. By focusing on providing key improvements, this project will provide safe travel options to regional transit and trails, as well as employment and services to the east.
Public engagement in 2022 helped identify improvements to encourage and safely accommodate active travel within this area of the one-mile travel shed of the Mineral Light Rail Station. Improvements will be constructed in phases as funding is secured.
Improvements will be constructed in phases as funding is secured. Detailed descriptions of the phase 1 elements have been completed and are listed below and are identified on the image below by the yellow notes. Design of the phase 2 elements, generally described below and represented by the purple notes on the image, are still being finalized. Construction of both phases is anticipated to be completed in 2024.
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Comments regarding existing transportation concerns and desired improvements in the area were accepted via a survey and comment map between December 17, 2021 and January 7, 2022. The summary available through the link below outlines the outreach conducted and lists comments received. The input received was used by the city to develop a list of improvements to be considered.
A small group video conference was held to present alternatives pre-screening results and gather feedback from those who live nearby or travel through the project area.
A virtual open house meeting was held to present the improvement alternatives considered(PDF, 371KB) and alternatives screening results. Feedback was gathered to inform preliminary design.
Give feedback regarding the preliminary (30%) design that will be used to optimize improvements as the design is finalized (may be held virtually).
In addition to this project, there are two additional projects occurring within the larger study area. Learn more about the projects and provide your input by following the project name links below.
Santa Fe Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) Study: This study will identify future transportation and safety improvements for an 11-mile stretch of Santa Fe Drive between C-470 and Alameda Avenue.
Santa Fe & Mineral Improvements Project: This project aims to reduce congestion and improve safety at the Santa Fe Drive and Mineral Avenue intersection by constructing a new roadway in the southwest quadrant of the intersection. The quadrant road concept will remove left turning movements from the intersection to prioritize east-west and north-south travel.
Comments and questions are welcome anytime and can be submitted via email to the project team.
W. Mineral Avenue from S. Windermere Street to S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton View Map
W. Mineral Avenue from S. Windermere Street to S. Santa Fe Drive ,