Tag Archives: 13

Yampa River Bridge Construction Complete

Construction on the bridge crossing the Yampa River on Highway 13 about south of Craig has been completed. The Colorado Department of Transportation started the project in the summer of 2015, with the work expected to be finished Continue reading

UPDATE: Craig Man Killed In Highway 13 Head On

Two people were killed in a head on collision yesterday afternoon on Highway 13, eleven miles north of Rifle. Traffic was affected for almost 7 hours for investigation and cleanup, after a pickup and semi collided on the highway just after 4. A second semi was also involved in Continue reading

Empire Mine Being Deconstructed

If you have driven between Craig and Hamilton this week you may have noticed the Empire Mine coal tube, which crossed Highway 13, has been removed. According to a representative from Peabody Energy, the tube was removed as part of the decommissioning of the mine. Peabody is Continue reading

UPDATE: Car Hits Pole On Highway 13

A single vehicle accident occurred Friday morning on Highway 13, 2 miles north of Craig.  71-year-old Sandra Kave of Montrose lost control of her vehicle, sending it off the highway where it struck a power pole. Kave, who was the only person in the vehicle, was transported to Continue reading

Rollover On Highway 13

No one was injured Tuesday night in a single vehicle rollover on Highway 13  when the driver lost control of his pickup just before 6, 10 miles south of Craig. According to a representative from the Craig Fire Department, icy roads and excessive speeds were thought to be contributing Continue reading

UPDATE: Two Vehicle Accident On Highway 40

car-accident-300Two cars collided near the west Kum & Go in Craig this morning after one of the drivers ran the  light at the intersection Finley and Highway 40. The drivers were the only occupants in the vehicles at the time of the accident, neither was injured. The driver responsible for the Continue reading

UPDATE – I70 Traffic Detoured Through NW Colorado

I70 SIGNInterstate 70 traffic was detoured through Meeker, Craig, Hayden, Steamboat and Oak Creek Wednesday as Glenwood Canyon was closed for helicopter operations associated with the ongoing rockfall mitigation project in the canyon.  The Canyon was expected to also be closed Thursday, but that closure has been canceled as ideal Continue reading

Highway 64 Closed Near Rangely

CDOTHighway 64 near Rangely will be closed Wednesday to allow crews to work on a rock scaling project. There are concerns about the stability of a large rock slab in the area so crews will be working to secure it. The duration of the closure will depend on the Continue reading

No US Mail Delivery On Stretch Of Highway 13

us-mail-logo_tConstruction on Highway 13 north of Craig has created a delivery problem for the United States Postal Service. All who have mailboxes in the construction zone on Highway 13 will not be receiving mail in their boxes while construction is underway. The delivery dilemma is due to the mail truck not being able to safely drive to, or stop in Continue reading

Wildfire South Of Craig

RED FLAGCraig firefighters responded to a small wildfire just after noon Friday.  The fire was in sagebrush and grass about half a mile south of Craig on private land a quarter-mile west of Highway 13.  It was determined that the fire was caused by sparks created when a bird contacted a power line.  Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover On Hwy 13 Sends Family to Hospital

Accident June 14 Hwy 13Four juveniles and two adults went to the hospital following a single vehicle rollover. The accident occurred 30 miles north of Craig on Highway 13 around 5 Tuesday afternoon.   All of the occupants were from  one family from Arizona. Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Today

highway-13-smallThe Highway 13 Bridge that crosses the Yampa River just south of Craig will be fully closed Tuesday for repairs. Traffic signals have been installed to guide traffic through the work zone. Southbound traffic will be detoured to Ranney  Street, past the power plant then back onto Continue reading