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UPDATE: I-70 Closed, Traffic Detoured Through NW Colorado

An accident on I-70 west Gypsum this morning has closed the highway in both directions. A tractor trailer and a semi hauling diesel fuel collided on the highway just before six this morning. The collision caused 21,000 gallons of diesel fuel to spill onto the median of the Continue reading

Semi Accident Closes I-70 Near Silverthorne

I-70 was closed last night 4 miles east of Silverthorne for almost 6 hours after a semi crash. The accident occured around 7, when the semi driver rolled his tractor-trailer spilling his load of 50 foot oil and gas pipes onto both sides of the highway, closing I-70 in both directions. The Continue reading

UPDATE: Rabbit Ears Closed For 7 Hours Due To Head-on Crash

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Rabbit Ears Pass was closed in both directions earlier today due to an accident that occurred between a tractor-trailer and pickup just after 5 this morning. The two drivers were the only people involved in the incident. . It took rescue Continue reading

Village Drive Closed In Steamboat

SteamboatVillage drive in Steamboat is closed today through Friday to allow crews to repair a culvert in the area which is showing significant signs of deterioration. The road will be closed between Apres Ski Way and Medicine Springs Drive while the work is taking place. The road must be closed to divert Continue reading

Seasonal Closures In Effect On Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300Certain trails in the Emerald Mountain Special Recreation Area near Steamboat have been closed for the season by the Bureau of Land Management. Certain Emerald Mountain trails are closed seasonally to avoid disturbing area wildlife. All areas south of Ridge Trail, including Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 13 Closure Moved To Wednesday

highway-13-smallThe Colorado Department of transportation has cancelled the closure of Highway 13 south of Craig Tuesday. The highway will now be closed Wednesday to allow construction to continue on the Yampa River Bridge. The highway will be closed from 7 am to 7 pm to allow crews to continue repairs. Detour routes will Continue reading

Fire Near Walden Closes Highway

fire-1-300A fire about 10 miles southwest of Walden closed Highway 14 for over an hour this morning. The fire was in a fiberglass structure, that contained or was near two oil separator tanks that were a short distance from the Highway. The road was closed as a precaution, as Continue reading

Emergency Landing On I-70

cxq8sbtuoaapbwnA small airplane shut down one lane of I-70 near Rifle yesterday afternoon, after it was forced to make an emergency landing on the Highway when it ran out of gas. The plane landed on I-70 a little before 5. It took approximately 2 hours for crews to remove the plane from the highway and transport it to Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Three Days This Week

highway-13-smallHighway 13 south of Craig will be closed three days this week to allow construction to continue on the Yampa River Bridge. The highway will be closed Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7 am to 7 pm to allow crews to continue repairs. Detour routes will be in place for drivers in the area. Continue reading

Highway 13 Closed Wednesday and Thursday

highway-13-smallHighway 13 south of Craig will be closed two days this week to allow construction to continue on the Yampa River Bridge. The highway will be closed Wednesday and Thursday from 7 am to 7 pm. Detour routes will be in place for drivers in the area, those routes are available below.  Continue reading

Trails Closed On Emerald Mountain

emerald-mountain-300Wild Rose Trail on Emerald Mountain has been closed to allow the City of Steamboat to continue to remove beetle kill trees in the area. The trail is expected to be closed for two weeks to allow work to continue. Other trails that remain closed include Root Canal, Upper and Middle Stairway to Continue reading

Emerald Mountain Closed Next Week

emerald-mountain-300The majority of the front side of Emerald Mountain will be closed Monday through Wednesday to allow the City of Steamboat to continue to remove beetle kill trees from the area. During the closure, a helicopter will assist with tree removal. During the closure the Bluffs Continue reading