Tag Archives: construction

Construction Accident Victim Identified

The man who died in a construction accident last week in Steamboat has been identified by the Routt County Coroner.  According to Deputy Coroner Mitch Locke, the victim, 48-year-old Eric Becker, of Steamboat, was struck by a piece Continue reading

Man Dies In Construction Accident

A construction worker died after a workplace accident yesterday afternoon in Steamboat. The 48-year-old man, who has not been identified, was struck by a piece of steel while helping to construct a home on Steamboat Boulevard. The Continue reading

Colorado Economy In Good Shape

The economy appears to be growing in Colorado according to the final 2017 business report from the Secretary of State’s office. The report showed new business filings grew almost 10% between 2016 and 2017, with more than 117,000 new businesses filing with the state last year. The report also found Continue reading

Highway 40 Road Work Done For The Year

The US 40 resurfacing and safety-improvement project near Steamboat has been completed for the year. Crews will return in the spring, to complete striping and traffic markings, sidewalk work, guardrail, fencing and landscaping. The $6.9 Continue reading

Repairs To Swinging Bridge Delayed Until 2018

The time frame for repairs to start on the Swinging Bridge has been extended until next year. Repairs were scheduled to start this summer, but bids for the project came in higher than expected, so that start time has been delayed. Work is now expected to start in the spring. The project was expected to Continue reading

UPDATE: Ex-Steamboat City Councilwoman Has Neck Stabilization Surgery

Mary Brown, who sustained serious injuries after crashing her bike in Steamboat earlier this month, had a successful neck stabilization surgery Saturday, according to the website on CaringBridge.org. The family says they realize she has a long journey ahead of her and are very appreciative of the support they have received from the community. According to an update posted to the website Tuesday, Brown will be Continue reading

Walk-In Clinic Construction Approved

The Moffat County Commissioners signed a ground lease agreement with Memorial Regional Health at their meeting yesterday, which will allow Springfield Properties Continue reading

Gondola And Bike Park Should Open Next Week

The opening of the gondola and the Steamboat Bike Park has been delayed. The city is currently waiting for  gondola parts to arrive, which will allow them to complete the construction. The Bike Park and Gondola are now expected to be opened a week Continue reading

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

Construction Workshop In Routt County

Construction companies in Routt County that would like to learn more about the 2015 energy code are invited to attend a workshop next week in Steamboat. A professional trainer from Colorado Codes Consulting will be at the meeting to give attendees specific details on regulations contained within the Continue reading

Meeting To Talk West Lincoln Park Improvements

A community meeting will be held Wednesday in Steamboat to discuss improvements at West Lincoln Park. The meeting will focus on the construction of a new picnic pavilion and playground and how the construction could relate to the future of the Yampa Continue reading

Highway 40 To Be Closed Tuesday Night

The US 40 and Elk River Road intersection in Steamboat will be fully closed Tuesday night. The closure will allow crews to set barriers and re-stripe the road in preparation for a major construction project in the area. The closure will last from 7 Tuesday evening though 6 Wednesday morning. A Continue reading