Tag Archives: Highway 131

Slick Roads Cause Roll-Overs Monday

Slick roads caused issues for two drivers Monday morning on Highway 131. A 27-year-old male lost control around 10 in the morning near Oak Creek, causing his vehicle to roll down a 50 foot embankment. The driver was uninjured, while his unidentified female passenger complained of minor Continue reading

Two Roll-Overs Monday

Snowy and icy roads caused issues for at least two drivers Monday in Routt County. 41-year-old Heather Ward of Oak Creek lost control on Highway 40 east of Steamboat, causing her vehicle to roll.  The extent of the injuries to Ward and a 27-year-old male passenger were not released. Ward was charged with Continue reading

Driver Swerves To Miss Animal, Rolls Vehicle

A man rolled his vehicle Wednesday night on Highway 131 near Toponas. 30-year-old Tyler Sylvia was driving when he swerved to avoid a deer or elk, rolling his vehicle. According Continue reading

Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes Car

One person sustained minor injuries in a car accident Sunday afternoon on Highway 131 near Toponas. 29-year-old William O’Leary from Oak Creek was driving when he is believed to have fallen asleep, resulting in his car leaving the Continue reading

Two Injured In Roll-Over

A Craig man and an unidentified passenger sustained minor injuries in an accident Saturday night on Highway 131, 2 miles north of Oak Creek. 19-year-old Victor Bianculli lost control, resulting in the car leaving the highway, where it rolled onto Continue reading

Fire Destroys Building East Of Steamboat

An outbuilding was destroyed by a fire Wednesday afternoon on Colorado Highway 131 near the base of Rabbit Ears Pass. According to Steamboat fire representative Travis Wilkinson, despite having to truck water into the location, firefighters were able to prevent the fire from Continue reading

Barn Catches Fire Near Steamboat

STEAMBOAT-FIRE-RESCUE-150x150A barn caught fire early this morning approximately 5 miles south of Steamboat. The Steamboat Springs Fire Department responded to the fire near the intersection of Highway 131 and Routt County Road 22 a little before one. When crews arrived on the scene one of the barns walls was engulfed in flames . It took Continue reading

I-70 Traffic Detoured Through NW Colorado

Traffic though Craig, Steamboat, Oak Creek, Hayden and Meeker will be heavy today due to a Rock slide that closed I-70 in the Glenwood Canyon. Westbound I-70 traffic will be detoured to Highway 131 from Walcott to Highway 40 at Steamboat, through Craig, then South on Continue reading

C-Dot to Hold Meeting to Provide Summer Project Info

C-DOT-300State highway workers are getting ready to begin a wildlife mitigation project on Highway 9 between Silverthorne Continue reading

All Routes to Denver to Include Delays this Summer

C-DOTMoffat County Commissioner Chuck Grobe, yesterday, announced that the Colorado Department of Transportation will be working on all routes to Denver over the next year. Grobe Continue reading

Crash Briefly Closes Highway 40 Near Steamboat

Vehicle-Accident-300An accident on Highway 40 this morning, closed the road for a brief period. Details about the accident are forthcoming, however the Colorado State Patrol described the accident as significant. The crash was just outside the Steamboat city limits, between Walton Pond and the entrance to Highway 131. Highway 40 is now open.

Culvert Replacement Project Mean Detours in Routt County

routt-county-road-ans-bridge-300A culvert replacement project in Routt County will be a bit of a headache for residents of the Willow Park Subdivision over the next couple of days.  Routt County Road Continue reading