Tag Archives: Highway 40

Partial Closure Of Highway 40

Highway 40 will be partially closed in Steamboat through Wednesday morning at the intersection of Elk River road. The closure will allow paving operations to continue on the intersection. The partial closure will take place from Shield Drive  to Curve Court. The closure will be in effect during daylight hours Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopen

Highway 40 was closed over Rabbit Ears Pass for two hours Monday morning due to a jack-knifed moving van on the Highway. Crews were able to clear the moving van from the Continue reading

Multiple Fires Over The Weekend

Three fires occurred over the weekend in Moffat County. A house caught fire Saturday afternoon on Sequoia Street in Shadow Mountain. It took crews several hours to extinguish the blaze. The building was a total loss. Firefighters also responded to two wildfires, one north and the other west of Craig. The Continue reading

Highway 40 Closed Tuesday Night

The intersection of Elk River Road and Highway 40 will be closed tomorrow night through Wednesday morning to allow work to take place on the intersection. The intersection will be closed from 8 at night until 6 in the morning. Drivers in the area Continue reading

Colorado Man Killed In Highway 40 Roll-Over

A roll-over accident today on highway 40 resulted in the death of a 27-year-old man from Wheat Ridge. Levii Norwood lost control of his vehicle around one this morning, 7 miles east of Granby. The vehicle Continue reading

1 Dead After Truck Collides With Paving Equipment

A Utah man was killed yesterday afternoon on Highway 40, after he crashed his vehicle into paving equipment.  36-year-old Jason Christenson lost control of his truck about 24 miles west of Kremmling, resulting in the pickup going off the road at a high rate of speed where it collided Continue reading

One Injured In Highway 40 Motorcycle Accident

A man was injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday Morning on Highway 40 west of Maybell. The 76-year-old from Washington initially failed to see another biker he was traveling with pull off the highway near Elk Springs. According to Captain Conrad of the Colorado Continue reading

Firefighters Make Quick Work Of Brush-Fire

Craig Firefighters made quick work of a brush-fire that started Monday afternoon near the Wyman Museum on Highway 40. The fire threatened a non residential structure, but was extinguished before reaching the building. According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, Continue reading

Roll-Over On Highway 40 Saturday

A single vehicle roll-over occurred Saturday morning around 6:45 east of Craig near Craig Power Sports. The male driver, who was the only occupant at the time of the accident, was uninjured. It is unknown if the Continue reading

Fire Closes Highway 40 Between Dinosaur and Skull Valley

U.S. Highway 40 has been closed between Dinosaur and Skull Valley (at 3:30pm Monday) because of the Dead Dog Fire burning to within ¼ mile of the highway. Rio Blanco County Road 1 is also closed and the small community of Blue Continue reading

Fire That Closed Highway 40 Fully Contained

Crews were able to get the Mile Marker 166 fire fully contained yesterday afternoon.  The fire had closed highway 40 near the Colorado Utah border Tuesday afternoon. A representative from the Uintah Basin Interagency Fire Center confirmed that the fire was fully contained as of 5:30. The cause of the fire is still Continue reading

0% Containment Of Fire That Closed Highway 40

A wildfire closed highway 40 for a period of time Tuesday afternoon near the Colorado-Utah border.  A 25 mile stretch of the highway was closed for about 2 hours starting around 4:30 to assist crews with fire suppression efforts, not because of Continue reading