Tag Archives: Highway 40

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

Highway 40 Head On Kills One

One person was killed in a head on accident Monday afternoon on Highway 40. 35-year-old Felix Cervantes of Denver was attempting to pass in a no passing zone about 27 miles east of Steamboat, when he collided with a car being driven by Lienchai Harker of Breckenridge. Both Cervantes and Continue reading

UPDATE: Hot Brakes Cause Trailer To Catch Fire

Highway 40 was completely closed for about half an hour Monday morning near the base of Rabbit Ears Pass, after a semi trailer caught fire. Traffic was able to move through the area after the highway was partially re-opened just before 7,with the entire highway being fully re-opened around 8. The cause of the fire was determined to have been overheated brakes, resulting Continue reading

Tipped Over Semi Closes Highway 40

A tipped over semi resulted in Highway 40 being closed for a period of time yesterday afternoon on the east side of Rabbit Ears Pass. The trucks driver lost control, causing the semi to slide off the road where it struck a guard rail, which led to the trailer tipping over.  The highway was closed from 12:30 Continue reading

Lane Closure For Rock Slide Clean Up

Crews will be out Monday and Tuesday cleaning up the rock slide that occurred last week on Highway 40 near Milner. There will be one lane of alternating traffic from 9 to 4 both days, while the work is taking Continue reading