Tag Archives: Highway 40

Ski and Skate to be Held at Yampa River State Park

YAMPA RIVER STATE PARKColorado Parks and Wildlife invites everyone to enjoy a little winter recreation at Yampa River State Park’s Ninth Annual Ski and Skate Festival. Those that show up will gather at the park’s visitors center on Highway 40, 2 miles east of Hayden, for a chance to enjoy a full day of ice skating on the park’s pond, followed by a trek on 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.

Vehicle Consumed By Fire Overnight Near Craig

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001An SUV caught fire around midnight Saturday on Highway 40 about 8 miles east of Craig completely engulfing the vehicle.  The driver, Jonathan A. Thompson, who had recently moved to Northwest Colorado, was admitted to The Memorial Hospital at Craig and treated Continue reading

Craig Teen Dies In Auto Accident

fatal-30017 year old  male Torivio Tovar  of Craig died following a two vehicle collision that occurred just before 3pm on US Highway 40 one mile west of Craig. Tovar was driving a Ford F250 away Continue reading

Semi, Pickup Accident On 40 West Of Craig Closes Highway

highway 40 crash-250An accident which took place around 3 Friday afternoon on highway 40 about 2 miles West of Craig completely stopped through traffic.  According to a State patrol Continue reading

Law Enforcement Looking for Impersonator

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Law Enforcement in Moffat County is looking for a police impersonator. In a joint press release from the Craig Police Department, the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado State Patrol, officials say they have had two reports over the last three weeks, of a possible impersonator performing traffic stops. Both Continue reading

Accidents Reported During Yesterday’s Snow Storm

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The Colorado State Patrol responded to a commercial motor vehicle crash yesterday on I-70 in Eagle County. The westbound lanes of the interstate were closed for nearly three hours because of the incident. A semi-truck and box trailer was on Interstate 70 in a left curve when the trailer lost traction on the snowy road. The Continue reading

Snow Causes Road Problems

B2G477dCIAAj_FFYesterday’s snowfall caused problems on many of the state’s roadways yesterday. The Colorado State Patrol reported several accidents along I-70 and I-25 yesterday, as well as along mountain roads. An accident yesterday on Highway 40 involved a jack-knifed semi just west of Milner. No details have been released on that Continue reading

Roadwork Continues in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatConstruction work continues on Highway 40 in Steamboat. This week’s work includes Continue reading

Car vs Semi Head On Collision East Of Hayden

highway 40 crash-250A head on collision on Highway 40 ten miles east of Hayden yesterday sent both drivers to the hospital.  Unbelievably, both were examined Continue reading

Commissioners Refuse to Sign Ordinance

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners, yesterday, refused to sign off on a nuisance ordinance for the Blue Mountain Community. Blue Mountain is just east of Dinosaur, off of Highway 40. There are less than a dozen homes in the community, and a few of the residents showed up to yesterday’s commissioners meeting to complain Continue reading