Tag Archives: Highway 40

Steamboat Transit to Adjust to Pro Cycling Tour

STEAMBOAT-TRANSIT-300Steamboat Springs Transit is preparing for the influx of people and road closures during the USA Pro Cycling Challenge this weekend. Downtown Lincoln Avenue, from 5th to 11th Streets, will be closed all day Sunday and Continue reading

Craig Firefighters Respond to Several Fires

craig-fire-rescue-300Fire danger remains high in Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties and moderate in Routt County. Proof of that came last week, when Craig firefighters responded to three fires in a matter of minutes, Thursday. The first was a 30 acre blaze on Moffat County Road 183, which is the bypass north of town. The fire was on the north side of Continue reading

Works Begins on Steamboat Intersection Next Week

City-of-SteamboatOn Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, Y.E.H. & Associates will conduct soil test boring work at the intersection of Highway 40 and Elk River Road. The tests are part Continue reading

Leaving Craig this Summer Means Leaving Early

C-DOTTraveling outside of Craig is taking a little more time than normal these days. Moffat County Commissioner Chuck Grobe updated the audience Tuesday on road construction activity Continue reading

Moffat County to Start Chip Seal Project Tuesday

routt-county-road-ans-bridge-300The Moffat County Road Department will be starting a chip seal project Tuesday, weather permitting. The department will start on Levkulich Street, followed by County Road 107 at Loudy Simpson Park on Continue reading

Flash Flood Crosses Highway 40 Near Dinosaur

HIGHWAY-40-300A heavy rainstorm around 4 Wednesday afternoon sent water and debris streaming across highway 40 about 10 miles east of the Utah state line closing the highway for a time.  According to the Moffat County Sheriff’s office, rainwater came down a dry wash and also threatened a home in the area. Continue reading

Intersection Improvement Projects in Steamboat Today

City-of-SteamboatThe two intersection improvement projects at Walton Creek and Whistler Roads, and at Mt. Werner Road and the eastbound off-ramp from Highway 40 in Steamboat Continue reading

Emergency Crews Respond to Fire, Accident in Craig

extri1extri2Emergency crews in Craig responded to a couple of incidents yesterday, including a fire at a local motel, and a car accident just east of town. The fire was reported early yesterday afternoon at the Super 8 Motel. A clothes Continue reading

New Stop Signs Going up in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatMotorists in Steamboat will see two new intersection improvements over the next couple of weeks. On June 19th, the intersections at Walton Creek and Continue reading

Median Work Planned for Next Week in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatSteamboat city crews will be spring cleaning the landscaped medians along Highway 40 from downtown to Anglers Drive, as well as the Mount Werner Road medians. The Continue reading

Semi Collides With School Bus Near Craig

SCHOOL BUSNo injuries were reported following a collision Friday afternoon between a school bus and a semi-truck. The bus was stopped on the side of the road as the semi approached from behind. While, the semi avoided a Continue reading

BLM Planning Prescribed Burns in Moffat County

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field Office is planning to conduct up to two prescribed fires in the upcoming week in the Douglas Mountain area 30 miles west of Maybell to reduce the threat from large wildland fires and Continue reading