Tag Archives: Highway 40

Craig Teen “Lucky” to Survive Accident

Mile Marker 115 on Highway 40The Colorado State Patrol says a Craig teen was lucky to survive an accident yesterday morning in the Mount Harris Canyon on Highway 40. Troopers say 18-year old Jesse Decker fell asleep at the wheel at a little after 7:30 while entering a Continue reading

Fraser Woman Killed in Rabbit Ears Crash

fatal-300A 61-year old Fraser woman was killed in an accident yesterday afternoon that closed Rabbit Ears Pass for several hours. The Colorado State Patrol was informed of the two-vehicle crash at Continue reading

Highway 40 Over Rabbit Ears Closed

highway 40 crash-250An accident on Highway 40 on the east side of Rabbit Ears Pass near the intersection of Highway 14 closed highway 40 in both directions earlier today.  Details of the accident have not been released.  Traffic was detoured to highways 131 and 134 during the closure.  Highway 40 was reopened around 7 Friday night.

Transit Improvements in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatTransit users in Steamboat may notice a few changes and improvements to transit stops over the next month. Transit stops will see enhancements at Shadow Run, Herbage, Sundance Plaza, Rotary Park, Dream Island, as well as stops along Continue reading

Head On Collision On Highway 40 West Of Steamboat

Vehicle-Accident-300Law enforcement and emergency crews are still on the scene (as of 1:15 pm Saturday) of an apparent head on collision less than a mile west of Steamboat Two.  An eyewitness reported that both vehicles were SUV’s and each sustained severe front end damage.  An ambulance was Continue reading

Night Crews to Begin Working on Steamboat Road Project

road-work-300Crews working on the Highway 40 project in Steamboat will begin night work next week. The work is being done both east and west of the downtown area. The project includes installing new traffic signal conduits at Pine Grove Road. Crews will also make improvements to curbs, gutters, sidewalks and center medians from Continue reading

Three Vehicle Accident Results in Minor Injuries to One

Vehicle-Accident-300A three-vehicle accident this morning resulted in minor injuries to one person.  That’s according to Craig Fire Rescue, who responded to the accident at a little after 9 this morning.  Details of the accident aren’t available yet, but the crash happened on Highway 40, about two Continue reading

Maybell Bridge Finished Four Weeks Ahead of Schedule

MC Commissioners-150The Maybell Bridge is done.  The Moffat County Commissioners, yesterday, announced that repairs to the bridge have been finished well ahead of schedule.  The commissioners expected repairs to take about 6 weeks, which was a concern for some who would be cut off from Highway 40.  Foot traffic was still Continue reading

Three Springs Fire Contained

WILDFIRECrews have contained the Three Springs Fire which was reported to the Craig Interagency Dispatch Center Monday night around 7. The lightning caused wildland fire is on private land four Continue reading

Crews Battling Three Springs Fire

WILDFIREThe Three Springs Fire was reported to the Craig Interagency Dispatch Center last night around 7 p.m.  The lightning caused wildland fire is on private land four miles north of Highway 40 Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Offer Stargazing Event near Hayden

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is inviting all amateur astronomers to Yampa River State Park, 2 miles west of Hayden on Highway 40, to enjoy an evening of stargazing Saturday.  The agency held a similar event last week at Stagecoach State Park.  Astronomers say the nighttime skies above Yampa River State Continue reading

Journey of Hope to Arrive in Craig Tomorrow

JOURNEY OF HOPEJourney of Hope will arrive at the Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Colorado in Craig tomorrow for a special puppet show and presentation on bike safety after 90 miles of cycling. Journey of Hope will cycle an average of 75 miles a day for people Continue reading