Tag Archives: road

Two Vehicle Accident Closes Highway

Highway 40 was closed for a period of time yesterday afternoon after a two vehicle accident east of Hayden. According to a post on the West Routt Fire Protection District Continue reading

Single Vehicle Roll-Over Near Steamboat

Intoxicated driving is being investigated as a contributing factor in a single vehicle roll-over that occurred Sunday night on Routt County Road 33, southwest of Steamboat. Continue reading

Chimney Catches Fire

Steamboat Fire Fighters responded to a chimney fire Thursday night at a home on Routt County Road 179, near Milner. The fire was mostly extinguished by the time firefighters arrived on the scene. Crews inspected the home to ensure flames had not spread to other areas of the Continue reading

Driver Loses Control, Strikes Embankment

No one was injured in a single vehicle accident Saturday Morning on Routt County Road 129 northwest of Steamboat. 27-year-old Thomas Hall of Hayden was driving when he drifted off the right side of the road. He over- Continue reading

Icy Conditions Lead To Road Closures

The recent snow storm caused multiple issues and road closures over the weekend. Highway 64 was closed near Rangely for a little over 2 hours early Sunday morning due to a stuck semi blocking the highway. Semi trucks that lost control blocking the Continue reading

Man Charged With Felony Burglary

A Craig man was charged with felony burglary after he was arrested Friday by Craig Police. When 36-year-old Thomas Farren was taken into custody, officers found cell phones and other stolen items in his possession. The items Continue reading

Don’t Leave Cars On The Side Of The Road

The Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding those planning on recreating in the backcountry to be cautious when leaving their vehicle parked on the side of a roadway. Anyone leaving a vehicle unattended on the side of the Continue reading

Chimney Fire Near Craig

Craig Firefighters responded to a Chimney fire west of Craig Saturday afternoon. Residents at a home on Moffat County Road 81 reported the fire after they observed flames coming out of the top of their chimney. Firefighters determined the flames Continue reading

Driver Arrested After Hitting Tree

One man was arrested for drunk driving over the weekend after he crashed his car into a tree on Routt County Road 178, near the intersection  of Highway 40. The man was not injured during the Continue reading

Two Hunters Rescued

Two Rawlins men had to be rescued near Bridger Pass  south of Rawlins last month. 47-year-old Joseph Rathbun and 57-year-old Bruce Baugh were reported missing after they failed to return from a hunt in the area on Saturday, December 23rd. The two reportedly Continue reading

Roll-Over Near Twentymile

A single vehicle roll-over occurred Thursday morning near Twentymile mine, at the intersection of Routt County Roads 27 and 33. The driver of the vehicle lost control due to icy conditions, causing his vehicle to roll. After the Continue reading

Road Closed Near Yampa

The southern portion of Forest Road 100 near  Yampa, also known as Buffalo Park Road, is now closed to all motor vehicles, including snowmobiles. The closure will continue over the next few months due to ongoing logging operations. The closure will Continue reading