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Labor Day DUI Crackdown Underway

DUIColorado police officers began their annual Labor Day DUI crackdown Friday. The Increased DUI enforcement will last through Tuesday September 6th. The Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the State Patrol and other local law enforcement agencies to take as many impaired drivers off the roads as possible. During last years Continue reading

I-70 Through Glenwood Canyon Open Thursday

I-70 HelicopterThursday’s planned closure of Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon that would have diverted traffic through Meeker, Craig, Hayden, Steamboat and Oak Creek has been cancelled. The canyon was closed for helicopter operations associated with the ongoing rock fall mitigation project. Wednesdays ideal flying conditions allowed crews to Continue reading

Seat Belt Usage Lags In Rural Colorado

click-or-ticket-300Seat belt usage continues to be an issue in rural Colorado. During the recent “Click It or Ticket” campaign, conducted in the rural areas of the state at the end of last month, nearly 1,200 drivers and passengers were issued citations for not wearing seat belts, and 45 were cited for an improperly restrained child. Numbers show that rural Coloradans consistently Continue reading

Help Shape Travel In Colorado

CDOTIn an effort to continue adapting the states travel plan, and determine where to most effectively spend state funding, the Colorado Department of Transportation is taking comments for their “Together We Go” program. The program is intended to be a forum for communication between the state and the public, where Continue reading

CDOT Cancels I-70 Closure Thursday

CDOTI-70 through Glenwood Canyon will be open Thursday. The Colorado Department of Transportation has cancelled helicopter operations due to unsafe wind conditions in the area. The canyon will be closed at a later Continue reading

I-70 Closed Wednesday And Thursday

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1I-70 through Glenwood Canyon will be closed for a period of time this week, again diverting traffic through Northwest Colorado. The Colorado Department of Transportation will be closing the Canyon highway Wednesday and Thursday between 9:30 and 3:30 each day to allow a helicopter to be utilized for the rock fall mitigation project. Traffic Continue reading

Don’t Drive High

CDOTWith the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado more drivers are riding high across the state. In a release, the Colorado Department of Transportation reminded residents that driving high is dangerous and illegal. It also corrected the Continue reading

Beware Of The Beltless: Buckle Up Colorado

buckle upTo address people not wearing seat belts across the state, the Colorado Department of Transportation launched their “Beware of the Beltless” campaign yesterday. Numbers show 15% of people in Colorado do not wear a seat belt while in a vehicle, and more than half of the passengers that died in accidents last year were not wearing seat belts. Not wearing your seat belt not only puts you at risk, but people traveling with you Continue reading

I-70 Could Open This Afternoon

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1Traffic will continue to be detoured through Northwest Colorado from I-70 until at least this afternoon.  I-70 through Glenwood Canyon will remain closed following a rock slide that damaged the roadway and left massive boulders on the highway.  The Colorado Department of Transportation plans to begin moving traffic though the canyon sometime this afternoon by operating a single-lane alternating traffic Continue reading

Sidewalk Work This Weekend in Steamboat

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat Springs and Duckels Construction will begin work on the Village Drive Sidewalk connection from Walton Creek Road to the Sunray Village Sidewalk starting tomorrow. Continue reading

Registration Open for Steamboat Middle School Programs

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOLRegistration is now open for Session 1 Steamboat Middle School Programs. Session 1 runs from August 26th through October 23rd. Session 1 Middle School programs include Cooking on Mondays, GROW, a mentoring program just for girls, on Tuesdays, Golf at Rollingstone Golf Continue reading

Club 20 to Hold Summer Policy Committee Meetings

club 20-229Club 20 will hold their Summer Policy Committee Meetings this month. The meetings will be held in two different parts of the state to give citizens a chance to participate. The first will take place in Rifle and Continue reading