Tag Archives: Yampa River

Road Work Suspended for Holiday

C-DOTMotorists leaving from or arriving into the Craig area from the north or the south will get a bit of a break Monday as C-DOT workers will take the Labor Day holiday off. Work on the bridge over the Yampa River south of Craig, will be Continue reading

C-DOT Continues Bridge Work over the Yampa

C-DOTBridge work continues on Highway 13 south of Craig. Crews are making repairs and improvements on the bridge over the Yampa River, about 5 miles south of Craig. Next week’s Continue reading

Bridge Work to Slow Traffic on Highway 13

C-DOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation will be working on the bridge over the Yampa River on Highway 13 south of Craig next week. Crews will be doing mostly prep work for a bridge repair Continue reading

C-DOT to Start Bridge Repair on Highway 13 Next Week

C-DOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation is getting ready to start bridge repair work over the Yampa River on Highway 13 about 5 miles south of Craig. The preliminary work begins Monday. 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

Jewell to Meet with Commissioners Tonight

JEWELLInterior Secretary Sally Jewell will meet with Moffat County Commissioners tonight in Glenwood Springs. Jewell is taking a rafting trip in Glenwood, and has agreed to meet with the commissioners over the ColoWyo Mine lawsuit. Jewell refused to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that the Office of Surface Mining redo an Environmental Assessment for the mine’s South Continue reading

Traffic Delays Expected During Steamboat Stormwater Project

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat will begin construction on a Stormwater Treatment Project at 5th and Yampa Streets starting today. Two-way traffic will be maintained Continue reading

C-DOT to Resurface Bridge in Phippsburg

C-DOTNext week, the Colorado Department of Transportation will start a bridge rehabilitation project on State Highway 131 over the Yampa River. The relatively short work zone is located Continue reading

Routt County High Water Plan Available Online

river floodingThe Routt County Office of Emergency Management is advising residents and businesses to prepare for high water this spring. Typically snowmelt and rainfall cause the Yampa River and its tributaries to swell close to or beyond flood Continue reading

CPW to Hold Open House on Elkhead

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNResidents of Craig and the surrounding areas will have the opportunity to discuss the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program and Elkhead Reservoir fish management with several key partners during an open house next month. The open house format will allow program representatives to answer questions and provide information about the multi-faceted program and its goals of protecting four endangered native fish – the Colorado Continue reading

Conservation Project Completed on Routt County Property

BLMWestern Rivers Conservancy, the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service completed conservation of a historic property at the confluence of the Yampa River and Sarvis Creek yesterday. The project conserves outstanding fish and wildlife habitat and opens Continue reading

Moffat County Submits Public Comments on Two Issues

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners have signed off on public comments regarding two key issues in Northwest Colorado. Jeff Comstock from the county’s Natural Resources Department presented the commissioners first with comments regarding U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s proposal to list the Yellow Billed Cuckoo as a threatened species. Continue reading