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Steamboat Springs, Colorado — Construction of the Yampa Street Improvements Project began May 23 and will continue the week of June 13th.
Activities during the week of June 13 will include:
CLOSURE WEEK OF JUNE 13: Yampa Street will remain closed to vehicular traffic between 7th and 9th Streets, including the 8th Street intersection. The public parking lot next to Backdoor Sports at the 9th Street intersection has reopened with access currently available only from the west end. The parking lot access onto Yampa Street will reopen by the beginning of the week of June 13th. Pedestrian access will be maintained throughout the project. The sidewalk in front of the city’s fire station has also reopened.
Maintaining access to all businesses is a priority. Signage and wayfinding will continue to be installed during the required closures. For everyone’s safety, visitors, employees and residents are encouraged to respect all closures and to use the designated detours and parking areas.
Work hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays.
Visitors to Yampa Street are reminded that additional nearby parking is available at the 10th Street lot as well as at the Howelsen Hill parking lots with easy access to Yampa Street over the 9th Street pedestrian bridge.
YAMPA STREET PROGRESS UPDATE: Phase 1 of the Yampa Street Improvements Project construction continues, with Duckels Construction replacing the antiquated sanitary sewer main line. Work has moved east to the next block of Yampa Street, now between 7th and 9th Streets. Manholes are also being replaced and sewer service tie-ins are being reconnected. Enhancements to the existing stormwater conveyance infrastructure are also planned in some locations.
A non-related construction project by Fox Construction is continuing on private property between 9th and 10th street.
PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGS: Bi-weekly public information meetings are scheduled for 9 a.m. on Fridays. The next meeting is scheduled for June 17th at Aurum Food & Wine, 811 Yampa St.
A construction hotline will be updated frequently; the number to call is 970-871-7052. Information on the overall project is available on the city’s website at: http://www.diggindowntown.com or http://www.steamboatsprings.net/yampastreet. To sign up to receive notice of project updates, go to the website, click on Notify Me, and select Downtown Improvement Project updates or send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding while we work to improve your downtown.
June 13th thru June 20th Closure Areas
###Contact Information:Ben Beall, City Engineer – email@example.com, 970-871-8293 Mary Brown- firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-361-0068 or Tom Schilling – email@example.com, 303-888-6734