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Steamboat Springs, Colorado — Construction of the Yampa Street Improvements Project began May 23 and Oak Street work began September 6. Both projects will continue the week of November 07.
YAMPA STREET UPDATE:
CLOSURE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 07: Continuing on Monday, November 07, Yampa Street will be closed to vehicular traffic between 6th and 8th Streets, including both the 6th and 7th Street intersections. The 6th Street intersection will be closed until Friday as crews finish up electrical undergrounding work and paving. Portions of the sidewalk on the south side of Yampa will be closed intermittently and pedestrians will be routed around the sidewalk closure throughout the week. Pedestrian crossing corridors will remain open between 7th and 8th Streets and between 6th and 7th Streets. The public parking lot at 7th and Yampa Street will remain open but only accessible from 7th Street.
Maintaining access to all businesses is a priority. Signage and wayfinding will continue to be installed during the required closures. For everyone’s safety, we ask visitors, employees and residents to respect all closures and use the designated detours and parking areas. Shoppers and visitors are reminded that additional nearby parking is available at the 10th and Yampa Street parking lot, Rodeo Grounds parking lot and Howelsen Hill parking lots, with easy access to Yampa Street over the 9th or 5th Street bridges.
Construction work hours are from 7am to 7pm Monday through Thursday and 7am – 5pm on Fridays. Construction work on Saturdays will continue and workers will be authorized to work from 8am to 4pm those days.
PROGRESS UPDATE: During the week of October 31, Duckels Construction completed concrete and streetscape work on the north and south sides between 6th and 8th streets including utility undergrounding connections to various properties.
PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGS: The final public information meeting for 2016 is scheduled for December 2nd at Aurum Food & Wine, 811 Yampa St.
OAK STREET UPDATE:
CLOSURE WEEK OF November 7: Shoulder closures will be in affect along both sides of Oak Street between 4th and 5th Streets, along the east side of 5th Street between Oak Street and the Lincoln Avenue alley, and between 7th and 8th Streets on the north side of the street. On-street parking in these areas will be closed at times during the week. Work will include sidewalk, driveways, and streetscape. Accesses to the Horizons Specialized Services will be restricted. Pedestrian access to buildings will be maintained along the existing sidewalks. Crews will be completing the remaining of curb and gutter along the north side of the street near the intersection of 7th Street and Oak Street. Work will include the driveway access near the Off 7th Studio. Through access along Oak Street will be open throughout the week.
Signage and wayfinding will continue to be installed during the required closures. For everyone’s safety, we ask visitors, employees and residents to respect all closures and use the designated detours and parking areas. The project team will continue to communicate with individual owners and tenants on Oak Street as work progresses.
PROGRESS UPDATE: During the week of October 31, Native Excavating completed installation of curb, gutter, sidewalk, sidewalk ramps, and splash pan along 5th Street and between 4th and 5th Streets. Street pedestrian light pole bases were completed along 5th Street.
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: www.diggindowntown.com. 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 email@example.com.
Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding while we work to improve your downtown.