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Posted on: July 7, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Weekly Construction Update - July 10-14, 2017

Highlights & Closures
  • 9th & 10th Street Parking Lots On Yampa Street Remain OPEN
  • 10th Street From Yampa To Parking Lot Entrance CLOSED Till Mid-Week
  • Upper Wells Fargo Parking Lot Off Oak & 4th Streets CLOSED
  • All parking and bike lanes CLOSED around the upper Wells Fargo parking lot and the east bound Oak Street right turn lane onto 3rd Street also CLOSED.

Yampa Street

After the holiday break, work resumed on Wednesday, July 5, with crews beginning demo work adjacent to the 9th Street parking lot in advance of a concrete pour for new curb and gutter.  A new storm sewer manhole and culvert were partially installed near the intersection of 10th and Yampa Streets. 

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Yampa Street Phase II efforts for the upcoming week of July 10-14 include:
  • Work will continue the week of July 10 along the south side of Yampa Street in front of the public parking lot at 9th Street and extending in front of a portion of the Ambulance Barn. The area between Yampa and the 10th Street parking lot entrance will remain closed until mid-week as crews finish up a storm sewer installation. Work in these zones is expected to last several weeks. 
  • A storm sewer crossing 10th Street will require this street to be closed, between Yampa and the 10th Street parking lot access, until the middle of the week. Vehicular traffic will be detoured to alleys and 9th and 11th Streets during this time. 
  • Two areas outside of travel ways between 10th and 11th Streets and at the intersection of 12th & Yampa will remain fenced off for construction staging purposes.
    • The public parking lots at 9th and 10th Streets will remain open throughout the construction work in these areas 
    • Pedestrian and bicycle access will remain open via the core trail and bike lanes on Yampa Street in all work areas
    • Pedestrians will be safely routed around the work zones
    • All businesses will remain accessible at all times
    • This work is associated with the Yampa Street Phase II improvements which is expected to be completed by November 1, 2017
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Oak Street

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Work for the week of July 10-14 will focus on the following: 
  • Both sides of Oak Street from 9th to 10th Streets will be hydro seeded and buttoned up for completion.
  • The south side of Oak Street from 3rd to 4th Streets (Wells Fargo lot) will see sidewalk, curb & gutter, and handicap ramps installed. All parking and bike lanes will be closed including the upper Wells Fargo parking lot and the east bound Oak Street right turn lane onto 3rd Street will be closed.
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Steamboat Springs Transit
Steamboat Springs Transit has relocated two transit stops. The Fairfield Inn bus stop is not available for passenger pick-up/drop-off in this location as buses will only be turning around in the driveway/US Highway 40. Passengers need to use the Steamboat Hotel or Holiday Inn bus stops over the next three to four months due to hotel construction in this area. 

On the west side of town, the Elk River Road bus stop has been temporarily moved to the east (towards downtown). Temporary bus stop signage with departure times is displayed at the stop. In addition, riders can find out when the next bus is expected to arrive with the RouteShout app available on iPhones and Androids as well as view buses in real-time via the web portal on the transit home page on the city’s website.   

US 40 Steamboat West 
Those interested in staying up to date on the US 40 Steamboat West project and work schedule can do so by visiting the project web site at bit.ly/us40-SW (click on the ALERTS icon in the upper right corner, follow the instructions to sign up for “US 40 Steamboat Springs” under the Projects list). The project public information line is 970-819-3558.

Businesses Open
Maintaining access to all businesses is a priority and all business remain open during construction. Signage and wayfinding continue to be installed during the required closures. Please respect all closures and use the designated detours and parking areas. Construction hours run from 7am-7pm Monday through Thursday and 7am-5pm on Friday.  

Information on the overall project is available at www.diggindowntown.com. Sign up to receive project updates at steamboatsprings.net (click on Notify Me, and select Downtown Improvement Project) or send an email request to downtown@steamboatsprings.net

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Contact:
City of Steamboat Springs Projects
Ben Beall, City Engineer, City of Steamboat Springs
970-871-8293 | bbeall@steamboatsprings.net

US 40 Steamboat West
Tracy Trulove, Region 3 Communications Manager
CDOT | 970-366-2502 (c) | tracy.trulove@state.co.us 

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