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Posted on: July 14, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Weekly Construction Update - July 17-21, 2017

Highlights & Closures
  • 10th Street Parking Lot On Yampa Street Partially CLOSED During Week
  • Public Parking In Front Of Little Toots Park CLOSED On July 21 – REOPENS At End Of Day
  • Upper Wells Fargo Parking Lot Off Oak & 4th Streets Remains 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 is CLOSED.

Yampa Street

Over the past week, work continued along the south side of Yampa Street near the 9th Street parking lot and Ambulance Barn, with crews completing new concrete curb & gutter, sidewalk, and driveway installations. In addition, a new water quality unit was put in to the west of the Ambulance Barn. 

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Yampa Street Phase II efforts for the upcoming week of July 17-21 include:
  • Efforts continue along the south side of Yampa Street in front of the Ambulance Barn and work is set to begin along the 10th & Yampa parking lot frontage. The parking lot at 10th & Yampa will be partially closed during this time. 
  • On Friday, July 21st the public parking areas in front of Little Toots Park will be closed for the day as crews prepare that area for paving which is scheduled for the week of July 24.
  • 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
This past week, Oak Street from 9th to 10th Streets saw trees planted and mulched while both sides were hydro seeded.  Work continued around the Wells Fargo parking lot with several concrete pours for sidewalk, curb & gutters and handicap ramps.  
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Work for the week of July 17-21 will focus only around the Wells Fargo parking lot: 
  • The south side of Oak Street from 3rd to 4th Streets (Wells Fargo lot) and 4th Street from the alley to Oak will see sidewalk, curb & gutter, and handicap ramps continued to be 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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