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Posted on: September 29, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Weekly Construction Update - October 2-6, 2017

Highlights & Closures

  • Rollingstone Dr. Between Anglers and Pine Grove Rd CLOSED To Thru Traffic Until the Evening of Friday, September 29th
  • Oak Street CLOSED between 11th & 12th Streets
  • Public Parking Lot At 9th And Yampa Streets CLOSED
  • Emerald Park Roadway CLOSURES will continue to extend down from Trafalgar to entrance of Hampton Inn on Monday, October 2nd
  • Stone Lane Pedestrian Bridge CLOSED

ROLLINGSTONE DRIVE                                                                                      

Rollingstone Drive will see a full CLOSURE to thru traffic running till the evening of Friday, September 29th between Anglers Drive and Pine Grove Road. US Highway 40 should be used as an alternative way to connect between Pine Grove Road and Anglers Drive during this time.

The project is installing a water meter vault as well as a new 10-inch water main along Rollingstone Road, which will connect the water main in Pine Grove to the main in Anglers and enhance the water supply in this area and reinforce the water system grid.

While the road closure is for the short term, the project is expect to be completed over the coming month.

OAK STREET                                                                                                    


Due to the complicated nature of this section, Oak Street between 11th to 12th Streets remains CLOSED for approximately a month. 

During the closure, detours are in place from Native Excavating assisting individuals looking to access westbound or eastbound US40/Lincoln Avenue. Westbound access is recommend via 12th Street. While eastbound drivers should use Pine or Crawford to 11th Street taking advantage of the signal for a left turn onto Lincoln Ave.

With only local traffic access in this section, work during this period will include storm sewer installation, curb and gutter, 8-foot sidewalk and handicap ramps at each corner.


The Yampa Street project continued last week with work taking place between 9th and 12th Streets including side-streets at 11th and 12th focusing on installation of festival light poles, trees and shouldering around the new sidewalks.  In addition, efforts continued in the public parking lot at 9th & Yampa as crews reconstruct the lot and make drainage improvements.  This parking lot will remain closed for several more weeks.

Work on Yampa Street between 5th and 9th Streets included the installation of a new water quality treatment device on the storm sewer near Workman and Lyon’s parks.

Yampa Street efforts for the upcoming week of October 2-6 for both Phase I and II include:

Yampa Street Phase I:

  • Crews will begin work to install the final hardscape, sidewalk connections, and landscaping near the 6th Street intersection. Some portions of the park and adjacent public parking will be closed and pedestrians will be safely routed around the work area.

Yampa Street Phase II:

  • Work will continue the week of October 2nd with the majority of the work now focused in the 9th & Yampa public parking lot. The sidewalk running along the parking lot and next to Backdoor Sports has reopened to the public. Work will also continue on a new riparian fence along the core trail which will include some shoulder closures along the core trail in these areas.
  • In the coming weeks there will be some construction activity between 9th and 12th Streets along Yampa as crews complete punchlist work and crews will also move to the corner of 12th & Lincoln to finish a concrete bulb-out and sidewalk connection
    • 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


EMERALD PARK ACCESS & RR CROSSING                                              


Roadway closures will continue to extend down from Trafalgar to entrance of Hampton Inn on Monday, October 2nd.  Crews will continue to work on Ski Town Way rebuilding the road section towards Trafalgar. Pipe Crews will be finished installing stormwater improvements along Ski Town Way and Pamela Lane.  Access to all businesses will kept open thru current closure.  Detour signs will be placed to direct motorists accordingly. 

For the week of October 2-6, the project includes:

  • Curb/gutter and sidewalk prep
  • Scupper drains
  • Rebuilding road section behind car wash through Trafalgar

A project hotline (970-871-8243) and email ( has been set up for updates, notifications and information.