Downtown Steamboat construction update

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For daily updates on the U.S. Highway 40 construction project, call 970-819-7008. To sign up for e-mail updates on the project, visit www.coloradodot.info and click on the “Sign up for E-mail and Wireless Alerts” link in the upper right corner. Enter an e-mail address, select the appropriate updates and click “Submit.” For more information, visit the project website at www.coloradodot.i...

— Construction crews still plan to open Third Street as soon as Tuesday.

Scott Contracting released an update Saturday about construction on U.S. Highway 40/Lincoln Avenue downtown. Overnight paving is planned for 11th to Ninth streets on the south side of Lincoln on Tuesday. The 13th Street intersection is expected to reopen as soon as Friday.

In effect until at least Tuesday:

■ The 13th Street intersection will be closed to turns off of or onto U.S. 40.

■ Left turns from eastbound lanes toward Oak Street will be possible at Seventh and Fifth streets only.

■ Right turns from eastbound lanes toward Yampa Street will be possible from Eighth through Fifth streets.

■ Right turns from westbound lanes toward Oak Street will be possible from Seventh through 12th streets.

■ Left turns from westbound lanes toward Yampa Street will be possible at Fifth and Seventh streets.

■ From Oak Street, cross or make all turns onto U.S. 40 at Fifth or Seventh streets. Only right turns will be allowed at 10th, 11th and 12th streets.

■ From Yampa Street, cross or make all turns onto U.S. 40 at Fifth or Seventh streets.

Crosswalks and bus stops through the work zone are at Fifth Street and near Seventh and Ninth streets.

Third Street still is expected to be open to all turns as soon as Tuesday.

Four lanes of traffic are expected to return from Third to Seventh streets Tuesday.

The final public meeting about the project until it resumes in fall is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday in rooms 113 and 114 of Centennial Hall. Officials from Scott, the Colorado Department of Transportation and the city of Steamboat Springs are scheduled to attend.

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