Steamboat briefs: CDOT to patch sections of US 40 at Rabbit Ears Pass


— Colorado Department of Transportation crews will patch sections of U.S. Highway 40 over Rabbit Ears Pass on Tuesday and Thursday. The Tuesday work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. between mile markers 143 and 144 on the west side of the pass. The Thursday work will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. between mile markers 156 and 157 on the east side of the pass.

Traffic will be reduced to 40 mph in the work zone, and traffic will be reduced to one lane of alternating traffic led by a pilot car. CDOT says motorists should expect delays of as long as 15 minutes.

Organization seeks design proposals for river project

The Yampa Valley Steam Improvement Charitable Trust is seeking design proposals for the Chuck Lewis State Wildlife Area’s Phase III river restoration project.

The project is a design of 3,300 feet of river habitat restoration on the Yampa River. Interested firms can find proposal information on the Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration’s Open Notices website, at For more information, call Division of Parks and Wildlife aquatic biologist Bill Atkinson at 970-817-2868.

Oak Creek committee seeks craft vendors for Labor Day

Oak Creek’s Labor Day Committee is looking for craft vendors for Sept. 1 and Sept. 3 during the town’s annual Labor Day festivities. For more information, call Nikki at 970-846-2083. 


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