An under-construction home on Amethyst Drive is on its way to becoming the county’s first certified passive house under both American and European standards.
Routt County Regional Building Official Ben Grush said in summer 2015 that his department would soon decide whether to move forward toward adoption of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code.
Fueled by 13 $1million home starts, numerous six-figure remodels and a handful of big institutional building projects, this construction season is putting up numbers like the Yampa Valley hasn’t seen since the boom years of almost a decade ago.
Construction of the Yampa Street Improvements Project and Oak Street work will continue this week.
The Yampa Valley Housing Authority is seeking proposals from developers who might be interested in building new residences on two Oak Creek lots owned by the housing authority.
Yampa Street construction managers are hoping for a long Indian summer as they approach a late November deadline to have the first phase complete.
The discussion occurred following a ski season when two of the ski passes went missing and one councilman caught some flak for his frequent use of the city benefit.
“At this point, I’m not willing to reconsider it,” Walter Magill said Thursday. “I’ll be interested in hearing what the court has to say. We looked at each of the variances and had a dialogue on it” before we approved those variances.
Construction of the Yampa Street Improvements Project will continue the week of Sept. 5, but there will be no active work on Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day.
Downtown Lincoln Avenue will be sandwiched by construction starting Tuesday when work begins on Oak Street.
From the River Place co-housing community near the city’s southern edge to the West End Village subdivision, Rob Dick’s impact on housing reaches across Steamboat Springs.
The reaction of 14 lodging shuttle and transit drivers to the possibility of creating a new roundabout on Mount Werner Circle at the entrance to Ski Time Square led to an 'aha moment.'
Yampa Street will be closed to vehicular traffic between Seventh and Ninth streets, including the Eighth Street intersection, as the Yampa Street Improvements Project enters its 14th week. The Seventh Street intersection will remain open.
A plan to convert the old Staples building into an urgent care center and a proposal to renovate Yampa Valley Electric Association’s headquarters are among the many development applications city planners are reviewing this month.
Construction of the Yampa Street Improvements Project will continue this week. This phase of the project will be entering its 13th week of construction, and work will be substantially completed no later than Nov. 24.