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Construction work continues on Yampa, Oak streets

Construction work will continue this week on the Yampa and Oak street renovation projects.

Yampa street will remain closed to traffic between 10th and 12th streets into early June to accommodate installation of a raised intersection at 11th Street, however, the 10th and 12th street intersection will remain open.

Minor shoulder closures are expected between Fifth and 10th streets, but thes are not expected to impact traffic flow. The entire Eighth Street parking lot will remain closed this week, as will the Ninth Street pedestrian bridge.

Pedestrian and bicycle access will remain open via the Yampa River Core Trail, and businesses will remain accessible at all times.

Work on Oak Street will focus on the following areas.

• The parking lot at Eighth and Oak streets is to be overlaid and striped, and trees will be installed on the entire block.

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• Construction will continue between Seventh and Eighth streets, as sidewalk is placed and curbing is installed.

• Handicapped ramps are to be installed at the northwest corner of Seventh and Oak streets.

• Prep work will begin for sidewalk, curb and gutter construction on the north side of Oak Street between Seventh and Eighth streets.

Bi-Weekly public informational meetings will continue at 9 a.m. every other Friday in Centennial Hall where city staff and contractors share details and answer questions about the status of the project. The next meeting is scheduled for Friday, June 2.

Information on the overall project is available at diggindowntown.com. Sign up to receive project updates at steamboatsprings.net or send an email request todowntown@steamboatsprings.net.