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Traffic alert: Expect lengthy delays on the I-70 mountain corridor next week

September 8, 2017 —  Taking advantage of lower traffic volumes on the I-70 mountain corridor, the Colorado Department of Transportation will perform necessary rockfall scaling just west of Fall River Road near Idaho Springs to protect motorist safety. With intermittent traffic stops planned for next week, those traveling the corridor through Clear Creek […]

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Fraser to add road medians, traffic safety improvements

August 18, 2017 — There are changes coming on the roads in Fraser. The Fraser Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to move ahead with a survey in preparation for the Traffic Calming and Pedestrian Improvements Project. The project will add medians similar to those in Winter Park to both […]

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Lanes reopen after truck loses load in downtown Winter Park (with video)

July 14, 2017 — By Sawyer D’Argonne | sdargonne@skyhinews.com The Fraser-Winter Park Police closed a section of Highway 40 in downtown Winter Park at around 1:30 p.m. today after a trucker carrying dirt spilled a portion of its haul on the road. The spill, heading east-bound in front of […]

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Park begins road projects, expect delays

June 13, 2017 — A major pavement preservation project began Monday in Rocky Mountain National Park that could delay some summer plans. The work will initially take place on a 12-mile section of U.S. Highway 34/Trail Ridge Road between the Fall River Entrance and Rainbow Curve. During this phase […]

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Heavy vehicles can cause trail damage

June 6, 2017 — The unpredictable Colorado weather this spring has left Sulphur Ranger District roads in wetter condition than typical and heavy vehicle use over muddy conditions can cause significant damage to unpaved roads. We apologize for any inconvenience, but ask that you please respect road closures as […]

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Snow forecast falls short for Grand County as winter storm winds down (with photo gallery)

May 19, 2017 — By BRYCE MARTIN | bmartin@skyhinews.com May’s late spring snowstorm that was initially predicted to bring up to three feet of snow didn’t exactly live up to the hype, at least for Grand County. Despite moderate to heavy snowfall throughout Thursday evening, average local amounts totaled less than a foot of […]

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