Author Archives: Nicole Cowan

Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 10/13 Second Concrete Pour

Night Work: Concrete Deck Pour Scheduled for Friday, Oct. 13 at 7 PM Concrete pump trucks will be staged on both causeways and on the existing traffic bridge deck. There will be increased noise and heavy machinery in the area … Continue reading

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Fundraiser for Hernandez Family

New Castle—The New Castle family that suffered a devastating loss of three members in a horrific accident nearly two weeks ago needs the community’s help.  A fundraiser is planned for the Hernandez family on October 20th at Burning Mountain Park … Continue reading

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Aspen Court Hearing for Member of Kennedy Family

Aspen—The grandson of Robert F. Kennedy who pled guilty in an Aspen bar fight last year is asking for criminal and court records to be sealed.  A petition was filed on behalf of John Conor Kennedy after the case was … Continue reading

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Safety critical helicopter operations on I-70/Glenwood Canyon scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, weather permitting

Safety critical helicopter operations will commence on Monday, October 9 and Tuesday, October 10 to repair several rockfall fences in Glenwood Canyon.  Motorists will be stopped at in both directions, eastbound and westbound, for :30 minutes at a time while … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 09/22

Notes from the Field: Today, crews are pouring concrete on the west wing street for the downtown brick paver project. Crews continue to work on the steel girders and scaffold deck to prepare for the concrete deck pours in October. … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 09/19

TRAVEL ADVISORY Interstate 70 Exit 116 (main Glenwood) Eastbound On-Ramp CLOSED Sept. 20 through Sept. 30 GLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Colorado Department of Transportation announces that the Interstate 70 Exit 116 eastbound on-ramp will be CLOSED from Wednesday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 09/14

Notes From the Field: The Sixth and Laurel roundabout is halfway complete. Crews have installed all nine steel tub girders over the Colorado River and UPRR. Survey work for the brick paver project on the wing streets is in effect … Continue reading

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Colorado River BOCES – Behavior Specialist Event

Once a year, the Colorado River Board of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES) brings in a Behavior Expert to the schools under Colorado River BOCES umbrella, to help train teachers within the school districts. This year, the event is open to … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 08/31

Notes from the Field: Approximately Aug. 31 to Sept. 10, crews will set the remaining nine steel tub girders over the Colorado River and Union Pacific Railroad. Concrete has been poured for the south abutment, which will connect the Grand … Continue reading

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Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates – 08/30

Grand Avenue Bridge Final Steel Girders Will Be Set This Week RECREATIONAL USE ADVISORY: Colorado River Closed – Thursday, Aug. 31 through Sunday, Sept. 10 Nine steel tub girders for the new traffic bridge have arrived and are being stored … Continue reading

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