Category Archives: Roads

Grand Ave. Bridge Project Team Highlights 6th & Laurel Evaluation Process

The Grand Avenue Bridge project team has worked with the Glenwood Springs community and other stakeholders since April 2011 to develop alternatives for the 6th and Laurel intersection. In May 2013, a revised roundabout option was recommended by the Project … Continue reading

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8th Street Detour for Grand Avenue Bridge Project under Development

Responding to concerns expressed at a previous City Council Workshop (August 1) about a proposed Midland Avenue construction detour, the Grand Avenue Bridge project team has been meeting regularly with City staff to work through the potential to use 8th … Continue reading

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Pitkin Alert – Winter driving/Trees down/Debris on roadways

The following is a message from Pitkin Alert:     Please use caution driving in our area. There are multiple areas with tree limbs down creating hazard, debris on roadways and winter conditions. Take extra time and drive carefully

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Twin Tunnels Weekly Traffic Advisory

IDAHO SPRINGS – Asphalt paving, bridge and median barrier work, sign installation, and truck hauling operations are scheduled for next week, east and west of the Twin Tunnels and at the bottom of Floyd Hill. Lane closures are scheduled as … Continue reading

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Maroon Creek Road Closure

Pitkin County closed Maroon Creek road to uphill vehicular traffic above the T Lazy 7 ranch approximately 1/2 mile below the Forest Service entry portal today as a result of the Federal Government shutdown. The closure came after the Forest … Continue reading

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Updated List of Front Range Road Closures

DENVER — Highway closures continue in areas of Denver, portions of northern Colorado and points west of the Front Range today due to flooding, and rock and mudslides. Due to the amount of saturation and possible unstable conditions of state highways, … Continue reading

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Rifle Intersection Closure

The intersection of Railroad Avenue and 16th Street in Rifle is currently closed.  It’s not known why the intersection is closed, but authorities say it should reopen around 5:00 this afternoon.  Stay tuned to KMTS for more information.

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Winter Driving Tips

Always keep the top half of your gas tank full. It can give you better traction and gives you a bigger margin of error if you get stuck and have to keep the engine running periodically to keep warm. If … Continue reading

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BLM Announces Seasonal Road Closures

SILT, Colo. – Annual winter closures to motorized vehicles on certain lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management’s Colorado River Valley Field Office will go into effect Dec. 1 to protect critical big game winter range and prevent road … Continue reading

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