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US Hwy 36 Daytime Construction Work Complete

Major blasting activities also complete LARIMER COUNTY — The Colorado Department of Transportation announced the conclusion of daytime weekend construction work as part of the US 36 flood emergency repairs project. “We are in the process of completing Phase 1 of the project which included a significant amount of closures and weekend work to facilitate blasting activities. We have completed the major blastin ...

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US Hwy 36 Construction Schedule June 8-14

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration - Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD) are continuing construction on the U.S. 36 Emergency Flood Reconstruction project between Lyons and Estes Park. This week, crews will be performing site excavation, rip rap, embankment, and culvert installation activities throughout the work zone. The following delays shou ...

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US Hwy 36 Road Closures On June 4th & 5th

BOULDER, LARIMER COUNTIES — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration – Central Federal Lands Highway Division (CFLHD) have scheduled four (4) three-hour closures to take place on Wednesday, June 4, and Thursday, June 5, at mile marker 11.1 (west of Pinewood Springs near Estes Park).  Closures on both days will occur in the west zone near Estes Park from 9 a.m. ...

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Higher River Levels Possible

As snowpack rapidly melts and rain is forecasted, residents in low-lying areas should be vigilant in watching for rapid rises in river levels, changes in the river channel and potential blockages. In preparation for runoff, the Town of Estes Park has helped to prepare private properties that were identified as extremely vulnerable, but it is not otherwise able to help prepare private properties - that is th ...

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Trail Ridge Road Open For The Season

Night Closures In Place Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park opened at 10:15 a.m. today, Friday, May 23. Due to heavy melting on the road during the day and freezing temperatures at night, visitors should plan for night closures occurring at 8:00 p.m. at least through Monday night, May 26. The need for night closures will be reevaluated on Tuesday, May 27. Road crews and rangers will reassess co ...

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Fun Tyme Trolleys Ready To Roll With Summer Tour Schedule

On Tuesday morning, Wayne and Sharon Groome, owners of the new Fun Tyme Trolleys along with Wayne’s daughter Marsha Groome, General Manager of the trolley company, gathered together with their drivers and tour guides, the Mayor and Town Trustees to officially cut the red ribbon, marking the Grand Opening of this fun new business. Marsha thanked the crowd for attending and said, “My Dad told me about his ide ...

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US 34 Construction Update

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is working to complete its repairs of Highway 34 between Loveland and Estes Park before the summer tourist season moves into high gear. Next week, shoulder work, wall repairs, material hauling and other miscellaneous work will be taking place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, as follows: · MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY – Traf ...

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Be Aware And Use Caution During Elk Calving Season

Elk calving season takes place each spring. During this time, female elk, or cows, become irritable and highly protective of their young calves. Though they may look harmless, like the bull elk during the rut, cows are extremely dangerous during calving season. Known calving areas should be avoided and caution should be exercised at all times during calving season. The bird sanctuary along the Lake Estes Tr ...

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