2021 PROJECTS AND CURRENT ROAD CLOSURES
2021 Road Closure
The Bureau of Land Management will begin a habitat improvement project along approximately 0.7 miles of the Yampa River through Pleasant Valley beginning Aug. 23 and lasting about a month. During construction, portions of Routt County Road 18 will be closed on weekdays but will remain open on weekends starting at 5 p.m. on Fridays, including Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6. The road will close again on Monday mornings at 7:00 a.m. The north end of the closure will be the seasonal closure gate on RCR 18, and the south end closure will be the intersection of RCR 18 and RCR 18D. The Sarvis Creek State Wildlife Area parking will remain open but will be accessible via RCR 18 from the south only. Property owners needing immediate access should contact Mike Mordi at Routt County Road and Bridge at (970) 870-5337 or via email at email@example.com. Any changes to the road closure schedule will be updated on the Routt County Public Works Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RouttCountyComm.
Asphalt Crews will begin overlaying County Roads July 6th
Routt County Roads – Effective July 6, 2021 the asphalt contractor for Routt County will begin asphalt overlay operations for 2021. The roads that will be impacted are as follows: CR 22, CR 41, CR 36, CR 38, Alpine Dr. and Deer Clover Rd. It will take the contractor approximately 4 weeks to complete these roads. Please be respectful and obey all construction zone signs and flaggers as we work to maintain our paved roads.
Routt County Road and Bridge has the following projects planned for the 2021 construction season.
Minor Bridges - Replace two culvert crossings near Steamboat Springs in Routt County on County Road (CR) 33 just south of the intersection of CR 33 and CR 33A. The Cow Creek Culverts will start and be completed in 2021. Construction should begin in late summer and be completed by the fall. Expect closures and alternate routes.
Crack Seal - Crack seal application to various roads as part of preventive maintenance to preserve asphalt pavement, April – May.
Annual Road Striping – Annual striping of roads in road striping program. Begins June 20th for 3 weeks. Paved roads that receive overlay this year will be striped in September.
Asphalt Patching - Annual patching to repair roads in need. This will begin approximately July 12th.
Overlay - Scheduled to start in July. Approximate mileage listed below:
CR 129 City Limits to Hot Springs Creek, 3.4 miles.
CR 41 CR 35 to 41A, 1.5 miles.
CR 38 Buffalo Pass Road, 0.5 miles
CR 36 Shelf Road to Soda Creek, 1.9 miles.
CR 33 CR 33A to City Limits, 3.9 miles.
CR 22 CO 131 to CR 14, 1.0 mile
Chip Seal- Scheduled to start in July. Approximate mileage listed below:
CR 64 Seed House Road, 6.0 miles
CR 76 The Cog, 2.65 miles
CR 129 CR 54 to Moon Hill, 1.0 mile
Tree Haus Bridge Painting – Tree Haus Bridge will receive treatment to the timber structural members. This will consist of sanding the wood of the structural members as re-staining with a wood preservative. Expect lane closures and flaggers in the area during the work.
All of the dates are subject to change for weather and contractor scheduling. There will be various other projects going on throughout the county this summer. We are working hard to maintain our County Roads for the safety of the traveling public. Thanks for your patience during construction. Please watch for and abide by flaggers, construction signs, and detours.