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Posted on: August 6, 2020

CONE ZONE: Motorists should plan for delays on I-70 westbound in the Glenwood Springs

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Glenwood Springs Motorists should plan for delays on I-70 westbound in the Glenwood Springs area due to a lane closure for fire activities.

Westbound traffic is moving slowly due to a lane closure in South Canyon, west of Glenwood Springs, which is necessary for assisting firefighting operations on the 111 Fire. It is likely the delays will continue well into the evening, due to heavy commute...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Fire in South Canyon Closes I-70 Both Directions at Exit 109 and 114

I-70 is closed at mile-marker 114 and 109 in both directions, West Glenwood Springs to South Canyon due to a fire. Water lifts over the Highway necessitates the closure of I-70. Congestion is expected in Glenwood Springs.

UPDATE 6:15 PM. I 70 is open in both directions. Westbound is restricted to one lane as fire crews remain staged in the area. 

Glenwood Springs, Colo – Today at 2:32 p.m., Glenwood Springs Fire Department was called to a wildland fire on...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Downtown Parking Garage Cleaning Closure Wednesday August 5, 2020

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The lower level of the Downtown Parking Garage at 9th and Cooper Ave. will be closed on Wednesday August 5, 2020 for routine cleaning. All vehicles will need to be out of the garage Tuesday night. Signs will be posted to let commuters know of the closure.

City staff will be conducting routine cleaning on the lower level of the Glenwood Springs Downtown Parking Garage on Wednesday August 5, 2020. The maintenance requires all vehicles to be removed Tuesday night, August 4, 2020.

Signs are posted at the Garage...

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Glenwood Springs News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

CONE ZONE: 22nd Street Improvement Project Begins August 3, 2020

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The 22nd Street Neighborhood Water, Sewer, and Roadway Project will begin Monday August 3, 2020 and continue through October 18, 2020. Impacts include detour routing, one lane of 22nd street, limited property access, and some service outages.

22nd Street Water, Sewer, and Roadway Projec

The 22nd street neighborhood is currently served by undersized water and sewer mains that have caused backups in the area and have outlived their useful life span. This project will replace the outdat...

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Glenwood Springs News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Glenwood Springs Mandatory Face Covering Zone Effective Thursday July 30, 2020 in Downtown

Mandatory Mask Zone

City Council enacted a mandatory face covering zone for the downtown area of Glenwood Springs effective Thursday July 30, 2020 until August 20, 2020. Face Coverings are required inside and outside while in the area.

Citing increasing case numbers specific to Glenwood Springs as presented by Garfield County Public Health, City Council enacted a mandatory face covering zone for downtown Glenwood Springs, amending Public Health Order 2020-2. The zone is effective July 3...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Ride Glenwood and RFTA Will Resume Charging Fares on August 1, 2020

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Ride Glenwood and RFTA will resume charging fares on August 1, 2020. Ride Glenwood will accept $1.00 bills and RFTA stored value cards. Larger bills will not be accepted and no change will be given. RFTA services will only accept stored value cards.

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Riders boarding Ride Glenwood buses will be able to pay the one-dollar fare with either cash or a RFTA issued Stored Value Card. Ride Glenwood will require fares and BOARDING AT THE FRONT of the bus. Passengers are encouraged to “Be...

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Glenwood Springs News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Glenwood Springs Wins Competitive Grant To Expand Its Recycling Program

Recycling Center Proposal

The City of Glenwood Springs was awarded $149,600 grant from Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity, administered by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Funds will go towards a new recycling facility at 13th and Pitkin Avenue.

Glenwood Springs Wins Competitive Grant to Expand Its Recycling Program, Seeks Community Input on New Facility

State-sponsored grants divert waste from landfills and creates new green-sector jobs

Glenwood Springs, CO – The City of Glenwood Springs...

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Glenwood Springs News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Firework Prohibition Added to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for Glenwood Springs

Prohibiting use of fireworks has been added to the Stage 1 fire restrictions which remain in effect within the City of Glenwood. The use of fireworks has also been prohibited in unincorporated Garfield County effective 12:00 AM, June 15, 2020.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO – Prohibiting use of fireworks has been added to the Stage 1 fire restrictions which remain in effect within the City of Glenwood. The use of fireworks has also been prohibited in unincorporated Garfield County effective 12:...

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Glenwood Springs News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

District Judge Grants City of Glenwood Springs Motion To Intervene In Quarry Lawsuit

The City of Glenwood Springs motion to intervene in Rocky Mountain Industries’ (RMI), formerly Rocky Mountain Resources, lawsuit against Garfield County was granted Friday by District Judge Norrdin.

The City of Glenwood Springs motion to intervene in Rocky Mountain Industries’ (RMI), formerly Rocky Mountain Resources, lawsuit against Garfield County was granted Friday by District Judge Norrdin.

RMI’s lawsuit alleges that Garfield C...

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