Construction continues on Yampa, Oak streets |

Construction continues on Yampa, Oak streets

Work will continue this week on the Yampa and Oak street renovation projects.

Though no work is scheduled for today, closures remain in effect throughout the holiday weekend.

Yampa Street will remain closed to traffic between 10th and 12th streets, and minor shoulder closures will be in effect between Fifth and 10th streets.

The Ninth Street pedestrian bridge was expected to reopen during the weekend, and the Eighth Street parking lot is now open, with new parking configuration and entry/exit access.

Pedestrian and bicycle access will remain open via the Core Trail, with pedestrians from the north side routed to the Core Trail to safely navigate the work zone. Businesses will remain accessible at all times

On Oak Street, work for the coming week will focus on the following two areas.

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  • The south side of Oak Street between Seventh and Eighth streets, as crews reinstall pavers on the west end of the block, plant trees, finish grading and place topsoil and hydroseed.
  • The north side of Oak Street between Sixth and Seventh streets, where efforts get underway with the installation of sidewalk, curb, gutter and handicap ramps along the block.

Bi-weekly public informational meetings are held every other Friday beginning at 9 a.m. in Centennial Hall. The next meeting will be held Friday, June 2.