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Beginning Monday, July 12, Midland Southbound from 8th Street to the Community Center will be closed. One lane Northbound access only from July 12-July 30. The bike path from downtown to the Community Center will remain open throughout the construction project, however during phase II, a section of the path on 8th Street will be gravel. Please visit the City’s website link below for all construction updates and plan your route accordingly. http://www.ci.glenwood-springs.co.us/departments/publicworks/projects/fm/index.htm . For additional information, please contact the City of Glenwood Springs’ Engineering Department at 970-384-6435. RFTA and Ride Glenwood Bus route Changes: Upvalley Buses: All Upvalley buses (buses heading towards Aspen) will be rerouted during the entire project. Upvalley will not be servicing the Community Center bus stop (on Wulfsohn Road) or the Garfield County Courthouse bus stop on 7th Street. Signs will be posted at these bus stops to direct patrons to the nearest bus stop. For persons using the Community Center bus stop, please use the Target bus stop (on Wulfsohn Road) and for persons using the Garfield County Courthouse bus stop on 7th Street, please use the 9th Street bus stop. Upvalley runs will start at the downvalley stop at Target at :07 or :37 instead of the West Glenwood Park & Ride. Bus drivers will look around for anyone waiting for an upvalley bus at the stop across the street from Target and motion them to get on their bus. For more information, please call 970-925-8484. Downvalley and Hogback Buses will be able to maintain normal routing but will encounter one lane traffic for approximately 2 blocks after making the turn from 7th Street onto Midland Avenue. Flaggers will do their best to give the buses priority.Ride Glenwood buses: Buses will maintain normal routing schedule and will pick up anyone at the Community Center stop wanting an upvalley bus. For additional information regarding bus schedules, please call (970) 925-8484.


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