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Street closure, bus changes start today in Glenwood Springs

From Monday, Aug. 2, through Aug. 20 there will be a total vehicle closure of the Eighth Street Bridge. However, the sidewalk from downtown to the Community Center will remain open throughout the construction project with a section of the path on Eighth Street being gravel. Visit the city of Glenwood Springs’ website, http://www.cogs.us/, for all construction updates and plan your route accordingly. For additional information, contact the city Engineering Department at (970) 384-6435.

Glenwood Park & Ride: Due to road construction, upvalley buses (buses heading towards Aspen) will leave three minutes later than normal for entire project until Aug. 20. Hogback buses will also have delays due to road construction. Upvalley Target: This bus stop will be closed due to road construction. You will be directed to cross the street to the other stop to catch an upvalley bus until Aug. 20. Upvalley courthouse: Closed due to road construction for entire project until Aug. 20. Use the Ninth Street stop. Downvalley courthouse: Closed due to road construction until Aug. 20. Use the Ninth street stop. Upvalley Community Center: Closed to valley buses due to road construction for entire project. Use the Target stop.

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 Seventh Street. Signs will be posted at these bus stops to direct patrons to the nearest bus stop. For people wanting to use the Community Center bus stop, use the Target bus stop (on Wulfsohn Road) and for people wanting to use the Garfield County Courthouse bus stop on Seventh Street, please use the Ninth Street bus stop. Upvalley runs will start at the downvalley 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: All downvalley and Hogback buses will be using the Grand Avenue Bridge to Highway 6, beginning with the Sixth Street stop and proceeding to the Soccer Field Road stop, making drop-offs only. Downvalley buses will take passengers to the Kmart stop. Hogback buses will stop at the Kmart stop once they leave the Glenwood Park & Ride on the way to Rifle. Once through the roundabouts and on Midland Avenue, all buses will stop at the Community Center and Glenwood Meadows bus stops and the West Glenwood Springs Park & Ride. 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, call (970) 925-8484.


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