Posted on: July 21, 2017

Instagram Scavenger Hunt

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Starting Monday, July 24th, the City will start a two week long social media scavenger hunt, featuring a daily winner.

You can win great prizes, including a variety of gift cards to use throughout Glenwood Springs. 

Follow the City’s Instagram account, “glenwoodspringscolorado”, for more information.

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Happy Trails

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Win GREAT PRIZES with our new Happy Trails initiative!

Happy Trails is an initiative of the City of Glenwood Springs to increase safety and consideration on our roads, sidewalks, paths and trails. This 4-week campaign will feature information on how to get around Glenwood safely and within the rules.

Each week...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

South Bridge Public Meeting Scheduled for August 2

The City of Glenwood Springs is hosting a public open house at 5 to 7 p.m. on August 2 at Sopris Elementary for the South Bridge project. A presentation will be provided from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Since the 2002 Coal Seam Fire forced the evacuation of areas south and west of Glenwood Springs, impacting more than 3,000 residents, the city has been working on plans for a bridge over the Roaring Fork River south of the city. A Federal Earmark for a So...

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Glenwood Springs News
Posted on: July 7, 2017

CONE ZONES: Road Closures in Glenwood Springs

Construction crews will be completing utility work and roadway improvements. Please be aware of the following traffic impacts:

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Monday July 24, from 8 PM to 6 AM, all westbound I-70 traffic will be detoured via a break-in-barrier at east Sixth Street to the Exit 116 interchange. The Grand Avenue Bridge will be closed during this time.

From Tuesday (7/25) to Friday (7/...

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Glenwood Springs News
Posted on: July 3, 2017

City of Glenwood Springs Kicks Off Parks and Recreation Month with Fourth of July Celebration

The month of July is Parks and Recreation Month in Glenwood Springs.

The City kicks off the festivities with an Independence Day celebration at Two Rivers Park, on July 4th at 5 pm. Throughout the rest of the month, the Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Department will be celebrating with free Zumba in the park, Summer...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

City of Glenwood Springs to Initiate Fire Restrictions July 1

Fire in New Castle

Due to dry conditions presenting a fire hazard throughout the Glenwood Springs area, City staff have determined it necessary to put Stage 1 fire restrictions in place within the city limits, effective July 1.

Stage 1

The following acts are prohibited:

  • Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire or campfire except within a developed recreation site, or improved site.  36 CFR 261.52(a).
  • Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a develo...
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Glenwood Springs News

Posted on: July 10, 2017

Support emergency vehicles during Grand Avenue Bridge closure

During the Grand Avenue Bridge (GAB) detour, emergency services will be fully operational. Emergency services providers along the I-70 corridor and Roaring Fork Valley are working together to respond to your emergency in the quickest, most efficient way p...

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Grand Avenue Bridge
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Downtown Paver Installation Begins

Beginning Monday, July 10, crews will begin installing brick pavers on the pedestrian malls between Seventh and Eighth streets. Work will begin on the west side from Eighth street to approximately the alley. Once complete crews will move to the east side ...

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Grand Avenue Bridge
Posted on: May 1, 2017

CONE ZONES: CO 82 & I-70 exits 116 and 114

Asphalt Overlay Project Beginning Apr. 17, crews will begin improving 40 pedestrian ramps and replacing 5,600-feet of guardrail along US Hwy 6. These activities are part of a 2-month paving overlay project that will improve three areas (please se...

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Grand Avenue Bridge
Posted on: April 28, 2016

Grand Avenue Bridge River Safety video now available

CDOT has released a YouTube video providing valuable information about river safety during the Grand Avenue Bridge project. Watch Online

Grand Avenue Bridge

Posted on: August 10, 2015

Environmental Programs

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The City of Glenwood Springs is committed to environmental awareness issues. Look for more information on how you can participate in keeping our valley clean and safe for future generations.

Posted on: August 10, 2015

Parks and Recreation Spotlight

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We are excited to offer a variety of programs for your recreational needs. The Parks Department maintains 15 developed parks, totaling over 100 acres and over 4,000 acres of open space.

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Posted on: August 10, 2015

Visitor Information

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Looking for a new place to visit? Look no further! Glenwood Springs, Colorado is a family friendly vacation destination located 40 miles north of Aspen and 60 miles west of Vail.

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Updated Senior Fare Policy - RFTA and Ride Glenwood Springs

RFTA has recently announced that it will begin requiring Seniors to present photo ID on all RFTA regional routes.  ID will also be required to qualify for the free Senior fare on Ride Glenwood Springs buses.

Seniors should notify the driver of the...

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Sign-up for Grand Avenue Bridge Project Updates

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From CDOT:

Updated information regarding traffic impacts on this project will be available at (Follow the link listed below)

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