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New Look for Downtown Lamar

New Look for Downtown Lamar

The Lamar Partnership will unveil a new brand for Historic Downtown Lamar at a special event that will be held on November 9, 2012 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Shore Arts Center, Downtown Lamar. “This project is all about creating new energy Downtown and attracting new investment by community members and business,” said Shawna Hodge, Main Street Director. […]

24 Hour Traffic Stops This Week between Las Animas & Lamar

24 Hour Traffic Stops This Week between Las Animas & Lamar

TRAFFIC ADVISORY BENT COUNTY – As part of its project to add passing and merging lanes and construct other improvements on U.S. 50 in the Hasty area, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is stopping traffic around-the-clock through mid-week to install a new water pipes underneath the highway.    Flaggers are alternating eastbound and westbound traffic, 24 hours […]

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Kit Carson Highway 40/287 Project Resumes

April 5, 2012 – Work is resuming for the season on the U.S. 40/287 reconstruction project through Kit Carson. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) project is resurfacing 2.3-miles of highway with concrete, installing new water and sewer lines, sidewalks, curbs, gutters and new street lighting.  It also consists of reconfiguring the State Highway 59 […]

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Signals to be switched off at Holly Bridge

News From The Colorado Department of Transportation www.coloradodot.info November 8, 2011 Contact:  Bob Wilson, CDOT Public Relations, (303) 757-9431   Signals to be switched off at Holly Bridge FASTER Bridge Project Almost Complete           PROWERS COUNTY – The traffic signals alternating northbound and southbound traffic through the bridge reconstruction site on State Highway 89 near Holly are scheduled […]

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24/5 Closure on Highway 287 Delayed One Week

News From The Colorado Department of Transportation   www.coloradodot.info November 7, 2011                                Contact:  Bob Wilson, CDOT Public Relations, (303) 757-9431   24/5 Closure on Highway 287 Delayed One Week           CHEYENNE COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Department (CDOT) is postponing the week-long lane closure on U.S. 287 in the Kit Carson area until next week since snow […]

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Highway 50/287 Project Set to Start

News From The Colorado Department of Transportation   www.coloradodot.info September 15, 2011                              Contact:  Bob Wilson, CDOT Public Relations, (303) 757-9431   Highway 50/287 Project Set to Start           CHEYENNE/KIOWA/PROWERS COUNTIES – Work begins next week on a surface improvement project along U.S. 287 in the Eads/Kit Carson area and U.S. 50 near Lamar.           The Colorado Department of […]

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Pilot Cars Set to Direct Traffic through U.S. 40/287 Project

  News From The Colorado Department of Transportation www.coloradodot.info August 23, 2011 Contact:  Bob Wilson, CDOT Public Relations, (303) 757-9431   Pilot Cars Set to Direct Traffic through U.S. 40/287 Project           LINCOLN COUNTY – Pilot car operations are scheduled to begin on the U.S. 40/287 reconstruction project near Hugo right after Labor Day.   Beginning on Tuesday, […]

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Flaggers to Control Traffic at Holly Bridge

News From The Colorado Department of Transportation www.coloradodot.info August 9, 2011 Contact:  Bob Wilson, CDOT Public Relations, (303) 757-9431   Flaggers to Control Traffic at Holly Bridge           PROWERS COUNTY – Flaggers will be directing vehicles through the bridge reconstruction site on State Highway 89 this week, one mile south of Holly, for concrete pouring operations on […]

Students learn about levers and pulleys

Talking Ag at LCC and LHS

Elementary age students from the eastern region of Colorado have been learning about agriculture A to Z with the CSU Ag-Fest at Lamar Community College, Thursday, April 28, and the FFA Kid’s Barnyard exhibit Thursday and Friday at Lamar High School. Twenty CSU staff, under the direction of Mick Livingston and Connie Cecil, in charge […]