Supersized load will halt traffic

RBC — An oversized or “super load” will make its way through Rio Blanco County today and Friday, halting traffic in spots. The load, which weighs 580,000 pounds and is 236 feet long, is headed to the new Williams Energy gas plant in the Piceance Creek Basin.

Town looks for new funding source

MEEKER — With the amount of traffic going through town, the curb and guttering project along Highway 13 can’t wait.

CDOT budget limited to maintenance only on Hwy. 13

RBC — “You’ll probably not like the news we have to deliver here by the time the day is over,” Weldon Allen, regional director for the Colorado Department of Transportation, began his annual update to the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners May 12. “We’re going to experience a lot of cuts this year.”

Tanker rollover claims life, DUI accident at RHS damages school

RBC — Trooper Kirk Gardner with the Colorado State Patrol, Sergeant Patrick Darrow with the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office and Meeker Volunteer Fire and Rescue crews responded to a one-vehicle rollover accident in the Piceance Creek Basin April 18 at 12:27 p.m.

CDOT finds money for local highway road repairs

Rangely, Meeker area roads included