Highway 64 closed…

State road crews working on a rock scaling project on Colorado Highway 64 at milepoint 26 closed the highway to traffic the evening of July 20 and during the day on July 21 due to concerns about the stability of a large slab of rock (split is visible above). During the closure, motorists were encouraged to utilize alternate routes Colorado Highway 13 or Colorado Highway 139, known as Douglas Pass.

Blair Fire not growing; fire crews downsizing

The Blair Fire, located about 20 miles west of Meeker and about three-quarters of a mile north of Highway 64, was reported to be at 70 percent containment, having consumed 1,140 acres with no increase Sunday or Monday. Some of the firefighters left the area on Tuesday while others remained to monitor the fire.

RBC I The firefighting efforts on the 1,140-acre Blair Fire, located 20 miles west of Meeker, are scaling down as fire activity wanes. However, a small unmanned aircraft (or drone) being flown by private individuals was spotted near the incident command post.

Meeker man, 19, killed in Hwy. 64 crash

MEEKER I A Meeker man was killed early Saturday morning in a single-vehicle accident along Highway 64 between Rangely and Meeker, the public information officer of the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) released Monday morning.

Slow speed zones fail to reduce wildlife collisions

It pays to be over-attentive when driving, as the driver of this Rangely truck learned recently. The vehicle sustained serious damage in a wildlife-related accident. The state has indicated that Highway 64 between Meeker and Rangely and state Highway 13 between Rifle and Craig are among the top five highways in the state for the number of accidents between vehicles and wildlife.

RBC I Until the last couple of months, travelers on State Highway 13 between Meeker and Rifle were well-versed with the wildlife crossing zone mandating slower speeds at night during the fall and winter months. The zones, part of a 2010 traffic safety bill that attempted to slow drivers on 100 miles of Colorado roads, […]

Road work on Highway 64

RBC I There should be little road work the rest of this week on Highway 64 between Rangely and Meeker, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.

One man dead, 3 injured in accident outside of Rangely

RANGELY I A 21-year-old Dinosaur man was killed and three others were injured in a car accident June 17 outside of Rangely.

Road closed off and on, on Hwy. 64

RBC I Eastbound and westbound Highway 64 between Rangely and Meeker will be closed intermittently through June.

Road closed off and on, on Highway 64

RBC I Eastbound and westbound Highway 64 between Rangely and Meeker will be closed intermittently through June.

Road closed off and on, on Highway 64

Eastbound and westbound Highway 64 between Rangely and Meeker will be closed intermittently through June.

Resurfacing parts of Highway 64 under way

RBC I Having begun Monday and lasting through June, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has started its resurfacing project on State Highway 64, near Rangely, between mile markers 28 and 38.

Slow traffic…

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If you were in a hurry to get between Meeker and Rangely on Thursday, you may have been disappointed.

3 accidents on Hwy. 64

RANGELY I Three single-vehicle accidents have taken place in a six-mile stretch of Highway 64 in the last week and a half.