Road and Bridge Department
Phone: (970) 824-3211 ex. 1015
Fax: (970) 824-0356
Phone: (970) 824-3211 ex, 1014
822 East 1st Street
Craig, CO 81625
Location of Outlying Shops: 4 mile, Hamilton, Great Divide, Maybell, Dinosaur, Vermillion
7 Departments: Crusher, Gravel, Construction, Bridge, Maintainers, Equipment Maintenance and Administration Departments
Employees: 54 Road & Bridge Department employees.
Gravel Pits: 17
Road and Bridge Department Budget: 2013 - Operating $6,708,603 Capital $6,259,000
Total Area: 4734 sq. miles
Total Miles: 1703.17 miles
Total Asphalt: 128.55 miles
Total miles Per Motorgrader: 113.54 miles average
Subdivisions: Ten new subdivisions since 1979
Dust Suppressant: From April to August we treat approx. 146 miles of County Roads with 678,000 gallons of Magnesium Chloride.
Special Services: Winter time snow removal of 60 Senior Citizens, Work together with the Fairgrounds, Loudy Simpson, Craig Moffat Airport, Shadow Mountain Village, Golf Course and the Court House. Provide maintenance for the Sheriff Department, Ambulance and Firefighting equipment. Assist the BLM, Craig Fire/Rescue and the Sheriff's Department in Fighting Wildland Fires in the summer.
Weather Data: Average temperature range is 78 degrees in the summer with 17 degrees in the winter. Average annual precipitation is 13.56 inches of rain.