Steamboat Pilot & Today: Yampa Street has been a long time coming
Author: The Steamboat Today Editorial Board - July 10, 2018 - Updated: July 10, 2018
Depending upon your perspective, the completion of traffic and pedestrian improvements on Yampa Street have either been four — or 34 — years in the making. Now, that it’s done, we think the re-birth of Yampa Street is worth celebrating throughout Independence Day week.
For decades, community leaders have vowed to increase the connection between the Yampa River and a more accessible and appealing business district on Yampa Street.
The city of Steamboat Springs, led by City Manager Gary Suiter, Planning Director Tyler Gibbs and City Engineer Ben Beall, brought the $6.9 million project to the finish this month and many other local officials worked on the project before them.