FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Melvin J. Baker, Chairman – 970-563-2320
Summer Begay, Communication Specialist – 970-563-2313
FOR RELEASE: February 05, 2024
Tribal Broadband Modernization Project: Phase II Construction Update & Traffic Impacts
Project News: Phase II is underway and construction has begun to connect fiber to homes!
Where: Crews will be working within the Ignacio town limits, CR-517 near the Sky Ute Casino and Ute Rd. Construction will take place along the edge of the roadways/alleyways. Please see the maps with construction zones indicated in red.
What: The broadband project will include trenching, boring, and plowing to lay fiber, as well as reclamation and seeding. Construction vehicles and fiber spools will be visible on the shoulder.
When: Construction is ongoing. Hours of operation will be from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Travel Impact: Parking lanes, sidewalks, and alleyways may be temporarily closed during operations. Motorists will be required to reduce speeds and travel safely around the construction taking place on the side of the road. Please remember to slow down in construction zones, eliminate distractions, and drive with extra caution. Motorists are also urged to watch for workers and equipment along the roadway.
In the event of an emergency or to report a reckless driver, please contact the Southern Ute Police Department at 970-563-4401.
For more information about the Tribal Broadband Modernization Project, please visit the link in the image.