Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of August 15, 2016


Weekly Events for August 15

August 13 – 8 am Pyro Double Down Memorial Race
August 13 – 8 am Tour de Farms
August 13 – 8:30 am Free Yoga in Alder Park
August 13 – 9 am NCPD Vehicle Auction
August 15 – 12 noon Senior Lunch at Senior Housing on Castle Valley
August 15 – 6:30 pm HPC meeting at Town Hall
August 16 – 7 pm Town Council meeting at Town Hall
August 17  – 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon
August 18 – 4:30 pm NC Community Market – Wine Tasting
August 18 – 6 pm Climate Action Advisory Commission meeting at Town hall

Future Events ~ Mark Your Calendars

September 9 & 10 – Burning Mountain Festival
“Celebration of Our Heroes….Who’s Yours?”
September 10 – 12 noon Pyro’s Memorial Dedication Ceremony


New Castle Community Market
Thursday, August 18
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Burning Mountain Park
Wine Tasting

This Week’s Music
Valle Musico


Events at the Library
August 15 – 6 pm Book Bites
August 16 – 10:30 am Infant & Toddler Storytime
August 18 – 10:30 am Preschool Storytime
August 19  – 3:30 pm Bistro Book Club

For more information, call 984-2346

New Castle Needlework Guild
Bring your project and join us

at the New Castle Library
Come anytime from 6:30 to 8 pm
1st and 3rd Mondays of the month

News from New Castle Recreation Department
The Fall 2016 Activity Guide is now available, click here

August 13, 2016 at 8:30AM
New Castle Recreation has partnered with local yoga Instructor, Michelle Fite, to bring the New Castle community FREE Yoga in the Park. All ages and yoga levels are welcome. Bring a mat or towel. Yoga in the Park will meet one Saturday of every month from June- September.
For more questions: Contact Michelle Fite at KICKBOXMOM@HOTMAIL.COM

Thursday, Aug. 11 and Friday, Aug.12

Sixth Street to SH-82 eastbound CLOSURE at 10 PM to 6 AM 
On Thursday, Aug. 11 and Friday, Aug. 12 from 10 PM to 6 AM all traffic wishing to access the Grand Avenue Bridge from I-70 Exit 116 and Sixth Street will be detoured to West Glenwood. From West Glenwood, traffic should travel Midland Avenue to Seventh Street to Colorado Avenue to Eighth Street to access downtown. Westbound SH-82 traffic will not be effected during this time.

This closure requires a 13’9″ height restriction for CMV.
The closure is necessary for utility work as crews begin to wrap up Sixth Street work.

Week of Aug. 14 – Aug. 20

I-70 Exit 116 eastbound lanes: Traffic Holds – Night Work 
15-minute intermittent holds approaching the GAB
Beginning Monday, Aug. 15 eastbound I-70 traffic at Exit 116 will experience 15-minute, intermittent holds from 8 PM to 6 AM. These holds are anticipated Monday to Friday from 8 PM to 6 AM for approximately two weeks to complete overhead utility work associated with the new pedestrian bridge.

I-70 Exit 114 westbound off-ramp truck turnaround ramp CLOSURE
Beginning Monday, Aug. 15 the I-70 Exit 114 westbound off-ramp truck turnaround to US Hwy 6 will be CLOSED. This closure will be in place through Friday, Aug. 19. Trucks should use the north roundabout to access US Hwy 6.

I-70 Exit 114 westbound one-lane CLOSURE
I-70 Exit 114 westbound is reduced to one-lane for approximately one week.

Transportation and Mobility Stakeholder Meeting
August 11th 2 PM
CDOT Region 3 Maintenance Conference Room



I-70 Exit 116 eastbound one-lane closure
I-70 eastbound at Exit 116 remains in a one-lane configuration for approximately one mile. This one-lane reduction will be in place for several weeks.

On the Grand Avenue Bridge
Periodic one-lane closures on the Grand Avenue Bridge from 9 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday for bridge utility work.

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