By law, snow removal vehicles are considered emergency vehicles when performing their duties; it is against the law to pass a snow plow. For more information, contact us at 970-726-5491, ext. 203.
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Parking on town streets during the winter months is prohibited and vehicles may be ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s expense. Parking restrictions are specific to each street as posted on signs along the street. For more information, contact us at 970-726-5491, ext. 203.
With over 38 lane-miles of roadway it is not practical from a resource standpoint to plow every street first thing. When determining route priorities, streets are rated based on a number of factors such as volume of traffic, roadway designation and steepness. View and interactive plowing map or download the map showing plowing priorities (PDF). For more information, contact us at 970-726-5491, ext. 203.
In some cases the Town maintains portions of a county road that runs through town limits; however, most numbered county roads are the responsibility of the Grand County Road and Bridge Department at 970-726-5345 or Grand County Sheriff Dispatch at 970-725-3311.
Currently the Town does not utilize liquid de-icer. For more information, contact us at 970-726-5491, ext. 203.
The public right-of-way (ROW) is owned by the Town of Fraser, includes the paved portion of roadway and the dirt shoulders on both sides and abuts the property lines of adjacent properties. ROW widths vary throughout town and can range from 20 feet for a public alley to as much as 80 feet for a main road.
In addition to the ROW width, in some cases there may be an additional snow storage easement overlaying the adjoining property which is typically 10 feet in width on one or both sides of the street.This easement allows the Town to utilize a portion of private property for snow storage. For more information, contact us at 970-726-5491, ext. 203.