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Yampa River Queen plans adrift after nobody responds to city of Steamboat’s call for blueprints – The Denver Post

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The fate of Steamboat Springs’ iconic riverboat-themed playground is once again in limbo after nobody answered the city’s call to submit blueprints for a modernized version of the structure.

“We still have the financing, and we could still accomplish something with the dollars we have, but it may not be what some were hoping to get through this process,” Craig Robinson, the city’s parks, open space and trails manager, said Friday.

The city decided late last year to pursue blueprints for a modernized version of the 30-year-old Yampa River Queen after more than 1,000 people joined a “Save the Queen” campaign. The plan was to build a new shade structure with a riverboat theme along with interactive musical instruments nearby.

The total budget for the project was not to exceed $149,355, and interested parties had until March 27 to submit proposals.

Read the full article at SteamboatToday.com

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