Colorado Department of Transportation

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Transportation bill dies as Colorado Democrats, GOP disagree on tax increase

DENVER – The Legislature primed itself to fall short of its goals Tuesday when it killed the most comprehensive transportation funding package put forward this session. House Bill 1242 would have...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Red Mountain Pass to close Thursday for howitzer testing

The Colorado Department of Transportation will perform target practice Thursday on Red Mountain Pass using a howitzer gun. It is the second week in a row the highway department will calibrate its...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Legislative Roundup: Pueblo gets a new license plate

DENVER – The Colorado Senate was stricken with a series of tasty puns Tuesday morning while discuss a hot piece of legislation that is sure to burn our New Mexican neighbors. House Bill 1012, which...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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City of Durango, CDOT partner for Americans with Disabilities Act improvements to North Main

The city of Durango at the last minute piggybacked onto an ongoing Colorado Department of Transportation project to make some sidewalks along north Main Avenue more accessible. New ramps under...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Transportation funding bill killed in Colorado Senate committee

DENVER – Another avenue on the route to addressing Colorado’s transportation funding crisis was shut down Tuesday. Senate Bill 205, which would have used a sale tax increase of .25 of a cent for 20...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Junction Creek Bridge in Durango to undergo repairs

Repairs on the Junction Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 550 between 22nd and 24th streets could cost in the realm of $50,000, with work to begin potentially by mid-April. Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Winter weather returns to high country in Southwest Colorado

The calendar may show it’s spring, but a late March snowstorm has brought winter back to the high country and rain to lower elevations. Just before 2 p.m. Thursday, the chain law was put into in...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado transportation funding bill clears first committee

DENVER – After a late night of hearing public testimony and considering multiple amendments, a legislative committee gave first approval to the state’s major transportation bill Thursday morning....

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Transportation funding bill goes before first committee

DENVER – The state’s big transportation deal went before a committee Wednesday night in the Colorado General Assembly, and turnout from people who are concerned showed something must be done to fix...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Junction Creek Bridge damage discovered

The Junction Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 550 in the north business corridor will be repaired after crews discovered damage while working on a rehabilitation project. Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Push for public transit goes to rural towns

Demand for public transit is growing in Southwest Colorado, but state funding to support it is lacking, according to local agencies and a January report by the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project....

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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CDOT lays out details of roadwork on main corridor through Durango

A plan to smooth and resurface U.S. Highway 160 and north Main Avenue sparked some questions Thursday evening at a Colorado Department of Transportation meeting about conflicts with business and...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News