Colorado Department of Transportation

Roads reopen after Sunday night snowfall in Durango

North College Drive in Durango reopened around 11 p.m. Sunday after a light nighttime snowfall temporarily closed the roadway. The slick conditions hindered cars from reaching the top of the hill...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Phase one of Colorado’s U.S. 550 improvements complete

The Colorado Department of Transportation announced Monday that the first phase of safety improvements and restriping to U.S. Highway 550 are complete. Northbound travelers will find lanes have...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Florida man killed on Red Mountain Pass

A 37-year-old Florida man was killed Saturday evening after his car went off the road on Red Mountain Pass. The Colorado State Patrol will be retrieving the 2015 Hyundai sedan Friday morning. ...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bundle up, Durango; winter is here

Durango may get its first taste of winter this week, but even if that forecast doesn’t come to pass, it’s likely to be wet and colder in town. The southern San Juan Mountains are under a winter...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction complete on Red Mountain for 2015

Motorists have experienced delays and closures on Red Mountain Pass since July for road construction, but from now through the winter, only Mother Nature will be holding up traffic. The work had...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Large pothole’ to cause delays at Bondad Hill

Drivers should expect delays near Bondad on their evening commute. The Colorado Department of Transportation announced late Monday afternoon that the discovery of a “large pothole” in a southbound...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

In La Plata County, underpasses, speed zones may limit wildlife-vehicle collisions

To mitigate vehicle-wildlife accidents, the Colorado Department of Transportation is installing wildlife underpasses and bringing back speed zones in La Plata County, which leads the state in...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vandalism causes delays again on Red Mountain

After more than a month of long closures on Red Mountain Pass repairing a power transmission line and a rockslide area, the work was finally done – or so they thought. When crews prepared to...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Mountain Pass reopens during day

Red Mountain Pass has reopened after being closed during the day since early September. The pass was closed to allow work on three separate projects along U.S. Highway 550. The closure allowed...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durangoans provide earful to Legislature’s transportation committee

In a state where the transportation needs are not being met – to the tune of about $800 million annually – every part of Colorado wants a bigger piece of the pie. On Thursday, officials from...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado to invest $100M in bicycling

DENVER – The state will pump $100 million over the next four years into bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in an effort to make Colorado the best state to ride a bike. “Our goal is to make...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Work to begin on Red Mountain Pass

If you’re planning to head over Red Mountain Pass in the near future, you need to know that delays and closures will be taking place. “The Colorado Department of Transportation has worked to...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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