Colorado Department of Transportation

How do we fix our roads?

In a colorful little Mexican restaurant called Casa de Sanchez in North Denver, Fareed Ali ate with some of his co-workers during a break from their job repairing home exteriors. They drive a lot...

DATE: March 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Preempting danger

RED MOUNTAIN PASS With the help of explosives lobbed into about a dozen avalanche chutes, a team from the Colorado Department of Transportation opened U.S. Highway 550 between Ouray and Silverton...

DATE: March 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Mountain Pass closed

Red Mountain Pass, closed by an avalanche Sunday night, is expected to remain closed throughout much of Tuesday, the Colorado Department of Transportation announced Monday. A reopening time has not...

DATE: March 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado turns to toll roads to make up funding gap

DENVER – As funding for highway construction and upkeep dwindles, Colorado has increasingly turned toward a once-unthinkable way to fund road expansion: tolls. The federal highway trust fund gave...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Jeep hits pedestrian at 12th St., Camino

A Durango woman and her dog suffered injuries, apparently minor, when they were hit Friday morning while crossing Camino del Rio at the pedestrian crosswalk at 12th Street. Stacy Falk of Durango...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bridge to Nowhere to go places

Residents might need to give the Bridge to Nowhere a new nickname at the end of the year. Construction on Wilson Gulch Drive began at the end of January, and when it is finished, it will allow...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango mayor grills new CDOT director

Mayor Sweetie Marbury wants the Bridge to Nowhere linked with Wilson Gulch Road and U.S. Highway 550, and she had a sharp question for the new director of the Colorado Department of Transportation,...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Inter-city bus service sees strong success

An inter-city bus service running between Durango and Grand Junction has drawn strong ridership in its first six months. The Road Runner StageLines has been averaging about 350 riders a month since...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Get out your snow shovel

After a series of small storms in Durango, the town may see its biggest so far this winter from a storm that moved into the area Monday afternoon. By 7 p.m. Monday, the Colorado Department of...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Buses to Grand Junction canceled Monday, Tuesday

There will be no Road Runner Stage Lines bus service between Durango and Grand Junction on Monday and Tuesday. Service is expected to be restored Wednesday. The cancellation will halt service to...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Safe passage on Highway 3

Motorists should find the full length of Colorado Highway 3 open to two-way traffic Saturday, four months to the day after the south end was closed to accommodate a safety project. Scaling rock...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials look at long-term road needs

DENVER – At least $100 million in immediate priorities have been identified for Southwest Colorado in a statewide transportation “roadmap” for the future. The plan identifies needs and priorities,...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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