Colorado Department of Transportation

Rock steady

A Colorado Department of Transportation contractor will close the south end of Colorado Highway 3 this morning to begin a three-month project to control rocks falling from the unstable sandstone...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Run for your life

With safety a concern at some of Durango’s pedestrian crossings, namely Seventh and 12th streets at Camino del Rio, the blame game seems to be a two-way street. Phillip Fraser was on his way to...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Highway 3 to undergo rockfall mitigation

The Colorado Department of Transportation will start rockfall mitigation Thursday on Colorado Highway 3. The south end of Highway 3 will be closed through mid-November for the work. The work zone...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Intersection gets its ribbon-cutting

As soon as the Colorado Department of Transportation started construction on the intersection of U.S. highways 550/160 in March, the traveling public lost no time harrumphing. During the...

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

Lane closures tonight on Camino del Rio

Starting at 7 p.m. this evening and lasting several hours, both northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 550 from the 160/550 intersection to Santa Rita Park will be closed to permit striping. Alternate...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

What do you think of this art?

The sculpture called “Arc of History” that was chosen for placement at the reconstructed interchange of U.S. highways 160 and 550 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Durango is turning heads. Whether that’s...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Expect more lane closures

The following are Colorado Department of Transportation projects that will affect motorists in Southwest Colorado for the week beginning Monday. As work winds up at the DoubleTree Hotel...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

New ‘X’ on pavement hopes to leave its mark on traffic

What’s the deal with the big white “X” painted on Camino del Rio and Eighth Street? Is the city telling us that Camino del Rio is for adults only? Or did the Colorado Department of Transportation...

DATE: July 27, 2014 | COLUMN: Action Line

Cycling to Hesperus? Tough going right now

Bicyclists are being warned to prepare for a less than “Colorful Colorado” experience during a repaving project on U.S. Highway 160. A contractor for the Colorado Department of Transportation is...

DATE: July 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weekend work to begin at 160/550 project

With the goal of making the mid-August deadline on the continuous-flow intersection of U.S. Highways 160 and 550, Concrete Works of Colorado is intensifying its work schedule. Crews will be...

DATE: July 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lane closures next week at CDOT intersection

The work that the Colorado Department of Transportation and its contractor, Concrete Works of Colorado, are doing at and around the DoubleTree Hotel intersection will require lane closures Monday...

DATE: July 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT virtual job fair to be held through August

The Colorado Department of Transportation and the department of Labor and Employment will be joining forces to host a monthlong virtual job fair in August, according to a news release issued on...

DATE: July 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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