Colorado Department of Transportation

New way to take a left

A new displaced turn lane allowing northbound traffic on Camino del Rio to turn left onto U.S. Highway 160 at the DoubleTree Hotel intersection went live Monday night. Crews began moving signal...

DATE: July 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Road work done between College and Ninth St.

Lane closures are a thing of the past on Camino del Rio north of College Drive, the Colorado Department of Transportation said today. The only remaining work in that section is the installation of...

DATE: July 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez highway work suspended

A contractor doing work for the Colorado Department of Transportation in Cortez and Pagosa Springs is interrupting work in Cortez to finish the job in Pagosa. Skanska is scheduled to return to...

DATE: July 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

New turn lane to open tonight

A new turning lane – called a continuous flow left-turn lane – will open at 8 p.m. tonight near the DoubleTree intersection, the Colorado Department of Transportation said Monday. The $6 million...

DATE: June 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

550/160 intersection set to go with the flow

Transportation officials said they are ready to open a new lane at the U.S. Highway 550/160 intersection. Colorado Department of Transportation workers have worked for months at the DoubleTree...

DATE: June 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rock closes U.S. Highway 550 lane

The northbound lane on U.S. Highway 550 at Bondad Hill was closed early Tuesday by a fallen giant boulder. The rock has been cleared, but the lane will remain closed for the remainder of the week...

DATE: June 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Highway to hell

In 2002, a prisoner in Utah who had been reared in an unhappy succession of foster homes wrote a letter to The Durango Herald hoping to find his birth-sister. They’d been separated after his...

DATE: June 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Expect raffic delays this week on Highway 160/500 and Roosa Avenue

Work will continue this week on improvements to U.S. Highway 160/550 and the DoubleTree Hotel intersection. Drivers can expect some delays on the highway and Roosa Avenue.

DATE: June 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Mountain Pass reopens for full traffic

Motorists bound for points north to Ouray and beyond, rejoice: Red Mountain Pass reopened to full traffic Thursday evening. For months, the Million Dollar Highway, a vital artery that connects...

DATE: June 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 160 work snarls traffic

Drivers can expect traffic delays for the remainder of the week just west of the DoubleTree Hotel intersection as the Colorado Department of Transportation constructs a new median. U.S. Highway 160...

DATE: June 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT campaign promotes safety

The Colorado Department of Transportation’s Red Thumb Reminder campaign to alert motorists to drive without distractions spread Wednesday to highway crews. Some workers painted a thumbnail red as a...

DATE: June 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

For cyclists, this green will mean a safer commute

Cyclists will now have an easier time navigating two of Durango’s busier intersections. Where Camino del Rio intersects Ninth Street and College Drive, cyclists can ride within new bright green...

DATE: May 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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