Colorado Department of Transportation

CDOT hiring snowplow drivers, maintenance workers

Colorado Department of Transportation is hiring permanent and seasonal full-time and part-time snowplow drivers and road maintenance workers across the state. Most positions starting in November....

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police investigate shooting between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs

An Archuleta County man says he shot and killed an intruder who attacked him with a knife Wednesday night in a remote area between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal funding cuts could affect local infrastructure, transportation

President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts to the federal budget could be felt locally, with homeownership assistance, infrastructure construction and air service among the areas affected. Colorado...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Molas Pass road work on track for October completion

A road improvement project on U.S. Highway 550 just south of Silverton is on schedule for completion in mid-October, the Colorado Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. The project was...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bridge to Nowhere could receive $12 million grant

More than $12 million in grant money could be directed toward funding the Bridge to Nowhere interchange in Durango. On Thursday, Colorado’s U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet, a Democrat, and Cory Gardner,...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

11 DUIs reported in La Plata County over Fourth of July weekend

Eleven people were arrested for DUIs in La Plata County over the Fourth of July weekend, according to a report from the Colorado Department of Transportation. Colorado State Patrol made seven...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield Elementary road project underway

As part of the Bayfield Elementary School project, Bayfield School District will perform road improvements on County Road 501 through Aug. 21. The school district contractor will add turn lanes at...

DATE: July 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislature mammoth compromise bill goes into effect

DENVER – The mammoth compromise effort of the 2017 legislative session, Senate Bill 267, goes into effect Saturday. Commonly referred to as a casserole or Christmas tree bill, meaning it has a...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Electronic wildlife detection system fizzles out east of Durango

An experimental wildlife-detection system installed nine years ago on U.S. Highway 160 east of Durango has fallen into disrepair and is no longer operational. The $1 million system was designed to...

DATE: June 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truckers warned to ‘Beware the Wolf’ in Southwest Colorado

Mountain passes can be treacherous for semitrailer drivers, and one of worst in the state is in Southwest Colorado. In fact, the Colorado Department of Transportation has a “Beware the Wolf”...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

331 DUI arrests made in Colorado over Memorial Day Weekend

Authorities arrested 331 impaired drivers on suspicion of driving under the influence throughout Colorado over Memorial Day weekend. Four of those arrests were made by Troop 5A Durango of the...

DATE: June 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Road work scheduled Wednesday and Thursday on Farmington Hill

Drivers can expect delays Wednesday and Thursday on a five-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 550, from Farmington Hill south to County Road 302. The two-day chip-and-seal project will cause delays from...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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