Colorado Department of Transportation

Traffic fatalities up in La Plata County, Colorado in 2017

Fatalities on La Plata County’s roads increased the last three years, according to statistics released by the Colorado Department of Transportation. Fatalities across the state are also up. In...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Next time it snows, highway department wants drivers to avoid snowplows

Colorado Department of Transportation asks travelers to be aware of snowplow operations throughout the state as maintenance crews work to keep roads clear during and after snowstorms. “Every...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm dumps foot of snow in high country, few inches in Durango

A winter weather advisory remained in effect until 2 p.m. Sunday for the San Juan Mountains, where a winter storm dumped about a foot of snow overnight. Snow continued to fall Sunday morning on the...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm could bring 1 to 3 inches of snow to Durango

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the San Juan Mountains, including the towns of Silverton, Telluride, Ouray and Hesperus, with up to a foot of snow expected at...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT warns backcountry users to park wisely

Colorado Department of Transportation has issued a caution to backcountry users, with the anticipation of snow, to be aware of snowplows and other winter equipment being deployed to clear highways...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather advisory in effect for San Juan Mountains

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the San Juan Mountains, including the towns of Silverton, Telluride, Ouray and Hesperus, with up to a foot of snow expected at...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Road Runner bus line to join state network

New teal-painted buses sporting the Bustang logo travelers may have seen on interstates 25 and 70 will be coming to Durango as Road Runner Stage Lines formally joins the Bustang network, which is...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT cautions drivers of slow-moving storm to hit Southwest Colorado

Colorado Department of Transportation warns motorists that a slow-moving winter storm, forecast to arrive Wednesday night and continue into Thursday, will impact road conditions through Friday in...

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

CDOT to repair culvert on Highway 145 in Cortez

The Colorado Department of Transportation will perform culvert repairs from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday on Highway 145, north of the U.S. Highway 160 intersection in Cortez, between...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT to repair Hermosa railroad crossing

The Colorado Department of Transportation will assist the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad with railroad crossing repairs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday on U.S. Highway 550 in...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Green lights ahead for Highway 550 realignment with ‘Bridge to Nowhere’?

The Colorado Department of Transportation says all the funding pieces are in place to connect U.S. Highway 550 south of Durango with the Grandview interchange – known locally as the “Bridge to...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Tow plows’ to be used this winter in Southwest Colorado

This winter, if you see a snowplow in Southwest Colorado that looks like it’s jack-knifing, don’t be alarmed. The Colorado Department of Transportation recently announced it will add two “tow...

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

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