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70 apartments under construction in Three Springs

Construction has started on 70 new apartments in Three Springs. FCI Constructors is building the expansion of the Confluence at Three Springs apartment complex and expects to finish in 2018,...

DATE: July 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Three-story building proposed at 32nd and north Main in Durango

A three-story building may be built on the northwest corner of the intersection of 32nd Street and north Main Avenue and house an auto glass shop and four residences. Jason Groen, owner of Techna...

DATE: July 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Animas River Trail underpass triples in price

Construction of the Animas River Trail underpass beneath Escalante Drive will require an additional $900,000. The city planned to spend $400,000 to build the underpass, but $1.3 million will be...

DATE: July 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Osprey Packs headquarters nears completion

After more than a year of planning and construction, the opening of the new Osprey Packs headquarters in Cortez is within sight, facilities manager Lisa Bunker said on Wednesday. Construction on...

DATE: July 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Durango preschool to undergo radon mitigation

Radon mitigation at the Roberta Shirley Center is scheduled for August to reduce levels of the colorless, odorless gas. The level of radon does not require mitigation, but the administration is...

DATE: June 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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West La Plata County residents one step closer to water

West La Plata County residents are one step closer to receiving water after the La Plata West Water Authority entered the final design phase of engineering this month on the construction of a...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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U.S. Highway 160/550 corridor construction complete

Construction along the U.S. Highway 160/550 corridor to improve the surface of the road wrapped up this week. The $6 million resurfacing project along Camino del Rio and North Main Avenue was...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Development rights a sticking point for townhome project at Boker Lumber site

On a split vote Tuesday, the Durango City Council approved 18 townhomes on the former Boker Lumber site. Despite council approval of the project at 960 East College Drive, it may not be built...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado Supreme Court ruling requires developer’s consent on HOA rule changes

DENVER – Another step was taken in resolving construction defects litigation in Colorado, but there’s dispute over whether that step was forward or backward. At issue is a Monday ruling by the...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango Safehouse for women receives some TLC

Emil Wanatka toured the Volunteers of American Southwest Safehouse planning to do repairs last year, but what he saw inspired a complete renovation in April. “They didn’t need to fix the loose...

DATE: June 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Home construction starts in Twin Buttes

The first house in what will be a community for hundreds is under construction in Twin Buttes. When complete, about 655 homes and an additional 135 secondary apartments will be built in the city...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Pipe-bursting replaces cracked sewer pipes under Durango streets

Crews replaced cracked and aging sewer lines along Narrow Gauge Avenue and beneath the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad depot this spring without digging a trench. Instead, the city’s...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News