Construction and property

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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

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Development begins at Edgemont Meadows

The infrastructure for Edgemont Meadows, a subdivision northeast of Durango, is going in this spring. The development along Florida Road (County Road 240) will be built in phases, and the first...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Final construction defects efforts fizzle out at capitol

DENVER – The clock struck 12 on construction defects litigation reform Tuesday when the last two pending pieces of legislation were killed at the Capitol. Senate Bill 45 would have shifted the time...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Sidewalk, curb work planned on Durango streets

The city of Durango will work on sidewalks, curbs and gutters on select portions of Eighth and 11th streets in May. Work on 11th Street between Narrow Gauge Avenue and East Second Avenue began...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Construction defects reform clears the Legislature

DENVER – Lawmakers came together Thursday to push through a piece of legislation they hope will thaw a frigid affordable housing market. House Bill 1279, which contains several provisions aimed at...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Construction defects reform bill clears Senate committee

DENVER – The bipartisan effort to remedy the lack of affordable housing in Colorado continues to move along. House Bill 1279, which would require the informed consent by the majority of owners in a...

DATE: May 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Proposed townhomes on College Drive face hurdle

A disagreement over property rights could hinder a proposed townhome project along College Drive on the former Boker Lumber site. Reynolds, Ash and Associates is proposing 18 townhomes on the site,...

DATE: April 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Construction booming at Edgemont Highlands northeast of Durango

Construction is booming in Edgemont Highlands, northeast of Durango, where custom and speculative houses are going up. In The Timbers at Edgemont Highlands, near the northeast corner of the...

DATE: April 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Lawmakers reach a compromise on construction defects bill

DENVER – Efforts to loosen the construction defects litigation stranglehold on affordable housing in Colorado took a big step forward when a compromise was struck late Tuesday night between...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Court hearing scheduled for Village at Wolf Creek lawsuit

A U.S. District Court judge has requested a court hearing on Wednesday in Denver to hear the arguments regarding the proposed Village at Wolf Creek. In February, all court filings related to a...

DATE: April 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News