Construction and property

Mid-pandemic, Durango seniors brace for construction at low-income housing

LaVonne Stevens, 79, a resident at Tamarin Square Apartments in Durango, walked around the apartment complex pointing out signs of construction: holes cut out of walls, missing ceiling tiles and...

DATE: May 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Juniper School on schedule to move into new building

The Juniper School is on schedule to move into a 5,500-square-foot remodel of the old CenturyLink building on a 4-acre site in Bodo Industrial Park for the next school year. Long-term plans are to...

DATE: May 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield closes key thoroughfare for six months after road collapse

Bayfield residents are about to see six months of detours after a section of road collapsed on Mountain View Drive, which connects a neighborhood and two schools to U.S. Highway 160. A culvert,...

DATE: May 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Zia Taqueria finds unique way to fund new north Main restaurant

With COVID-19 pinching cash flow, Zia Taqueria is turning to a unique way to finance it’s new building on north Main Avenue: burrito bonds. “We planned to finance it in two ways, one with cash...

DATE: May 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New Dolores playground not deterred by virus

The anticipated construction of a playground at Joe Rowell Park is moving ahead, but with delays caused by the coronavirus breakout. The $280,000 playground project was recently awarded a $173,400...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Developer reduces size of mixed-use project on East Second Ave.

A local developer made “pretty significant concessions” in recent weeks to get approval to replace a single-family home on East Second Avenue just south of College Drive with a mixed-use building...

DATE: March 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Possibilities expand for Animas River Trail crossing at 32nd Street

More options for a pedestrian crossing of the Animas River Trail at 32nd Street to link two now-separated portions of the trail will be examined by the Durango City Council in addition to the...

DATE: March 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Meetings scheduled to review building plans for Durango schools

A series of informational meetings will be held at all schools in Durango School District 9-R to present plans for new upgrades and work to address deferred maintenance in each building. The...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango School District looks at $90M to $120M in facility upgrades

Decision time has arrived for Durango School District 9-R about investments it will make over the next decade in new schools and security and maintenance upgrades at existing buildings. Among the...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

4-story building proposed for East Second Ave. in Durango concerns neighbors

A proposed four-story building near East Second Avenue and College Drive has neighbors worried it will tower over existing homes. But the developer contends it is simply the first step in...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Does Durango have blight? The answer could help city redevelop

Does Durango have blighted neighborhoods in need of help? For some city officials and business representatives, the answer is yes. “I do think that there are areas in our community that still...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car dealership could be first business at Three Springs center

A Subaru dealership will likely be the first business to move into a 22-acre subdivision under construction near Three Springs south of Wilson Gulch Road, an area long envisioned as a new...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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