Road work and conditions

Avalanche closes U.S. 550 at Red Mountain Pass

A avalanche about 10 miles north of Silverton closed U.S. Highway 550 at mile marker 80. The road has since reopened. Lisa Schwantes, spokeswoman with the Colorado Department of Transportation,...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 550 between Silverton and Ouray will be closed Monday

U.S. Highway 550 between Silverton and Ouray will be closed for the entire day Monday. The Colorado Department of Transportation said electrical line work by San Miguel Power Association prompted...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter weather advisory in effect until 9 a.m. Friday

Light snowfall arrived Thursday morning in Durango ahead of a weather system that prompted the National Weather Service to issue a winter weather advisory for most of Southwest Colorado. The...

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

Roads, trails will be closed for the winter

Winter is coming. And with the cool temperatures and snowy days come closures of both pedestrian and motor vehicle trails around La Plata County. The U.S. Forest Service is preparing to close 21...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

What’s it like to live or work on a ‘very poor’ street?

Brendan Trimboli is waiting for the day his street turns to dirt. He lives on Weston Drive, which is near 24th Street between West Second and West Third avenues, a segment of road that is in some...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Highway 550 between Ouray and Ridgway reopened

U.S. Highway 550 reopened Monday to all traffic between Ouray and Ridgway after the highway was closed for nearly three hours because of a police investigation. Jennifer Miller, spokeswoman for the...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Work on South Camino del Rio expected to run through Oct. 29

Traffic on South Camino del Rio will be pinched between Santa Rita Drive and Sawyer Drive as the city of Durango completes final repairs to the road surface after dealing with a sewage line break...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two ballot questions could generate millions for transportation in Southwest Colorado

Voters will consider two ballot questions in November that would boost funding for transportation statewide in vastly different ways and dedicate different amounts to Southwest Colorado projects....

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

CDOT to begin improvement project on north Main Avenue

The Colorado Department of Transportation will begin work Monday to improve the safety and mobility within three major intersections on north Main Avenue at 17th, 22nd and 32nd streets. The...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos seeks increased access to BLM lands

The Bureau of Land Management is considering proposals for additional trails and parking lots on public land in the Mancos area. Abut 50 residents attended a community meeting to view maps and get...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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