Road work and conditions

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 | UPDATED: 4 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

As La Plata County grows, ‘rush hour’ may become a real concern

Durango’s “rush hour” isn’t much by big city standards, but given the expected population boom, this relatively remote pocket of Southwest Colorado could be in for a rude awakening. “We’re pretty...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Delays expected on Red Mountain Pass

Drivers can expect delays Friday on Red Mountain Pass as a crew installs a drain under U.S. Highway 550 to prevent further damage caused by snowmelt. The Colorado Department of Transportation crew...

DATE: April 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crews clear mountain passes before new storm arrives Wednesday

Perhaps our meek winter has some punches to throw after all. Because of an abnormally dry winter – driven by colder temperatures in the Pacific Ocean, known as a weather cycle called “La Niña” –...

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

Red Mountain, Molas and Coal Bank passes closed

Mountain passes north of Durango were closed Monday evening as a winter storm is expected to intensify into the night across the high country of Southwest Colorado. About 5:15 p.m., Colorado...

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

Avalanche work planned for Red Mountain Pass

The Colorado Department of Transportation will conduct avalanche mitigation work on U.S. Highway 550 on Red Mountain Pass on Wednesday. Motorists traveling over Red Mountain Pass, between Silverton...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Town of Bayfield to open new twin bridges Tuesday

The town of Bayfield has completed work on the Twin Bridges on Bayfield Parkway. The road has been closed since March to allow construction of two new bridges. The town will hold a public grand...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT to patch Highway 172 south of Ignacio

Colorado Department of Transportation will repair the road surface Tuesday on Highway 172, about one mile south of Ignacio, near mile-point 8. Motorists will be subject to 15- to 20-minute delays...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT to re-stripe lines in Bodo Industrial Park on Monday

The Colorado Department of Transportation will re-stripe traffic lines from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday on roads in Bodo Industrial Park. Crews will re-stripe lines on South Camino del Rio and...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT to begin work on U.S. 160 and Colorado 145

The Colorado Department of Transportation and A-1 Chipseal-Rocky Mountain Pavement will start two roadwork improvement projects on Monday. The projects are expected to last through November, CDOT...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Molas Pass road work on track for October completion

A road improvement project on U.S. Highway 550 just south of Silverton is on schedule for completion in mid-October, the Colorado Department of Transportation announced Tuesday. The project was...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Night-street maintenance to arrive in business district

Street maintenance crews will begin work May 30 in the central business district, including street cleaning, repainting curbs, re-striping crosswalks, refreshing pavement markings and sealing...

DATE: May 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News