Traffic

What are people with clipboards doing around Durango?

Volunteers posted at intersections around Durango are counting bikers and walkers this week as part of a national effort to collect data on pedestrian traffic. City officials solicited dozens of...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Traffic signal becomes four-way stop in downtown Durango

A traffic signal has been replaced with a four-way stop sign at Main Avenue and Eighth Street, where a crash damaged a post. An alert posted on the city of Durango’s website and sent to Durango...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Road crews will conduct night work on Camino del Rio next week

Night work on U.S. Highway 550/Camino del Rio, near Town Plaza, will result in traffic lane closures and delays next week. Lisa Schwantes, spokeswoman for CDOT, said the work is part of the...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado seat belt use hits record high at 88%

More drivers are wearing seat belts in Colorado than ever before. A survey by the Colorado Department of Transportation shows seat-belt use improved to 88.3% in 2019 from 86.3% in 2018. This is the...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman flown to hospital after Mancos Hill crash

A 47-year-old woman was flown to Mercy Regional Medical Center as a precaution after suffering minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash about 12:45 p.m. Monday at the western base of Mancos Hill....

DATE: July 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man injured in head-on crash at U.S. 160/491 intersection

A 25-year-old Cortez man was in stable condition Monday morning at Southwest Memorial Hospital after suffering broken bones in a head-on crash Sunday night at the intersection of U.S. Highway 160...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police arrest drunken man with rifle after brief manhunt

U.S. Highway 160 between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs was temporarily closed Monday morning while authorities attempted to arrest a drunken man walking along the road shooting a rifle. Colorado...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man accused of killing three in crash faces June trial

A June 10 jury trial has been set for a Durango man charged with three counts of manslaughter after he was accused of causing a crash on an Oklahoma highway in March 2017 that killed a woman and...

DATE: May 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

East Animas Road reopens after almost monthlong closure

East Animas Road reopened Wednesday after county crews were able to clear the onslaught of mud and debris slides. The road (County Road 250) closed March 22 in the 2700 block , which has a history...

DATE: April 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Hospital releases trooper hit in crash near Hesperus

A Colorado State Patrol trooper was injured Wednesday in a crash that closed U.S. Highway 160 briefly between Hesperus and Mancos. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll said Cpl. James...

DATE: April 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spring storm may linger into Sunday evening

A spring snowstorm is predicted to linger over Durango into Sunday evening. “After sunset it should diminish,” said Mike Meyers, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction....

DATE: March 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Oil rig crash closes Colorado Highway 151 near Allison

Colorado Highway 151 was closed Wednesday evening as emergency crews attempt to upright a semi-trailer carrying an 87,000-pound oil rig that went off the road. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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