New public roads trigger lawsuit against Montezuma County

When Montezuma County commissioners approved public roads at a Summit Lake West subdivision for access to Bureau of Land Management land, it put an unfair maintenance burden on residents, according...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three-car crash shuts down Broadway near Cortez

A three-vehicle collision Friday afternoon resulted in multiple injuries and shut down U.S. Highway 491 near County Road N. Cortez and Lewis-Arriola firefighters, Colorado State Patrol troopers and...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Dolores River bridge installed near Bedrock

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor SEMA Construction have installed the new Dolores River Bridge on Colorado Highway 90, according to a CDOT news release. The precast concrete...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Traffic signal planned at College Drive, East Second intersection

The city of Durango plans to start construction on a new traffic signal at College Drive and East Second Avenue in the fall. A traffic study showed that when a planned hotel is built on East Second...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. 550 continues to be deadly major highway in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Government traffic data shows that highway U.S. 550 in northwestern New Mexico could be the state’s deadliest major highway. U.S. 550 continued to have a high fatality rate after the...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman dies when vehicle rolls into waterway on Colorado 145

A 50-year-old Telluride woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a Wednesday morning crash in San Miguel County, according to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis. The single-vehicle crash...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Fire district asks city for new site along Camino

Durango Fire Protection District is planning a new downtown fire station and it could be built on a different city parcel along Camino del Rio. Station No. 2 near the intersection of 12th Street...

DATE: March 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos trustees talk traffic code

Mancos officials discussed lowering the town’s speed limits at a recent Board of Trustees meeting. Speed limits vary from 15-20 mph on town roads and go up to 45 mph on Colorado Department of...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Highway 550 mountain passes stay closed overnight Saturday

Coal Bank, Molas and Red Mountain passes stayed closed overnight Saturday, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. It was too dangerous for crews to do avalanche mitigation on U.S....

DATE: Jan. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown Cortez road project includes medians, crosswalks

The Cortez City Council approved a grant application to the Colorado Department of Local Affairs for the first phase of a Main Street road project and unveiled plans for new medians and a...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Red Mountain, Cumbres passes reopen

Highway crews had opened all regional mountain passes by Friday afternoon. Red Mountain Pass on U.S. Highway 550 was the last to reopen, about 4:30 p.m. Cumbres Pass on Colorado Highway 17 opened...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango exploring dedicated bike lanes on College Drive

The city of Durango in 2017 is going to redesign the way traffic flows along College Drive and East Eighth Avenue, and also is considering reducing lanes on East Third Avenue. The city plans to...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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