Increase in parking fines will help pay for transit

City parking tickets could hit your wallet much harder in 2017. After a decision by the Durango City Council this winter, all parking fines will go up Jan. 15. The council opted to increase...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Black ice leads to crashes in southeast La Plata County

A mix of fog and cold air caused flash freezing Tuesday morning on a two-mile stretch of Colorado Highway 151, resulting is six traffic crashes near Tiffany, in southeast La Plata County. When the...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma County, CDOT plan to close Road BB at U.S. Highway 491

The intersection of Montezuma County Road BB and U.S. Highway 491 is reportedly one of the most dangerous in the state, and officials plan to change that by eliminating it. Under a preliminary plan...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Use of personal cones not legal to curb public parking

The other day, I went to a nondowntown business and saw that someone across the street had put out orange cones in front of his or her house saying “no parking.” I would love to be able to limit...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2016 | COLUMN: Action Line

Expect delays Wednesday on Coal Bank Pass

Motorists traveling over Coal Bank Pass on Wednesday should expect delays as crews attempt to retrieve a vehicle that went off U.S. Highway 550 on Sunday morning. Colorado Department of...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Construction will close Colorado 184 at Narraguinnep Canal

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Structures Inc. will begin construction on Colorado Highway 184 on Oct. 17 to replace the Narraguinnep Canal Bridge. The project, north of...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey this week will impact traffic in downtown Durango

Drivers should expect slow going this week along the busiest traffic corridor in Durango as the Colorado Department of Transportation conducts an intersection survey. The project will begin Monday...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Expect traffic delays Tuesday at Camino and Main Avenue

Drivers can expect delays at one of the busiest intersections in town Tuesday as the Colorado Department of Transportation repairs a traffic signal at the junction of Camino del Rio and Main...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Traffic light down at 32nd and Main Avenue

A semitrailer knocked down a small traffic light at 32nd Street and Main Avenue shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday. “We had a semitruck that did not negotiate that turn correctly,” said Lisa...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Traffic changes coming to College Drive and Second Avenue

Big changes are planned for traffic flow along College Drive and East Second Avenue. The city plans a traffic light at the intersection, new traffic patterns for both streets and a new parking...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Traffic light planned for College Drive and Second Avenue

A traffic light could be installed at College Drive and East Second Avenue next year. In addition, the city is considering adding a bike lane in that area and reducing some of the parking, said...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Give cold shoulder to old notions of traffic rules

Good morning, Mr. Action Line. I feel compelled to give you my observations from my 87-year perspective regarding U.S. Highway 550 north from town to Hermosa. Recently, I was reprimanded by an...

DATE: May 29, 2016 | COLUMN: Action Line

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