U.S. Highway 160

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CDOT adds night-work hours to U.S. Highway 160, 550 project

Crews began scheduled night work of the concrete surface improvements on U.S. Highway 160 and U.S. Highway 550 last week to get the project completed by the end of May, weather permitting. The...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Two injured when motorcycle hits coyote

A man and woman on a motorcycle hit a coyote near the intersection of U.S. Highway 160 and Colorado Highway 151, east of Chimney Rock, shortly before 5 p.m. The two were taken to Mercy Regional...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Construction to begin for new signal on Highway 160 at Twin Buttes

Construction to install a new traffic signal will begin Thursday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 160 and Tipple Avenue to accommodate the Twin Buttes development entrance. The project will...

DATE: April 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Junction Creek Bridge damage discovered

The Junction Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 550 in the north business corridor will be repaired after crews discovered damage while working on a rehabilitation project. Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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CDOT lays out details of roadwork on main corridor through Durango

A plan to smooth and resurface U.S. Highway 160 and north Main Avenue sparked some questions Thursday evening at a Colorado Department of Transportation meeting about conflicts with business and...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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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

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Red Mountain Pass reopens; chain laws remain in place

Red Mountain Pass on U.S. Highway 550 reopened about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, although chain laws remain in effect. The pass had been closed since Monday because of weather conditions and avalanche...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ice expected to persist as a headache for Tuesday’s travelers

Icy conditions were expected to persist for a second day Tuesday morning around Durango, while heavy snow loads in the high country will contribute to avalanche danger. A backcountry skier...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Mysterious newcomer

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

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Below-freezing temperatures expected to linger

A northern storm that blew into the region last weekend will stick around for the remainder of the week, albeit with less snow and more cold air, according to the National Weather Service in Grand...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Late-night cow carnage on U.S. Highway 160 west of Hesperus

Four cows were killed by drivers who failed to see them late Wednesday night on a remote stretch of U.S. Highway 160 between Hesperus and Mancos. Up to six vehicles may have been involved in the...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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2 injured in crash on U.S. Highway 160 east of Durango

Two Aztec drivers were involved in a crash Monday on U.S. Highway 160 east of Elmore’s Corner. The collision occurred about 10:30 a.m. at U.S. Highway 160 and County Road 225A, said Capt. Adrian...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News