U.S. Highway 160

UPDATE: Highway 160 between Bayfield, Pagosa Springs reopens after rollover

A single-vehicle rollover closed U.S. Highway 160 east of Durango in both directions between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs for more than an hour Saturday morning. The crash happened at mile marker...

DATE: April 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Police looking for suspect in hotel bomb threat

The Durango Police Department has not yet identified a suspect in Tuesday’s bomb threat at Holiday Inn & Suites, which closed U.S. Highway 160 for more than two hours in west Durango. A man called...

DATE: March 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bomb threat evacuates Durango hotel, closes highway

A bomb threat called into a hotel closed U.S. Highway 160 for more than two hours Tuesday in west Durango. The highway reopened at 5:13 p.m. A man called the Holiday Inn & Suites with the bomb...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Passenger in fatal motorcycle crash expected to recover

A Durango woman who was riding as the passenger on a motorcycle that was involved in a fatal crash Saturday in Bayfield was listed in critical but stable condition Tuesday morning, according to a...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Motorcyclist killed in crash on U.S. Highway 160

A motorcyclist died in a head-on crash with a Subaru Forester on Saturday afternoon on U.S. Highway 160 at the intersection of County Road 501. The Subaru Forester was westbound on Highway 160 and...

DATE: March 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Pass reopens after fatal crash near scenic overlook

A 39-year-old Texas man was killed in a crash involving two pickups near the scenic overlook on Wolf Creek Pass about 4 p.m. Thursday. Trooper Gary Cutler, a spokesman with the Colorado State...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Highway worker hit by car suffered severe brain damage

A Colorado Department of Transportation worker who was struck by a vehicle last week west of Pagosa Springs suffered severe injuries to his legs and irreversible brain damage, according to a family...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT worker in serious condition after being struck on Highway 160

A 64-year-old Colorado Department of Transportation worker is in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle last week west of Pagosa Springs. Nolan Olson was filling potholes Friday morning...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck dumps 46,000 pounds of lumber on Wolf Creek Pass

A truck driver making his maiden voyage over Wolf Creek Pass avoided serious injury Wednesday but found out the hard way why the pass is one of the most dangerous in the state of Colorado. “It...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County residents save a few bucks by harvesting roadkill meat

With the end of rutting season for deer and elk, many a motorist has probably seen roadkill along the shoulders of U.S. highways 160 and 550, and the more frugal drivers may have wondered: Hey, can...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police identify man killed in Pagosa Springs crash

A 39-year-old Pagosa Springs man died Monday after his vehicle went off U.S. Highway 160 in Pagosa Springs, according to the Pagosa Springs Police Department. Chief W. Rockensock said in a prepared...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New art coming to intersection where Arc of History once stood

The city of Durango is looking for public art to adorn the long narrow medians near the U.S. Highway 550/160 intersection, where the controversial Arc of History was once located. The city...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News