U.S. Highway 160

Two Durango police officers hurt in separate incidents

It was a busy weekend for the Durango Police Department: An officer was bitten in an altercation, another officer got into a wrestling match with a fleeing suspect and a driverless car crossed U.S....

DATE: April 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prescribed fire scheduled at Chimney Rock National Monument

Fire officials on the Pagosa Ranger District in the San Juan National Forest will conduct prescribed fire operations in Chimney Rock National Monument as early as Monday. Less than 100 acres across...

DATE: April 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT says resurfaced highways held up during tough winter

The Colorado Department of Transportation says sections of U.S. highways 160 and 550 that were resurfaced two years ago in Durango held up well during the harsh winter, despite cracks and potholes...

DATE: April 10, 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

Several mountain passes closed Friday morning in Southwest Colorado

Several mountain passes were closed Friday morning across Southwest Colorado for avalanche mitigation. Passes closed as of 5 a.m. Friday included: Coal Bank and Molas passes north of Durango on...

DATE: March 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain passes begin to reopen Wednesday in Southwest Colorado

Some mountain passes in the Southwest Colorado reopened Wednesday afternoon as the latest winter storm moves through the region. Lisa Schwantes, spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash on Wolf Creek Pass kills man

Drugs, alcohol and excessive speed are considered factors in a crash on Wolf Creek Pass earlier this week that killed a 24-year-old man, according to Colorado State Patrol. CSP said in a news...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Avalanche work will cause delays Monday on S.W. Colorado passes

The Colorado Department of Transportation cautioned drivers Sunday night that avalanche mitigation work will cause delays on U.S. Highway 160 at Wolf Creek Pass and in the U.S. 550 mountain...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Pass reopens after avalanche mitigation

UPDATED: Avalanche control work was completed as of 7:34 a.m. The Colorado Department of Transportation will conduct avalanche mitigation beginning at 6 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 160 over Wolf...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 160 clear around Bayfield after two closures

U.S. Highway 160 was closed in two spots near Bayfield on Tuesday, but reopened later in the day. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Jeff Chmieleski said Highway 160, about 5 miles east of Bayfield,...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman suspected of running over, trying to kill cousin

A 27-year-old Durango woman is being held on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder for running over her cousin early Sunday, leaving the man in critical condition. Katrina Baker told law...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four injured in U.S. Highway 160 crash

Four people each suffered multiple fractures Wednesday morning when the Ford Explorer they were in was hit head-on by a box truck that had lost control on ice on U.S. Highway 160, west of Hesperus....

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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