U.S. Highway 160

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Cement truck rolls over on Highway 160 east of Durango

Traffic on U.S. Highway 160 east of Durango was rerouted for a short time early Friday after cement truck crashed. The eastbound truck rolled over at mile point 91.6, just east of Elmore’s Corner,...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez woman killed in motorcycle crash identified

A 28-year-old woman who died in a motorcycle crash Wednesday night west of Durango was identified Thursday as Ashley Cooke from Cortez. Cooke was traveling west on U.S. Highway 160 toward Cortez...

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

Woman killed in motorcycle vs. deer crash near Hesperus

A 28-year-old woman was killed in a motorcycle crash Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 160 near Hesperus. The woman appears be from South Dakota, said Capt. Adrian Driscoll, with the Colorado State...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wolf Creek Pass closed about 2 hours for truck rollover

Wolf Creek pass was partially closed for about two hours Thursday morning after a semitrailer rolled over near a lookout point on U.S. Highway 160. The highway was completely closed from 9:13 until...

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