U.S. Highway 160

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Arc of History lawsuit threat dropped

A threat of legal action over the Arc of History at the U.S. Highway 550/160 intersection was dropped this month. A lawyer representing artist Tom Holmes sent an email dated Aug. 10 to the city...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cool temperatures, rain usher in rockfall season

A dusting of snow this week in the high country above Durango is a reminder of the approaching freeze-thaw cycle that tends to loosen rocks along area highways. One such rockfall occurred Tuesday...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bridge to Nowhere’s sinking ramps need a face lift

The ramps leading to the seldom-used U.S. Highway 160 interchange near Farmington Hill, the so-called “Bridge to Nowhere,” are settling an abnormal amount and require repairs that are expected to...

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

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Envision a walkable, safe Camino del Rio

Camino del Rio was made for cars with many parking lots and few sidewalks, but redevelopment and a good plan could transform the area. City officials sought residents’ opinions for Camino del Rio...

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

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Truck loses brakes, hits five cars on U.S. Highway 160

U.S. Highway 160 between Elmore’s Corner and Gem Village was closed for about two hours Thursday after a truck lost its brakes and crashed into five cars, according to the Colorado State Patrol....

DATE: June 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rocks end flowers vs. weeds debate at busy intersection

Were they weeds or wildflowers? Either way, it doesn’t matter now, because they’re gone – replaced with river rock. The city of Durango and the Colorado Department of Transportation uprooted...

DATE: May 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Highways in Southwest Colorado aging, state works to raise funds

As Southwest Colorado’s highways age, the state is looking to raise more money for construction. About 88 percent of regional highways are within 10 years of coming to an end of having acceptable...

DATE: March 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News