U.S. Highway 160

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

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

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

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

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

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

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