U.S. Highway 160

Ar 151029704
Ar 151029704

Semitrailer loaded with cows sows chaos on Camino del Rio

The intersection of Camino del Rio and U.S. Highway 550 near the DoubleTree Hotel became a bizarre and chaotic scene Sunday afternoon as emergency crews rushed to rescue about 80 cattle from a...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Ar 150919781
Ar 150919781

Minor collision on Highway 160 sends one to hospital

A minor head-on car collision on U.S. Highway 160 sent one to the hospital Tuesday morning, according to Colorado State Patrol. The accident occurred near Elmore’s Corner around 8 a.m. and...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Rollover accident near Cherry Creek

The Colorado State Patrol and emergency services responded to a serious two-vehicle crash near the La Plata County-Montezuma County border. The crash, which took place shortly before 4:45 p.m.,...

DATE: July 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Ar 150709797
Ar 150709797

Wildflower, weed debate meets happy median

I wish the planters in the center of the U.S. Highway 550/160 intersection were better maintained. They are currently full of noxious weeds obscuring the wildflowers. Is it the state’s...

DATE: July 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Action line

Cortez, CDOT looking at U.S. Highway 160 upgrades

In Cortez, crossing U.S. Highway 160 on foot can be a harrowing experience, and the Colorado Department of Transportation and the city of Cortez are looking to make the road safer for pedestrians...

DATE: June 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Hwy. 160 crash snarls morning commute

Two people were taken to Mercy Regional Medical Center with serious injuries Wednesday morning after a crash on U.S. Highway 160 between Durango and Bayfield. Three vehicles were involved. Daniel...

DATE: June 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

U.S. 160 corridor meeting in Mancos on June 23

Work with the Colorado Department of Transportation on improving the U.S. Highway 160 Corridor will continue with a second public input session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 23rd at the Mancos...

DATE: June 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Expect delays on U.S. Highway 160

The Colorado Department of Transportation began resurfacing U.S. Highway 160 west of Hesperus on May 10, but beginning Monday, the project is expected to begin causing traffic delays. The area...

DATE: June 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Ar 150429568
Ar 150429568

Green light for a Bridge to Somewhere

The Federal Highway Administration signed off on a proposed route to connect U.S. Highway 550 with the Grandview interchange, enabling the Colorado Department of Transportation to begin designing...

DATE: April 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Bayfield 160 to have work done

On Monday, the Colorado Department of Transportation-Region 5 will start repair work and asphalt resurfacing on U.S. Highway 160 from mile post 103 in Bayfield east to mile post 117 at the bottom...

DATE: March 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

Ar 141129759
Ar 141129759

Bridge to Nowhere may link to 550

After more than a decade of planning and three years after the completion of the Grandview Interchange, the realignment of U.S. Highway 550 is moving a critical step closer to completion....

DATE: Nov. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

Ar 141109694
Ar 141109694

Dinosaur head in police custody

Just days after a brazen crime plunged Durango’s art world into turmoil and its residents into mourning for the city’s too brief dinosaur age, some semblance of order has been restored. The stolen...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news