U.S. Highway 160

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

Durango community grieves two women killed in crash

The local community has expressed grief and offered condolences Friday after two women died in a car accident a day earlier, east of Durango. The victims were 82-year-old Hwaja “Grandma” Chung of...

DATE: March 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wildlife crossing planned to run under U.S. Highway 160, east of Durango

Construction is winding down for the season on the first of 24 wildlife underpasses recommended for the 20-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 160 between Bayfield and Durango. Last summer, the Colorado...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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

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 | COLUMN: 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