U.S. Highway 160

Police ID driver who died in crash

On Monday, the Colorado State Patrol identified the victim of a fatal head-on crash as Kevin Streib, 48, of Gaston, Oregon. Troopers suspect driver fatigue played a role in the accident that...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Will they come?

Years after completion of the Bridge to Nowhere, developers’ dreams are still hanging on a three-quarter-mile stretch of road between Mercy Regional Medical Center and the Highway 160 interchange...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Newest ‘lake’ has little potential for recreation

What’s up with Durango’s newest reservoir? It’s located at the U.S. Highway 550/160 intersection, just south of the Welcome to Historic Durango sign. Is the city drafting a Recreation Master Plan...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Action Line

Accident victim in critical condition

A Bayfield man remains in critical condition after a two-vehicle accident earlier in the week on U.S. Highway 160 at County Road 501 in Bayfield. Christopher Ellis, 31, driving a 2008 GMC pickup...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

1 hurt in Bayfield crash

Two drivers in pickups were involved in an accident Wednesday morning that sent one driver to the hospital. A 2001 Dodge and a 2008 GMC crashed at U.S. Highway 160 and County Road 501 in Bayfield,...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Victims of two highway accidents identified

The Colorado State Patrol has identified the two people killed in separate highway accidents Thursday, one south of Molas Pass on U.S. Highway 550 and one two miles east of the Cortez city limits...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New way to take a left

A new displaced turn lane allowing northbound traffic on Camino del Rio to turn left onto U.S. Highway 160 at the DoubleTree Hotel intersection went live Monday night. Crews began moving signal...

DATE: July 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez highway work suspended

A contractor doing work for the Colorado Department of Transportation in Cortez and Pagosa Springs is interrupting work in Cortez to finish the job in Pagosa. Skanska is scheduled to return to...

DATE: July 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos woman killed in motorcycle accident

A 22-year-old Mancos woman was killed Wednesday morning in a motorcycle crash west of Hesperus. Brianna Lynn Schmittel was driving to work when she became distracted and drifted into the guardrail...

DATE: June 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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With help, California man survives highway heart attack

California native James Foley suffered a heart attack while driving earlier this month near Cortez. He and his wife, Tove Aase, were returning to Lompoc, California, after visiting family in...

DATE: May 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Take your time tonight driving through 160/550

Drivers need to slow down and pay attention tonight as the signal at the U.S. Highway 160/550 intersection will be out from 7 p.m. until early-morning hours. “This is a safety concern,” said Nancy...

DATE: April 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Commission to pick winner of public art contest today

The Durango Public Arts Commission allowed residents to comment on three finalists’ ideas for a new piece of public art, and a selection panel will vote on the winner today. Durango residents gave...

DATE: April 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News