U.S. Highway 160

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

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

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

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. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s dinosaur age cut short

A high-profile crime has struck Durango’s art world like a meteor. At 4:33 p.m. Monday, police received a call, alleging that about an hour earlier, a group of five skinny juveniles – including...

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

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

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

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 | COLUMN: 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

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