U.S. Highway 550

CDOT to repair Hermosa railroad crossing

The Colorado Department of Transportation will assist the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad with railroad crossing repairs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday on U.S. Highway 550 in...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southern Ute police deputy involved in injury crash south of Durango

An on-duty Southern Ute Police Department officer was involved in an injury crash Thursday night on U.S. Highway 550 near Bondad. The two-car crash occurred about 10:35 p.m. and closed the highway...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New art coming to intersection where Arc of History once stood

The city of Durango is looking for public art to adorn the long narrow medians near the U.S. Highway 550/160 intersection, where the controversial Arc of History was once located. The city...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Multiple funding sources may be needed to connect ‘Bridge to Nowhere’

A drawn-out effort to connect U.S. Highway 550 with the Bridge to Nowhere in Durango is gaining new traction with a complicated funding scheme that involves millions of federal, state and local...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Smooth sailing on Molas Pass with completion of crib wall

Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Rock and Co. announced Thursday that crews have completed construction of two under-highway, downhill retaining walls, known as crib walls, on...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ridgway man who drove off Red Mountain Pass in stable condition

A 39-year-old Ridgway man whose vehicle went 370 feet off U.S. Highway 550 and down an embankment near Red Mountain Pass was in stable condition Monday morning, according to a spokesman at St....

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Highway 160/550 corridor construction complete

Construction along the U.S. Highway 160/550 corridor to improve the surface of the road wrapped up this week. The $6 million resurfacing project along Camino del Rio and North Main Avenue was...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec family of four dies in fiery head-on crash

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – An Aztec family of four and another driver died Friday night in a fiery crash on U.S. Highway 550 about 15 miles south of Cuba. Jimmie and Melissa Crawford and their...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

CDOT adds night-work hours to U.S. Highway 160, 550 project

Crews began scheduled night work of the concrete surface improvements on U.S. Highway 160 and U.S. Highway 550 last week to get the project completed by the end of May, weather permitting. The...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Junction Creek Bridge damage discovered

The Junction Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 550 in the north business corridor will be repaired after crews discovered damage while working on a rehabilitation project. Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT lays out details of roadwork on main corridor through Durango

A plan to smooth and resurface U.S. Highway 160 and north Main Avenue sparked some questions Thursday evening at a Colorado Department of Transportation meeting about conflicts with business and...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow slides onto U.S. Highway 550 near Lime Creek Road

A small snow “slip” landed on part of U.S. Highway 550 near Lime Creek Road on Tuesday, and the Colorado Department of Transportation is cautioning motorists of the increased risk of snowslides as...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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