Road transport

Narraguinnep Canal replacement project now completed

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor Structures, Inc. have announced the completion of the Colorado Highway 184 Narraguinnep canal replacement project. The job, which was...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

County, CDOT plan to close Road BB at U.S. 491

The intersection of County Road BB and U.S. Highway 491 is reportedly one of the most dangerous in the state, and local officials plan to change that by eliminating it.Under an preliminary plan by...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Water from oil and gas drilling used on county roads

Montezuma County gravel roads are typically treated with a mixture of magnesium chloride and water to keep the dust down.But the county road department has added an ancient dust-control product...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

County asserts ownership of Dolores-Norwood Road

For the past three years, the Montezuma County Commission has been asserting county jurisdiction of the historic Dolores-Norwood road where it passes through 10 miles of the San Juan National...

DATE: July 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

In the Colorado General Assembly, roads debate is in limbo

DENVER – When Colorado lawmakers convened for this year’s legislative session, both parties declared the improvement of the state’s 1950s-designed road network a top priority. Four months later and...

DATE: May 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

County, forest at odds over OHVs

A U.S. Forest Service ranger told Montezuma County commissioners this week that local officials continue to overstep their authority in regard to the Dolores-Norwood Road. District Ranger Derek...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Road Runner bus line celebrates 1st anniversary

The Road Runner Stage Lines, which has provided the public with reliable and relatively affordable means of transportation linking Southwestern Colorado communities with Grand Junction - and from...

DATE: July 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

The Road Runner bus line celebrates 1st anniversary

The Road Runner Stage Lines, which has provided the public with reliable and relatively affordable means of transportation linking Southwestern Colorado communities with Grand Junction - and from...

DATE: July 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Road Runner bus line celebrates 1st year serving Southwest Colo.

The Road Runner Stage Lines, which has provided the public with reliable and relatively affordable means of transportation linking Southwestern Colorado communities with Grand Junction – and from...

DATE: July 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Off-road shop preps for 2015 season

While most were making party plans to send off 2014 on New Year's Eve, Cortez off-road buggy maker Jimmy's 4x4 was buzzing with work. Competitive Ultra4 drivers affiliated with the shop, known...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Local off-road shop preps for 2015 racing season

While most were making party plans to send off 2014 on New Year’s Eve, Cortez off-road buggy maker Jimmy’s 4x4 was buzzing with work. Competitive Ultra4 drivers affiliated with the shop, known...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Colorado 145 project resumes

Road construction equipment has rolled into Cortez as resurfacing efforts have resumed along Colorado 145. The $5.7 million project started outside of Dolores in March, but the work was postponed...

DATE: July 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: DS - News