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1 year 1 month ago

Interstate-25 bridge closed for road work

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Department of Transportation has closed a bridge from northbound Interstate-25 to westbound Interstate-70 to repair surface problems. Spokeswoman Mindy Crane said the bridge was temporarily closed on Friday because of problems with an expansion joint between bridge sections that could cause cars to have flat...

1 year 10 months ago

Southern Colorado bridge collapses

TRINIDAD, Colo. (AP) - A crack in a bridge in southern Colorado is forcing drivers to take the long route along a scenic byway that runs west from Trinidad to the Sangre De Cristo mountains. The Colorado Department of Transportation says the crack developed Wednesday evening on Colorado Highway 12...

2 years 1 month ago

New pedestrian bridge makes kids safer

A new pedestrian bridge will make walking to school safer at Stratmoor Hills Elementary. The bridge eliminates children having to cross B Street, some railroad tracks and Loomis Avenue on their way to and from school. The bridge is also lighted and provides some protection from bad weather. ...

2 years 10 months ago

Dead man discovered hanging from CU bridge

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Boulder Police are investigating a man found hanged from a pedestrian footbridge on the University of Colorado campus. The man was discovered by another pedestrian just before 4 a.m. Sunday. The bridge near a parking lot spans Boulder Creek through campus. The Camera newspaper...

3 years 1 week ago

Academy to be closed overnight Saturday

Academy Boulevard will be closed from Bradley to Drennan in both directions overnight Saturday. Beginning Saturday at 10 p.m. and continuing through 7 a.m. Sunday morning, detours will be in place as road and bridge construction continues on Proby Parkway. Northbound Academy Boulevard traffic will be detoured at...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Woodmen bridge at Academy soon to open

A big change will happen for motorists at the new Academy and Woodmen interchange tonight. Beginning at 8 p.m. traffic on Woodmen will be shifted onto the new bridge over Academy and stoplights on Academy will be removed to allow for continuous traffic flow under Woodmen. For the...

3 years 2 months ago

Veteran's bridge memorial remains incomplete

A memorial on Pueblo's riverwalk dedicated to Veterans remains unfinished, two months after it was officially dedicated. For now, visitors may notice part of the South granite memorial on the Veteran's Bridge is being held together with black tape and wooden spacers. Plus, one section of names is actually printed...

3 years 5 months ago

Elephant bridge planned at Denver Zoo

DENVER (AP) - The Denver Zoo is installing a 55-foot-long bridge that will take Asian elephants from one habitat to another while human visitors walk along a pathway below. Indian rhinos and Malayan tapirs will also use the bridge in turn as they rotate through different outdoor yards throughout...

3 years 6 months ago

Bridge replaced in only four days

A seven-mile stretch of Highway 24 west of Colorado Springs is now open between Florissant an Divide. The closure allowed road crews to quickly replace a 73-year-old bridge. The bridge work took only four days. The Colorado Department of Transportation had alloted two weeks for the work, but SEMA...

3 years 10 months ago

Bridge washes out access to restaurant

What's worse than rain on your wedding day? Try a swollen creek washing out the only bridge to your dream wedding spot. This week's flooding destroyed the bridge to Boulder's Red Lion Restaurant, forcing couples to scramble to find last minute accommodations for hundreds of guests this weekend. Andrea...

3 years 10 months ago

Public input needed on park bridge

The City of Colorado Springs will hold a public Open House on Tuesday, June 15, to gather public input about a project to replace the stone bridge on Evans Avenue, near the entrance to North Cheyenne Canon Park. The open house will run from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at...

3 years 10 months ago

Man accused of throwing puppy into river

A 10-month-old puppy is missing and a man is in jail after police say he tossed the pup into the South Platte River after a fight with his girlfriend. Twenty-one-year-old Gary Carville is accused of throwing the puppy named "Midnight" from a bridge into the South Platte on Thursday...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Train engine dangles off bridge

A coal train derailed Friday morning in Chesapeake, Virginia, leaving its engine dangling off a bridge. The train apparently failed to stop as it approached a bridge over the intercoastal waterway. Coast Guard officials rushed to the scene and closed the area surrounding the waterway. About 1,500 gallons...

4 years 3 months ago

4th Street bridge: trail closures continue

The Colorado Department of Transportation says the Arkansas River Trail under the 4th Street Bridge will remain closed through Friday, January 8, 2010. According to a release, the trail was closed to users on November 30th. It was supposed to re-open yesterday but work isn't complete yet. Crews are...

4 years 3 months ago

Bridge on Nevada found lacking

One lane of North Nevada Ave. has been closed due to structural problems. The bridge spans a rail spur near Fillmore. One lane was shut down after an inspector discovered evidence of deterioration under the bridge. There will still be one lane open northbound, and the two southbound lanes...

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