Remember that today, Sunday, September 18, Platte will be closed between Hancock and Union until 12am. This will also be the case for the next two Saturdays.
Crews are replacing water drains along the road. All construction is scheduled to be finished by November.
Detours are on place. more »
Work on E. Platte was originally scheduled for Saturday, September 17, but was rescheduled for today, Sunday, September 18.
E. Platte is closed from Union Blvd. going eastbound and Handcock Ave. going westbound. Closure runs from 7 a.m. until 12 a.m., as crews are replacing storm drains in that area.... more »
Emergency crews are on scene of an injury traffic accident in the intersection of Union Boulevard and E. Platte. The entire intersection is blocked at this time by the crash and crews working on the scene. There are reports of injuries, but it is unknown to what extent. more »
Colorado Springs Police have closed the intersection of Platte and Murray after an accident.
Police believe it involved a tow truck and someone who got tangled in the tow truck's rigging.
We have a crew on the way and will bring you more as we find out. more »
The Focus on Safety Photo Enforcement system has been installed, tested and calibrated. Next step--warning notices in the mail for drivers who run red lights.
After a one-month period when warning notices are sent, the program will begin imposing $75 fines each time a driver runs a red light.... more »
Northbound Powers was closed at Platte for about an hour after a grass fire started by a fire inside a garbage truck.
Firefighters attempted to douse the flames by spraying water directly into the parked truck but were unsuccessful.
So, commanders decided to move the truck to a... more »
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... more »
The westbound lanes of Platte Avenue closed Wednesday afternoon for more than an hour after two separate accidents near the intersection of Arrawanna Street just west of Chelton Road. Both accident resulted in injuries, but no fatalities. more »