When weather conditions get too bad to drive, CDOT makes the decision to close the roads.
That's what happened yesterday on many roads, including I-25 between Pueblo and Fountain. Some of you asked us on Facebook why the road didn't close sooner, saying it was extremely dangerous. Those with CDOT... more »
You might think huge crowds that come with the US Pro Cycling Challenge would mean a boost to the local economy; the race brought thousands of spectators to the downtown finish line, but other sections of town like Old Colorado City were deserted.
Many businesses closed early and some... more »
News First 5 has been following the developments of the Sand Gulch Fire in the Wetmore area. As reported earlier the fire has grown to more than 500 acres and more than 40 homes have been ordered evacuated. Speaking with incident command at 12:05 pm today, we have learned that... more »
WETMORE, Colo. (AP) - Cooler, wetter weather is helping firefighters as they battle a blaze that has evacuated about 40 Colorado homes and cabins.
Fire officials say lightning sparked the fire Friday on a 9,000-foot ridge near Wetmore, about 120 miles south of Denver.
Strong wind gusts carried... more »
Colorado Springs Police is closing s. Carefree west of Powers to Academy Blvd. due to multiple crashes and very slick roadways.
Similar conditions are reported on many of the city's East-west roadways that go over hills.
I-26 near Asheville and I-40 near Black Mountain, N.C., are expected to remain shut down overnight as a winter blast moves into the Southeastern U.S. The roads were closed after a number of wrecks.
The same storm knocked out power to tens of thousands and closed major highways in... more »
A stretch of northbound Union Blvd. is closed after an 8 inch water main broke overnight. Utility crews say northbound Union Boulevard is closed between Austin Bluffs and Garden Ranch Drive. It will be closed between Austin Bluffs and Garden Ranch Drive through the day Monday, while they work to... more »