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2 years 5 months ago

600 potholes filled in last week

The City of Colorado Springs reports 600 potholes has been filed in the last week. This is the time of year when the Streets Division tackles potholes, which get much worse in the winter as the pavement freezes and thaws over and over. Potholes are prioritized by location, so...

2 years 7 months ago

COS drivers getting ready for I-25 widening

Funds are being allocated, and crews are preparing to get things rolling on the I-25 widening project between Woodmen Road and Interquest Parkway. Department of Transportation officials say drivers will likely start seeing construction activity by late July or Early August. CDOT Spokesman Bob Wilson says the third lane...

2 years 7 months ago

Woodmen crash cleared under I-25

There were several challenges for drivers in Colorado Springs during the morning commute. A four-car crash early in the rush hour at I-25 and Cimmaron caused big delays for motorists. Then, a crash on WB Woodmen under I-25 blocked most lanes at the end of the rush hour....

2 years 11 months ago

Collision on I-25 kills 3

A head-on collision has killed three people on southbound I-25. The crash happened around 1 a.m. Saturday morning. Colorado State Patrol responded immediately. A Toyota was travelling north in the southbound lane, and struck an Acura, killing the driver of the Toyota and the driver and passenger of...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Water main break on Westend Ave.

Colorado Springs Utilities is working a water main break on Westend Ave. That's the southwest part of Colorado Springs. Right now, 27 customers are without water. They say it will take a few hours to get it fixed.

3 years 1 month ago

Roadway repairs snarl traffic on NB I-25

Colorado Department of Transportation crews and Colorado Spring Police are on scene of a traffic hazard needing repairs on Northbound I-25 in the right lane just north of the pedestrian bridge. CDOT crew are working to quickly repair an expansion joint on the roadway that became a serious traffic hazard....

3 years 2 months ago

Traffic trailer vandalized

Between Friday and Monday, a trailer owned by the Fountain Police Department was damaged and law enforcement authorities are looking for the culprit. The trailer monitors traffic speed and the number of vehicles that go by. It was parked in the 400 block of Harvest Moon. Someone smashed the...

3 years 4 months ago

I-25 back to normal

I-25 is back to normal after a crash earlier this morning. Northbound I-25 was closed near the Pinon Truck Stop at Mile Marker 110. Traffic was diverted to a frontage road for about four miles. That accident has been removed and traffic is flowing smoothly again.

3 years 4 months ago

On wildlife accidents and road kill permits

Earlier I posted a story about Cyndi Walker who was hit by a bear last night as she was driving home from work along Austin Bluffs Parkway. A spokesperson for the Colorado Spring Police Department says drivers should report all traffic accidents involving wildlife even in situations like Cyndi's where...

3 years 4 months ago

UPDATE: Trailer spilling chemicals moved

Hazard Material crews from the Colorado Springs Fire Department are asking Police to shut down traffic at Boulder and Platte and at least two blocks west on Boulder due to spilling chemicals. The trailer spilling the chemicals has been moved from the roadway to a parking lot, but chemicals are...

3 years 4 months ago

Water main break at Dublin & Academy

A major water main break has buckled pavement on Dublin Blvd. just west of N. Academy. Eastbound Dublin is down to one lane surrounding the break. All lanes of Academy are open. Water is flowing down Dublin to Vincent Dr. Repair crews have yet to arrive.

3 years 4 months ago

Two car accident at Woodmen and Rangewood

Colorado Springs Fire Department crews are on scene of a two car accident in the intersection of Woodmen Road and Rangewood. There are lanes blocked by the accident and emergency equipment. Police are setting up detours around the accident now.

3 years 4 months ago

More changes on Hancock Expressway

Starting Monday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. until 5 a.m. motorists should be aware of an upcoming traffic switch on Hancock Expressway. Work will be performed to re-direct traffic to the east side of Hancock Expressway. Traffic will remain in a one-lane configuration in each direction until June 15th....

3 years 5 months ago

Delays expected on Highway 85

A fiber optic project will cause traffic problems for a couple of months along Highway 85 on the south side of Colorado Springs. Conduit and junction boxes will be placed in the median and on the shoulder of Highway 85 between I-25 in Fountain and Las Vegas Street in...

3 years 5 months 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 6 months ago

Input needed on Highway 50 traffic

The Colorado Department of Transportation will host two public meetings on future traffic needs from Pueblo to Pueblo West. "Traffic congestion and accident rates are expected to increase along Highway 50 between Swallows Road and Baltimore Avenue in the future," said CDOT Project Manager Joe Garcia. "In anticipation...

3 years 7 months ago

Water main break shuts down Elizabeth

A water main break is causing a big traffic mess on Elizabeth Street in Pueblo, between Highway 50 and 29th Street. Northbound Elizabeth is completely shut down; traffic is being re-routed on the I-25 frontage road. Southbound traffic is at a crawl. You will want to avoid the...

3 years 8 months ago

Pedestrian dies on rural road

A man was killed last night in an accident on a rural road southwest of Pueblo. The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office said Dennis Cordova, 24 was hit by a car just before 9 o'clock in the 3900 block of Bergemann Road. He died at the scene. The driver...

3 years 8 months ago

Most dangerous intersections

The Colorado Springs Police Department has released its list of the intersections where the most crashes happen. This list covers the last 9 months of 2010. The top four are roads that intersect with I-25. Woodmen Road at I-25 tops the list with 59 accidents. Cimarron, Bijou and...

3 years 9 months ago

One person thrown from car in accident

A person has been thrown from a car in an accident in north Colorado Springs. It happened just after 9:30 tonight near the intersection of Research and Voyager. Colorado Springs Police tell us two cars were involved. Details are still coming in and we'll keep you updated here on NewsFirst5.com

3 years 10 months ago

CSP Investigating Fatal Traffic Accident

Colorado State Patrol has released it's partial investigation findings on a fatal traffic accident that occurred at approximately 4:40pm Saturday evening. Fountain Police and Emergency crews responded to the report of a two car traffic accident at the intersection of Fontaine Blvd and Marksheffel Road involving a yellow Hummer H2...

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