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1 year 4 months ago

Blizzard closes highways, freezes gas pumps

CALHAN - It's the kind of storm that makes driving even short distances a challenge. Gusting winds and blowing snow on the eastern planes created whiteout conditions Wednesday afternoon, making travel dangerous enough that the Colorado Department of Transportation Closed Highway 24 east of Calhan and CO Hwy 94 east...

2 years 5 months ago

Mayor calls for end to DUI checkpoints

Sobriety checkpoints may soon be a thing of the past in Colorado Springs. As part of his budget for next year, Mayor Steve Bach recommended the police department no longer use the checkpoints because they are inefficient at catching drunk drivers. The mayor says he came to the decision...

2 years 6 months ago

Homeowner frustrated by flooding

When it rains, things get expensive for Beverley Stephens. The Stratmoor Hills homeowner had at least two feet of water in her basement earlier this month when record rainfall hit the area. "The carpet got soaked, all of the furniture in here was soaked," Stephens said. The repair...

2 years 6 months ago

Views differ on medicated driving

Medical marijuana supporters in Colorado believe that some patients can safely drive even if they have recently medicated. But state troopers think those supporters may be giving out dangerous advice. The Colorado Department of Transportation rolled out a public service announcement campaign last month warning drivers specifically not to...

4 years 3 months ago

Plan before you party with DUI iPhone app

Had too much to drink? There's an app for that. "R-U-Buzzed" was created by for the state transportation department specifically for the iPhone. The free program calculates a person's blood alcohol content and warns when you're over the limit and can even call a cab. It launched earlier this...

4 years 4 months ago

C-DOT Maintenance - Calhan

This position exists to maintain all roads, structures, safety attenuators, roadside and miscellaneous facilities as or near as possible in their original condition within the right of way of any assigned patrol within the Calhan Area. The following are a list of some of the duties that might be performed...

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