Monday Mar 31
KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
Travel company offers 53-day rail trip around the world
A 53-day journey by train might sound like murder on the Orient Express, but one enterprising British travel company is offering rail tickets that take nearly eight weeks to circumnavigate the globe.
CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
CDOT documents recovery after Red Mountain Pass rockslide
The Colorado Department of Transportation produced a video - "Rocks on Red Mountain Pass - An event that tested community, commitment and courage" - documenting the nearly monthlong closure of U.S. 550 earlier this year.
The Telluride Watch
Tipton's Hermosa Creek Legislation Advances in House
The bill contains a provision to protect historic snowmobile use in the Molas Lake area near Silverton.
Disaster declaration for Colorado rockslide may get funding
Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed an executive order declaring an emergency disaster due to a rockslide that closed U.S. Highway 550 near Ouray on Jan. 12. The order says permanent mitigation is needed to ensure public safety on the mountain corridor and that would cost more than $2 million.
Ouray County Plaindealer
Rockfall Work Continues on Us 550 South of Ouray
"We are doing everything we can to address this safety issue as quickly as possible," CDOT Region 5 Transportation Director Kerrie Neet said.