Nesting Golden Eagles Delay Durango Airport Work

From TheDenverChannel:

DURANGO, Colo. — An airport runway expansion plan in Durango has come to a halt because of some traffic the tower can’t control.

Two golden eagles, with wingspans that can exceed six feet, have decided to nest in a pine tree near a runway of the Durango-La Plata County Airport.

That has brought a two-year $18.6 million runway expansion plan to a halt, at least temporarily. They are expected to move on around June 1.