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Free Sand and Bags Available from Town of Vail Beginning May 22

  • 21 May 2017
Free Sand and Bags Available from Town of Vail Beginning May 22
Beginning Monday, May 22, the Town of Vail will establish two distribution points for free sand material and empty bags for residents and merchants who wish to safeguard their property from the possibility of high water. Sand and bags will be available at the parking lot near the I-70 interchange in East Vail and at the North Trail parking lot in West Vail. Residents should bring a shovel and be prepared to fill their own bags while supplies last. Contractors are asked to make their own arrangements for sandbags for commercial construction projects.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned Friday as Conditions Allow

  • 18 May 2017
Pile Burning in Vail Planned Friday as Conditions Allow
Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services have scheduled pile burns for Friday, May 18 as conditions permit. The operations will take place in the Buffehr Creek area on the north side of Interstate 70.

Emergency Responder Recognition is Monday, May 8

  • 7 May 2017
Emergency Responder Recognition is Monday, May 8
Members of the public are invited to join Eagle County Emergency Responders for the 16th annual emergency responder recognition on Monday, May 8. The activities will begin at 9 a.m. when participants will gather at Freedom Park in Edwards to line up for a “Ride in Remembrance” event featuring motorcycles, classic cars and emergency response vehicles.

Vail Underpass Frontage Road Detours Pushed to May 1 Due to Weather

  • 20 April 2017
Vail Underpass Frontage Road Detours Pushed to May 1 Due to Weather
Based on inclement weather forecast for the next few days, the I-70 Vail Underpass project team is delaying the implementation of the Frontage Road one-way detours. These detours are now anticipated to go into effect the week of May 1.

Vail to Host Construction Season Kick-off Meeting April 12

  • 10 April 2017
The Town of Vail will be hosting its annual construction season kick-off meeting from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 12 at Donovan Pavilion, 1600 S. Frontage Road. The meeting will include a new open house format with information on construction staging parameters, noise allowances, contractor parking information, the town’s 24/7 customer portal, contractor registration requirements and inspection schedules. In addition, recycling requirements and streamtract regulations will be available from the town’s environmental team.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned for April 4 as Conditions Allow

  • 3 April 2017
Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services have scheduled pile burns for Tuesday, April 4 as conditions permit. The operations will take place on the Vail Golf Club golf course.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned for Today as Conditions Allow

  • 27 February 2017
Crews from the U.S. Forest Service have scheduled pile burns for today, Feb. 27 as conditions permit. The operations will take place south of Sequoia Drive in West Vail on the south side of Interstate 70. The piles were built as part of the ongoing Vail Intermountain Fuels Reduction Project which is a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service, Town of Vail and Eagle County.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned Thursday as Conditions Allow

  • 22 February 2017
Crews from the U.S. Forest Service have scheduled pile burns for Thursday, Feb. 23 as conditions permit. The operations will take place south of Sequoia Drive in West Vail. The piles were built as part of the ongoing Vail Intermountain Fuels Reduction Project which is a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service, Town of Vail and Eagle County.

Vail Town Council Members Join in Re-dedication of East Vail Fire Station

  • 22 February 2017
Vail Town Council Members Join in Re-dedication of East Vail Fire Station
The Vail Town Council joined in celebrating the re-dedication of the East Vail fire station during its Feb. 21 meeting. Accompanied by the architect team, contractor, neighbors, firefighters and other well-wishes, Council members joined Fire Chief Mark Novak and Town Manager Stan Zemler in a traditional hose uncoupling ceremony followed by a tour of the facility.

Weekly Construction Update, Jan. 23

  • 20 January 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Jan. 23
A recap of current construction projects and related schedules

Be Mindful of Snow and Ice Hazards

  • 13 January 2017
With this season’s accumulating snowfall, Vail Fire and Emergency Services is asking property owners and managers to make arrangements to remove hazardous ice and snow accumulations that may endanger public safety.

Weekly Construction Update, Jan. 16

  • 12 January 2017
A recap of construction activity in Vail.

Carbon Monoxide Incident Serves as a Reminder to Check for Possible Hazards

  • 11 January 2017
At approximately 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services and Eagle County Paramedic Services responded to a duplex on Vail View Drive for a report of a person not feeling well. Upon arrival, emergency personnel found one person who was seriously ill. While treating the initial patient, four other occupants complained of not feeling well. Emergency personnel immediately evacuated all of the occupants from the building; two patients were incapacitated and had to be physically carried out of the building. Two additional fire engines, two additional ambulances and a paramedic supervisor were called to the scene. Following treatment at scene, all five occupants were transported to Vail Valley Medical Center.

I-70 Road Closures: What it Means for the Vail Community

  • 10 January 2017
I-70 Road Closures: What it Means for the Vail Community
With back-to-back closures of Interstate 70 at Dotsero and Vail Pass this week, Vail Police Chief Dwight Henninger reminds us of the protocols that are in place to manage these closures through significant pre-planning and coordination with Vail’s public safety partners.

Winter Snow Removal Reminder

  • 6 January 2017
Winter Snow Removal Reminder
With an updated snowfall count of 17 inches within the Town of Vail during this latest storm, the town’s snowplow drivers have been working to keep the streets safe for travel, including clearing snow from intersections to improve visibility. Following a snowstorm, roads that service the hospital, schools, commercial areas and the ski area take priority with a goal to plow those areas by 8 a.m. Efforts are made to plow other residential streets by 9:30 a.m.
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