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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.

Pile Burn Operations in Intermountain Area

  • 3 January 2017
U.S. Forest Service Fire Management personnel will be conducting pile burning operations in the Intermountain area of Vail on Wednesday, Jan. 4. Weather conditions appear favorable with good smoke dispersal predicted. 

Vail Offers Tips for Safe New Year’s Eve Celebration

  • 29 December 2016
New Year's Eve in Vail will include bus service enhancements and the presence of police and fire personnel to ensure that a safe and fun atmosphere is provided for residents and guests. For the fifth consecutive year, the town will be rescinding an overnight curfew and eliminating late-night checkpoints in Vail Village due to the long-term success of its public safety campaign. Police Chief Dwight Henninger says additional foot patrols in the pedestrian areas will be used to maintain a family-friendly environment during the holiday.

Town of Vail Year in Review for 2016

  • 28 December 2016
Town of Vail Year in Review for 2016
The Town of Vail experienced numerous successes in 2016 as it marked its 50th year as a municipality.
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