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Vail Earns Recognition from American Public Works Association-Colorado Chapter with Top Honors for Street Superintendent, Skatepark

  • 22 October 2017
Vail Earns Recognition from American Public Works Association-Colorado Chapter with Top Honors for Street Superintendent, Skatepark
Town of Vail Street Superintendent Charlie Turnbull will be honored as Professional Manager of the Year by the Colorado Chapter of the American Public Works Association at its annual APWA Awards luncheon on Monday, Oct. 23 in Arvada. Recognition will also be given to Vail’s skatepark which has been selected to receive the outstanding Parks and Trails Project in the small community category.

Gore Valley Trail Temporary Closure Oct. 25 Between Dowd Junction and Intermountain

  • 22 October 2017
Gore Valley Trail Temporary Closure Oct. 25 Between Dowd Junction and Intermountain
The Gore Valley Trail between Dowd Junction and Intermountain will close from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, for sewer main maintenance. Eagle River Water & Sanitation District staff will conduct preventive maintenance on the sewer main along the recreation path.

Weekly Construction Update, Oct. 23

  • 20 October 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Oct. 23
A recap of weekly construction activity in and around Vail.

Vail Parking Pass Sales Begin Oct. 30 with Incentive for Early Purchase

  • 20 October 2017
Vail Parking Pass Sales Begin Oct. 30 with Incentive for Early Purchase
Season parking passes will be ready for purchase beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30 on the lower level of the Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road, with an added incentive for those who make their purchase early. Buy your season pass by Oct. 10 and get a voucher good for a free day of parking to be redeemed any time during the season, a value of $30. The free voucher is good for individual customers and is being offered again this season to help reduce last-minute crowding. The offer does not apply to bulk purchases.

Town of Vail Celebrates America Recycles Day on Nov. 15

  • 20 October 2017
Town of Vail Celebrates America Recycles Day on Nov. 15
In recognition of America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, the Town of Vail is joining communities around the country in hosting a series of events to encourage waste reduction and recycling. The town’s environmental office is partnering with Walking Mountains Science Center on this year’s event. America Recycles Day is an initiative of Keep America Beautiful and is one day each year to help educate and spur action on recycling 365 days a year.

Weekly Construction Update, Oct. 16

  • 13 October 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Oct. 16
A recap of construction activity in and around Vail.

I-70 Vail Underpass Project Celebrates Grand Opening

  • 13 October 2017
I-70 Vail Underpass Project Celebrates Grand Opening
Representatives from the Town of Vail, Colorado Department of Transportation, Kraemer North America and the public gathered at the site of the new I-70 Vail underpass on Friday, Oct. 13 to celebrate a successful project completion and officially open the underpass to vehicle, bike and pedestrian traffic. Officials also announced a new name for the underpass — the Sandstone Underpass. The North and South Frontage Roads in Vail have also returned to their normal, two-way configuration as of Friday, Oct. 6. This $30.1 million project finished ahead of schedule and on budget.

Proposed 2018 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review

  • 13 October 2017
Proposed 2018 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review
Public comment opportunities will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 17 as the Vail Town Council considers final adoption of the 2018 municipal budget. The $78.9 million expenditure plan is available on the town’s website. Second reading of the budget ordinance is listed as public hearing item 6.1 on Tuesday’s meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.

Federal, State and Local Officials Invite Community to Celebrate Opening of I-70 Vail Underpass Oct. 13

  • 13 October 2017
Federal, State and Local Officials Invite Community to Celebrate Opening of I-70 Vail Underpass Oct. 13
A grand opening ceremony to celebrate completion of the I-70 Vail Underpass will take place on Friday, Oct. 13 to mark the official opening of the roadway. Members of the community are invited to join federal, state and local officials for lunch and a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Trails in Vail Community Workshop Scheduled for Oct. 11

  • 10 October 2017
Trails in Vail Community Workshop Scheduled for Oct. 11
The Town of Vail is sponsoring a “Trails in Vail” community workshop from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11 in the Vail Public Library community room. The workshop is a component of the Comprehensive Opens Lands Plan Update process, which has been gathering public input throughout the year. Community members, hikers, mountain bikers and other outdoor recreationalists are encouraged to attend the session. Light refreshments will be served and free parking is available in the Lionshead parking structure.

Vail Parking Rates Set for 2017-2018 Season; Pass Sales Begin Oct. 30 with Incentive for Early Purchase

  • 8 October 2017
Vail Parking Rates Set for 2017-2018 Season; Pass Sales Begin Oct. 30 with Incentive for Early Purchase
For the first time in 10 years, winter parking rates will increase for users of the Vail Village and Lionshead parking structures as well as pricing adjustments for season pass holders. In approving the new fee structure at its Oct. 3 meeting, Vail Town Council members said the modifications were necessary to help meet the town’s goal to limit the amount of overflow parking on the south frontage road and to encourage use of free outlying parking. Another change will shorten the free parking period in the structures to be offset by a recommended merchant validation system to improve availability of close-in parking.

Bus Service Adjustments to West Vail Begin Oct. 9 as Vail I-70 Underpass Readies for Official Opening Oct. 13

  • 8 October 2017
Bus Service Adjustments to West Vail Begin Oct. 9 as Vail I-70 Underpass Readies for Official Opening Oct. 13
Town of Vail bus routes servicing the West Vail area will return to their regular schedules beginning Monday, Oct. 9 in preparation for the Friday, Oct. 13 opening of the new Vail I-70 Underpass following a public ribbon cutting ceremony.  The West Vail Green route will be reactivated with frequency every 40 minutes while the West Vail Red route also will return to its pre-construction frequency of every 40 minutes. The modified routes have been in place since July 5, 2016 to accommodate one-way detours on the frontage roads. During the winter season, a West Vail express bus will incorporate use of the underpass for added efficiency.

Tree Chipping Clean up Offered through Oct. 13 Following Earlier Snowstorm

  • 8 October 2017
Tree Chipping Clean up Offered through Oct. 13 Following Earlier Snowstorm
Clean up efforts associated with an Oct. 2 snowstorm that snapped trees and branches throughout Vail’s neighborhoods will continue through Friday, Oct. 13. Public Works crews have been circulating throughout the community to assist with curbside chipping operations.

Weekly Construction Update, Oct. 9

  • 7 October 2017
Weekly Construction Update, Oct. 9
A recap of construction activity in and around Vail.

Public Works to Assist with Fallen Trees from Snowstorm

  • 2 October 2017
Public Works to Assist with Fallen Trees from Snowstorm
A crew from the Town of Vail Public Works Department will be assisting with clean-up efforts today associated with fallen trees from the snowstorm overnight. This will include assistance in removing trees blocking private driveways and entrances. To request assistance, call Charlie Turnbull at 970-390-3008 or Sam Sandoval at 970-376-2597. 
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