Beginning Monday, April 3, major construction resumes on the Colorado Department of Transportation and Town of Vail I-70 Vail Underpass project. Work hours during this project phase are anticipated to be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday; however, since much of the work is weather-dependent, it may be necessary for crews to do additional nighttime and/or weekend work to stay on schedule.
The Gore Valley Trail through Dowd Junction has reopened for a new season as of Thursday, March 30. Users are advised to use extreme caution during or after additional snowstorms due to snowplowing activity on Interstate 70.
A recap of current and future construction projects in Vail.
Street sweeping operations will be getting underway in Vail beginning Monday, April 3 and will continue through June 1. Crews will be working eight hours each day, five days a week to complete the sweeping which includes curbside cinder pick up. Residents are asked to rake the cinders from their yards into the right-of-way and to call the public works department at 970-479-2158 when ready for pick up, then allow a few days for completion.
It’s week 19 of our random drawing for a free day of parking from among our parking pass holder subscribers. Rena Czerwinski, please stop by the Town of Vail Parking Office and pick up your voucher for a free day of parking this season to be used any time.
The Town of Vail will sponsor another installment of its Lunch with the Locals series at noon Wednesday, March 29 at the Grand View on the third level of the Lionshead Welcome Center. Attendees will enjoy a free lunch while listening to a presentation from Jason Carey of RiverRestoration.org
. Parking is free for first two hours.
One of the top events of the year kicks off the summer season in Vail with the GoPro Mountain Games, June 8-11. With warming temperatures and rising streams, it’s the perfect combination for athletes and spectators. A preview of Vail's summer activities is highlighted here.
The Vail Police Department is hosting a 5k run on May 6 to honor fallen Vail Police Officer Ryan Cunningham. The informal run will take place at 9 a.m. with the start area at Vail Mountain School and finishing at Officer Cunningham’s memorial near the Bighorn trailhead in East Vail. Officer Cunningham made the ultimate sacrifice in the early morning hours of May 6, 2001. At the time, he was survived by his wife and young daughter. Officer Cunningham is the only officer to lose his life...