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I-70 Traffic Stops/Lane Closures Resume at Dowd Junction Monday, July 22

  • 19 July 2019
I-70 Traffic Stops/Lane Closures Resume at Dowd Junction Monday, July 22
The Colorado Department of Transportation will stop traffic intermittently on eastbound and westbound Interstate 70 through Dowd Canyon (mile 171-173) on Monday, July 22, for rock scaling operations. Dowd Canyon is between the west end of Vail and the junction of U.S. 6 & 24 (Dowd Junction). 

Civic Area Plan Concepts to be Narrowed, Refined at July 16 Meeting

  • 16 July 2019
Civic Area Plan Concepts to be Narrowed, Refined at July 16 Meeting
A series of key questions are being posed to the Town Council and members of the community that will be used to help frame the next steps in the Vail Civic Area master planning process. The discussions will take place in two sessions during the Tuesday, July 16 Town Council meeting. The first discussion, outlining potential financial considerations, is listed as 2.3 on the afternoon agenda which begins at 1 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers.  The second discussion, to refine and...

Four Vail Town Council Seats Open in November Election; Nominating Petitions Available Aug. 6

  • 15 July 2019
Four Vail Town Council Seats Open in November Election; Nominating Petitions Available Aug. 6
Nominating petitions will be available beginning Tuesday, Aug. 6 for candidates interested in running for one of four open seats on the Vail Town Council for the Regular Municipal Election in November. The petitions may be picked up in the Vail Town Clerk’s Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Vail Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road. Candidates have until 5 p.m. Aug. 26 to circulate and return the nominating petitions. A minimum of 10 valid signatures from...

Booth Heights Development Application

  • 15 July 2019
Booth Heights Development Application
Triumph Development has submitted an application for development of the Booth Heights Neighborhood, located at 3700 N. Frontage Road East, near the East Vail I-70 Interchange (Exit 180). The Development Plan proposes the construction of 73 residential units, including 42 units of deed-restricted employee housing, 19 deed-restricted townhomes and 12 unrestricted townhomes. The next review by the Planning and Environmental Commission is scheduled for July 22, 2019.

Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 23 and Aug. 13

  • 14 July 2019
Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 23 and Aug. 13
Mark your calendars for the Town of Vail’s annual Celebrating Community neighborhood picnic series Tuesday, July 23 at Bighorn Park in East Vail and Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail. Each picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town on a first-come, first-served basis. The picnics provide community members with an opportunity to offer comments and suggestions about various topics and to meet members of the Vail Town...

Vail Town Council Authorizes Housing Purchase for Resale to a Town Employee

  • 14 July 2019
The Vail Town Council, in its role as a housing leader and employer, has invested in a new home opportunity for one of the town’s employees. At its June 18 meeting, council members approved the purchase of a one-bedroom, one-bath 580 square foot home in the Homestake at Vail Condominiums, located at 1081 Vail View Drive. The home is being purchased for $325,000 with the town taking possession on July 10. 

I-70 Traffic Stops near Vail Beginning July 15

  • 14 July 2019
I-70 Traffic Stops near Vail Beginning July 15
The Colorado Department of Transportation will intermittently stop traffic on eastbound and westbound Interstate 70 through Dowd Canyon (mile 171 – 173) next week for rock mitigation operations. Dowd Canyon is between the west end of Vail and the junction of U.S. 6 & 24 (Dowd Junction). 

Safety Project to impact I-70 Near Vail this Week

  • 8 July 2019
Safety Project to impact I-70 Near Vail this Week
Beginning Tuesday, July 9, one lane will be closed on westbound Interstate 70 for ditch cleaning operations, about one mile west of Vail (mile 173–171). Continuing through Thursday, July 11, the right lane of westbound  I-70 will be closed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Friday, July 12, the lane closure will be in place from 6 a.m. to noon. Delays should be anticipated throughout the day. Due to safety and visibility requirements, rock work must be performed during...
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