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Wildfire Readiness Exercise Takes Place Wednesday, Aug. 5 in Vail

  • 3 August 2015
Wildfire Readiness Exercise Takes Place Wednesday, Aug. 5 in Vail
Emergency response agencies from the area will be taking part in a wildfire readiness exercise in Vail from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5. Coordinated by Vail Fire and Emergency Services, the exercise will simulate a wildfire that could threaten nearby homes. Travelers should expect to see numerous first responder vehicles in and around Vail as part of the exercise, which will test real-time emergency response and coordination between fire agencies, law enforcement and various support...

Preliminary Work to Prepare for Construction of Permanent Skatepark Begins this Week at Lionshead Parking Structure

  • 3 August 2015
Preliminary work to prepare for construction of Vail’s new permanent skatepark begins this week. Starting Tuesday, Aug. 4, Crews will begin installing construction fencing and related signage at the site. This will be followed by removal of existing surface materials, earthwork and drainage. There will be no impacts to traffic or pedestrian circulation during the site work.
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