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Weekly Construction Update, Dec. 2

  • 30 November 2019

Primary Contact: Leonard Sandoval, Town of Vail Construction Area Coordinator
970-390-4677 or 970-479-2198;

Construction Update Meetings Return in the Spring of 2020

Weekly construction meetings have ended for the season and will return in the spring of 2020. Contractors working in the areas of the Vail Village and Lionshead core areas during the winter months will be communicating to the Public Works Department providing updates as needed and coordinating and communicating any impacts as it relates to construction activity within the right of way. For more information, contact Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.

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Here’s a recap of the various construction projects currently ongoing in Vail.

Vail Village

Mountain View Residence Phase II, 434 South Frontage Road East
A 300-ton crane is staged in the parking lot for the installation of the steel portion of the project which is currently underway. All oversized trucks will be staged along the South Frontage Road east of the Ford Park entrance. The north side of the parking garage within the construction fence area is the staging area for trucks and material deliveries. General contractor is Shaw Builders LLC. Jim Heid, 970-904-5669. Town of Vail contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.

Slifer Square Water Feature Replacement
BrightView Land Development, Inc. has substantially completed the work on the Slifer Square Fountain. The fountain will go into operation in May 2020. Minor site work and landscaping will occur at the same time. Town of Vail contact is Todd Oppenheimer, 970-47902161.

Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Redevelopment, 598 Vail Valley Drive
Phase I of the project has received a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy. The project is a redevelopment of the Ski and Snowboard Vail site to include a private and public club and multi-family residential dwelling units. Completion date is winter of 2019. General contractor is Viele and Company, David Viele, 970-476-3082. Town of Vail contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.

Vail Health Master Facility Plan, 180 S. Frontage Road
Removal of the 300-ton crane along the North Frontage Road is scheduled for the early part of the week of Dec. 9. Pending weather and road conditions, this work will require a lane shift on the Frontage Road. Traffic control will be provided. Steel deliveries and concrete pours continue. Please exercise caution along South Frontage Road and West Meadow Drive. Phase II of the Master Facility Plan includes the tear-down and replacement of the current east wing administration building and garage, replacing it with a new parking garage and hospital building to house new emergency and imaging departments, as well as a new lobby, central plant, tenant space and material management department. All hospital services will remain open and fully functional throughout the construction. To access the Emergency Department, use Vail Road/West Meadow Drive. Hospital patients and visitors should park (valet parking only, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.) in the hospital parking lot on West Meadow Drive. Patients and guests of the Medical Professional Building (US Bank) should park (valet parking, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) in the underground parking lot of the Medical Professional Building accessible by West Meadow Drive. Contractor is G.E. Johnson Construction Company, Christian Earl, 307-203-9242.Town of Vail contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.
Row House Units 9 & 10, 303 Gore Creek Drive
Single lane closures are scheduled for deliveries throughout the winter months; pending public way permit approval, traffic control will be provided. Construction activity will be contained within property boundaries and construction fencing. Project consists of an interior and exterior remodel. Completion date is late spring 2020. Contractor is Beck Building, Gary Kendall, 720-202-5645. Town of Vail contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.

Row House Units 11, 303 Gore Creek Drive
Single lane closures are scheduled for deliveries throughout the winter months; pending public way permit approval, traffic control will be provided. Project consists of an interior/exterior remodel and addition. Project completion date has yet TBD. Contractor is SRE Building Associates, Casey Brune, 970-376-5568. Town of Vail contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.


Antlers at Vail, 680 Lionhead Place
Work consists of remodel/addition to existing lobby (3rd floor) and an addition of a 4th floor to the lobby which will be offices and a conference room. A new elevator will be included in the addition that will extend from the lower level of parking to the 7th floor. Along with the existing conference room and existing accounting offices, these areas will be remodeled into a new condominium unit. The Antlers courtyard will be closed during construction. Completion is scheduled for mid-December 2019. Contractor is Hyder Construction, David Halvorsen, 303-517-3694. Town of Vail Contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.


Vail Timber Ridge Rockfall Mitigation Project, Lionsridge Loop
Rock mitigation work is nearly completed, clean-up work remains. Removal of the temporary concrete barriers and fencing is scheduled for the week of Dec. 2. This will require a single lane closure. Completion date (pending weather conditions) is mid-week of Dec. 2.  Contractor is Donald Gerger, Rock Solid Solutions Corp. Town of Vail Contact is Greg Hall, 970-479-2160.

Bridge Road/Gore Creek Access and Bank Stabilization
The town has contracted with Diggin’ it Riverworks to install a watercraft put-in area just west of Bridge Road. The work will include a stone access area, short-term loading zone, a gravel trail, stream bank stabilization work and native plantings. Traffic control on Bighorn Road will be used during deliveries; otherwise all work should occur south of Bighorn Road. The contractor will work Monday-Saturday. Town of Vail contact is Gregg Barrie 970-390-3286.

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