Primary Contact: Leonard Sandoval, Town of Vail Construction Area Coordinator
970-390-4677 or 970-479-2198; firstname.lastname@example.org
Vail Police: Be Bear Aware
The Vail Police Department is reminding contractors to be mindful about bears and other wildlife. Construction sites are required to use bear-proof containers. Be sure to remove all food items from vehicles and keep them locked. Report all bear activity by calling the police department at 479-2201.
Online Citizen Portal
Customers of the Community Development Department have access to a 24/7 online citizen portal to submit applications for contractor registration and various construction-related permits. The portal, at http://vail.onlinegovt.com/ also accepts planning applications for review by the Design Review Board and Planning and Environmental Commission. In addition, residents can access the citizen portal to submit a code enforcement request or check to see the status of any permit activity in their neighborhood. To view frequently asked questions, visit http://www.vailgov.com/online-services.
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Here’s a recap of the various construction projects in and around Vail.
Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Redevelopment, 598 Vail Valley Drive
Construction activity will be contained within the construction fence during the winter months; however, an oversize crane is scheduled to arrive on site the week of Nov. 27 to set precast concrete, which will result in seeing an increase in oversize truck traffic on Vail Valley Drive. This is a redevelopment of the Ski and Snowboard Vail site to include a private and public club and multi-family residential dwelling units. Foundation work will be taking place soon, pending approval of the permit. The bike path on the south side of the project is closed until the project is complete. Vail Valley Drive will see an increase in oversize vehicle construction traffic. Completion date is fall of 2018. General contractor is Viele and Company, David Viele, 970-476-3082. Town of Vail Contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.
Hill Building, 254 Bridge Street
Construction material deliveries will occur on Bridge Street for the project during the winter months between 7 and 8 a.m. During this time, an area of Bridge Street (pending the size of the delivery) will be coned off to keep pedestrians safe while material is delivered to the project. Pedestrian traffic control will be provided. This is a major remodel of the building. Use of Bridge Street is allowed Monday through Thursday unless a public way permit has been submitted, approved and issued outside of the village delivery hours. The trash dumpster will be staged on site and fenced off. The project completion date is scheduled for fall of 2019. Contractor is Olson & Sons Construction Inc., Tim Olson, 970-390-7303. Town of Vail Contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.
Plaza Lodge, Unit R1, 291 Bridge Street
Material delivery (steel, wood, etc.) for the remodel improvements are ongoing and scheduled for the morning hours of 7 to 8:30 a.m. The project consists of a major remodel to a second story unit within the Plaza Lodge, directly above the Christy Sports store. Trash removal will take place during normal loading and delivery hours. Completion date is scheduled for summer 2018. Contractor is Nedbo Construction, Mike Losey 970-977-0329. Town of Vail contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.
Red Lion Inn Condo # 3 Renovation, 304 Bridge Street
Work consists of adding 714 square feet to level 1 and level 2 of Unit 3. Completion date is spring of 2018. Contractor is Beck Building Company, Kevin Fifield, 970-904-1283. Town of Vail contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.
Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum, 231 East Meadow Drive
Remodel of existing Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame is scheduled to be completed during the winter season. Contractor is Nedbo Construction, Michele VonDaggenhasuen, 970-445-7024. Town of Vail contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.
Vail Health Hospital East Enabling Work
Construction activity will be contained inside of the construction fence for the winter months. Preparation for Phase II of the Master Facility Plan, which includes the demolition of the southeast building, is currently scheduled for the winter 2017/2018 season. The east wing will include the tear-down and replacement of the current east wing administration building and garage, replacing it with a new garage and new 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 West Meadow Drive. Hospital patients and visitors should park in the hospital parking lot on South Frontage Road West. Patients and guests of the Medical Professional Building (US Bank) should park in the lot accessible by West Meadow Drive. Please see map. Contractor is G.E. Johnson Construction Company, Christian Earl, 307-203-9242.Town of Vail contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.
Row House Unit 8, 303 Gore Creek Drive
Work consists of an interior and exterior remodel; work will be contained within property boundaries and construction fencing. Project completion is scheduled for fall of 2018. Contractor is Cuccia Construction, Guy Cuccia, 970-471-6456. Town of Vail contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.
Row House Units 9 & 10, 303 Gore Creek Drive
Project consists of an interior and exterior remodel. New electrical conduits and excavation on Gore Creek Drive to provide updated and additional electrical power to units 8-12 is complete. Contractor is Beck Building, Steve Boderck, 970-471-1654. Town of Vail Contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.
Row House Units 11 & 12, 303 Gore Creek Drive
Project consists of an interior/exterior remodel and addition. Project completion date is currently scheduled for spring of 2018. Contractor is SRE Building Associates, Justin Marschalk, 970-376-2944. Town of Vail contact is Leonard Sandoval, 970-390-4677.
Intermountain Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project
The areas that were helicopter logged will have additional mitigation work completed during 2018. This will consist of piling the remaining slash for burning the following winter. Pile burning will be conducted this winter on the units on which hand thinning was conducted during Phase I of the project. Town of Vail Contact is Paul Cada, 970-477-3475, Vail Fire and Emergency Services.
Chamonix Vail, 2310 Chamonix Road
The initial construction of each of the ten new residential buildings is complete. Rough grading of the site, boulder wall construction and the interior roadways are completed. Final roofing and exterior siding work is underway. The first new residents are set to move in by early January, 2018. The anticipated completion date is March 31, 2018. Contact Weston Bierma, RA Nelson, 970-471-8314 or George Ruther, Town of Vail, 970-376-2675.
Doubletree Hotel, 2211 North Frontage Road (formally the Holiday Inn)
Work includes renovation of the interior/exterior of the hotel, pool area upgrades and parking lot improvements. Start date was Aug. 15, 2016, completion date scheduled for Dec. 14. Contact person is Larry Paige, 315-400-9732.
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