Answerland " Fifth Street in Eagle |

Answerland " Fifth Street in Eagle

Q: The town of Eagle recently had a construction project along Fifth Street from Highway 6 to Broadway. Are there plans to make the pavement the same height as the streets Fifth Street crosses?

A: The short answer is “yes.” The slightly longer answer is that more asphalt is coming in the spring.

“The paving on Fifth Street is 5 inches thick, and you can’t lay that down in one pass,” Eagle Town Manager Willy Powell said. “We laid 3 inches last fall, and we’ll lay down the last 2 inches, probably in May.”

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The reporters at the Vail Daily will do their level best to find answers to questions you might have about life in our fair valley.

Is a pothole on your street swallowing large dogs and small cars? We’ll try to find out when the repair crew is coming. Are people speeding in the local school zone? We’ll ask the local police what they can do. Is that building going up down the street really going to be another Starbucks? We’ll see what we can find out.

E-mail your questions to, and we’ll get right on it.

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