Answerland " Mail delivery |

Answerland " Mail delivery

Q: Why doesn’t the post office deliver mail to Gypsum, Eagle or Avon?

A: In Avon, the town would first have to build cluster boxes at the cost of about $1,900 each for every 16 homes in Avon, said Avon Postmaster Matt Curry.

The town would have to fix roads so mail trucks could pull off in front the boxes and the town would also have to clear snow around boxes, Curry said.

The town would also have to fix addresses in town so they all can be delivered to, Curry said. If Avon agrees to do those things, then the town would have to request delivery from the U.S. Postal Service, Curry said.

The Gypsum postmaster, who declined to give her full name when reached for comment, concurred with Curry but deferred comment to Denver regional supervisors. Eagle Postmaster Sam McGibbon was out of town and unavailable for comment.

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