Arapahoe Basin Ski Area reopens after avalanche reduction work
UPDATE, 2:52 p.m.: Arapahoe Basin has reopened with the reopening of Highway 6.
Highway is open and so are we!!
— Arapahoe Basin (@Arapahoe_Basin) January 11, 2017
On Wednesday morning, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area announced it would remain closed for the morning hours while CDOT continued avalanche reduction work on Loveland Pass. The ski area posted this message on its Facebook account:
This morning, January 11, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area remains closed to public. Mountain operations crews are preparing the mountain this morning, but the ski area will not open until CDOT re-opens U.S. Highway 6. Currently, there is a delay in opening the highway. Stay tuned to Arapahoebasin.com and our social media outlets for updates as we receive them.
Work began last week in preparation for a new 240-unit apartment complex in Avon. t’s the first major construction on the Traer Creek property in 13 years, since the completion of the Traer Creek Plaza building.