Benchmark Road in Avon closed due to gas leak, crews on scene
Eagle River Fire Protection District crews responded to a confirmed gas leak on Benchmark Road in front of the Seasons building in Avon this afternoon.
Xcel Energy is also on scene, and the road has been shut down to both vehicle and pedestrian traffic.
Authorities are advising the public to avoid the area.
Company officials say every aspect of Vail management is now focused on attaining the company’s goal of achieving a zero net operating footprint by 2030. Vail Resorts calls the plan their “Commitment to Zero,” and defines it a zero net carbon emissions by 2030, zero waste to landfills, and zero operating impact on forests and natural habitat.