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Eagle County Commissioner joins I-70 mountain corridor team

Daily Staff Report
Vail CO, Colorado

VAIL, COLORADO ” Eagle County Commissioner Peter Runyon has been named to a collaborative team by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) that will focus on the future of the Interstate 70 Mountain Corridor.

Runyon is part of a team of 26 other stakeholders will begin working together with a goal of recommending an alternative to address the corridor’s transportation needs.

This Collaborative Effort is part of the decision-making process of the I-70 Mountain Corridor Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS).

“I’m honored to join Vail Town Manager Stan Zemler in representing Eagle County on this team; and working to help plan the future of the I-70 Corridor.” Runyon said.

The 26-member group includes representatives of different interests in the 144-mile corridor, including local governments, highway users, transit, environmental, business and recreation, as well as state and federal agencies. Working with independent facilitators from The Keystone Center, the team will meet regularly at various locations in the corridor. The meetings will be open to the public for observation, with brief opportunities for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations will be publicized when they are scheduled.

For more information, go to http://www.i70mtncorridor.com

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