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Snow removal tips for Vail residents

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado “The town of Vail, Colorado is asking residents and homeowners to follow the town’s snow removal policies.

– By town ordinance, homeowners and residents are responsible for maintaining their own driveways, parking areas and sidewalks following a snowstorm.

– By town ordinance, hired snowplow drivers are required to obtain a Town of Vail snowplow license from the town’s Public Works Department,1309 Elkhorn Drive.

– By town ordinance, snowplows are not allowed to push or plow snow into public roadways, including snowmelted surfaces in Vail Village or LionsHead.

– For pedestrian safety, the town does not allow any on-street or shoulder parking. This includes construction vehicles. Automobiles may be ticketed and/or towed if left on town streets or shoulders during snow removal operations.

Following a snowstorm, roads that service the hospital, schools, commercial areas and the ski area are plowed by 8 a.m. with other residential streets plowed by 9 a.m. For additional information, call Charlie Turnbull in the town’s Public Works Department at 477-3425 or 390-3008.

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