Snow removal tips for Vail residents
December 1, 2008
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.