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Vail to host construction kick-off meeting

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – An overview of anticipated projects occurring in Vail this year will be presented during the town’s annual construction season kick-off meeting from 8 to 10 a.m. April 6 at Donovan Pavilion.

Information on public and private construction projects will be available including town projects, utility projects, private developer projects, and their construction impacts to town roads, the frontage roads and adjacent properties. In addition, details will be provided on the town’s new development review process that will no longer require multiple permits for each project, the new streamlined three-year contractor registration process plus construction staging parameters, construction noise allowances and contractor parking. Information on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration current issues of concern and contact information also will be available.

Contractors, architects, merchants, residents and others with an interest in construction are encouraged to attend the meeting.

Major town projects anticipated this year include completion of Phase 1 of the Lionshead Transit Center on the north side of the Lionshead parking structure and the start of demolition and construction of the Phase 2 Lionshead Transit Welcome Center on the south side of the parking structure, pending a bid award. Also under way will be the widening of the shoulder on the north side of the South Frontage Road east of Ford Park to Bald Mountain Road for an improved bike lane with work scheduled to begin April 25 pending Colorado Department of Transportation approval and permits. In the fall, improvements to the charter bus lot east of the Lionshead parking structure are scheduled to take place.

Other projects include completion of the First Chair employee housing development in Lionshead, plus two new restaurants in Vail Village and access and parking garage improvements at Vail Spa in Lionshead.

For more information on the construction kick-off, contact Martin Haeberle, chief building official, at 970-479-2142 or

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