Avon Road improvements complete

By Edward Stoner

AVON— Timed with the 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships, the town of Avon has invested in improvements to enhance safety, energy efficiency and streetscape elements on Avon Road, its main roadway and thoroughfare to Beaver Creek Resort. Signalized pedestrian crossings were installed at three major crosswalks and all roadway streetlights were upgraded to LED-lighting, which consumes less electrical energy and is more cost efficient to maintain. The project included replacement of 32 150-watt induction streetlights light poles, and the permanent removal of an additional 14 poles with 75-watt LED lights. The result is an energy savings of 15,111 kilowatt hours …

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