Vail makes new rules after two recent major gas leaks

By Melanie Wong

VAIL — After two major gas leaks caused by construction drilling this month, the town of Vail will require the company that caused the line breaks to follow strict guidelines for the remainder of the project. The town ordered Slick Underground Inc., of Elbert, to halt work Tuesday after crews caused two gas-line breaks in two separate places over the course of five days. The company, a subcontractor of Aspen Wireless, was working on a new Wi-Fi and cell phone network system that required installing fiber optic cables throughout the town. The first leak happened on Aug. 6 near Lionshead …

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