I-70 noise wall meets early opponents

By scott miller

VAIL — Interstate 70 has been a mixed blessing for Vail. It provides easy access for visitors, and an easy trip to Denver for local residents. But the highway splits Vail, and the noise from the highway can be oppressive at times. Vail residents have looked for ways to ease those negative effects since what seems like moments after I-70 over Vail Pass was completed in 1969. Throughout the decades, residents have tried to ease the noise by planting trees and building earthen berms. More fanciful ideas include burying in the interstate, paying for the project with the sale of …

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