Construction set to start on Red Cliff Internet tower this summer

By Ross Leonhart

RED CLIFF — An 80-foot tower that would provide Internet to the town of Red Cliff is ready to be built when the snow melts, but waiting for U.S. Forest Service approval could delay a broadband signal coming to the tower.The idea is to have fast-speed Internet go from Leadville to Ski Cooper to Red Cliff’s new tower with High Country Internet providing the signal, said Scott Burgess, mayor of Red Cliff.“The tower’s got to be there one way or the other. I’m confident that we’ll get the signal eventually,” Burgess said. “But it’s all up to the Forest Service …

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