Underpass construction’s first focus is on I-70

By scott miller

VAIL — People have been talking since the 1980s about linking Vail’s frontage roads with an underpass beneath Interstate 70. Work has finally begun on that long-lasting item on the town’s wish list, and will continue into late 2017.Design work started in early 2013 on the underpass, with a funding announcement from the state made in late summer of that year. Since that time, the price has increased significantly, from about $21 million to about $30 million today. The town of Vail is picking up roughly $30 percent of that cost. When finished, town officials say the new underpass will …

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