Vail works to construct new transportation plan

By scott miller

VAIL — The new underpass beneath Interstate 70 won’t be fully open until late 2017, but town officials are planning now for how the underpass will affect traffic and transit patterns through town.In fact, the town is working to update its 2009 transportation master plan. That plan will have a lot of detail, but will, ultimately, have a big impact.At a sparsely-attended kickoff meeting on Monday, town officials and consultants usually outnumbered residents, but the meeting brought a few residents who were loaded with opinions.Audre Engelman suggested that the town consider covering I-70, an idea that’s been proposed before, and, …

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