Vail altering its roundabout formation to ease congestion

22nd July, 2016 by

By scott miller

VAIL — Beginning mid-day, Monday, motorists at the Town Center Interstate 70 interchange at Vail will be directed into a new lane configuration that will add additional capacity for commuters accessing the westbound on-ramp. The northbound lane beneath I-70 will be re-striped to carry two 11-foot lanes of traffic through the underpass around the north side teardrop roundabout, and then onto the I-70 westbound on-ramp.Engineers from the town and the Colorado Department of Transportation will be monitoring the new configuration throughout the week to determine if the trial period will be continued. Engineers estimate the two-lane travel will increase capacity …

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