Public safety building groundbreaking is Thursday

By scott miller

AVON — The town of Avon and Eagle River Fire Protection District will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a new joint public safety facility Thursday at 10 a.m. The new facility is at the intersection of Nottingham Road and Swift Gulch Road in Avon.The facility, which will house Avon’s police department and serve as a regional fire station, is expected to open in late 2017 and will replace those agencies’ inadequate and aged facilities, as well as move emergency response out of the pedestrian core of Avon. The Buck Creek site’s location provides improved response to Interstate 70 for vehicular …

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