Summit County construction update
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Editor’s note: This construction update will run Thursdays in the Daily throughout the summer construction season.
• Between Frisco and East Vail Pass: Delays and single-lane closures are possible in both directions through July for concrete sealing, striping and minor bridge improvements. Work to occur Monday to Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday until 2 p.m. Speed limit may be reduced to 45 mph through work zone during these times.
• Between Frisco and Vail: Right-shoulder closure is possible in both directions through July for installation of information technology equipment. Work to occur Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday until noon.
• Between Silverthorne and Bakerville: Shoulder and single-lane closures are possible through July to allow for installation of mileposts and fiber optics. Work to occur Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday until noon and Saturday until 5 p.m.
• Through the Eisenhower Tunnel: Single-lane closures are possible in both directions through June to allow for maintenance including sweeping, curb cleaning and tunnel washing. Work to occur Sunday through Saturday from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
• Highway 9: Traffic has been switched to the new pavement on the western side of the highway-widening project. CDOT is beginning work on the eastern side, removing the former highway alignment and building new northbound lanes. The work is expected to continue through this fall.
• 4 O’Clock Run Road: Asphalt overlay work continues today.
• Broken Lance Road: Patching and pavement operations begin Monday.
• Near Valley Brook Road and Airport Road: Minor traffic delays are possible as road and sidewalk construction is under way as part of the Valley Brook housing project.
• Washington Avenue and Main Street: Construction complete for this year’s work on the town’s Main Street Revitalization project. Improvements include stormwater and intersection improvements, new bike lanes and minor concrete repairs.
• Wellington Road, West Washington Avenue and 4 O’Clock Run Road: Xcel Energy is expanding capacity, with final roadwork to occur after Fourth of July weekend.
The utility company is to continue exchanging switch cabinets in areas across town, though little impact to traffic is expected.
• Peninsula: The redevelopment project in the popular recreation spot is under way, but the town says it’s not impacting public access except at the skate park, which is closed through July 9. As work begins on a tubing hill, bike park, day lodge, terrain park, a new roadway and parking improvements, the area remains largely open to locals and visitors. The project is expected to take up to 30 weeks to complete.
• Peak One Neighborhood: Developers are amid deep-utility construction for 12 units on the Peak One parcel. They plan to begin home construction in time to deliver the first home in November.
• Construction of the county transit center near the County Commons is expected to continue through the end of July to early August.
• Gold Run Circle and Tenderfoot Street: The road construction project is finishing up in the next two weeks.
• Corinthian Circle: Road redevelopment is to start July 12 and continue through September.
• Swan Mountain Recpath: The 1-mile Sapphire section of the path between Farmer’s Korner and Summit Cove is to open Tuesday. The project’s next section is to break ground that day to connect the area between Highway 6 and the Lowry campground area. After these sections are complete, the only remaining work will be to connect the west end of the path with Summit High School at Farmer’s Korner.
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