Utility bridge installation in Dowd Junction set for July 12

Short duration holds may impact pedestrians, cyclists, boaters, and drivers On Jul. 12 there will be several 20-to-30-minute shutdowns of the Gore Valley Trail in Dowd Junction while a new utility bridge is lifted into place over the Eagle River as part of the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District’s sewer main replacement project in […]

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Sewer main replacement project in Dowd Junction winds down for season

Work to resume early next spring Travelers through Dowd Junction have probably noticed the new pier and abutment walls erected on the banks of the Eagle River just upstream of the Gore Valley Trail bridge. The pier is hard to miss, extending approximately 26.5 feet above ground and an additional 42.5 feet below ground. These […]

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Ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate opening of new pedestrian bridge in Minturn

Public partnership paved the way for wider bridge Sept. 1, 2021, update: View the recap below. County Clips Sept. 1, 2021 – Minturn pedestrian bridge ribbon cutting from Eagle County government television on Vimeo.   Aug. 17, 2021 Read about the ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Vail Daily. Aug. 10, 2021 The newly completed pedestrian bridge […]

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Sewer main replacement near Dowd Junction has multiple community benefits

New utility bridge will increase safety for cyclists, pedestrians, and river users.   Phase 1 of the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District wastewater collection system improvement project is underway near the intersection of Highway 24 and County Road in Minturn. The district will replace a sewer main that crosses the Eagle River downstream of […]

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