Work began in late August on a 240-unit apartment complex in Avon and will include one, two and three bed room units. The project is the next phase of the Village at Avon Development which is an 1,800 acre mixed use project. The Avon Apartments project is located on East Beaver Creek Boulevard near Traer Creek Plaza. Total construction time is anticipated to be 20-22 months. Portions of East Beaver Creek Boulevard will be relocated for this project, and the road will reopen by October 5, 2019.
West Benchmark Road
The Town is working on reconstructing West Benchmark Road and the project includes the addition of 26 on-street parking spaces along West Benchmark Road, sidewalk realignment by Mikaela Way, construction of an underground water quality vault, and drainage improvements to prevent the flooding of the Avon Public Library’s lower floor area. The stormwater quality vault will collect runoff from Mikaela Way, the Recreation Center parking lot and the Avon Town Hall parking lot to remove pollutants before discharging into the Eagle River. The project budget, as approved by the Avon Town Council, is $581,000. The project is scheduled to be constructed in late 2019 and early 2020. There will be impacts to the neighborhood including the temporary closure of Benchmark Road at Mikaela Way, including the intersection.
Old Town Hall Demolition
The old Town Hall will be demolished in 2020. Demolishing the building necessitates extending a water main, relocating electrical equipment attached to or in the building that supplies power to the entire park, installation of a new fiber optic line from New Town Hall to the stage, removal of asbestos, and grading out the site. The budget is $600,000.