Aug 1, 2018 12:00pm
“VAIL PASS: BALANCING TRANSPORTATION NEEDS WITH ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS” Presented by Lauren Cooper
Vail Pass has been determined to be a nationally significant interstate highway segment because it was constructed to preserve the inherent scenic qualities of the surrounding mountainous setting. Hear the history of this I-70 pass and its importance to the state of Colorado. Learn about the unique environmentally-sensitive design developed for Vail Pass, and how it is maintained to this day.
The Historical Lunchtime Lecture Series features 12 educational presentations held at the Historic Park Log Chapel, every Wednesday at 12:00pm. Bring a bagged lunch to enjoy while learning about the rich history of Frisco and surrounding areas. Seating is very limited – please arrive early! Contact the Museum for more information on lecture topics: (970)668-3428