Valley Floor tailings to be capped
- By Suzanne Cheavens, Associate Editor
- 17 hrs ago
This image depicts the scope of work being undertaken on the west end of the Valley Floor, a project delayed by a year because of last year’s summer-long high flow of the San Miguel River. (Image courtesy of the Town of Telluride)
A river rechanneling and tailings recap project on the west end of the Valley Floor has been put in motion this week after a year’s delay.
Originally green-lighted by Telluride Town Council last year, the project was put on hold when abundant winter snowpack made for what town project manager Lance McDonald called “abnormally high flows in June and July.” But this year, conditions…