News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation Sept. 19, 2017 Contacts: David Carle (Leahy): 202-224-3693 Dan McLean (Sanders): 802-862-6695 Kate Hamilton (Welch): 202-440-3340 BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 19 – Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Tuesday that the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) will receive a $480,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to purchase two electric […]
The Brattleboro project ran into major delays, but officials are praising the end result. The bridge’s design was a collaborative effort with community members.
News Release — Vermont Agency of Transportation Aug. 15, 2017 Contact: Scott Gurley, Project Supervisor, [email protected], 802-828-0057 August 15, 2017 / Montpelier, Vt. -The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans), the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, the Lewis Creek Association, and the Monkton Conservation Commission were recently presented with the Federal Highway Association (FHWA) 2017 Environmental […]
News Release — VAST Aug. 4, 2017 Contact: Cindy Locke, Executive Director [email protected] 229-0005 ext. 11 Cindy Locke, Executive Director of the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers released the following statement today. In a letter sent out by the Vermont Natural Resources Board (NRB) in part the following was stated: Recently, VAST filed a suit […]
News Release — Vermont Association of Snow Travelers August 4, 2017 Contact: Cindy Locke Telephone: 802-229-0005 ext. 11 Email: [email protected] Website: http://lvrt.org http://www.vtvast.org VAST, VT AGENCY OF TRANSPORTATION, NATURAL RESOURCES BOARD REACH SETTLEMENT Executive Direcotor of VAST Cindy Locke states: VAST is very happy to have reached this Agreement with the Natural Resources Board (NRB) […]
VTrans has closed or restricted travel on four state highways.
Western Vermont’s major north-south corridor is seeing extensive roadwork in Ferrisburgh and Charlotte. Many residents and business owners welcome the changes, while others see issues.
Brattleboro residents won’t have to pay for a proposed $36 million bridge to town but are backing the least expensive option favored by New Hampshire neighbors who must fund it.
Business owners are concerned the construction will eat up parking spots and disrupt their customer traffic. Truck drivers will be asked to observe a 40-mile regional detour.
The energy developer advocates a “Vermont way” of doing rail for less money, using refurbished secondhand equipment.
Planners want to use an available $4 million in ways they say would more effectively address water pollution. An environmental group calls that a misuse of the funds.
The state Agency of Transportation pegs March 13 as the day when northbound traffic will begin traveling over a new, long-delayed I-91 bridge.
Lawmakers are renewing a push for reopening of the Vilas Bridge in Bellows Falls. They say New Hampshire, which owns most of it, has demonstrated “wanton neglect.”
Transportation officials call the substance a key tool in keeping roads safe and say it isn’t harmful. Critics blame it for corrosion on cars and want it banned.