Vermont Local Roads June Newsletter

The Vermont Local Roads June Newsletter is now available for download online. Each LTAP center publishes a quarterly newsletter as a component of  the organization’s mission “to best foster a safe, efficient and environmentally sound surface transportation system by improving the skills and knowledge of the municipal transportation workforce and leaders.”

Some highlights from the new issue:

  • A message from our director addressing how Roads Scholar Program hours are credited
  • A look at our new teaching tool- interactive clickers
  • Tree pruning & safe mower operation tips
  • FHWA proven safety countermeasures
  • Photos from VMHA Field Day
  • The safety edge pavement treatment system
  • A safety chain hazard alert from the Vermont League of Cities & Towns

About vtlocalroads

The Vermont Local Roads Program at Saint Michael’s College is part of the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), a nationwide effort financed jointly by the Federal Highway Administration and individual State Departments of Transportation. Its purpose is to provide road and bridge know-how to municipal people involved with highways. There are LTAP Centers in 50 states and Puerto Rico and six Native American locations. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations presented on this page are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of FHWA, VAOT or Saint Michael’s College. All references to proprietary items in this publication are not endorsements of any company or products. Sponsored by the Vermont Agency of Transportation, the Vermont Local Roads Program provides information, training and technical assistance to cities, towns and villages in Vermont. This is done by newsletters, seminars and workshops, distribution of publications and by response to requests.
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