Monthly Archives: September 2010

Tracking Roadkill

This is an interesting story  published by the New York Times earlier this month. It takes a look at mapping roadkill on highways using GPS technology and Google maps. Research in California is being conducted behind this data to predict … Continue reading

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New VTrans website feature

VTrans has launched a new feature on its website called “VTransparency” that enables a site visitor to search out projects taking place in communities all over the state. Here’s how it works, access the feature here and you will be prompted to search for … Continue reading

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Online Sign Retroreflectivity Webinar Being Offered by Michigan T2 Center

If you are unable to attend one of the Vermont Local Roads final two Sign Retroreflectivity & Pavement Markings Workshops (November 9 in St. Albans or November 10 in Fairlee), the Michigan Technology Transfer (T2) Center is offering three online webinar classes to … Continue reading

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Wet weather ahead

Batten down the hatches and grab an umbrella the next couple days. The National Weather Service in  Burlington is reporting the storm going through today will bring 1-2″ of rain to the region with wind gusts up to 35 mph. … Continue reading

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Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of September 27

This week’s Vermont Local Roads Toolbox Safety Talk takes at look at seven common accident causes Toolbox Safey Talk 9-27.

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September Newsletter

The September edition of Vermont Local Roads News is now available for download. Some highlights from the fall issue of the quarterly: New highway signage communicates Vermont’s “Move Over” law Fall workshop calendar and publications survey How to balance your busy … Continue reading

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Toolbox Safety Talk, Week of September 20, 2010

This week’s Vermont Local Roads Toolbox Safety Talk takes a look at proper lifting techniques and back injury prevention. Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of September 20

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