Monthly Archives: December 2010

The 19 Most Complex and Dangerous Roads in the World

The website “By the Waze,” has published a list of what the editors consider to be the 19 most dangerous and complex roads in the world.  Many are mountain passes and some are elaborate interchanges in urban settings. There are … Continue reading

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Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of December 20

This week’s Vermont Local Road’s Toolbox Safety Talk takes a look at causes and solutions to deal with stress. Toolbox Safey Talk- Week of December 20

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Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of December 13

This week’s Vermont Local Roads Toolbox Safety Talk discusses safe practices for changing and charging batteries. Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of December 13

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Winter Weather

Winter has come in like a bear at our office in the greater Burlington area. Yesterday a wintery mix blanketed the region. Mark Bissonnette, from the town of Essex, was featured on local Fox 44 in the evening newscast to discuss the use  salt … Continue reading

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Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of December 6

The snow is starting to fly today in Northern Vermont, and this week’s Toolbox Safety Talk takes a look at working safely in the cold weather. Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of December 6

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Tree Damage from Strong Storms

Strong winds from yesterday’s storms knocked down a number of trees and their limbs, blocking roadways and causing over 30,000 Vermonters to lose power. WCAX Television featured the clean-up effort of the Essex Highway Department in a report from last night’s 11 … Continue reading

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