Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sheldon Flagging Workshop Rescheduled

The Work Zones & Flagging Workshop scheduled for this Wednesday, February 2 at the Abbey Restaurant in Sheldon has been RESCHEDULED for Thursday, February 24 at the same location.

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Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of January 31st

Another week, another winter storm is coming. This week it looks like most of the state will be effected with anywhere from six to 18 inches of the white stuff. This week’s Vermont Local Roads Toolbox Safety Talk offers tips … Continue reading

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Check out the U.S. Secretary of Transportation’s Blog

A great resource to check out to stay tuned in about transportation issues and innovations in this country is Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood’s blog. In stride with the current administration, LaHood and his staff embrace multiple social media communicative … Continue reading

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(It feels like) a heat wave

Temperatures may go above the freezing mark here in the Champlain Valley today, a nearly 40 degree difference than what was felt over the weekend when the dense pocket of arctic air blanketed the region. North Troy hit -35 degrees F Monday, … Continue reading

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Transportation Funding Addressed in Governor’s State Budget Speech

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, in his state budget address, just noted there will be $106 million in transportation funding to improve 65 bridges and culverts and preventative maintenance on dozens of other structures. Funding will also cover construction that will begin on the … Continue reading

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Resource of the day- January 25

Today’s Vermont Local Roads “Resource of the Day,” is the Fact Sheet “Making Local Law- Ordinances and Bylaws. It offers a listing from the Vermont Statutes Annotated of the different subjects that can be adopted by a municipality through the use of … Continue reading

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Riding along in a Burlington Public Works Plow

Here’s a video segment local newspaper Seven Days produced for its series “Stuck in Vermont,” last winter. Reporter Eva Sollberger took a ride with Lorand Codrean, Burlington Public Works Street Department Working Foreman. Lorand is also a member of the Vermont Local Roads Management Academy … Continue reading

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