Monthly Archives: January 2011

Winter Storm…take 3

Another week, another winter storm. The National Weather Service has issued a number of warnings and advisories for the region. Southern and parts of Central Vermont could see four to eight inches of accumulation, with a wintery mix of sleet and freezing … Continue reading

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A Third Lake Champlain Bridge?

New York State Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward (R-Willsboro) brought forth the idea of a third bridge spanning Lake Champlain recently, as reported by WCAX Channel 3 last night. Sayward looked at the current ferry crossing between Grand Isle, Vt. and Cumberland Head, Ny. as … Continue reading

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Vermont Secretary of Transportation Searles Appears on Vermont Edition

Brian Searles, Vermont Agency of Transportation Secretary in  Governor Peter Shumlin’s new administration, appeared on the Vermont Public Radio noontime program “Vermont Edition,” to answer questions from the public Monday. It is Searles second stint as Transportation Secretary, a position he previously … Continue reading

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Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of January 17

It’s a cold one out there. Newark, VT reported -24 degrees F this morning. Over here in the Burlington area we woke up to -2 degrees F today. As a result of this January cold snap, this week’s Vermont Local … Continue reading

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A whole lot of snow

Southern Vermont is digging out the most today from Wednesday’s winter storm. Wilmington got hammered with 36 inches, Readsboro was blanketed with 30, and Brattleboro picked up 19 (according to snow totals reported to WCAX Channel 3). Over 230 schools were closed in the … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Effects Southern and Central Vermont

  Southern and parts of Central Vermont saw the bulk of the latest winter storm overnight, with snowfall continuing throughout the day. A winter storm warning remains in effect for the Southern Counties until 7 p.m. tonight according to the National Weather Service. A … Continue reading

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Here comes another storm

The National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings spanning from southern to central Vermont for later tonight until Wednesday evening. According to the forecast, the Southern Vermont counties of Bennington and Windham could see accumulation ranging from eight to 16 inches. This is … Continue reading

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Resource of the Day- January 11

Today’s resource to pass on is the Vermont Local Roads Fact Sheet, “Reducing the Risks of Tort Liability for Roads.”

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Registration is now open for 2011 workshops!

Vermont Local Roads has opened registration for its first set of workshops to kick off 2011. Work Zones & Flagging will be held in Sheldon, Bennington, Rutland, Springfield and Berlin. Keys to Open Communication will be held in Fairlee, and Road Safety 365, a … Continue reading

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VTrans Factbook

The Vermont Department of Transportation (VTrans) has published the 2011 edition of its Fact Book. An electronic version is available to download here.

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