Monthly Archives: March 2011

March 2011 Newsletter

The first 2011 edition of Vermont Local Roads News is now available to download. Visit our website, and navigate to “newsletters,” under the “resources” menu to download a copy in PDF format. Here’s a few highlights from the latest edition of the … Continue reading

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Secretary LaHood Answers Questions from the Public

U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood utilizes a variety of social media tools- his blog, Facebook page and Twitter account. The DOT welcomes questions regarding transportation in this country to be submitted to Secretary LaHood through this wide variety of mediums. On … Continue reading

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Share your ideas on DOT Regulations

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood announced on his blog today the launch of a website to collect comments for the Department of Transportation’s regulatory review. LaHood writes the measure is part of President Obama’s Executive Order, “requiring federal agencies to ensure … Continue reading

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Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of March 14

This week’s Vermont Local Roads Toolbox Safety Talk takes a look at portable generator safety. Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of March 14, 2011 This video clip offers a breakdown of the major safety hazards associated with using a portable generator.

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Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of March 7

With the record-setting snowstorm that affected Central and Northern Vermont this week, this week’s Toolbox Safety Talk provides general snow removal safety tips for operating a snow blower and shoveling. Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of March 7  

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Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY Ferry Service Suspended

Lake Champlain Transportation has shut down the Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY Ferry due to ice. Service will resume when the ice melts. Plan your travel accordingly.

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River Water Levels

The National Weather Service provides an interactive tool on its Vermont website to view readings of river levels around the state. Access the tool here. Click on a marker on the map to be taken to the data screen. The page … Continue reading

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