Monthly Archives: May 2011

Central Vermont Flooding

The severe storms of last week caused flash flooding for many communities in Central Vermont, causing widespread damage to homes, businesses and roadways. Four to five inches fell last Thursday night in Barre, where the damage is expected to exceed $1 … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Forecast for this Afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch from 2 p.m. today through Friday morning. Strong thunderstorms are headed toward western and central Vermont  have the potential to produce 1 to 2 inches of rain in a short amount of time. … Continue reading

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Blasting for Bridge Construction May Cause I-89 Delays

Blasting for the new bridge spanning U.S. Route 2 in Richmond will cause traffic to be stopped on I-89 North and South-bound at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday this week. Travelers between exit 11 in Richmond and exit … Continue reading

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June Workshop Registration is Now Open

Registration is now open for two workshops offered by Vermont Local Roads. Road Grader will take place in Bridport on June 7 and in Hartford on June 8. OSHA-10, a two-day course “designed to directly address the core safety and … Continue reading

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National Public Works Week May 15-21

National Public Works Week will take place next week- May 15 to 21. This year’s theme is “Public Works: Serving You and Your Community.”   Instituted as a public education campaign by the American Public Works Association (APWA) in 1960, … Continue reading

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VMHA Field Day is Wednesday!

The 29th annual Vermont Municipal Highway Association (VMHA) Field Day and Equipment Expo will take place this Wednesday, May 11th at the Barre City Municipal Auditorium Complex. Registration materials are available on the homepage of our website.

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Flood Waters Remain High, Dip Slightly

The water level in Lake Champlain has dropped slightly, dipping below the 103 foot mark for the first time since May 4. The widespread flooding continues this week, fortunately no significant rainfall is forecast. Potential high winds have raised concerns … Continue reading

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