Monthly Archives: September 2011

FEMA Application Deadline for Public Assistance Extended

From Mark Bosma- Vermont Emergency Management WATERBURY, VT – Cities and towns in Vermont will have an extra 16 days to apply for federal disaster assistance to help repair damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.  The new deadline for communities … Continue reading

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A “Wild” Visitor Out on the Road

Keep a eye out for wildlife this time of year out on the roads. Our Circuit Rider Steve Jerome took these photos of a brave moose who decided to take on stroll on the road he was driving on in … Continue reading

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Our Director Featured on Vermont Public Radio

Vermont Local Roads’ Director David Antone was featured on Vermont Public Radio’s “Morning Edition,” Tuesday. He discussed the challenges towns are faced with rebuilding local roads after the damage from Tropical Storm Irene. Listen to the feature here: http://www.vpr.net/news_detail/92030/

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Rebuilding Vermont’s Roads

Rich Tetreault, the director of program development at VTrans and the state’s chief engineer was featured on Vermont Public Radio’s Vermont Edition yesterday http://www.vpr.net/episode/52000/. He praised the efforts taken statewide in the recovery effort to get the state’s roads repaired … Continue reading

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Register Now for Our October Workshops

Registration is now open for the three workshops Vermont Local Roads will offer this October. Visit our website to check the schedule and flyers and to register. Our schedule is as follows: Trucks & Winter Equipment Jericho, October 11 MUTCD, … Continue reading

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Health Safety Information After the Flood

The Vermont Department of Health has posted a number of resources to reference after the flooding here on its website: http://healthvermont.gov/enviro/water/flood.aspx

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Steps to Take When Applying for FEMA Assistance

Homeowners and Individuals applying for FEMA assistance need to follow to the steps outlined on the Vermont Emergency Management website- http://vem.vermont.gov/home/iasteps. Counties that have received the Individual Assistance Declaration to date are Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, Orange, Rutland, Washington,  Windsor and Windham.

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