Category Archives: Irene

Winter Maintenance and Budget Challenges Ahead

This article in today’s Burington Free Press addresses budget challenges moving forward after Irene that municipalities are faced with, and that winter road maintenance will take place as ususal this winter. A number of VTrans and municipal officials from Central Vermont are … Continue reading

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Videos from VTrans Rebuilding Process

VTrans is posting videos to share its progress as crews continue to rebuild roadways post Irene. Yesterday videos were added from the rebuilding project on VT Route 107 near Bethel.

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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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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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Updated Resources

We have shifted our listing of resources to aid in the recovery from Tropical Storm Irene to a page on our website http://www.vermontlocalroads.org/resources%20for%20Irene/Irene%20Recovery%20Resources.html. A link and announcements continue to appear on the homepage. Additional Resources that have been added this … Continue reading

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