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VTrans http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/250/all en VTrans planning for Middlebury roundabout http://addisonindependent.com/201502vtrans-planning-middlebury-roundabout <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Vermont Agency of Transportation has officially added a proposed Route 7/Exchange Street roundabout to its list of priority projects and is now determining the price tag of such an undertaking and how it would be paid for.</p> <p> The Middlebury selectboard has been lobbying VTrans since 2004 to install a roundabout at that intersection north of the village.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28340">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502vtrans-planning-middlebury-roundabout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Exchange Street Middlebury roundabout Route 7 VTrans Mon, 02 Feb 2015 15:12:12 +0000 Zach Despart 28340 at http://addisonindependent.com VTrans, city finalize sewer extension deal http://addisonindependent.com/201411vtrans-city-finalize-sewer-extension-deal <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; The Vergennes sewer fund should soon be $107,876 richer, City Manager Mel Hawley told Vergennes aldermen at their Nov. 11 meeting.</p> <p> City and Vermont Agency of Transportation officials earlier this fall agreed on that figure as a tap-on fee to the city sewer system for the historic former Vergennes rail depot, which was moved in October 2012 from North Main Street to a Ferrisburgh site next to the VTrans park-and-ride lot and is now state-owned.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27015">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411vtrans-city-finalize-sewer-extension-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes sewer VTrans Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:41:55 +0000 Zach Despart 27015 at http://addisonindependent.com VTrans eyes installation of Route 7 rumble stripes http://addisonindependent.com/201409vtrans-eyes-installation-route-7-rumble-stripes <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Addison County Regional Planning Commission on Wednesday, Sept. 17, will host a public information meeting about the impending installation of centerline rumble stripes on Route 7 south of Middlebury to Brandon.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25585">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201409vtrans-eyes-installation-route-7-rumble-stripes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County driving Rumble strips safety VTrans Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:25:45 +0000 Zach Despart 25585 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol hears road safety proposals http://addisonindependent.com/201212bristol-hears-road-safety-proposals <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-14538" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201212bristol-hears-road-safety-proposals"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/bristolintersection1623.thumbnail.jpg" alt="bristolintersection1623.jpg" title="bristolintersection1623.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE BRISTOL SELECTBOARD will consider two proposals to make the main downtown intersection safer for pedestrians. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; The intersection in front of Holley Hall in downtown Bristol will likely get a bit of a makeover to fix what the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) says are safety issues.</p> <p> The Bristol selectboard heard two alternative designs for the intersection presented by VTrans and Stantec Consulting at the board&rsquo;s Monday, Dec. 3, meeting.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/14541">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201212bristol-hears-road-safety-proposals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol Bristol downtown Bristol selectboard Featured VTrans Mon, 10 Dec 2012 19:42:14 +0000 Addison Independent 14541 at http://addisonindependent.com Hancock projects moving forward http://addisonindependent.com/201111hancock-projects-moving-forward <p> HANCOCK &mdash; On Nov. 15, the town of Hancock took another step toward recovery from Tropical Storm Irene when it settled on a contractor to repair a damaged bridge on the lower section of Churchville Road.</p> <p> Town officials and Phelps Engineering Inc., awarded the bid to Champlain Construction at a selectboard meeting that Tuesday, for a project total of $259,688.90. The town expects that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will pay a large portion of that cost, while the rest will come from the town&rsquo;s road budget.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10004">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201111hancock-projects-moving-forward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hancock construction Irene transportation VTrans Wed, 23 Nov 2011 21:00:05 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 10004 at http://addisonindependent.com Bids to move city's 160-year-old railroad station delayed http://addisonindependent.com/201111bids-move-citys-160-year-old-railroad-station-delayed <p> VERGENNES &mdash; The long-planned and often delayed move of the roughly 160-year-old former Vergennes railroad station to the Agency of Transportation&rsquo;s Ferrisburgh commuter lot has once again been postponed, and this time state officials are blaming Tropical Storm Irene.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/10002">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201111bids-move-citys-160-year-old-railroad-station-delayed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes Vergennes depot VTrans Wed, 23 Nov 2011 21:00:03 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 10002 at http://addisonindependent.com Railroad span plan takes hit http://addisonindependent.com/201104railroad-span-plan-takes-hit <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-7732" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201104railroad-span-plan-takes-hit"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/trainbridges4590.thumbnail.jpg" alt="trainbridges4590.jpg" title="trainbridges4590.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> STATE AND FEDERAL transportation funding woes may create a delay in the replacement of Middlebury’s two downtown railroad bridges, including this one on Main Street. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Middlebury officials&rsquo; hopes of seeing a speedy replacement of the deteriorating railroad bridges at Main Street and Merchants Row have been dealt a serious blow by tight state and federal finances.</p> <p> Both of the bridges were built in 1920, and both are showing substantial signs of wear and tear as they continue to bear heavy traffic loads traveling through downtown Middlebury.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7720">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201104railroad-span-plan-takes-hit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury bridges downtown railroad VTrans Mon, 25 Apr 2011 18:00:30 +0000 Andrew Stein 7720 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol rolls out plans to repair two key bridges http://addisonindependent.com/201103bristol-rolls-out-plans-repair-two-key-bridges <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andrew Stein </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; Bristol selectmen learned at a Monday meeting that plans for repair of two key bridges in town are coming together, but that residents should not expect for the spans to be in full working order any time soon.</p> <p> A highway official explained the state&rsquo;s multi-year plans for repairing the one-lane bridge on Route 116 that crosses the New Haven River in the southern part of town, and town officials signed an agreement that will lead to repair of the closed bridge at the base of South Street just below the village.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7287">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201103bristol-rolls-out-plans-repair-two-key-bridges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol bridge roads transportation VTrans Thu, 17 Mar 2011 19:00:27 +0000 Andrew Stein 7287 at http://addisonindependent.com Route 74 bridge closed for deck repairs http://addisonindependent.com/201102route-74-bridge-closed-deck-repairs <p class="Bodycopy"> SHOREHAM &mdash; The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) officials are targeting President&rsquo;s Day for the reopening of so-called Bridge No. 2, which spans the Lemon Fair River on Route 74 near the Cornwall-Shoreham town line.</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> On Monday morning VTrans officials closed one lane of Bridge No. 2 after discovering a large hole in the concrete deck of the steel-beam span, erected back in 1939. Officials closed the 182-foot-long bridge to all traffic later in the day.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7056">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201102route-74-bridge-closed-deck-repairs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shoreham bridge closure transportation VTrans Thu, 17 Feb 2011 19:00:03 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 7056 at http://addisonindependent.com ACTR seeks funds to boost bus service http://addisonindependent.com/200907actr-seeks-funds-boost-bus-service <p>MIDDLEBURY — Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) will apply to the state for funding to expand its Tri-Town and Middlebury In-Town shuttle bus services.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/2397">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/200907actr-seeks-funds-boost-bus-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury ACTR public transportation transportation VTrans Thu, 09 Jul 2009 21:03:56 +0000 Kathryn Flagg 2397 at http://addisonindependent.com