North Country News
7:15 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

I-89 Ramp to Be Closed in Latest VT Ledge Project

Interstate 89 near Montpelier
Credit Doug Kerr-Dougtone/Flickr

Motorists traveling north from Montpelier on Interstate 89 are going to have to find another way onto the highway during the blasting phase of Vermont's latest ledge removal project.

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5:25 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Vermont Officials, Retailer, Look at Traffic Solution

A major retailer and state and local officials are weighing proposals to fix a traffic-clogged interchange in Colchester, Vermont.

Costco, which has a store at the U.S. 7-Interstate 89 interchange, has offered to add a turning lane, rearrange pavement striping and create other improvements as it seeks approval for gas pumps.

The company said its proposal would serve as a stopgap solution until the state Agency of Transportation comes in with its proposed "double crossover diamond," a complicated highway exchange to lessen traffic.

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