Vermont Agency of Transportation

New England News
7:45 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Welch Discusses Transportation Fund Negotiations

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The Vermont Agency of Transportation has released a list of more than 50 road, bridge and rail projects that could be delayed because the federal money relied on for those projects might not be available.

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New England News
10:30 am
Sun May 18, 2014

Plan In Place In Case Of No Federal Highway Funds

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The Shumlin administration is developing a contingency plan to make certain that a possible lack of federal funds doesn't delay highway projects this year.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

VT Bus Driver Union Says Strike To Continue

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Striking bus drivers in Vermont's largest county say they're ready to stay on the picket line until they get what they consider to be a fair contract.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

VT Offers NH Proposal On Closed Bridge

The Vermont Agency of Transportation has offered a proposal to New Hampshire on fixing a deteriorating bridge that connects the states.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

VT Approves Spending Money for Rail Upgrade

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Efforts to bring back passenger rail service to western Vermont are a big step closer to reality.

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New York News
11:27 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Plans Still in Works for Burlington-Albany Bus

There's been a bit of a delay, but plans are still in the works to reinstate bus service between Albany, N.Y., and Burlington, VT.

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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
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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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5:30 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Work on Vermont Bennington Bypass Delayed

The opening of the northern section of the Bennington Bypass has been delayed a month after the lead contractor assisted with recovery efforts from Tropical Storm Irene.

The Bennington Banner reports contractor J.A. McDonald recently sought an extension because of its efforts to help clear rivers and repair roads following the storm last August.
The northern section of Route 279 is the second of the three-part road system that would allow traffic to bypass downtown Bennington. The first part opened in 2004.
A date for its opening hasn't been announced.