Latest Vermont Agency of Transportation News

Some object to closing Vermont bridge during replacement

Sep. 6, 2020 11:32 AM EDT

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) — A plan by the Vermont Agency of Transportation to close a bridge over the Green Mountain Railroad in the town of Rockingham is being met with local objections. The agency’s current plans call for closing the bridge on the Missing Link Road for about six weeks. The...

Moretown bridge being replaced; closed until mid-October

Aug. 23, 2020 12:13 PM EDT

MORETOWN, Vt. (AP) — A bridge over the Mad River on Vermont Route 100B in Moretown has been closed while crews work on its replacement. The bridge is about a half mile north of the intersection between 100B and Vermont Route 100. Drivers are being detoured using Route 100 and U.S. Route 2. The Vermont...

Vermont Transportation Agency gets transit vehicle grant

Aug. 16, 2020 8:15 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Agency of Transportation is going to be using a nearly $840,000 federal grant to buy new public transit vehicles to replace existing vehicles throughout the state, the agency said. The new vehicles will replace transit vehicles that account for approximately 70% of the...