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New stop light eyed for Route 7 in North Ferrisburgh

Posted on September 10, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — Ferrisburgh officials came away optimistic from an Aug. 29 meeting that the Vermont Agency of Transportation would take a serious look at a request from the town — and particularly North Ferrisburgh residents — for traffic signals at the intersection of Route 7 with Old Hollow and Stage Roads.

Selectboard members and residents alike agree that intersection, just south of Ferrisburgh’s border with Charlotte, is dangerous.

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Ferrisburgh seeking Route 7 traffic light

Posted on August 9, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — Residents’ complaints about a dangerous intersection and speeding honey wagons on Tuesday prompted the Ferrisburgh selectboard to act in one case and promise to take action in the other.

The action on the dangerous intersection could potentially have a wider effect. Residents who live on Hollow, Stage and Long Point roads pressed the board to lobby the Agency of Transportation and the Addison County Regional Planning Commission (ACRPC) for a traffic light on Route 7.

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Route 17 bridge is open to traffic again

Posted on July 30, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



WEYBRIDGE / NEW HAVEN — It’s done!

The Route 17 bridge over Otter Creek between New Haven and Weybridge has been rebuilt.

Vermont Agency of Transportation officials late last week announced that Bridge No. 8 was set to be open to traffic on Friday, July 27, weather permitting, but no later than this past weekend.

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Ferrisburgh intersection eyed for new traffic signals

Posted on July 23, 2018 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — Ferrisburgh selectboard on July 17 talked about ongoing issues on Sand Road and Arnold Bay Road (click here to read more).

The board also:

•  Discussed what town project it would request that the Addison County Regional Planning Commission’s Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) would study.

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Route 17 bridge to open in time for fair

Posted on July 19, 2018 |
By Rachel Cohen



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NEW HAVEN — The rebuild of the Route 17 bridge over Otter Creek in New Haven will be complete before Addison County Fair and Field Days opens on Aug. 7, according to the Vermont Agency of Transportation’s project manager.

VTrans Project Manager Carolyn Carlson said the rebuilt bridge will be open to vehicles by Aug. 3, allowing normal traffic flow to resume before the county’s nearby popular annual fair.

Construction began on Route 17’s Bridge 8, which passes over Otter Creek between Weybridge and New Haven, in early June. 

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Hoehl Family Foundation invests $225,000 in Tri-Valley Transit

Posted on May 21, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY, VT — The Hoehl Family Foundation of Burlington has awarded a 3-year grant totaling $225,000 to Tri-Valley Transit (TVT), doing business as Addison County Transit Resources and Stagecoach Transportation. The support will allow TVT to build out its volunteer driver services within the Dial-A-Ride program to meet the expanding need for cost-effective services.

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Middlebury demos pop-up bike-pedestrian projects; seeks community feedback

Posted on August 28, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — In addition to the temporary bridges in downtown Middlebury, Middlebury residents are also being exposed to a few pilot bicycle-pedestrian projects in the downtown.

The Middlebury Bike-Ped Technical Assistance working group, in partnership with the bike-ped advocacy group Local Motion, set up a two-week pop-up project designed to test traffic calming strategies. The goal is to determine what strategies work to make downtown areas more bike-pedestrian friendly.

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Middlebury plans for passenger rail service

Posted on August 21, 2017 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — The town of Middlebury has received a $15,000 grant to pin down a location for a new rail platform slated to serve passenger trains that could stop here beginning as soon as 2020.

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Learn about car-free mobility at transportation summit

Posted on May 8, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



WEYBRIDGE — The Weybridge Energy Committee and the city of Vergennes are hosting a Transportation Summit for Addison County residents Thursday, May 11, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Bixby Library in Vergennes.

In late fall 2016, the Weybridge Energy Committee received a grant from the New England Grassroots Environmental Fund to host this event. The summit will connect local energy champions, decision makers and planning commissions. Together they will share their resources and knowledge of current and future transportation infrastructures for moving people, not cars.

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Rail bridge project in downtown Middlebury takes shape

Posted on February 7, 2013 |
By John Flowers



MIDDLEBURY — Gov. Peter Shumlin’s latest transportation budget envisions a cost of $9,013,833 for replacement of the deteriorating bridges that carry Main Street and Merchants Row over the railroad tracks in downtown Middlebury. Construction is anticipated sometime within fiscal year 2015, which begins July 1, 2014.

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