Middlebury considers the fate of Creek Road

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday endorsed a long-term care strategy for the perennially flood-damaged Creek Road that includes “regular annual maintenance,” negotiating of a private driveway for the Perrin family (where the road had been gated), and reclassifying a portion of the route from “Class 3” to a “Class 4.” The board came to its conclusion after receiving an update on Creek Road from Peter DeGraff of Otter Creek Engineering, who’s been keeping up with the route’s current condition … (read more)

Middlebury’s Creek Road to reopen after five years

MIDDLEBURY — After half a decade closed to most motorized vehicles, Middlebury’s Creek Road could reopen to cars and trucks by the end of this week. The Middlebury selectboard this past week gave its final approval to a Creek Road reopening plan that’s co … (read more)

Creek Road to be opened to through traffic

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday unanimously supported a plan to make enough repairs to Creek Road so it can be reopened to through-traffic, while at the same time negotiating easements with area landowners to ensure them future access t … (read more)

Middlebury readies for Creek Road repair plan

MIDDLEBURY — A committee charged with recommending long-term solutions for deteriorating Creek Road advised the Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday to move quickly on a few short-term repairs that would allow for a quick reopening of a road they asserted wa … (read more)

Creek Road guardrail approved in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — At their Aug. 13 meeting, members of the Middlebury selectboard unanimously agreed to install a combined total of 1,340 linear feet of guardrail along around a dozen sections of Creek Road to steer drivers away from the riverbank and deterior … (read more)

Middlebury board OKs grants to aid downtown

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard at its July 24 meeting formally OK’d a grant agreement with the Vermont Agency of Transportation for $228,750 to be used to help downtown businesses during the downtown rail bridges construction in 2019 and 2020. Th … (read more)