Tag Archives: roads

Flash floods close roads, compromise rail travel
Local News
July 5, 2017

Flash floods close roads, compromise rail travel

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger

The Vermont Agency of Transportation says flash flooding has washed out roads in several areas of the state and temporarily suspended Amtrak service.

Saturated ground compromised about 800 feet of New England Central Rail track in West Hartford. Passengers traveling on…

Traffic update: expect delays and rugged roads
Local News
June 21, 2017

Traffic update: expect delays and rugged roads

By Evan Johnson

Alternating traffic patterns are expected to cause delays in travel as local road construction continues in Killington, Rochester and Ludlow.

Route 4

Crews are scheduled to be onsite doing shoulder work mid-week during this week. Shoulder work will begin near or at…

News Briefs
December 7, 2016

Snow-covered roads cause multiple accidents

On Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, between 6:30 and 9:40 a.m., Vermont State Police at the Rutland Barracks responded to several calls regarding minor motor vehicle incidents involving motorists that had slid off the snow-covered roads due to driving too fast for the conditions. The majority…

Be alert, avoid moose on roads
Local News
September 21, 2016

Be alert, avoid moose on roads

Drivers need to be alert and cautious because moose will be on the move, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. Moose are more likely to be crossing roadways at this time of year, especially after dark or early in the morning. The peak of…