Category Archives: Road Closures

AOT Update, September 6

Vermont Agency of Transportation Secretary Brian Searles today reminded the public that “tremors” from Tropical Storm Irene in the form of sink holes and slope failures continue to occur across the state, especially in the southern tier. Recent rains continue … Continue reading

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Road Washouts in Wardsboro

While the rains of the past few days degraded many roads, the most significant damage was in Wardsboro.  Updates are on the WRC map and the Wardsboro Facebook page (Facebook account not required to view).

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No reports of new damage yet…

The good news is we haven’t received any reports of significant new damage from the heavy rains of the past few days.  Hopefully that’s because there is none – but it could also be because any damage just hasn’t been … Continue reading

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New VTrans Chart

It’s not a map, but the VTrans home page now has an easily-understandable chart listing roads and their status by section –http://www.aot.state.vt.us/

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Route 9 bridge in Woodford may re-open by next week

The state is working to reopen the bridge on Route 9 connecting Bennington to Brattleboro and the rest of eastern Vermont by creating a temporary two-lane road that could be open by the end of next week – more at … Continue reading

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AOT: Transportation Progress Continues

The Vermont Agency of Transportation today announced that progress is continuing on repairing the State highway system that was damaged by Hurricane Irene.  Most significant for east-west travel: route 103 in its entirety is now open to two-way traffic. More info … Continue reading

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Great New Road Map

VTrans Road Map – http://crisislanding.appspot.com/?crisis=2011_flooding_vermont This new Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT or VTrans) map came out Thursday but we took down the links to it Friday because it had some misleading information for our area.  It is improving, and … Continue reading

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Route 9, Friday Evening

From the AOT emergency operations center in Rutland at 7:45pm on Friday… Route 9 is NOW open from Brattleboro to Wilmington – not just for emergency vehicles, but at your own risk, four-wheel drive very strongly recommended.  The road is … Continue reading

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Route 9 Status

Please treat Route 9 from Brattleboro to Wilmington as for emergency-vehicles only. Apparently the State Police will allow you through “at your own risk”, but the on-site engineers are only rating the road emergency-only – and while you’re on it, … Continue reading

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DVTA Moover Update

The Route 9 bus from Readsboro to Wilmington and the Route 7 bus from the Health Center to Mount Snow are running again as of today! Check the DVTA MOOVER! website for updates.

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