State Police say several vehicles crashed in both the north and southbound
sides of I-89 in South Burlington early this afternoon. This
morning, a multiple-vehicle crash caused substantial traffic delays on
I-89 south in the area known as "Bolton Flats."
Gov. Jim Douglas’
proposal for $80 million in new bonding for road and bridge repairs over five
years marks a switch for the governor.
Douglas had been cool to earlier proposals to raise borrowed
money through issuance of bonds to address Vermont’s infrastructure woes, saying he didn’t want to harm Vermont’s good credit rating.
About 80 miles of Vermont’s roughest roads will be getting some extra attention
Two weeks ago Gov.
Jim Douglas announced "Operation Smooth Ride” amid complaints that this was
an unusually bad spring for potholes and frost heaves. And so he sought $3
million for extra paving projects.