Vermont transportation officials say that all state bridges damaged by Tropical Storm Irene have now been repaired or replaced, and that the state is very close to reaching its goal of opening all damaged roads by the end of the year.
repair costs to state roads and bridges damaged by Tropical Storm Irene continue
to climb. The new projections come at a time when the state is
trying to get a lot more federal money to help repair Vermont’s transportation infrastructure.
According to a new report, there were 17 substantiated cases of harassment at the Vermont Transportation Agency over the past three years. And about a third of the cases involved deliberate harassment of women by male employees.