A new law that took effect Nov. 1 regarding overweight permits in Vermont is making it easier and less expensive for milk haulers to transport this key ingredient for the state's dairy industry.
Vermont transportation officials have a message for truckers seeking to follow their GPS up state Route 108 through Smugglers’ Notch and over Mount Mansfield: You’ll get stuck and fined up to $4,000.
Vermont transportation officials are leading an effort to keep large commercial vehicles out of Smugglers’ Notch, a twisting mountain pass on which numerous truckers have gotten stuck over the years.July 1, 2021
Penske Truck Leasing announced it opened a new facility in Essex Junction, Vt., to offer full-service truck leasing and contract truck fleet maintenance services.October 9, 2020
Vermont will receive $500,000 in federal funding to repair roads and bridges that have been damaged by heavy rain and flooding.November 26, 2019
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott recently signed legislation that will invest more than $600 million in the state’s transportation system and open more truck-driving opportunities for people with military backgrounds.June 18, 2019
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced May 28 the Vermont Agency of Transportation will receive $500,000 in federal funds to assist with repairs to flood-damaged freight and commuter corridors.
The Vermont House of Representatives approved a $612 million transportation budget late in March that prioritizes paving, bridges and roadway safety projects.March 26, 2018
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin didn’t do the usual thing when it came to signing his state’s transportation budget June 2. Instead of a ceremony inside the state Capitol in Montpelier, Shumlin turned the $612.5 million bill passed by the Legislature into law at a construction site on Interstate 89.
Vermont Transportation Secretary Sue Minter says that if Congress doesn't pass a transportation bill by the end of July, her agency plans to borrow money from the state's cash flow account to keep road projects on schedule.June 30, 2015