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Whether transporting products for a small business, going to work or getting their kids to school, folks in the North Country depend on our local roads and bridges that get them where they need to go. Read more

Guest Columnists

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The Long Range Transportation Plan of 1995 reaffirmed as the highest priority the maintenance and improvement of Vermont’s highways and bridges. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | There’s nothing funny about catastrophic bridge failure. Read more

The Sun

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RUTLAND | Governor Phil Scott announced last week that the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) has been awarded a $20 million federal taxpayers grant to upgrade 31 rail bridges along the Vermont Railway... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY - Jim Gish, Middlebury’s rail-bridge construction project community liaison, met with students at the Bridge School recently, where the study of bridges is part of the curriculum. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | More than any other issue, health care has animated the national and local political landscape during the midterm election cycle. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | The task of repairing or replacing the bridge over Claude Straight Road in Johnsburg, undermined in a 2013 storm, received $60,000 from the federal government to help cover the cost, five years after the fact. Read more

The Sun

WESTPORT | Work to shore up nine bridges spanning the Adirondack Northway began last week as part a two-year state project. Read more

The Sun

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According to Jim Gish, community liaison for  Middlebury’s multi-year downtown bridge and rail project, construction work for 2018 gets underway this week with... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

The Town of Thurman thanks Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Department of Transportation (DOT) Acting Commissioner Paul Karas for opening the State Route 418 bridge in record time and for their exemplary service and continuing attention to our community. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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TICONDEROGA | Many budding engineers showed up to build and crush balsa wood bridges in the 10th-annual Ticonderoga Bridge Building Contest. Read more

The Sun

PLATTSBURGH | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into a law a bill that would require the purchase of American-made steel and iron products for state road and bridge projects over $1 million. Read more

The Sun

JOHNSBURG | The Johnsburg Town Board passed the $4.5 million 2018 municipal budget Nov. 9 by a 3-0 vote. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The unemployment rate in the North Country is higher than the state average. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH ELBA | Two new bridges over the West Branch of the AuSable River are now open. Read more

The Sun

If you’re one of the nearly 200 people who have completed the wrap-up survey on this summer’s temporary bridges construction project, thank you. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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MIDDLEBURY | One lane of the temporary steel bridge along Merchants Row in downtown Middlebury opened for one-way traffic last week. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MOOERS — The Town of Mooers’ Beautification Committee is hoping to construct a River Walk in the old village. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY — Construction work on Middlebury’s two railroad overpass structures continued last week. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

JOHNSBURG — Superintendent of Highways Dan Hitchcock has recommended the Johnsburg Town Board consider an alternative to spending $920,000 to construct a span bridge over a culvert on Glen Creek Road. Read more

The Sun