Vt. awards $2.4 m to bike, pedestrian projects
MONTPELIER — The Vermont Agency of Transportation is awarding $2.4 million in grants to communities for bicycle and pedestrian projects.
This year’s funding will go to construction projects in Burke, Hartford, Poultney Village, Rutland City, Hinesburg, Hartford, East Montpelier and Williston. Grants will also fund intersection improvements in Brattleboro and Woodstock and scoping studies in St. Albans Town, Brattleboro, Plainfield, Rutland City, and Springfield.
Brattleboro will use the money to improve the intersection of Western Avenue and Union Street, and for a study of a section of Route 9.
Other projects include a new segment of the Rutland Creek Path and sidewalks in the village of East Burke along Route 114 as well as bike lanes sidewalks on Route 2 in the village of East Montpelier.