Vt. spending $324M on road projectsApril 22,2013BURLINGTON — The Vermont Agency of Transportation said it has budgeted about $324 million on transportation projects this construction season that’s now getting under way.
Agency officials said the money will be spent on paving, bridge repair, highway safety, park-and-ride projects, bike and pedestrian facilities and other projects.
The Burlington Free Press reported that this year’s spending is about 1 percent higher than last year.
The big-budget spending categories are $108 million for road paving, $61 million for work on interstate bridges, $54 million for state highway bridges and $53 million on roadway work.MORE IN This Just InMayor Christopher Louras endorsed Rutland County State's Attorney candidate Rose Kennedy Monday. Full StoryCaramelized leeks bring flavor to mashed to potatoes. Full Story
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