Circ Highway Plan Stalls

Governor Peter Shumlin announced that the long-planned Chittenden County Circumferential Highway around Burlington won’t be built.

EPA Against Redesigned Circ Highway

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has come out against a new plan for the Chittenden County Circumferential Highway. The EPA says the redesigned roadway would cause unacceptable damage to wetlands and streams.

Circumferential Highway Gets New Design

The state Transportation Agency is changing the design of the Circumferential Highway in an effort to win approval from federal agencies. Officials have re-designed the roadway to avoid destroying some wetlands. The change came after the Environmental Protection Agency opposed the original plan for a limited access highway.