Multiple Accidents Cause Delays On I-89 In Vt.

Vermont State Police say several vehicles crashed in both the north and southbound sides of I-89 in South Burlington early this afternoon. This morning, a multiple-vehicle crash caused substantial traffic delays on I-89 south in the area known as "Bolton Flats."

Sounds of 2008: Rough Roads

Today in "Sounds of 2008,” we remember the condition our roads were in after another tough winter. You remember. They were rough.

Special paving program under way

Road crews will be out on Route 2A in Colchester today laying down the first pavement under this spring’s special supplemental Vermont state paving program.

Douglas reverses himself on bonding for road repairs

Gov. Jim Douglas’ proposal for $80 million in new bonding for road and bridge repairs over five years marks a switch for the governor. Douglas had been cool to earlier proposals to raise borrowed money through issuance of bonds to address Vermont’s infrastructure woes, saying he didn’t want to harm Vermont’s good credit rating.

Paving program announces targeted roads

About 80 miles of Vermont’s roughest roads will be getting some extra attention this summer. Two weeks ago Gov. Jim Douglas announced "Operation Smooth Ride” amid complaints that this was an unusually bad spring for potholes and frost heaves. And so he sought $3 million for extra paving projects.

Ode to a Pothole

All this week, VPR has been reporting on the state of Vermont’s roads after one of the worst winters. Today, commentator, storyteller and contractor Willem Lange is here with the lighter side.