There were nasty reminders across Vermont this morning that the
winter driving season is upon us. State police say a 43-year-old Rutland woman died today after
her car spun around on an icy bridge and into oncoming traffic on U.S. Route 7.
Shumlin administration is urging Congress to grant Vermont a waiver to allow heavier trucks to use the interstate
highway system. Transportation
officials want to get these big trucks out of Vermont’s downtowns. The leaders say road
damage from Tropical Storm Irene makes the situation even more critical.
Vermont Transportation Secretary David Dill discusses how the federal stimulus money is being spent and he provides an update on other construction projects. Plus, we hear about the Long Trail School’s new International Baccalaureate program.