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Almost There

The Governor’s announcement last Friday that outdoor construction crews could expand from two to five people put us on a path to restarting Middlebury’s downtown construction project.

The critical issue now from the Scott Administration’s point of view is co...

Awaiting Friday’s Press Conference, Walking Into History

It’s tempting to see Thursday’s marvelously clear blue skies as a harbinger of better days to come.  And why not?

As I mentioned in Tuesday’s update, we remain in a holding pattern on the downtown construction proj...

As the Spigot Turns:  Downtown Construction Update

It looks as if we need to wait for another “turn of the spigot” before Middlebury’s downtown construction project can start up again.

By now you may be familiar with the Governor’s analogy for incrementally restarting Ve...

The Latest on the Construction Shutdown

Let’s start our weekly construction update with a small but important piece of good news.

Fort Miller—the Schuylerville NY-based precast concrete plant—continues to operate during Vermont’s construction shutdown.

As of this past Fri...

Awaiting Developments

I hope the weekly update finds you well and adjusting to the new normal of our daily lives.

Wearing a mask and glove to the P.O. to mail Easter packages out to the family earlier this week felt awkward and strange.  But if that’s what it takes, that...

Behind the Scenes of a Quiet Construction Zone

This week an unaccustomed stillness descended on the downtown construction zone, the site of so much activity during the past three years.

As you’ll recall, last week Vermont’s Secretary of Transportation, in accordance with...

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