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Ruling May Clear Way for Upgrade of Route 2

Times Argus - 1:48 pm Mon Dec 21st, 2009

Transportation officials say a recent ruling by environmental regulators could clear the way for the first phase of a long-planned upgrade of Route 2, Vermont's major east-west traffic corridor.

But opponents of the project say they'll continue to challenge a plan that they believe threatens wetlands and recreational areas in central Vermont.

A decade-old proposal to widen and improve three sections of Route 2 between Cabot and Danville was delayed earlier this year when the District 5 Environmental Commission - responsible for ensuring Act 250 compliance - said the Agency of Transportation's plan for wetlands mitigation didn't meet regulatory muster.

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