Notice of Public Comment Period -- Proctor Train Clearance
The Board on February 21, 2018 received a joint petition from the Vermont Agency of Transportation, the Town of Proctor, and Vermont Rail Systems, Inc. The Petition seeks a variance from the 23-foot railroad clearance standard established by 5 V.S.A. Section 3670 for a railroad underpass located along North Street in Proctor. The Petitioners seek a railroad clearence of 21 feet over the highest track elevation as part of the replacement of highway bridge #3, also known as Railroad Bridge #211.
Petitioners seek an administrative ruling from the Board that the varience can issue without public hearing. Prior to determining if a hearing is necessary, the Board seeks public comment. Deadline for submitting comment is March 30, 2018. Please submit comments to the address at the bottom of this website, or email comments to John Zicconi, who's address also is listed at the bottom of this website. To view documents submitted by the Petitioners, please click here.