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The Transportation Board's inception as successor to the Highway Board occurred in 1975.

The Board's duties and responsibilities include response to appeals, petitions and specific activities pursuant to statutory authority; i.e. Highways (Title 19) and Aeronautics, Railroads and Surface Transportation (Title 5).

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.

Contact Information

Transportation Board
14 Baldwin Street
Montpelier, VT  05602
Tele: (802) 828-2942 
Fax: (802) 828-2660

Mailing Address

State of Vermont, Transportation Board
14 Baldwin Street
Montpelier, VT  05602

John Zicconi, Executive Secretary
802 828-2942
Email John Zicconi