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Vermont Agency of Transportation seeks permit for proposed work in wetlands in Coventry, Vermont

USACE, New England District
Published March 18, 2021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application from the Vermont Agency of Transportation in Barre, Vermont, for proposed work in  wetlands adjacent to unnamed tributaries of the Barton River in conjunction with the construction  of new landside facilities at the Northeast Kingdom International Airport off Airport Road in  Coventry, Vermont.

The construction of runway and taxiway extensions, safety area improvements and the proposed work  was originally authorized under permit number NAE-2009-02555, which was issued on October 9, 2014  and expired on October 9, 2019. The proposed work involves the placement of fill within 10,402 sq.  ft. (0.24 acre) of wetlands for the construction of single-unit hangars, corporate hangar buildings, a fixed based operations building, an aircraft manufacturing building, warehouse  buildings, associated access roads, parking areas, aprons, taxi lanes, and stormwater and drainage 

The Corps of Engineers is soliciting comments from members of the public; federal, state and local  agencies; Indian Tribes; and other interested parties to consider and evaluate the impacts of this  proposed activity. The public notice with more detailed information is available for review on the 
District website at:  https://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Portals/74/docs/regulatory/PublicNotices/2021/NAE-2009-02555- 

Public comments on this proposed work by the Vermont Agency of Transportation should be forwarded  no later than April 16, 2021, to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, Attn:  Michael Adams, Regulatory Division, 696 Virginia Road, Concord, MA 01742 or by email to
michael.s.adams@usace.army.mil. Please reference file # NAE-2009-02555.

Bryan Purtell

Release no. 21-012