The District Engineer has received a permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from the Vermont Agency of Transportation located at 219 North Main Street in Barre, Vermont 05641. This work is proposed in wetlands adjacent to tributaries of Lake Champlain at Exit 17 of 1-89 in Colchester, Vermont. The site coordinates are: Latitude 44.590134° N, Longitude -73.171618° W.
The work involves the placement of fill within 1.66 acres of wetlands in conjunction with the replacement of existing US Route 2 bridge over Interstate 89, and the partial reconstruction of the Exit 17 interchange. The purpose of the project is to rehabilitate the 1-89 Exit 17 interchange and adjacent intersection of US Route 2 and 7 to current AASHTO standards to improve safety and mobility for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists.