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Regulatory/Permitting Public Notices


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, Regulatory Division
Published June 22, 2021

The District Engineer has received a permit application to conduct work and place fill in waters of the United States from the Vermont Agency of Transportation (219 N. Main Street Barre, VT 05641). The work is purposed at various locations along the existing 93-mile-long railbed, formally known as Lamoille Valley Railroad (“LVRR”). The trail will be repaired and converted to a year-round recreational trail in the following towns: Sheldon, Fairfield, Bakersfield, Fletcher, Cambridge (referred to as Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, “LVRT”, Section 11), Morristown, Wolcott, Hardwick (referred to as LVRT Section 12), and Hardwick, Greensboro, Stannard, Waldon, Cabot and Danville (referred to as LVRT Section 13). The work is proposed along the Lamoille River (Section 10, Traditional Navigable Waterway) and its tributaries, Black Creek and its tributaries, and many adjacent wetlands throughout three sections of the 93-mile long LVRT. The beginning and end of the trail coordinates are: 44.881689, -72.942031 to 44.654089, -72.822350 (range for LVRT (11)), 44.564056, -72.566756 to 44.506167, -72.364658 (range for LVRT (12)), and 44.504544, -72.357992 to 44.423625, -72.222950 (range from LVRT (13)).