Better Roads

The Vermont Better Roads Program provides technical support and grant funding to municipalities to promote the use of erosion control and maintenance techniques that save money while protecting and enhancing water quality around the State.

          Alan May                            Joel Perrigo                        Ross Gouin

            Tel: (802) 828-4585                                        Tel: (802) 595-4933                                       Tel: (802) 595-2381
e-mail: Alan.May@vermont.gov           e-mail: Joel.Perrigo@vermont.gov           e-mail: ross.gouin@vermont.gov   

                                          

SFY2022 Vermont Better Roads Grant Program

October 23, 2020

The Vermont Agency of Transportation is pleased to announce the 24th year of funding to support projects on municipal roads that improve water quality and result in maintenance cost savings.  The grant funds are provided by the VT Agency of Transportation with partnership through the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. The Vermont Better Roads Program promotes the use of erosion control and maintenance techniques that save money while protecting and enhancing water quality around the State.

Please note that the application scoring of the Better Roads Program is intended to be in line with the State’s Clean Water Act (Act 64), as well as the Municipal Roads General Permit (MRGP). In an effort to prioritize funding for projects that are providing significant water quality improvements, applicants must indicate whether or not the projects that they intend to construct will be in full compliance with the MRGP. Please see application and scoring sheet for more information. If you have questions, please feel free to contact Better Roads staff. 

Please note: No Funding or awards will be issued until appropriated by legislative action, if available, this is expected to be July of 2021.

Applications for funding will be accepted until December 18th, 2020.

For questions contact:
Joel Perrigo
VTrans Municipal Assistance Bureau
(802)595-4933
Joel.perrigo@vermont.gov

2019 Better Roads Manual 
 

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