The Connecticut Department of Transportation recently replaced two bridges on I-84 in Southington in just one weekend using the process known as Accelerated Bridge Construction, minimizing traffic impacts and avoiding the need to close lanes or the entire highway for weeks or months at a time. With Accelerated Bridge Construction, new bridges are built adjacent […]
Sue Minter was appointed as the Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) in January, 2015, after serving as the Deputy Secretary since 2011. Minter played a leadership role responding to catastrophic flooding from Tropical Storm Irene in August, 2011. Following her oversight of VTrans’ emergency response, Minter was deployed by Governor Peter Shumlin to be Vermont’s Irene Recovery Officer, responsible for implementation of all state recovery and resilience activities. In September, 2013, Minter was deployed by Shumlin to lead a Vermont team to assist the state of Colorado following severe flooding. Minter also supported Governor Shumlin on the White House Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience as the co-chair of the Disaster Recovery and Resilience Sub Committee…Click for full bio.
E ach year, NASTO brings together representatives from the state transportation departments of the Northeastern United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. This annual event continues to draw over 200 participants including NASTO members. The 2015 NASTO Conference is being held June 7th – June 9th in Wilmington, Deleware. Save the date! Learn more.