STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
CASE#: 16RT00611 (Rutland Town PD)
CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101
DATE/TIME: 07/21/2016 at approximately 1438 hours
LOCATION: US Route 7 South at Tractor Supply Rutland Town, Vermont
US Route 7 Southbound (both lanes) in the area of Alderman’s Chevrolet / Tractor Supply is CLOSED as of this time due to down power and utility lines. Green Mountain Power and Fair Point are enroute.
As of this time, the best estimate is several hours. A tractor trailer unit reportedly took down several lines. VT DMV; Rutland Town PD, VSP and AOT is on scene. A detour is being set up as soon as possible.
Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.