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July 21, 2016

VSP Rutland Press Release **US Route 7 South Rutland Town Road Closure**

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16RT00611 (Rutland Town PD)

TROOPER: McNeil                                           

STATION: Rutland           

CONTACT#: (802) 773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 07/21/2016 at approximately 1438 hours

 

LOCATION: US Route 7 South at Tractor Supply Rutland Town, Vermont

 

Media Outlets:

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.