There is flooding downtown due to a water main break. Many businesses will be closed today and the Farmers Market is cancelled. Please call ahead to confirm the business you’d like to visit us open.
Please avoid the core downtown of Montpelier this morning until further notice. There is a water line break on Nelson Street and flooding downtown (we're assessing the problem now). The negative degree temperatures are creating ice on streets. Hardest hit appears to be the State and Main Street intersection and surrounding area.
Due to flooding and freezing temperatures, Main Street is closed between Barre and State Streets until further notice. Crews are working to clear ice from the road and sidewalks.
Cars are moving (slowly) along State Street, East State Street and down Main toward the Kellogg Hubbard Library.
Please use extreme caution driving AND WALKING in this area.
The Nelson Street water main leak has been stopped, and drains are being opened on Main Street. The water is receding. The Department of Public Works is bringing in their big grader to work on the ice. Main Street remains closed from Barre to State Streets until further notice. If you head downtown, please use extreme caution and call ahead to make sure that where you’re headed is open! ... See MoreSee Less