The Shrewsbury Selectboard and Road Commissioner remind all Shrewsbury residents:
23 V.S.A. § 1126a. Depositing snow onto or across certain highways prohibited
(a) No person, other than an employee in the performance of his or her official duties or other person authorized by the agency of transportation (in the case of state highways) or selectboard (in the case of town highways), shall plow or otherwise deposit snow onto the traveled way, shoulder or sidewalk of a state highway or a class 1, 2, or 3 town highway.
(b) Nothing in this section should be construed to be in derogation of any municipal ordinance regulating the deposit of snow within the limits of town highways. (Added 1997, No. 150 (Adj. Sess.), § 17.)
Please slow down when the plows are out.
Excess Weight Permits
PERMISSION FROM CITIES/TOWNS:
OVERWEIGHT:For operation of a vehicle in excess of the statutory weight limits over highways and bridges under the jurisdiction of a municipality, except Class 1 town highways, application will be made to the appropriate legislative body or its representative. A list of any special weight limits which differ from statutory limits is available from the Department of Motor Vehicles along with the name of the person responsible for issuing permits in each municipality.
OVERDIMENSION: For operation, on highways under the jurisdiction of a municipality, of a vehicle and load in excess of the statutory dimensions, but within the dimensions allowed under a “Blanket Permit”, permits may be issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles, Commercial Vehicle Operations Unit. For operation of a vehicle and load in excess of the dimensions allowed under a blanket permit, permits are issued by the municipality. Application is made to the appropriate legislative body or their representative.