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Water Damage!

Postby 682x » Thu Sep 15, 2011 2:45 pm

Had to stay in Ludlow for work this week and was some surprised by the damage I saw. Irene didn't hit us that hard. hope it didn't ruin your hunting.
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Re: Water Damage!

Postby HotDog » Thu Sep 15, 2011 5:35 pm

Just a trip down I-89 showed me the scope of what the Winooski and White Rivers did.
I'm still in awe of the magnitude, especially here in 'lil old Vermont.
I'm actually amazed Lake Champlain was able to handle the water without rising too much, also.
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Re: Water Damage!

Postby Lavman » Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:49 am

682x wrote:Had to stay in Ludlow for work this week and was some surprised by the damage I saw. Irene didn't hit us that hard. hope it didn't ruin your hunting.


Indeed it is a mess! I live in Weston and work in Mount Holly in the construction biz. We have been in high gear since Irene helping people any way we can. It is pretty crazy but folks are taking it in stride as best they can. I have learned to never underestimate the power of Ma Nature!! :bow: :bow:
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Re: Water Damage!

Postby pete/pmr » Sat Sep 17, 2011 10:33 am

Here are a couple of pics so everyone else can see what has happened in my neighborhood from Irene! It was quite the eye opener!



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Canada Geese 105
Mallards 43
Woodies 31
Teal 16
widgeon 8
Blacks 11
Goldeneyes 25 "Take-em"
Buffleheads 4
Bluebills 1
snows 27
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Re: Water Damage!

Postby Lavman » Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:38 am

Pete those pics are heartbreaking. I have not ventured up 100 to Plymouth and Killington yet since Irene, I guess the road from Ludlow to Killington is open now but it looks a lot different.
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Re: Water Damage!

Postby pete/pmr » Tue Sep 20, 2011 6:18 am

Yeah it is heart breaking! Don't know how lucky you are until you see some of this stuff! Road to Killington is open from Rutland! I am not sure about from 100 to 4 too Killington? Last I knew the crew that was working on 4 from Rutland up too Killington was moving over too 100! So that route may be closed now and you may need to go 103 to 7 to 4 ?
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Canada Geese 105
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Teal 16
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Buffleheads 4
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snows 27
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Re: Water Damage!

Postby Lavman » Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:44 am

I did a recon run yesterday. Was able to drive from Ludlow on 100 all the way to 4. The road is rough as you can imagine, but passable. I Went up as far as Mosher Excavating then turned around and took 4 to Bridgewater corners and grabbed a sammich at the store (awesome food there!!!) then tried to go up 100A to the Coolidge site to look at a project but 100A is closed, 2 bridges still out.
Along 4 there were people living in campers with their belongings covered with tarps and whatnot. Winter is close at hand and looks like some tough going for these poor folks.
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Re: Water Damage!

Postby pete/pmr » Fri Sep 23, 2011 4:12 am

Yeah it is not a pretty sight! The hardship they are about to go thru is not something too look forward too! Rte 100 from Ludlow to Bridgewater is in pretty bad shape! We were shocked when we went down there,because we had our own damage from Irene but as bad as it seemed too us it was no where near as bad as it was over there! None of my neighbors lost thier homes,and we are surrounded by rivers here,cold river on one end,Millriver on the other end,and Otter Creek behind us! Going out 100 they only have lakes and little feeder brooks,and all the damage those little brooks caused was shocking! You just don't think those little brooks and steams could have cause that much damage!
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Canada Geese 105
Mallards 43
Woodies 31
Teal 16
widgeon 8
Blacks 11
Goldeneyes 25 "Take-em"
Buffleheads 4
Bluebills 1
snows 27
Band Count 5
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Re: Water Damage!

Postby SimonG » Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:32 pm

coulda been worse. didnt have any wind to speak of.
sounds like pete you are in clarendon from the layout of those rivers.
heard the bridge below rutland on 7 opened the other day or so. thats good.
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Re: Water Damage!

Postby pete/pmr » Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:17 pm

yeah it is open and I did not know it and was still using the back roads! But apparently it is open and they got it taken care of pretty fast!
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Mallards 43
Woodies 31
Teal 16
widgeon 8
Blacks 11
Goldeneyes 25 "Take-em"
Buffleheads 4
Bluebills 1
snows 27
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Re: Water Damage!

Postby HotDog » Sat Sep 24, 2011 6:06 am

Have you noticed how fast something can be repaired when you cut out the red tape BS and let people go to work?
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Re: Water Damage!

Postby SimonG » Sun Sep 25, 2011 10:02 pm

sadly that is what kept the repairs form happening faster, the state waiting for FEMA to show up and decide how much money to give...if the State were a private company they'd have gone under long ago! LOL.

but at least its getting there, what a mess winter maintance will be
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