21 LAMOILLE VALLEY RAIL TRAIL REPORT Submitted by Shane Prisby, Trails Manager and LVRT Project Manager What has Been Going On? • VTrans, VAST, and the Vermont Legislature have reached a new funding agreement to continue funding LVRT construction at an 80/20 match with Federal funding! • VAST has filed with the Natural Resources Board and the Federal Surface Transportation board to get the trail out of Act 250 What is Happening Now? • The Capital Campaign is continuing to raise funds for future construction and mainte- nance. • Bridge 68 is currently being removed and replaced with new spans. It will be complete and opened for the‘17-’18 season What is Next for the LVRT? • Phase 1C (Sheldon-Swanton) will be bid out in the fall • Construction will run through 2018 • During Construction, Planning will begin for Phase IIA (Sheldon to Cambridge)