Winooski

The City of
Winooski

The City of Winooski was established on March 7, 1922. It is located in Northwest Vermont, just across the Winooski River from Burlington at the heart of Chittenden County. Its award-winning “Smart Growth” downtown, beautiful Winooski River, and vibrant business sector make Winooski a very dynamic and exciting place to live and work. Winooski is proud to be a designated Refugee Resettlement community and home to many diverse newcomers to our country. As the most diverse community in the state, and with over 30 languages spoken by residents, Winooski offers a cultural richness not available in many other places in Vermont.

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CURRENT PROJECTS:

WINOOSKI RIVER BRIDGE SCOPING STUDY

Beginning in the spring of 2017 and extending into next summer, the CCRPC, along with the Cities of Burlington and Winooski and other partner organizations, and the public, will start an important project that connects the two cities. The bridge over the Winooski River is approaching 90 years old and nearing the end of its expected useful life. For both structural, as well as functional reasons, this bridge will require significant improvements, perhaps outright replacement, in the not-too-distant future.

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WINOOSKI TRANSPORTATION MASTER PLAN

The Winooski TMP will seek to balance all modes of transportation within the existing public right-of-way and will provide a comprehensive list of roadway, transit, bicycle, pedestrian, and streetscape improvement recommendations that satisfy the overall vision for the City of Winooski. The Winooski TMP will be visionary but it will also include an action plan with low-cost improvements that the City could advance in the short term.

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WINOOSKI FORM-BASED CODE

CCRPC staff have been assisting the City of Winooski with the preparation of “smart growth” development regulations for planned Gateway districts along major transportation arteries. CCRPC staff are also in the process of developing a long-term vision for the transportation corridors and multimodal improvements.

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WINOOSKI MAIN STREET CORRIDOR STUDY

The primary goal of this study was to evaluate transportation issues and develop short and medium-term improvement strategies to address capacity and safety issues along the Main Street (US 2/7) corridor in Winooski from the Downtown Circulator north to the Colchester Town Line. This report presents a summary of the process, findings, recommendations, and implementation plan for short/low cost and medium-term transportation improvements in the corridor.

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