Flood of May 2011

A sudden storm over Waitsfield and parts of Fayston in the afternoon of Friday, May 20, 2011 dropped heavy rainfall so quickly, many streams and culverts were overtaken causing extensive damage.  It was reported that 4 inches fell in 45 minutes.  It was not until the next day and those that followed was the extent of the damage more fully understood.  The Selectboard held a special meeting on Sunday, May 22 and declared a state of emergency.  Below are roads that were most heavily affected by the storm.

Brook Road

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Bushnell Road

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Common Road

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Cross Road

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East Road

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Floodwoods Road

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Hastings Road

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Joslin Hill Road

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Long Road

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North Road

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Old Center Fayston Road

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Palmer Hill Road

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Palmer Lane

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Rolston Road

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Ski Valley Acres

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Tremblay Road

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Documents & Links

Town Documents

Waitsfield Disaster Declaration, May 22, 2011

Local, State, & Federal Resources

Flooding in Waitsfield

Contacts

Town Administrator

VALERIE J. CAPELS

Waitsfield Town Office
9 Bridge Street
Waitsfield, VT 05673

Phone: (802) 496-2218
Fax: (802) 496-9284
E-mail: townadmin@madriver.com