Town of Brandon Update as of 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2011:
The following roads are closed:
- Pearl Street from the last house before Sanderson Bridge to the Base of hill on Long Swamp Road.
- Union Street - house to Ella Dean Road
- Cobb Hill Road No Access
- Center Street from Prospect Street to the bank corner
Primary Route 7 Route is from the North take Ferson Road to Town Farm Road to intersection with Route 73 across Route 73 to Country Club Road. Absolutely no overweight trucks should be using Maple Street as a bypass.
PLEASE NOTE that a four-way traffic control has been placed at the intersection of Park Street Extension, Country Club Road and Smalley Road. A four-way traffic control has been placed at the intersection of Marble Street, Park Street, and High Street. A stop sigh has been installed on Route 73 at the intersection with Town Farm Road and Country Club Road. PLEASE OBEY THE SPEED LIMITS DURING THIS RE-ROUTING.
Anyone experiencing flood damage you should contact Tina Wiles at 802-779-2070 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to report the extent of damage and where you are located immediately. Please document your damage with photos/videos during your clean-up efforts. Document your clean-up efforts.
We should be receiving clean-up kits for residents in need of such kits from the Salvation Army in Rutland on Thursday, please let me know if you are in need of a kit. We have also been advised that FEMA will be arriving in Town in the next few days with additional kits and supplies. Please let Tina Wiles know if you or your neighbors have any immediate needs.
We are in the process of identifying those town people who may be stranded due to the flooding. If you know of anyone or you are stranded please also contact Tina Wiles so that we can note that and address the issue.
I cannot stress the importance of reporting this information. We will have a group of Community folks out going door to door to seek who was affected by damage and where they are. So please speak with these folks if they come to your door. A full damage assessment will be conducted with FEMA at a future time.