A Blank Slate
WHAT'S BEING BUILT
The project is a 16,000 sq ft facility with offices, driver facilities, maintenance bays a sophisticated bus wash system with 90% water reclamation 12,000 gallon above-ground diesel fuel tank Riverwalk Trail with benches and historical displays parking for 30 buses and 35 cars for staff and the public retention of one storage building (Biodiesel Shop).
CONCEPTUAL SITE PLAN
WHO'S DESIGNING AND BUILDING THE FACILITY?
This facility has been in the design process since 2003, and has been carefully planned. The DVTA is grateful to all the partners below who have contributed to this design:
WHAT WILL IT COST AND HOW WILL IT BE FUNDED?
|The project budget as of now is $5,058,398|
|Systems - phone, video, computer, etc.||32,000|
|Final design & engineering||160,713|
|Funding for the construction portion of the project:|
|State of Good Repair Grant - Federal Transit Administration||$3,084,831|
|Senator Leahy Earmark (portion, total was $584,400)||152,606|
|Vermont Agency of Transportation State Funds||600,000|
|Vermont Agency of Transportation Federal Funds||44,393|
|US Environmental Protection Agency Grant||100,000|
|US Environmental Protection Agency Loan||71,500|
|The KeyBank Construction Loan/US Dept. of Agriculture||915,169|
|Total cost for this project before construction:|
STORYBOARD OF WHAT'S HAPPENED SO FAR
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The BRELLA program also provides access to remediation funding. The DVTA is fortunate to receive a $100,000 EPA Grant administered by the Windham Regional Commission, as well as a $71,500 EPA low-interest loan serviced by the Brattleboro Savings & Loan and the WRC.