Irasburg asphalt plant draws complaints

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by Tena Starr

IRASBURG — “It feels like Grand Central Station all night long.”  That’s how Odessa Sanville describes living near the Northeast Sand and Gravel asphalt plant here. 

“If you look up there, you’d think it was a big city,” she said.  “I can’t sleep, the trucks are hitting their brakes.  It shakes the whole house basically.  It sounds like an airplane.  The noise is driving me crazy.  When they do blasting it’s a wonder my windows are still intact.”

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