Public Notices
November 16, 2018

Benson, VT Balloon Test

Update: Benson, VT Communications Tower Visual Information

On November 23, 2018, New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (“AT&T”), acting through its consultants Virtual Site Simulations, LLC, conducted a balloon test for a proposed communications tower at 3415 State Road, Benson, Vermont.  The Project involves a 180’ communications tower and associated antennas and compounds, all as stated in the Advance Notice dated November 16, 2018.  The Project will allow capabilities for FirstNet, a national interoperable network for first responders, as well as improving AT&T coverage in Benson.

The viewshed analysis and photo simulations from the balloon test are now available for viewing and downloading.  Links are below.

For the viewshed: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A861284b3-7cba-4c02-9787-116a4a67b012

For the simulations: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3Aa24eb7e1-d1f4-45f5-8bdf-1e698e345d7a

AT&T will be making a presentation at a meeting before the Benson Planning Commission on December 12th at 6:30pm, Benson Community Hall, 2670 Stage Road.  Please direct any questions regarding the Project to Simon Brighenti, Phone: 413.237.1550  sbrighenti@clinellc.com.


Previous Notice: New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (“AT&T”) proposes to install a 180’ monopole telecommunications tower at 3415 Stage Road, Benson, Vermont, as stated in the Advance Notice dated November 16, 2018. The Project will allow capabilities for FirstNet, a national statewide interoperable network for first responders, as well as improving AT&T coverage in Benson.

At the present time, a balloon test is planned for Friday, November 23, 2018. A balloon will be flown at a height of 180’ in order to produce photo simulations documenting the project’s visibility to be mailed or transmitted to the parties listed on the advance notice.  The balloon will be flown from roughly 9am until noon, which time period may be shortened or lengthened depending on weather conditions. 

Please check this website to receive up-to-date information regarding the timing of the test, and any materials. 

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