November 25, 2019
Welcome to the final On the Road report for the year. While many projects have been completed, a few are still wrapping up as crews prepare for the winter season. Motorists are encouraged to remain focused when driving through work zones; lives depend on it. VTrans wishes all a happy Thanksgiving holiday and safe travels for the months ahead.
I-89 Colchester Bridges – Reduced to one lane between Exits 16 and 17 during the day, Monday - Wednesday for site cleanup. Travelers should expect delays.
I-91 Fairlee – Reduced to one lane in the Southbound direction between Exits 16 and 15 as crews wrap up a ledge removal project.
I-89 Georgia – The Exit 18 Southbound off-ramp is closed for repairs following the Halloween 2019 Storm. A signed detour is in place.
I-91 Rockingham Bridges – Lane and speed reductions continue throughout the work zone. Rolling roadblocks from Exit 7 Southbound will be in place at 8AM and 4PM Monday-Tuesday, and again at 8AM Wednesday, resulting in significant delays. Motorists should plan their travels accordingly.
Around the State
Essex/Underhill – Clean-up along VT-15 Monday and Tuesday as crews prepare for the winter shut-down. Motorists should expect areas of alternating one-way traffic with some slight delays.
Fair Haven – Expect one-way alternating traffic at the VT-22A railroad crossing just south of Prospect Street as crews finish up remaining rail work.
Londonderry/Chester – a paving project is underway along VT-11. Motorists should be aware of alternating lane closures, resulting in minor delays.
North Hero/Grand Isle – Work continues on the drawbridge replacement project along US-2. A speed reduction is in place, with occasional stops/releases of traffic to allow for construction vehicles to enter the work zone.
Orleans Village – Winter shut-down activities have begun. Flaggers will be on site for daily lane closures, allowing one-way alternating traffic across the new VT-58 bridge.
Sheldon – VT-105 is reduced to alternating one-way traffic at the intersection of VT-78 for a bridge recovery project. Travelers should expect some slight delays.
St. Johnsbury – The Park & Ride at the intersection of US-2 and VT-2B has partially opened for the winter. Crews will return in Spring to complete the project.
Waterbury – Major reconstruction continues along US-2 (Main Street), with multiple areas of operation downtown. Motorists should expect alternating one-way traffic, closures of side roads, and delays.