On The Road

November 18, 2019

Welcome to On the Road. Here is a list of road construction projects happening throughout Vermont. Motorists are encouraged to stay focused when driving through work zones; lives depend on it. Safe travels!

Interstates

I-89 Colchester Bridges – Reduced to one lane between Exits 16 and 17 during the day, Monday through Friday for site cleanup. Travelers should expect delays.

I-91 Fairlee – Reduced to one lane in the Southbound direction between Exits 16 and 15 for a ledge removal project. 

I-89 Georgia – The Exit 18 Southbound off-ramp is closed for multi-week repairs following the Halloween 2019 Storm. A signed detour is in place.

I-89 Richmond/Williston –Single lane closures at night this week between Exits 11 and 12 for guardrail work.

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 throughout the week, resulting in significant delays. Motorists should plan their travels accordingly.

Around the State

Cambridge – VT-108 has a sloping project. Expect daytime lane closures with some small delays.

Essex/Underhill – Final paving activities and clean-up along VT-15 this week. Motorists should expect delays in Essex and Jericho.

Londonderry/Chester – a paving project along VT-11 is underway. Motorists should be aware of alternating lane closures, resulting in minor delays.

Manchester/Peru – Painting and sign work along VT-11 this week. Motorists may encounter alternating one-way traffic, with slight delays.

Middlebury – Installation of new stormwater drainage will CLOSE Merchants Row to through traffic on 11/20, while VT-30 (Main Street) will be reduced to one lane of alternating traffic for 11/21 and 11/22.

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 – One-way alternating traffic across one lane of the new bridge along VT-58 while crews finish the final phase of construction. Traffic maintained with temporary signal lights.

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 remains closed for improvements.

Waterbury – Major reconstruction continues along US-2 (Main Street), with multiple areas of operation downtown. Motorists should expect alternating one-way traffic, multi-day closures of side roads, and delays.