Road Construction Report

Week of May 25, 2020

Here is a list of road construction projects happening throughout Vermont. While crews are off this Monday in observance of Memorial Day, construction activities will resume on Tuesday, May 26th. Please remember to drive safely in all work zones. Lives depend on it.

Interstates

I-189 Burlington – South Burlington - A resurfacing project is set to begin. Crews will be installing signage this week, resulting in single lane closures.

I-89 Berlin – A bridge deck replacement project is underway. Northbound and Southbound traffic are now reduced to one lane each for the season. Motorists can expect short periods of stoppage along VT 62 near Exit 7 for the contractor to move equipment/materials in and out of the construction zone.

I-89 Colchester – Crews will be completing final inspection of a bridge replacement project. Motorists can expect single lane closures Northbound and Southbound between Exits 16 and 17.

I-89 Richmond – Colchester – A resurfacing project is set to begin. Crews will be installing signage this week, resulting in single lane closures throughout the project area.

I-91 Hartland – A bridge replacement along Depot Rd. over I-91 is underway. Starting Wednesday, the Depot Rd. bridge will be closed until the Fall; a signed detour will be in place.  Motorists along I-91 can expect lane reductions Northbound and Southbound, with reduced speeds enforced in the work zone.

I-91 Rockingham Bridges – Work continues on the bridge replacement project. Lane and speed reductions are in place both Northbound and Southbound.

Around the State

Bethel – Bridge replacement activities continue along VT 12. Motorists should expect some gravel roadway with short delays as crews move equipment around the jobsite.

Bristol – A paving and sidewalk project continues along VT 17 in the downtown. Motorists will encounter flagged one-way alternating traffic. Plan on adding extra time to your travel.

Castleton – Ledge removal activities along VT 30. A lane closure has been put into effect with traffic regulated by a temporary signal, resulting in minor delays.

Cavendish – Weathersfield – A road reclaim project continues along VT 131 with underdrain and ledge work. Motorists will encounter a temporary traffic signal between Lindberg Dr. and Brook Rd. Plan on one-way alternating traffic with some delays.

Fair Haven – Sidewalk work along VT 22A. Motorists will encounter one-way alternating traffic and some minor delays.

LondonderryChester – Underdrain installing along VT 11 this week continuing from Andover towards Chester. There will be one-way flagged traffic, causing some minor delays. 

Manchester – Peru - Expect alternating one-way traffic along VT 11. Traffic control personnel will be present to help direct the flow of traffic. Minimal delays are expected.

Middlebury Bridge & Rail Project – Merchants Row is now closed to traffic through the summer. VT 30 (Main Street) will be reduced to one lane in the downtown with one-lane alternating traffic.

New Haven – Bristol – Guardrail and ditching work continues along VT 17 this week. Plan on one-way alternating traffic.

North Hero – Grand Isle – Construction of the new drawbridge along US 2 continues. Motorists should take note of a speed reduction. Mariners: from May 26-30 the drawbridge will open at 8am, 12pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm. The channel will be completely closed between openings to all vessels. All mariners must pass with extreme caution and NO WAKE.

Orleans Village Bridge – As this project begins to wrap up, paving work will necessitate daily lane closures with alternating one-way traffic. Minor traffic impacts may occur.

Pittsford – US 7 is under reconstruction. One truck lane is closed Southbound, but two-way traffic will be maintained. Minor delays can be expected with reduced speeds and short stoppages of traffic to move equipment/materials in and out of the construction zone.

St. Johnsbury – The US 2 Park and Ride remains closed for the final phase of reconstruction.

Stowe – Morristown – Underdrain work along VT 100 this week. Traffic will be reduced to one lane with alternating one-way traffic between the Stowe-Morristown town line and the Morrisville-Stowe State Airport.

Vergennes – Paving operations along VT 22A this week. Motorists should plan on one-way alternating traffic during the day with extended delays.

Underhill – Cambridge – Drainage improvements continue along VT 15 this week. Motorists should expect one-way alternating traffic with minimal delays.

Waterbury – Reconstruction of US 2 (Main Street) continues. Motorists should expect flaggers and pedestrian crossers, with one-way alternating traffic in multiple areas of the downtown.

West Rutland – Paving operations along VT 4A, with signal work at the intersection of BUS 4 and VT 4A. Motorists can expect one-way alternating traffic along VT 4A, with a speed and Westbound lane reduction in the area of the railroad crossing. Expect delays.

Williston – Safety improvements along VT 2A from the intersection of Bittersweet Circle to the bridge over the Winooski River. Daytime activities Tuesday – Friday, with night paving Tuesday – Thursday. Motorists should plan on alternating one-way traffic in the work zones.