Berkshire Culvert Replacement

The Vermont Agency of Transportation in conjunction with A.L. St. Onge Contractor Inc. (St. Onge) will be replacing the deteriorating 6' x 6' concrete box structure with a 4' x 8' pre-cast concrete box structure located on VT Route 118 in Berkshire, approximately 1 mile from the intersection of VT Route 118 and VT Route 105.

The anticipated completion is October 2021.

Construction Updates

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, October 21, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Weather and scheduling permitting, final paving (wearing course), weather permitting
  • Weather permitting, line striping

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, October 18, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • If weather doesnt permit paving tomorrow, October 22, final paving (wearing course)
  • and line striping

VT 118 Berkshire

Still awaiting final (wearing course) paving


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, October 11, 2021:
Monday:
  • No work due to the Indigenous People's Day holiday
Tuesday through Friday:
  • Weather and scheduling permitting, final paving (wearing course) and line striping

Berkshire VT118 Temp Removal

Removal of temporary detour completed


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, October 4, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Continue removal of temporary detour
  • Weather and scheduling permitting, final paving (wearing course) and line striping.
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.

 

Continue removal of temporary detour


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, September 27, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Continue removal of temporary detour
  • Weather and scheduling permitting, final paving (wearing course) and line striping.
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area

VT118 Culvert

Removal of temporary detour has begun


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, September 20, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Weather permitting, final paving (wearing course)
  • Begin removal of temporary detour

Berkshire VT 118

Base pavement complete; Guardrail installed


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, September 13, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Guardrail installation

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, September 6, 2021:
Monday:
  • No work due to the Labor Day holiday
Tuesday through Friday:
  • Weather permitting, paving of the roadway approaches

Berkshire roadway abutment

Excavation of existing roadway approaches


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, August 30, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Placement of dense graded stone on roadway approaches
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.

Berkshire Culvert

East end of box culvert

Berkshire Culvert

West end of box culvert


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, August 23, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Backfilling around abutments
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.

Berkshire culvert

Installed pre-cast concrete box culvert


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, August 16, 2021:

Monday through Friday:
  • Begin installation of box culvert sections
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.

Berkshire culvert

Looking down through the box culvert

  Berkshire Box Culvert

Placement of pre-cast concrete box culvert sections


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, August 9, 2021:

Monday through Friday:
  • Begin installation of box culvert sections
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.

Berkshire

Removal of forms on the poured concrete wall


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, August 2, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Backfilling around the concrete footings
  • Begin mobilization of box culvert sections to site

Footing wall poured

 

Wing wall forms ready for concrete pour


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, July 26, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Minimal work to allow for the newly poured concrete footings cure.
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.

Setting forms in preparation of concrete pour this week for the southern footing wall

 


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, July 19, 2021:

Monday through Friday:
  • Continue work on concrete footings to include some ledge removal and begin forming.
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.

Pouring concrete for footing


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, July 12, 2021:

Monday through Friday:
  • Continue work on concrete footings on the east end on the project
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.
Continued prep work for concrete footings

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, July 5, 2021:
Monday:
  • No work due to the Independence Day holiday
Tuesday through Friday:
  • Continue work on concrete footings for the new culvert
  • Allowing curing time for concrete poured this week
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.
Continued prep work for concrete footings

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, June 28, 2021:

Monday through Friday:
  • Preparing form work for pouring concrete footings.
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.

Old culvert removed

Prep work for concrete footings


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, June 21, 2021:

Monday through Friday:
  • Excavation work to remove existing culvert.
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.
Temporary detour roadway complete and open to motorists

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, June 7, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Continue prep work and paving of the temporary approaches in anticipation of opening up the detour roadway.

Temporary culvert pipe installed: Work continues on the detour roadway


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, June 7, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Prep work and paving of the temporary approaches in anticipation of opening up the detour roadway.

Culvert piping to be installed for detour roadway

Prep work for temporary culvert installation


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, May 31, 2021:

Monday:
  • No work due to the Memorial Day holiday
Tuesday through Friday:
  • Installation of temporary culvert, prepping for detour roadway.
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.
Barrier installation between the work site and VT Route 118
Installation of metal sheeting (pile) to stabilize the foundation near the culvert

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, May 24, 2021:

Monday through Friday:
  • Minimal work continues for the installation of a temporary bridge.
Motorists should be aware of trucks entering/exiting the work area.
Excavation work for temporary bridge installation continues

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, May 17, 2021:

Monday through Friday:
  • Continue excavation work for the installation of a temporary bridge.
Motorists should be aware of minimal delays for trucks entering/exiting the work area.
 
Excavation work for temporary bridge installation continues

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, May 10, 2021:

Monday through Friday:
  • Continue excavation work for the installation of a temporary bridge. Motorists should be aware of minimal delays for trucks entering/exiting the work area.

                       Excavation work for temp bridge installation


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, May 3, 2021:

Monday through Friday:

Continue installation of temporary bridge. Motorists should be aware of trucks in/out of the work area.

Excavation work for temporary bridge installation

Excavation work for temporary bridge installation


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, April 26, 2021:

St. Onge has begun clearing for the installation of a two-way temporary detour through the construction zone and will continue periodically throughout this week.

Motorists should expect minimal impact in their travels this week.