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Shelburne Street Roundabout

Logo for the Shelburne Street roundabout project in Burlington, VT

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE 

DATE: Friday, January 27, 2023

TRAFFIC IMPACT AND DURATION: 

Starting next week, Ledge Road will be closed at its intersection with Shelburne Street between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Motorists accessing Ledge Road will need to seek alternate routes.

Motorists should expect short traffic stoppages along Shelburne Street in the vicinity of the roundabout between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Flaggers will be present to assist motorists through the work zone.

Motorists are reminded to slow down and stay alert when traveling through the work zone.

The roundabout will remain open and operational to traffic. Additional information on how to navigate a roundabout as a motorist, pedestrian, or cyclist can be found below.

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES:  

Crews will be on-site next week between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to complete the relocation of the rapid rectangular flashing beacon (RRFB) at the Ledge Road crosswalk to improve maneuverability for emergency vehicles onto Ledge Road. This work will require the closure of Ledge Road and short traffic stoppages along Shelburne Street at the roundabout. This work is weather dependent. Crews will remain off the roadway during a winter storm event.

HOW TO NAVIGATE A ROUNDABOUT:

An educational video on how to safely and properly navigate a roundabout can be found on the project website and is linked here. The information from the video is summarized in the graphic below.

Click here for additional project progress photos!

LOCATION: The Shelburne Street Roundabout project is located at the intersection of U.S. 7 (Shelburne Street, South Willard Street), ALT U.S. 7 (Shelburne Street) Locust Street and Ledge Road in the City of Burlington, VT. The U.S. 7 project limits extend from Shelburne Street at Adams Court to South Willard Street at Chittenden Drive and on Shelburne Street along ALT U.S. 7 at Marian Street. Work will also be conducted on the following side streets: Gove Court, Locust Street and Ledge Road. 

PROJECTED COMPLETION: Summer 2023

 

PROJECT INFORMATION MEETING RECORDING AND SLIDES

View the recording from the Project Information Meeting on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. CLICK HERE

View the slide deck from the Project Information Meeting on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. CLICK HERE

 
 

SHELBURNE STREET ROUNDABOUT PROJECT

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) and the Burlington Department of Public Works (Burlington DPW) are improving roadway conditions for all users along US Route 7 (Shelburne Street) in Burlington. This joint initiative includes street reconstruction and the construction of a new single-lane roundabout at the intersection of US Route 7 (South Willard Street), US ALT Route 7 (Shelburne Street), Ledge Road and Locust Street. The project also includes the addition of a designated left turn lane onto Ledge Road and the installation of new pedestrian and bicycle facilities. Furthermore, the project is improving signage, street lighting, drainage, stormwater runoff treatment, and relocating and consolidating utility transmissions underground. The project was awarded to S.D. Ireland Brothers of Williston on May 1, 2021. Construction began in 2021 and will continue through July 2023.  

Want to learn more about the Shelburne Street Roundabout? Watch these videos!

Shelburne Street Roundabout Introduction

Navigating the Shelburne Street Roundabout