Construction Update 

DATE: November 27, 2019

PROJECT TYPE: Bridge Rehabilitation

LOCATION:  I-89 between Exit 16 and Exit 17 in the Town of Colchester, Chittenden County

TRAFFIC IMPACT AND DURATION:

Crews will be off site starting at noon on Wednesday, November 27 through Sunday, December 1 in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday.

From 7 AM Monday, December 2 through Friday, December 6, I-89 will be reduced to one lane in the non-peak direction between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM. This work is weather dependent. There wil be no weekend work.

I-89 northbound can be reduced to one lane during the weekday AM peak hours (6 AM to 10 AM) and the off-peak hours (10 AM to 2 PM & 7 PM to 6 AM). I-89 southbound can be reduced to one lane during the off-peak hours (10 AM to 2 PM & 7 PM to 6 AM) and the weekday PM peak hours (2 PM to 7 PM).

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES/NOTICES: 

Crews will be off site starting at noon on Wednesday, November 27 through Sunday, December 1 in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Crews will continue general site clean-up including removing materials from the medians along Interstate 89 between Exits 16 and 17 beginning Monday, December 2 through Friday, December 6. This work will be completed between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM and is weather dependent. 

The Colchester I-89 Project Project is substantially complete and crews will suspend construction activities for the winter on Friday, December 6. Crews will reutrn in the spring to complete punchlist items. The remaining work should be minimal. 

PROJECT COMPLETION:
November 2019

PLEASE BE ADVISED: VTrans reminds motorists to stay vigilant adhering to the work zone signage and specifically the posted speed limits while this project is underway. Expect delays.

 

Colchester I-89 Bridges Project

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is rehabilitating four bridges (Bridges 76 North and 76 South over Bay Road, and Bridges 77 North and 77 South over Mallett’s Creek) along Interstate 89 (I-89) in Colchester, Vermont. Construction will begin in April 2019 and be completed in October 2019. The project will include six weekend bridge closures, while maintaining two-way traffic on I-89. Visit the About the Project page on this website for details and check back often for weekly Construction Updates and Traffic Alerts.

Bridges 76 North and South over Bay Road

Bridges 76 North and South over Bay Road

Bridges 77 North and South over Mallet's Creek

Bridges 77 North and South over Malletts Creek