Colchester/Essex Multi-Use Path - VT Route 15

Construction Updates

This project is on hold until various utilities within the work zone have been relocated.
I will resume updates prior to work continuing on.

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, September 13, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • No work scheduled for this week as the project work swith the utility companies.​

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, September 06, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • No work scheduled for this week as the project work swith the utility companies.

 

Completed sidewalk & crosswalk on the northside of westbound VT15, across Lime Kiln Road


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, August 30, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Minimal work scheduled for this week.

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Pedestrian signals active at the Lime Kiln Road intersection


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, August 23, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Work continues at the intersection of Lime Kiln Road intersection and National Guard Road to include electrical work for signals and pedestrian crossings.

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Installation of traffic/pedestrian signal at the Lime Kiln Road intersection


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, August 16, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Work continues at the intersection of Lime Kiln Road intersection to include electrical wiring to the traffic and pedestrian signals.

Motorists can expect lane closure from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Lime Kiln Road intersection. Pedestrians will follow a signed detour for the week.

Granite curb installed at the Lime Kiln Road intersection; Awaiting sidewalk placement


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, August 9, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Work continues at the intersection of Lime Kiln Road intersection to include continued curb placement, sidewalk work and pedestrian signal foundation installation.

Granite curb installation at the Lime Kiln Road intersection


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, August 2, 2021:

Monday:
  • Removal of existing curb at the Lime Kiln Road intersection and install granite curb
Tuesday through Friday:
  • No work scheduled at this time

Lime Kiln Road intersection


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, July 26, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Intersection work at Lime Kiln Road intersection to include the installation of pedestrian poles and piping
  • Thursday: Granite curb installation in front of the Fanny Allen Campus
  • Potential utility companies on site relocating lines

Granite curb to be installed Thursday, July 29, 2021


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, July 19, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Minimal work to include project cleanup work

Concrete pour for sidewalk end leaving UVM Fanny Allen Campus

 

ADA Compliant sidewalk end at UVM Fanny Allen Campus


Monday through Friday:
  • Pouring concrete sidewalk end panels in front of the UVM Fanny Allen Campus
  • Paving the medians at Barnes Avenue
  • Begin placement of sidewalk and pedestrian light poles at the Lime Kiln Road intersection.

Motorists can expect lane closures between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Route 15 eastbound from Lime Kiln Road to Fanny Allen Campus along with Lime Rock Road and on Route 15 westbound and between National Guard Road and Ethan Allen Avenue.

West corner of Ethan Allen Avenue awaiting crosswalk lighting


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:
  • Topsoil and hydroseeding continues along the newly paved sections of the pathway.
  • Pouring concrete sidewalk panels at the intersections where new curb was installed in front of the UVM Fanny Allen Campus

Lane closures between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Route 15 eastbound in front of the Fanny Allen Campus and on Route 15 westbound and between National Guard Road and Ethan Allen Avenue.Jug handle island & pathway at Route 15 eastbound and Campus Road


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, June 28, 2021:
Monday through Thursday and Friday until noon:
  • Topsoil and hydroseeding continues along the newly paved sections of the pathway.
  • Pouring concrete sidewalk panels at the intersections where new curb was installed.
Motorists should expect a lane closure from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Lime Kiln Road intersection, Route 15 eastbound in front of the Fanny Allen Campus and Route 15 westbound between National Guard Road and Ethan Allen Avenue.
New curb installed at the Ethan Allen Avenue intersection

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, June 21, 2021:
Monday and Tuesday:
  • Weather permitting, paving the south side of Route 15 in front of the Fanny Allen Campus and on the north side from National Guard Road to Barnes Avenue
Monday through Friday:
  • Topsoil and hydroseeding of the shoulders of all newly paved sections of the pathway.
Motorists should expect a lane closure from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. within all work locations.
Excavation of jug handle island for stormwater at Route 15 eastbound left turn onto Campus Road

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, June 14, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Pathway work continues on the north side of VT Route 15 between National Guard Road and Barnes Avenue
  • Topsoil and hydroseeding of the shoulders of all newly paved sections of the pathway.
  • Installation of sidewalk end panels at the intersections between Lime Kiln Road and Barnes Avenue.
Monday:
  • Installation of granite curbing at the intersections from Lime Kiln Road to Barnes Avenue.
Motorists should expect a lane closure from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. southbound between Lime Kiln Road and Barnes Avenue as well as northbound between National Guard Road and Barnes Avenue.
Paved path from Ethan Allen Avenue west
Excavated pathway from Ethan Allen Avenue to Susie Wilson Road

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, June 7, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Pathway work continues on the south side of VT Route 15 between Lime Kiln Road and the UVM Fanny Allen Campus area.
  • Pathway excavation work continues on the north side of VT Route 15 between Ethan Allen Avenue and Susie Wilson Road.
Motorists should expect a lane closure in each of the above location between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Directional drilling between National Guard Road and Barnes Avenue to install a Burlington Telecom line.

Paving of the multi-use path on the south side of Route 15


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:
  • Pathway work continues on the south side of VT Route 15 within the UVM Fanny Allen Campus area.
  • Pathway work continues on the north side of VT Route 15 between Ethan Allen Avenue and Susie Wilson Road. The existing sidewalk within this area will be removed. Pedestrians will still be able to pass through this area.
  • Weather permitting, paving with 2" asphalt on all completed pathways, motorists should be aware of truck traffic entering/exiting the work area.
Motorists should expect a lane closure in each location between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Light pole bases installed for pedestrian crossing signals along with continued path excavation at the Barnes Avenue intersection

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, May 24, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Pathway work continues on the south side of VT Route 15 within the UVM Fanny Allen Campus area.
  • Pathway work continues on the north side of VT Route 15 between Ethan Allen Avenue and Susie Wilson Road. The existing sidewalk within this area will be removed. Pedestrians will still be able to pass through this area.
Motorists should expect a lane closure in each location between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Path excavation continues at the Barnes Avenue intersection

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, May 17, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Pathway work continues on the south side of VT Route 15 between Merrill Cemetery and the UVM Fanny Allen Campus
  • Pathway work continues on the north side of VT Route 15 between Barnes Avenue and Ethan Allen Avenue.
Motorists should expect a lane closure in each location between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
         Final grading in preparation for paving

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

Monday through Friday:

  • Pathway excavation and stone placement work to continue on the south side of VT Route 15 between Lime Kiln Road and UVM Medical Fanny Allen Campus.
  • Excavation to begin from Barnes Avenue working east to Ethan Allen Drive on the north side of VT Route 15.

Motorists should expect a lane closure in each location between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Multi-Use pathway to the intersection of Lime Kiln Road excavated out and filled with aggregate material to prep for paving.

 


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

Monday through Friday:

  • Pathway excavation and stone placement work to continue on the south side of VT Route 15 between Lime Kiln Road and UVM Medical Fanny Allen Campus AND between National Guard Road and Barnes Avenue on the north side of VT Route 15.

Motorists should expect a lane closure in each location between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Existing sidewalk soon to be excavated out and replaced

 

Compacting the new pathway in preparation for paving


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

Monday through Friday:

  • Pathway excavation work to continue between Lime Kiln Road and College Road jughandle (Merrill Cemetery), and National Guard Road and Barnes Avenue. Motorists should expect a lane closure in each location between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Directional drilling under National Guard Road to install conduit sleeves. Motorists should expect traffic control present.

Multi-Use Path excavation on the south side of VT Route 15


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

Monday through Friday:

Construction to begin in two locations

  • VT National Guard Road to Barnes Avenue
  • Behind St. Michael's College Cemetery working east towards UVM Fanny Allen Campus

Motorists can expect traffic control to be present to assist in construction vehicles traveling in/out of the site locations.

 

Granite curb installed at the Lime Kiln Road intersection; Awaiting sidewalk placement