Repaving VT Route 120 - Sheldon - Franklin

The Vermont Agency of Transportation in conjunction with J. Hutchins Inc. (Hutchins) will be repaving VT Route 120 from the intersection of VT Route 120 & VT Route 105 in Sheldon extending northerly approximately 5.2 miles to Hanna Road in Franklin. 
As part of this project, there will be a complete reconstruction of the roadway and installation of underdrain between the intersection of Rice Hill Road and Triplet Drive in Franklin. This area work will also have a 10' lane restriction.
The anticipated completion is June 2021.

Construction Updates


This project is complete.
On behalf of the VT Agency of Transportation and myself, we would like to thank everyone for your patience and understanding during the construction.
We hope you enjoy the improvements, not only for your safety, but also for the smooth ride.
Stay safe and buckle up!

The following is the anticipated upcoming work schedule for the week beginning Monday, June 7, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Weather permitting, line striping/pavement markings throughout the project.
  • Removal of construction signage after line striping is complete

Motorists can expect traffic control allowing for one lane of alternating travel within the work area.


This project is complete with the exception of the pavement markings which is delayed due to scheduling conflicts.
The following is the anticipated upcoming work schedule for the week beginning Monday, May 31, 2021:
Monday:
  • No work due to the Memorial Day holiday
Tuesday through Friday:
  • Potential line striping/pavement markings
  • Removal of construction signage after line striping is complete

The following is the anticipated upcoming work schedule for the week beginning Monday, May 24, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Weather permitting and product availability dependent, line striping/pavement markings throughout the project limits
  • Removal of construction signage after line striping is complete
Motorist can expect minor delays for a lane closure with traffic control present within the work area.
View of the Hanna Road intersection in Franklin of final paving

The following is the anticipated upcoming work schedule for the week beginning Saturday, May 15, 2021:
Final paving is complete!
Saturday:
  • Complete shoulder work throughout the project limits
Monday through Friday:
  • Weather permitting, line striping/pavement markings throughout the project limits
  • Removal of construction signage after line striping is complete
Motorist can expect a lane closure within the work area with traffic control present.
Installation of shoulder material
Final paving complete; Awaiting line striping

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, May 10, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Weather permitting, final paving begins in Sheldon proceeding north to Franklin. Due to weather, this may include Saturday May 8, 2021.
  • Complete stone lining of ditch in the reconstructed area between Triplet Drive and Rice Hill Road
  • Shoulder and driveway apron work continues throughout the project limits
Motorist can expect a lane closure within the work area with traffic control present.
Paving the "leveling course" on VT Route 120

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, May 3, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Weather permitting, begin the first lift of paving the existing roadway at approximately Hanna Road, Franklin working south towards Sheldon.
  • Shoulder work throughout the project limits
  • Driveway and side road prep for paving
Motorist can expect a lane closure within the work area.

                Milling machine at work

Existing roadway milled up in preparation for repaving


The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, April 26, 2021:
Monday through Friday:
  • Begin grinding of the existing roadway at approximately Hanna Road, Franklin working south towards Sheldon.
Wednesday through Friday:
  • Begin excavation of the roadway between Rice Hill Road and Triplet Drive, Franklin
Motorist can expect a lane closure within the work area.