Road Construction Report

Week of April 19, 2021

This weekly report is a list of planned construction activities that will have traffic impacts on state highways throughout Vermont. Please remember to drive safely in all work zones. Lives depend on it.

Interstates

I-89 Berlin – The bridge replacement project has begun for the season. Northbound and Southbound traffic have been reduced to one lane in each direction. Crossovers will be utilized beginning Tuesday, 04/20. Motorists should be aware of a work zone speed reduction.

I-89 Hartford-Sharon - A resurfacing project has begun in both the Northbound and Southbound lanes from the I-89/I-91 interchange in Hartford to the rest/information center in Sharon. Motorists will see lane reductions in both directions near the interchange in Hartford, as well as the on and off ramps in this location. Night work Sunday through Thursday. A speed reduction to 55 mph when lane closures are in effect.

I-89 Sharon – A bridge rehabilitation project is underway along I-89 over VT 14 and the White River. Lane and speed reductions are in place in each direction between Exits 2 and 3 as Northbound traffic will be merged to the Southbound bridge using a crossover.

I-91 Hartford – Motorists can expect lane closures Northbound and Southbound between Exits 12 and 11 as crews continue bridge repairs at bridge #44 over U.S. 4, VT 14, the New England Central railroad, and the White River.

I-91 Rockingham – Bridge barrier work continues this week with trucks entering/exiting the construction zone. Motorists should note that lane and speed reductions are in place both Northbound and Southbound.

I-91 Weathersfield – A bridge deck replacement project is set to begin at Exit 8 over VT 131. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction as Southbound traffic is merged to the Northbound bridge using a crossover. A speed reduction is in place.  

Around the State

Cavendish – Weathersfield - A roadway reclaim project along VT 131 is underway. Motorists should expect alternating one-way traffic at multiple locations throughout the length of the project. Delays will occur. Please add extra time to your travel plans.

Chelsea – Thetford – A series of culvert replacements and repairs is set to continue along VT 113. Travelers will encounter flagged one-way traffic in the areas of operation.

Colchester – Essex – Construction to begin on the installation of a new multi-use path on VT 15 between the intersections of Lime Kiln Road, Colchester and Susie Wilson Road, Essex. Motorist can expect minimal impact in their travels through the construction zone. Non-motorists can follow a signed detoured.

Enosburgh – A bridge replacement project is underway along VT 118 approx. 3 miles from its intersection with VT 105. Motorists will encounter a lane closure with traffic control as crews work on a temporary structure.

Fair Haven – Rutland – Lane and speed reductions will be in place along U.S. 4 beginning at Exit 5 in Castleton moving east to Rutland for guardrail repair operations.

Hartford – Motorists should expect single lane closures on U.S. 5 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday to Friday, as well as shoulder closures along Sykes Mountain Avenue as crews install curbing. Business access will be maintained.

North Hero – Grand Isle – Drawbridge construction continues along U.S. 2. A speed reduction remains in place. Mariners: The drawbridge will begin its daily operating schedule on 05/15. To request an opening or to communicate with the bridge tender, please use Channel 13 or call 802-372-4360.

Pittsford – Multiple roadway reconstruction activities along U.S. 7 this week. Motorists should proceed with caution as they navigate new traffic patterns and lane shifts throughout the project. Expect intermittent alternating one-way traffic with minor delays. A speed reduction to 35 mph remains in effect.

Plainfield – North Montpelier – Beginning Wednesday, 04/21, VT 214 will be closed to through traffic from its intersections with U.S. 2 to VT 14. The road will be closed during the daytime only for culvert replacements and reopened to traffic at night. Local traffic will be able to access depending on the destination.

Rockingham – Our partners at NHDOT have begun a rehabilitation project on the Church Street Bridge connecting Vermont and New Hampshire. Motorists should expect intermittent, alternating one-way traffic and some delays.

Shelburne – U.S. 7 will be reduced to one lane in the Northbound direction on Monday, 04/19, in the area between Kinney Drugs and the Days Inn from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Traffic control will be present; minor delays are expected.

Stowe – Morristown – Motorists should expect delays and intermittent alternating one-way traffic along VT 100 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday to Friday. Temporary traffic signals will be installed at the bridge (#210) over Moss Glen Brook in Stowe. Alternating one-way traffic will be controlled by the signals throughout the duration of the bridge work.

Waterbury – Multiple construction activities are underway along U.S. 2 in the village downtown. Motorists are urged to pay attention to flaggers and pedestrian crossers.

Williston – Waterline work continues on U.S. 2 near its intersection with Industrial Avenue. Motorists can expect minimal impact to their travels through the construction zone.