Construction Alert Week of September 1
Anticipated work for the weekend and the week beginning September 1, 2014.
Please Note: Due to the Labor Day holiday, there will not be work on many of these projects on Monday,September 1
Tuesday through Friday, paving, ditching and guardrail operations will continue throughout the project area of Latham Mobile Home Sales in Bolton and Little River Road in Waterbury. Paving crews will also start preparing driveway aprons and side road entrances for final paving. There will be lane closures with alternating one way travel and traffic control will be present. Motorists should expect traffic delays.
Road construction on the following streets will be completed by the end of September: Mill Street, Thibault Parkway, Fletcher Place, Case Parkway, University Terrace, Juniper Terrace, Summit Ridge, Edgewood Lane, Center Street, and North Champlain Street.
Work on repaving VT Route 128 from the intersection of Route 15 in Essex extending north on Route 128 for 5.7 miles into Westford includes general cleanup work throughout the project limits Tuesday through Friday, weather permitting.
Interstate 89 - Between Richmond and Colchester
Night time work on I-89 between Richmond and Colchester this week will be Tuesday through Thursday from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Work includes paving both Williston Rest Areas, the Exit 12 southbound off ramp, the Exit 16 northbound off ramp, and a location south of the southbound Williston Rest Areas, and painting symbols and lines on the southbound on/off ramps. All paving and painting work is weather permitting. There will be continued bridge joint work on the southbound bridges. Motorists should expect lane closures and traffic delays. The speed limit is reduced, and fines are doubled for speeding within the construction zone. Motorists should use extreme caution while driving through the construction areas.
Interstate 89 - Milton Lamoille River Bridges Project
Tuesday through Friday, lane closures in both directions may cause traffic delays. Northbound lane closures are from 6:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and if required from 8:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Southbound lane closures are from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and if required from 8:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Rolling road blocks will occur on Thursday and throughout the week as needed. The northbound and southbound shoulders at the Bridge are closed. Motorists should reduce speed and use extreme caution while driving through the construction zone
There will be signal work at the Park and Ride intersection on Route 2 Tuesday through Friday causing lane pattern changes. Traffic control will be present.
Stage Road is reduced to one lane for gravel resurfacing through September 26. Motorists can expect short delays and loose gravel.
Construction on the realignment of US Route 2 between East Avenue and the ramps for I-89 by the Sheraton Hotel continues on the north side of US Route 2 by the Sheraton lawn and UVM property. Regular work hours this week are Tuesday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. with no lane closures expected during peak hours. There will also be night work from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday with some lane closures. Traffic flow will continue in both directions at all times. The sidewalk on the north side of Route 2 is closed from the Holiday Inn to East Avenue and pedestrian traffic is detoured. The bus stop remains open on the north side of Route 2 by the Sheraton. This project is expected to be completed July 31, 2015.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, culvert work will close Pleasant Valley Road to traffic at 218 Pleasant Valley Road from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Motorists should seek an alternate route.
On Thursday, tree removal at 9 Poker Hill Road will close the road to traffic, except for emergency vehicles, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Motorists should seek an alternate route.
Motorists should be alert for mowing and sweeping operations on the interstate and state roads.
Drivers are asked to please use caution. The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission would like to remind all motorists in highway work zones to:
* Reduce Speed * Obey all Workers Holding Signs * Watch out for People and Machines, and
* Give 'Em a Brake...when you encounter a work zone. Thank you.
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