Construction Alert Week of September 29
Anticipated work for the weekend and the week beginning September 29, 2014.
Work on the Route 2 paving project between Bolton and Waterbury includes paving on Saturday, September 27 from the Bolton Access Road to the Bolton/Waterbury town line. During the week, crews will continue work on driveway aprons and side road entrances throughout the project area and work on guardrails near the Bolton/Waterbury town line. There will be lane closures with alternating one way travel and traffic control will be present. Motorists should expect traffic delays.
Main Street, between South Winooski Avenue and South Union Street will be CLOSED to eastbound traffic from Saturday, September 27 at 3:00 a.m. until Sunday, September 28 at 6:00 p.m. for sewer repair. Traffic will be detoured.
On Saturday, September 27, there will be final paving on Mill Street, Thibault Parkway, Case Parkway, Fletcher Place, University Terrace, and Juniper Ridge.
On Monday and Tuesday, there will be final paving on Center Street, Edgewood, Summit Ridge and North Champlain. Clean up, line striping and traffic calming work will follow paving on North Champlain, Center Street and Juniper Ridge during the week.
Interstate 89 - Night Work Between Richmond and Colchester
On Friday evening, September 26, there will be work on the southbound bridges just south of Exit 13 and at Exit 12, and on the northbound bridges at Exits 15 and 16. On Sunday through Thursday from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m., there will be final paving of the southbound Williston Rest Area, continued work on southbound bridges between Exits 13 and 12, and cleanup work on bridges throughout the project limits. 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
Work on the Interstate 89 bridges over the Lamoille River in Milton will cause traffic delays due to lane closures Monday through Friday. 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. The northbound and southbound shoulders at the Bridge are closed. Motorists should reduce speed and use extreme caution while driving through the construction zone.
Interstate 89 - Richmond Exit 11 southbound off ramp
Weather permitting, there will be final paving of the Exit 11 southbound off ramp in Richmond on Monday, September 29.
Construction on the realignment of US Route 2 between East Avenue and the ramps for I-89 continues with work being done on the south side by the Staples Plaza and gas stations. The sidewalk on the south side of US Route 2 will be closing from Dorset Street to the Staples Plaza. Pedestrian traffic will be detoured. On early morning Tuesday, September 30 sometime between 12:01 and 4:00 a.m., all eastbound lanes will be shut down for about 15 minutes for the removal of an overhead sign. Regular work hours are Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. This project is expected to be completed July 31, 2015.
Street reconstruction on Gamelin Court will prohibit through traffic until the end of October. The project begins on the west side and progresses east.
Motorists should be alert for mowing, drainage cleaning and bridge washing 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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