Construction Alert Week of October 20
Anticipated work for the weekend and the week beginning October 20, 2014.
On Saturday, October 18, work on the Route 2 paving project between Bolton and Waterbury includes final paving from the west end of Bolton Village to the Bolton/Waterbury town line. During the week, final paving continues and includes work on driveway and side road entrances. Paving work is weather permitting. There will be lane closures with alternating one way travel and traffic control will be present. Motorists should expect traffic delays.
Interstate 89 - Night Work Between Richmond and Colchester
On Friday evening, October 17, there will be work on the bridges throughout the project limits. On Sunday through Thursday from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m., there will be general clean up operations throughout the project limits as the project nears completion. 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 close lanes northbound from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m., and southbound from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. The northbound and southbound shoulders at the Bridge are closed. Motorists should plan for delays, reduce speed and use extreme caution while driving through the construction zone
Work to replace the pedestrian bridge on Route 15 by Joe's Snack Bar will cause lane closures through November 4.
Weather permitting, on Monday and Tuesday, October 20-21, spot paving will occur on Route 15 starting west of Barber Farm Road and extending north to Reba Road in Underhill. Traffic control will be present and motorists should expect delays.
Work on the intersection of Algonquin Reef Road and Everest Road will cause traffic delays and possible detours through October 25.
Construction on the realignment of US Route 2 between East Avenue and the ramps for I-89 continues with final paving and line striping of Williston Road occurring during night hours. This work will be done from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. on Sunday through Tuesday, October 19 through 21. Motorists should expect extended traffic delays during these hours and seek alternate routes.
On Wednesday, October 22 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., paving on South Brownell from Marshall Avenue to the Williston Road will cause traffic delays and one lane travel.
From 6 p.m. on Thursday October 16 through 7 p.m. on Monday, October 20, Route 15 will be CLOSED at the railroad crossing near the intersection with Hood Street and East Spring Street to work on rebuilding the crossing. Traffic will be detoured and traffic control will be present. Motorists should plan on delays and avoid the area if possible.
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.
For motorists traveling from Washington County: Construction on the Interstate 89 bridges at Exit 10 in Waterbury will close the passing lanes both northbound and southbound in the Exit 10 area of I-89 through November. Traffic delays are expected. The speed limit is reduced and motorists should use extreme caution driving through this area.
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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