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May 6, 2019 9:27 AM

I-89 Traffic Impacts

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DATE: May 3, 2019

PROJECT TYPE: Bridge Rehabilitation

LOCATION:
I-89 between Exit 16 and Exit 17 in the Town of Colchester, Chittenden County

TRAFFIC IMPACT:
Travel impacts include reducing I-89 to one lane in the non-peak direction between the hours of 7 AM and 3 PM. I-89 northbound can be reduced to one lane during the weekday AM peak hours (7 AM to 2 PM) and I-89 southbound can be reduced to one lane during the weekday PM peak hours (10 AM to 3 PM).

DURATION:
The work scheduled to occur Monday through Friday, will require lane closures on I-89 between the hours of 7 AM and 3 PM.

PROJECTED COMPLETION:
November 2019

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES/NOTICES:
Crews will begin placing median barriers along I-89 and installing construction fencing throughout the work zone. A crew will be inspecting the bridges' substructures for minor damage and begin repairs to abutments and piers. Construction activities will require I-89 between Exit 16 and Exit 17 to be reduced to one lane in the non-peak direction throughout the week, expect delays.

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November 22, 2019 10:08 AM

DATE: November 22, 2019

PROJECT TYPE: Bridge Rehabilitation

LOCATION: I-89 between Exit 16 and Exit 17 in the Town of Colchester, Chittenden County

TRAFFIC IMPACTS: From 7 AM Monday, November 25 through Wednesday, November 27 at noon, I-89 will be reduced to one lane in the non-peak direction between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM. This work is weather dependent. There will be no weekend work.

I-89 northbound can be reduced to one lane during the weekday AM peak hours (6 AM to 10 AM) and the off-peak hours (10 AM to 2 PM & 7 PM to 6 AM). I-89 southbound can be reduced to one lane during the off-peak hours (10 AM to 2 PM & 7 PM to 6 AM) and the weekday PM peak hours (2 PM to 7 PM).

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES/NOTICES: Crews will be off site starting at noon on Wednesday, November 27 through Sunday, December 1 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Crews will continue general site clean-up including removing materials from the medians along Interstate 89 between Exits 16 and 17 beginning Monday, November 25 through Wednesday, November 27 at noon. This work will be completed between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM and is weather dependent.

PROJECT COMPLETION: November 2019

PLEASE BE ADVISED: VTrans reminds motorists to stay vigilant adhering to the work zone signage and specifically the posted speed limits while this project is underway. Expect delays.

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November 15, 2019 10:22 AM

DATE: November 15, 2019

PROJECT TYPE: Bridge Rehabilitation

LOCATION: I-89 between Exit 16 and Exit 17 in the Town of Colchester, Chittenden County

TRAFFIC IMPACTS:
From 7 AM Monday, November 18 through Friday, November 22, I-89 will be reduced to one lane in the non-peak direction between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM. This work is weather dependent. There will be no weekend work.

I-89 northbound can be reduced to one lane during the weekday AM peak hours (6 AM to 10 AM) and the off-peak hours (10 AM to 2 PM & 7 PM to 6 AM). I-89 southbound can be reduced to one lane during the off-peak hours (10 AM to 2 PM & 7 PM to 6 AM) and the weekday PM peak hours (2 PM to 7 PM).

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES/NOTICES:
Crews will continue general site clean-up through the week. This work includes removing the crossovers, u-turn facilities, and pull-off areas constructed as part of the Colchester I-89 Bridges Project between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM. This work is weather dependent.

PROJECT COMPLETION: November 2019

PLEASE BE ADVISED: VTrans reminds motorists to stay vigilant adhering to the work zone signage and specifically the posted speed limits while this project is underway. Expect delays.


September 6, 2019 10:08 AM

DATE: September 6, 2019

PROJECT TYPE: Bridge Rehabilitation

LOCATION: I-89 between Exit 16 and Exit 17 in the Town of Colchester, Chittenden County

TRAFFIC IMPACTS:
Weekend: From 7 PM Friday, September 6 to 6 AM Monday, September 9, I-89 will be reduced to one lane in each direction facilitated by crossover traffic patterns. Expect delays. Minor intermittent disruptions to traffic are anticipated along Bay Road throughout the weekend. Flaggers will be present.




Weekdays: Monday, September 9 through Friday, September 13, I-89 will be reduced to one lane in the non-peak direction between the hours of 7 AM and 7 PM facilitated by crossover traffic patterns. Intermittent disruptions to traffic are anticipated along Bay Road throughout the week. Flaggers will be present.




I-89 northbound can be reduced to one lane during the weekday AM peak hours (6 AM to 10 AM) and the off-peak hours (10 AM to 2 PM & 7 PM to 6 AM). I-89 southbound can be reduced to one lane during the off-peak hours (10 AM to 2 PM & 7 PM to 6 AM) and the weekday PM peak hours (2 PM to 7 PM).

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES/NOTICES:
The southbound barrel of I-89 will be closed and I-89 will be reduced to one lane is each direction facilitated by crossover traffic patterns starting at 7 PM Friday, September 6 while crews work to rehabilitate Bridge 76 South, over Bay Road. The southbound barrel of I-89 is scheduled to reopen Monday, September 9 at 6 AM. Bay Road will be reduced to one lane alternating with one-way traffic intermittently throughout the weekend.

Starting Monday, September 9, continuing throughout the week, crews will be demolishing the deck of Bridge 76 South, over Bay Road and preparing for the upcoming weekend bridge closure. I-89 will be reduced to one-lane in the non-peak direction facilitated by crossover traffic patterns throughout the week. Bay Road will be reduced to one lane with alternating one-way traffic intermittently throughout the week.

The next weekend bridge closure is anticipated to be Friday, September 13 at 7 PM through Monday, September 16 at 6 AM. This work will require I-89 to be reduced to one lane in each direction facilitated by crossover traffic patterns. Bay Road will be closed throughout the closure period. A detour route will be signed. This anticipated weekend closure is weather dependent.

PROJECT COMPLETION: November 2019

PLEASE BE ADVISED: VTrans reminds motorists to stay vigilant adhering to the work zone signage and specifically the posted speed limits while this project is underway. Expect delays.