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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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June 21, 2019 8:58 AM

DATE: June 21, 2019

PROJECT TYPE: Bridge Rehabilitation

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

TRAFFIC IMPACTS: I-89 will be reduced to one lane in the non-peak direction between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM. Crews will begin setting up the lane closures at 6 AM.

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

Between the hours of 7 AM and 4 PM, Bay Road will be reduced to one lane with alternating two-way traffic; flaggers will be present to assist vehicles through the work zone. Expect delays.

DURATION: Construction activities are scheduled to occur Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28, between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM, however, crews will begin setting up lane closure packages at 6 AM. The work will require lane closures on I-89 and a single lane closure on Bay Road throughout the week.

PROJECT COMPLETION: November 2019

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES/NOTICES: Friday, June 21, crews will finalize roughing in the north side crossover on I-89, north of Bridge 77, over Mallets Creek and the north side crossover will be checked for proper alignment. Beginning next week, crews will start paving the north side crossover on I-89, north of Bridge 77, over Mallets Creek. If time permits, crews will begin paving the south side crossover south of Bridge 76, over Bay Road. Next week, crews will finalize concrete repairs and complete concrete pours on the piers and abutments of Bridge 76, over Bay Road. In addition, crews will be jacking Bridge 76, over Bay Road, to begin steel repairs.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: VTrans reminds motorists to exercise caution and drive courteously to reach destinations throughout construction. Expect travel delays along Interstate 89 and Bay Road next week. Please plan your travel accordingly and leave plenty of time while this necessary work occurs.

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June 14, 2019 10:08 AM

DATE: June 14, 2019

PROJECT TYPE: Bridge Rehabilitation

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

TRAFFIC IMPACTS: I-89 will be reduced to one lane in the non-peak direction between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM. Crews will begin setting up the lane closures at 6 AM.

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

Bay Road will be reduced to one lane with alternating two-way traffic; flaggers will be present to assist vehicles through the work zone. Expect delays.

DURATION: Construction activities are scheduled to occur Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21, between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM, however, crews will begin setting up lane closure packages at 6 AM. The work will require lane closures on I-89 and a single lane closure on Bay Road throughout the week.

PROJECT COMPLETION: November 2019

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES/NOTICES: Next week, construction of the north side crossover on I-89, north of bridge 77, over Mallets Creek, will continue. Crews have completed the installation of the temporary detour signs along Bay Road and the Champlain Bikeway. Crews will continue making repairs to the abutments and piers of bridge 76 over Bay Road.

June 7, 2019 10:38 AM

DATE: June 7, 2019

PROJECT TYPE: Bridge Rehabilitation

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

TRAFFIC IMPACTS: Travel impacts include reducing I-89 to one lane in the non-peak direction between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM. Crews will begin setting up the lane closures at 6 AM.

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

Bay Road will be reduced to one lane with alternating two-way traffic; flaggers will be present to assist vehicles through the work zone. Expect delays.

DURATION: Construction activities are scheduled to occur Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM, however, crews will begin setting up lane closure packages at 6 AM. The work will require lane closures on I-89 and a single lane closure on Bay Road throughout the week.

PROJECT COMPLETION: November 2019

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES/NOTICES: Crews continue repair work on the abutments and piers of bridge 76 over Bay Road. The south side crossover south of bridge 76 over Bay Road has been roughed in and will be inspected for proper alignment this week. Crews will continue building the staging area at bridge 76, and construction of the north side crossover, north of bridge 77, over Mallets Creek will begin. Crews will be installing temporary detour signs along Bay Road and the Champlain Bikeway in preparation for the weekend bridge closures schedule to begin in mid-July.