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May 6, 2019 9:27 AM

I-89 Traffic Impacts

BELOW IS A MESSAGE FROM THE STATE OF VERMONT

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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Latest Update:

August 12, 2019 9:55 AM

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) announces that the Interstate 89 Bridge 76 North, over Bay Road, located between Exits 16 and 17, has been reopened.

For the remainder of the week, Monday - Friday, 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. Expect delays. Bay Road will be reduced to one lane with alternating two-way traffic throughout the week between the hours of 7 AM and 7 PM. Flaggers will be present.

I-89 northbound can be reduced to one lane during the weekday AM peak hours (6 AM and 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).

It is important for all motorists to remain vigilant adhering to the work zone signage and specifically the posted speed limits while this project is underway. Expect delays.

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August 6, 2019 11:07 AM

Weekend closure of I-89 Bridge 76 North, over Bay Road, in Colchester, VT

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) announces plans to implement crossover traffic patterns on Interstate 89 between Exits 16 and 17 beginning at 7 PM Friday, August 9th as part of the I-89 Colchester Bridges Rehabilitation Project.

Interstate 89 Bridge 76 North, over Bay Road, located between Exits 16 and 17, will be closed between 7 PM Friday, August 9th and 6 AM Monday, August 12th, 2019. Traffic will be maintained as follows:

One lane in each direction during the weekend bridge closure (Friday at 7 PM through Monday at 6 AM)

July 23, 2019 2:58 PM

Weekend closure of I-89 Bridge 76, over Bay Road and Bridge 77, over Mallet's Creek, in Colchester, VT

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) announces plans to implement crossover traffic patterns on Interstate 89 between Exits 16 and 17 beginning at 7 PM Friday, July 26th as part of the I-89 Colchester Bridges Rehabilitation Project.

Interstate 89 Bridge 76 North, over Bay Road and Bridge 77 North, over Mallett’s Creek, located between Exits 16 and 17, will be closed between 7 PM Friday, July 26th and 6 AM Monday, July 29th, 2019. Traffic will be maintained as follows:

• One lane in each direction during the weekend bridge closure (Friday at 7 PM through Monday at 6 AM)




The weekend bridge closure is weather dependent.

It is important for all motorists to remain vigilant adhering to the work zone signage and specifically the posted speed limits while this project is underway. Expect delays.