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June 24, 2019 10:30 AM

Lake Road Delays

Beginning June 24th and ending in September 2019 the town will be replacing and upgrading the water main servicing residents north of the Lake Road and Route 7 intersection. The road will be open to through traffic, but drivers will experience one lane...

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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...

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Latest Update:

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.