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AOT: Expect delays due to local road construction this week

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT) reports a list of planned construction activities that will impact traffic on state highways and interstates throughout Vermont each week. Here is the report for Rutland and Windsor Counties the coming week beginning May 13. 

I-91 Springfield-Hartland: Daily, partial lane closures will be in place on the I-91 southbound on and off ramps at Exits 7, 8, and 9 for guardrail work associated with a paving project.

Hartford:  Monday, May 13, through Friday, May 17, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., motorists can expect minimal traffic impacts on Bridge 7 over the White River and Town Highway 98 in Hartford.

Hartford:  From Monday, May 13, to Friday, May 17, motorists should expect minimal traffic impacts and might encounter possible lane closures and on Route 5 near the Hartford and Hartland town line. Flaggers and uniformed traffic officers (UTOs) will be present to assist motorists through the work zone. Motorists are encouraged to use caution while traveling throughout the work zone.

Ludlow: The removal of Bridge 57 and the installation of a pedestrian bridge is underway on Mill Street. Pleasant Street at its junction with Mill Street is closed to all vehicle traffic. A detour routes vehicles from Pleasant Street along Elm Street, Main Street, to Pleasant Street Extension.

Pittsford: A bridge replacement project on Route 7 at the intersection of VT 3 is underway. Motorists can expect traffic control present on Route 7, allowing for intermittent one-way of alternating travel between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Quechee Gorge Bridge: The eastbound travel lane of the Quechee Gorge Bridge is closed through October and November of 2024. New travel patterns include alternating travel controlled by a traffic signal and a concrete barrier to separate motorists from workers.

Rutland: A Class I highway resurfacing project is in progress. Sunday, May 12, through Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., motorists can expect lane closures, uneven surfaces, and delays on Route 4 between Gleason Road and Route 7, and on Route 7 within the project limits. Flaggers and UTOs will be on-site to assist with traffic control, including intermittent alternating one-way traffic.

Rutland: Work is continuing on the signal replacement taking place at Route 7 and Cold River Road. Motorists can expect daily lane closures as needed with a UTO and flaggers assisting traffic. New concrete curb has been installed on the west side of the intersection with continuing work on new curb for the east side the rest of this week and early next followed by new sidewalk.

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