On May 22, 2024
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Where is the road construction this week? 


The Agency of Transportation produces this weekly report of planned construction activities that will impact traffic on state highways and interstates throughout Vermont.

Hartford: Monday, May 20, through Friday, May 24, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., multiple concrete mixers will be moving in and out of the project area at either end of the bridge on Route 14 and Mill Road in Hartford. Motorists can expect minimal traffic impacts.

From Sunday, May 19, to Friday, May 24, night work will occur on the northern end of the project on Route 5 between Hewitt Street and Bugbee Street and to the intersection of Route 5, Route 4, and Route 14. Motorists should expect alternating one-way lane closures between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m.

From Monday, May 20, to Friday, May 24, during daytime hours, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., motorists should expect alternating one-way lane closures on Route 5 beginning near the Hartford and Hartland town line to the intersection of the on-ramps for I-91 South and I-89 on-ramps. Flaggers and uniformed traffic officers will be present to assist motorists through the work zone during nighttime and daytime work.

Irasburg: Bridge 129 over Black River on Route 14 in Irasburg reopened on Monday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m. At least one day during the week of Monday, May 20, and Friday, May 24, motorists can expect alternative one-way traffic controlled by flaggers on Bridge 129 over the Black River on Route 14 in Irasburg.

Ludlow: The removal of Bridge 57 and the installation of a pedestrian bridge over the Black River 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, and Main Street to Pleasant Street Extension.

Pittsford: A bridge replacement project on Route 7 at the intersection of Route 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 Thursday, and Friday until noon.

Poultney: A full closure to all traffic of Bridge 7 at the intersection of Thrall Road and River Street will begin at 8 a.m., Monday, May 20, and end at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 25. A local, signed detour utilizing Route 30 and Route 140 will be implemented.

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: Sunday, May 19, through Thursday, May 23, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., motorists can expect lane closures, uneven surfaces, and delays on U.S. Route 4 between Gleason Road and Route 7, and on Route 7. Flaggers and uniformed traffic officers will be on-site to assist with traffic control, including intermittent alternating one-way traffic.

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 uniformed traffic officers 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.

Rutland-Fair Haven: Crack sealing operations are underway on Route 4 westbound from Rutland to the New York state line. Single lane closures are to be expected during the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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