On June 19, 2024

Two blasts a day likely this week on Killington Road

“With the second drill on site, expect two blasts a day,” wrote Markowski Excavating, Inc. in a news release before the week began. “First one will be around 10:30-12 noon and the second will be around 1:30-3 p.m.” 

Traffic will be stopped on Route 4 during the blasts.

Markowski will continue to haul blasted rock off site during the week and on Saturday mornings. 

“Water line installation will also continue this week then switch over to installing more sewer line along the east side of the Access Road,” the news release continued. “In addition, as the utilities are installed, we will begin hauling sand and gravels from Route 4 up the Access Road.”

The following week, beginning June 17, should be the end of major drilling and blasting. “If any remaining blasts are needed, it will be up by Anthony Way and will not require stopping traffic on Route 4,” wrote Markowski.

Sewer line installation will continue. 

“In addition, we will be also working to install the future water line along the west side of the Access Road. Again, as these two lines are installed, we will continue to install the sand and gravel layers which will be just below final pavement layer,” the release continued.

A continuation of dust control will occur as needed with warmer and drier weather.

East Mountain Road work

The repairs on East Mountain Road from last summer flooding continues, accoring to Abbie Sherman, public works director for the town of Killington. This week Mosher Excavating will change the signs from “Road Closed” to “Road Work Ahead.” Delays are expected when passing through the work zone between Bear Mountain Road and Route 4. 

During the week of June 24, that section of road will be closed for about a day while two culverts are installed, Sherman noted.

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