Local News

Construction update

ROCHESTER— Cold planing will begin this week at the intersection of Route 73 and Bingo Road. They will move this operation east, towards the intersection of Route 73 and 100. Slope stabilization along Route 73 will continue through next week. Expect alternating, one-way traffic around construction activities. Road work will take place Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

KILLINGTON—Cold planing, resurfacing, guardrails, sign installation, and the installation of center line rumble stripes in addition to ledge removal and the installation of a new precast box culvert near Killington Skyeship are in store for this week. Paving operations are currently east of the Cortina Inn. Paving operations have been delayed slightly due to the amount of rain over the past two weeks.

Crews have begun work on the culvert replacement on the Killington flats, west of Skyeship. Check travel speeds and adjust accordingly while traveling in this area. Speeds will be reduced to 40 MPH, and fines will be doubled in the construction zone. One eastbound lane and one westbound lane will remain open to traffic through replacement.

LUDLOW—The Route 103 Bridge 25 over the Black River in Ludlow will be closed starting June 10. In preparation crews are installing containment to catch the bridge during demolition. Bridge 25 will be reduced to one lane with alternating one-way traffic prior to closure.

Also Route 100 Bridge 99 over the Branch Brook in Ludlow will see lane closures. Crews have completed installing the guardrails and curbs. Membrane, paving and line striping activities will happen this week dependent on the weather. Crews have begun demobilization. Bridge 99 will be reduced to one lane with alternating one-way traffic.

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