BENNINGTON — The following list of road projects for the coming week was supplied by the Bennington Department of Public Works. Motorists are asked to use caution and expect delays, as workers and equipment will be in roadways. All work is weather dependent.
Town offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Indigenous Peoples Day. Town road crews, however, will continue to work throughout town.
The lower part of Burgess Road will be reduced to one-lane traffic as a highway crew installs new paved sidewalks.
Lower Chapel Road, between North Branch Street and Crossover Road, will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. as a a crew works on the PFOA water main extension project. Detours will be in place. Motorists should schedule their time accordingly to account for these detours or find an alternate route.
Upper Chapel Road, between Crossover Road and East Road, will be reduced to one-lane traffic as a contractor crew repairs trenches, road shoulders, and lawns in the PFOA water main extension project.
Upper East Road, north of Crossover Road to the East Road intersection, will be reduced to one-lane traffic as a contractor crew repairs trenches, road shoulders, and lawns in the PFOA water main extension project. Men and equipment will be in or on the edge of the roadway. Please use Caution and Expect Delays.
Work on Pleasant Street has been delayed by a contractor, and the area between Park and Valentine streets will remain rough until patching can be completed.
Polygraphic Lane in North Bennington will be paved on Thursday and Friday.
Saw Mill Road will be reduced to one-lane traffic all week as a highway crew repairs and replaces culverts.
South Stream Road between Beech Street and the SVSU offices will be reduced to one-lane traffic all week as a highway crew removes old sidewalk and curbing in preparation for new paved sidewalks.
Townwide: Hydrant flushing continues through Friday. This program generally begins on the east side of town and works its way west over two weeks. Some may lose pressure or experience discolored water. These are normal side effects. Residents should run cold water to restore clarity.