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.
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 East Road, north of Crossover Road to the East Road intersection, will be reduced to one-lane traffic for painting of lane markings.
Elm Street at Monument Avenue will be reduce to one-lane traffic on Thursday for the replacement of a water valve.
Gage Street at Grove Street will be reduced to one-lane traffic Monday for manhole repairs.
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 Wednesday and Thursday. The work was rescheduled from last week becase of weather.
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: A water crew will be conducting follow-up repairs to hydrants found in need during the recent semi-annual hydrant flushing.
North Bennington: A highway crew will be patching potholes across the village in various locations.
Fall reminder: Residents are asked not to blow or rake leaves into town streets, as these clog storm drains and create hazards for the entire community.