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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.

Upper Chapel Road, north of Crossover Road to the intersection with East Road, will be reduced to one-lane traffic as a contractor crew finishes paving.

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.

School Street between Main and Pleasant streets will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. all week as a highway crew installs new drainage as part of a rehabilitation project. Detours will be in place.

Townwide: A water crew will be conducting follow-up repairs to hydrants found in need during the recent semi-annual hydrant flushing, and a highway crew will be patching sidewalks in various areas of town.

North Bennington: A highway crew will be picking up leaves 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.


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