Road work for the week of June 1
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.
Apple Hill, Houghton Lane, Michael's Drive and Squaw Hill will be reduced to one-lane traffic for paving due to PFOA water line extension work.
Astrachan Drive, Cortland Lane, McIntosh Lane, Russett Drive and Willow Road will be reduced to one-lane traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA water line extension work.
Filmore Street will be reduced to one-lane traffic at the intersection of Harbour Road as a water crew repairs a water main valve.
Harwood Hill Road will be reduced to one-lane traffic between Northside Drive and the Route 7 connector for PFOA water line extension work for the next several weeks.
Kocher Drive will be reduced to one-lane traffic between Performance Drive and the Route 7 intersection for work on the sidewalk extension project.
Rice Lane will be closed to all through traffic for the next six weeks as a highway crew reconstructs a river crossing/culvert near Matteson Road. Residents will only have access from either side of Rice Lane. Motorists are asked to find an alternate route.
Silk Road and Whipstock Road will be reduced to one-lane traffic all week as a highway crew continues shoulder work.
Townwide: A Highway crew will be painting road markings throughout town. Motorists are asked to use caution when approaching these areas and expect delays. Water crews will be repairing hydrants.
Downtown: A crew will be cleaning out tree boxes. Sidewalk restrictions will be in place. Additionally, a crew will be grinding uneven sidewalks downtown.
Residents are asked not to rake or blow leaves into town streets or highways, as this clogs drains and creates flooding and driving hazards for everyone. Residents and contractors are also reminded to make certain that all loads are covered when taking leaves or brush to the transfer station.
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