Roadwork for the week of Aug. 12
BENNINGTON — PFOA water line installation work moves into a higher gear this week, while, just to the east, the state will be starting a resurfacing project on Route 100 between Wilmington and Stratton. The Bennington Department of Public Works reports the following list:
Harwood Hill Road will be reduced to one-lane traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA water line extension work. Workers and equipment will be on the edges of the roadway. Motorists should use caution and expect delays.
The Lincoln Street sidewalk continues to be closed from River Street to County Street. Highway crews will be continuing sidewalk and curbing work. Workers and equipment will be on the edges of the roadway. Motorists should use caution and expect delays.
River Street continues to be closed to traffic from Benmont Avenue to Lincoln Street as crews work on its rehabilitation. Local traffic only will be allowed. Motorists are asked to find an alternative route.
Whipstock Road continues to be closed all week to through traffic while a highway crew replaces a culvert and prepares for paving. Local traffic only will be allowed. Motorists are asked to find an alternative route.
Willow Road will be closed from Duffy Drive to East Road all week for PFOA water line extension work. Local traffic only will be allowed. Motorists are asked to find an alternative route.
Safety lines and crosswalk repaintings, weed trimming, roadside mowing, road patching and manhole reconstruction continue in various locations across town. Motorists are asked to use caution and expect delays. All work will be dependent on weather conditions.
The Vermont Department of Transportation reports that a new resurfacing project will begin along VT-100. Motorists can expect intermittent periods of alternating one-way traffic from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. between Wilmington and Dover.
In addition, a road reclaim project is underway along VT-30 from the intersection of VT-100N in Jamaica to the intersection with VT-11 in Winhall. Paving continues this week, including Saturday. Travelers should expect alternating one-lane traffic, slower speed limits, and delays.
Finally, paving projects along routes VT-71, VT-11 and VT-30 continue this week in Manchester, Peru and Winhall. This will be daytime work, with alternating one-way traffic throughout. Expect some delays.
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