DATE: June 7, 2019

PROJECT TYPE: Bridge Rehabilitation

LOCATION:  I-89 between Exit 16 and Exit 17 in the Town of Colchester, Chittenden County

TRAFFIC IMPACT: Travel impacts include reducing I-89 to one lane in the non-peak direction between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM. Crews will begin setting up the lane closures at 6 AM.

I-89 northbound can be reduced to one lane during the weekday AM peak hours (6 AM and 10 AM) and the off-peak hours (10 AM to 2 PM). I-89 southbound can be reduced to one lane during the off-peak hours (10 AM to 2 PM) and the weekday PM peak hours (2 PM to 7 PM).

Bay Road will be reduced to one lane with alternating two-way traffic; flaggers will be present to assist vehicles through the work zone. Expect delays.

DURATION:  Construction activities are scheduled to occur Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7 AM and 5 PM, however, crews will begin setting up lane closure packages at 6 AM. The work will require lane closures on I-89 and a single lane closure on Bay Road throughout the week.

PROJECT COMPLETION: November 2019

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES/NOTICES: Friday, June 21, crews will finalize roughing in the north side crossover on I-89, north of Bridge 77, over Mallets Creek and the north side crossover will be checked for proper alignment. Beginning next week, crews will start paving the north side crossover on I-89, north of Bridge 77, over Mallets Creek. If time permits, crews will begin paving the south side crossover south of Bridge 76 over Bay Road. Next week, crews will finalize concrete repairs, and complete concrete pours on the piers and abutments of Bridge 76, over Bay Road. In addition, crews will be jacking Bridge 76, over Bay Road to begin steel repairs.

PLEASE BE ADVISED:
VTrans reminds motorists to exercise caution and drive courteously to reach destinations throughout construction. Expect travel delays along Interstate 89 and Bay Road next week. Please plan your travel accordingly and leave plenty of time while this necessary work occurs.

For more information:

Public Information Consultant: Annabelle Dally

24 Hour Project Hotline: 802-595-4399

Public Information Consultant: info@colchesteri89bridges.com

Factsheet: https://resources.vtrans.vermont.gov/factsheet/default.aspx?pin=95A208

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