Route 7: Work will continue on both 7 North and 7 South and continue into next week. One-lane alternating traffic will be required in these work zones. Traffic control and uniformed traffic officers will be onsite helping to direct the flow of traffic.
Route 9: Sidewalk ramps will continue on route 9. PLEASE STAY OFF FRESH CONCRETE AND FOLLOW SIDEWALK CLOSURE DETOURS.
ROUTE 67 is scheduled for a full closer at the railroad crossing near the Shaftsbury town line beginning Friday 9/7. The road will reopen to through traffic Monday 9/10.
SIGNS: Permanent sign installation has been rescheduled for the week of 9/4 (after the Labor Day holiday). Work is tentatively scheduled to begin on the western end of the project on Route 9 (near the 4 Chimneys Inn) and progress easterly toward downtown. Sign work will be ongoing for several weeks.
PARKING: Temporary parking restrictions are now in place within the active construction zones for the following day. Temporary no parking signs will be put in place in advance for areas that are to be temporarily restricted. Please be advised that cars remaining in temporary no parking areas when work commences each morning will be towed at the owner's expense.This is necessary in order to allow construction activities to progress.
Contact Natalie Boyle, Project Outreach Coordinator, EIV Technical Services, with any questions or concerns in regard to this project at 802-855-3893 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information regarding the construction project occurring in Bennington this summer please go to our regional Facebook page entitled “VTrans Rutland Region Construction Contracts”. Periodic updates and pictures may be posted from time to time.
Please focus on safety when driving through the construction work zone and remember, it is against the law to use a hand held cell phone while driving in Vermont.