DPW Roadwork May 20-24, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of May 20 – 24, 2019

 

Harrington Road will be reduced to One-Lane traffic while Highway Crews perform ditch work.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect delays.

McCoullough Road will be CLOSED Monday (only) while a Highway Crew repair/replace a culvert.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Main StreetDOWNTOWN area. Highway crews will be cleaning and preparing Main Street ALL WEEK for Mayfest later in the month.  This includes tree work and mulching.  Men and equipment will be on edge of the roadway.  Please use caution and expect delays.

Pleasant Street will be Closed Tuesday/Wednesday from Park St to Main St while a Private Contractor repairs a private sewer service line.  Local traffic ONLY (including buses) WILL be accommodated Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Village Cemetery Highway crews will be graveling the driveway throughout the week. Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please use caution and expect delays.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Highway Street Sweeper will be out throughout town this week.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Highway crews will also be patching numerous digs across town all week long.  Men and Equipment will be in and on the edge of the roadways.  PLEASE USE CAUTION and expect delays.

  

REMINDER:

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as this clogs storm drains and creates flooding and driving hazards for the entire community.

Residents and Contractors – Please make sure ALL LOADS ARE COVERED when taking leaves and or brush to the Transfer Station.

DPW Roadwork May 06-10, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of May 06 – 10, 2019

 

** Reminder:  HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY

Saturday May 18, 2018 – 8:00am – 1:00pm (Hazardous Only).  Regular Garbage and recycling will be accepted till 3:00pm

 

Crossover Road will be Closed Monday and Tuesday while a Highway Crew repair/replace a culvert.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

McCoullough Road will be Closed Monday and Tuesday while a Highway Crew repair/replace a culvert.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Middle Pownal Road will be reduced to One-Lane traffic while Highway Crews perform ditch work.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect delays.

Main StreetDOWNTOWN area. Highway crews will be cleaning and preparing Main Street for Mayfest later in the month.  Men and equipment will be on edge of the roadway.  Please use caution and expect delays.

Orchard Road will be reduced to One-Lane on Thursday from Rte 7A to Eastern Applegate Entrance for a Water Main Repair.   Men and equipment will be on edge of the roadway.  Please use caution and expect delays.

Rutter Road will be Closed Monday while a Highway Crew conducts drainage work.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Highway Street Sweeper will be out throughout town this week.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

 

REMINDER:

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as this clogs storm drains and creates flooding and driving hazards for the entire community.

Residents and Contractors – Please make sure ALL LOADS ARE COVERED when taking leaves and or brush to the Transfer Station.

Bennington Select Board – Special Meeting

M E E T I N G   N O T I C E
BENNINGTON SELECT BOARD
Monday, April 29, 2019
Bennington Town Office
205 South Street – Conference Rm 1
Bennington, VT 05201
A G E N D A
12:15 PM
1. Liquor Licenses (12:15 – 12:30) PM

Green Up Day – May 4th, 2019

Web-Green Up Day 2019

Please call the Town Offices to register (802) 442-1037

Bags should be available for distribution April 29th.  Please call to confirm.

Please click on the link (above) for Attached Flyer

 

Spring Hydrant Flushing

Town of Bennington’s Semi-Annual

Water Main HYDRANT FLUSHING

2 Week Period

Monday through Friday

7:00am thru 5:00pm

April 22 – 26, 2019

AND

April 29 – May 03, 2019

 

  • Bennington’s Hydrant Flushing is a STATE Mandated Program that occurs every April and October.
  • It ensures a higher Water Quality and allows for proper Hydrant Maintenance for Fire Protection.
  • You may experience low water pressure.
  • You may also experience discolored water.
  • These are normal and unavoidable side effects of the program.
  • We recommend you schedule clothes washing and other cleaning projects after daily flushing hours and once your water has run clear.
  • If you experience discolored water Run Your Cold Water Until It Is Clear.

 

Any further questions please call the Bennington Town Offices at 442-1037.

 

DPW Roadwork Nov 05-09, 2018

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of November 05 – 09, 2018

 

Remember: Overnight Parking Ban begins November 15th

 

VETERAN’S DAY PARADE – SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11th Starting at TOWN OFFICE

 

PFOA Water Line Extensions work including final paving continues in more limited locations as well as Town DPW Projects and State Paving Project work.  These may require road closures or lane reductions.  Please see below.

 

Rte 67A / North Bennington Road will be reduced to One-lane traffic from Hanaford Plaza to Water Street as this section continues with PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Shield’s Drive (Southern Entrance) will be reduced to one-lane.  A Water Crew will be tapping the water main for a new service line.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find an Alternate Route and/or expect delays.

Walloomsac Road will be Closed between Gypsy Ln and Dermody Rd to through traffic through November 09, 2018.  Highway Crews will be repairing & repaving a discrepancy in the roadway.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find an Alternate Route.

**William H. Morse Airport may be accessed by way of Dermody Road

 

STATE PROJECT:  Rte 7 North-South / Rte 9 East-West:

Crews will be addressing miscellaneous sign-related items throughout the next few weeks. Work to be addressed includes repairing brick pavers where new signs were installed. Crews will also be working on project clean-up over the next few weeks.

Additional State Paving Project:   North Bennington Rte 67 / Rte 67A

Crews will be addressing miscellaneous sign-related items throughout the next few weeks.

 

Please Be Advised:

To BOTH Residents and Contractors – Please make sure all loads are covered when taking leaves and or brush to the transfer station.  When disposing of leaf bags, you MUST empty the bags into the pile

 

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as these clogs storm drains and creates flooding and driving hazards for the entire community.

 

Remember: Overnight Parking Ban begins November 15

DPW Roadwork Oct 29 – Nov 02

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of October 29- November 02, 2018

 

 Due to Weather / Rain Delays previously scheduled roadwork may carry over to this week

  

PFOA Water Line Extensions work including final paving continues as well as Town DPW Projects and State Paving Project work.  These may require road closures or lane reductions.  Please see below.

Rte 67A / North Bennington Road will be reduced to One-lane traffic from Hanaford Plaza to Water Street as this section continues with PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Highway Crews continue Roadside Mowing and road patching around town.  A Private Contractor will also begin paving numerous roads throughout town.  Many roads may be temporarily reduced to One-lane.  Men and equipment will be in, or on the edge of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

 

STATE PROJECT:  Rte 7 North-South / Rte 9 East-West:

Crews will be addressing miscellaneous sign-related items throughout the next few weeks. Work to be addressed includes repairing brick pavers where new signs were installed.

 

Additional State Paving Project:   North Bennington Rte 67 / Rte 67A

Crews will be addressing miscellaneous sign-related items throughout the next few weeks.

 

Reminder – Leaf Season:

Please DO NOT rake or blow grass and/or leaves into Town streets or Highways as these clogs storm drains and creates flooding and driving hazards for the entire community.

 

Residents and Contractors – Please make sure all loads are covered when taking leaves and or brush to the transfer station.

DPW Roadwork Oct 22-26, 2018

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of October 22- 26, 2018

 

Due to Weather / Rain Delays previously scheduled roadwork may carry over to this week

 

 **Townwide Hydrant Flushing continues Monday October 22th through Friday October 26th.  This program generally begins on the East side of Town and works its way West during the two-week period.  Some may lose pressure or experience discolored water.  These are normal side effects.  Please run the Cold Water ONLY to restore water.

 

Rte 67A / North Bennington Road will be reduced to One-lane traffic from Hanaford Plaza to Water Street as this section continues with PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Gypsy Lane – will be Closed from Rte 9/West Road to Walloomsac Road for topcoat paving. Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Harwood Drive will be CLOSED for topcoat paving of the roadway.  Men and equipment continue to be in the roadway.  Please use find Alternate Route.

Merson Street at South Street ONLY will be CLOSED for topcoat paving of the roadway.  Men and equipment continue to be in the roadway.  Please use find Alternate Route.

Scott Street will be CLOSED for topcoat paving of the roadway.  Men and equipment continue to be in the roadway.  Please use find Alternate Route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Highway Crews continue Roadside Mowing and road patching around town.  A Private Contractor will also begin paving numerous roads throughout town.  Water Department begins Hydrant Flushing townwide.   Many roads may be temporarily reduced to One-lane.  Men and equipment will be in, or on the edge of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

 

STATE PROJECT:  Rte 7 North-South / Rte 9 East-West:

A few details remain to be addressed on the curb and sidewalk on Route 9 near Monument Ave.  Paving on Route 7 mainline has been completed.  Crews will continue to work on driveway aprons along Route 7.

Paving operations are dependent on weather and surface conditions and the paving schedule may change as a result.  Line striping will continue as long as weather permits

 

 

Additional State Paving Project:   North Bennington Rte 67 / Rte 67A

Mainline, side road, and driveway paving has yet to be completed.  Work will continue this week and possibly next week.

Work on the sidewalk near the railroad crossing is still underway (due to weather delays). Please follow sidewalk closure and detour signs.

Men and equipment remain in the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays!

 

Reminder – Leaf Season:

Please DO NOT rake or blow grass and/or leaves into Town streets or Highways as these clogs storm drains and creates flooding and driving hazards for the entire community.

 

Reminder:

Residents and Contractors – Please make sure all loads are covered when taking leaves and or brush to the transfer station.

Roadwork Oct 15-19, 2018

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of October 15 – 19, 2018

 

Due to Weather / Rain Delays previously scheduled roadwork may carry over to this week

  

**Townwide Hydrant Flushing begins Monday October 15th and runs for two-weeks through Friday October 26th.  This program generally begins on the East side of Town and works its way West during the two-week period.  Some may lose pressure or experience discolored water.  These are normal side effects.  Please run the Cold Water ONLY to restore water.

 

Rte 67A / North Bennington Road will be reduced to One-lane traffic from Hanaford Plaza to Water Street as this section continues with PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Austin Hill will be Closed for final paving of the roadway.  Men and equipment continue to be in the roadway.  Please use find Alternate Route.

Bard Road will be Closed for final paving of the roadway.  Men and equipment continue to be in the roadway.  Please use find Alternate Route.

Crescent Blvd at South Street will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic at South St only.  Highway crew will be patching recent roadwork.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Dewey Street continues to be One-Lane Traffic between Elm St and Weeks St.  Highway Department will be patching blacktop edging due to sidewalk work.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Gypsy Lane – will be Closed from Rte 9/West Road to Walloomsac Road for final paving. Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Harwood Drive will be CLOSED for final paving of the roadway.  Men and equipment continue to be in the roadway.  Please use find Alternate Route.

McCall Street will be CLOSED for final paving of the roadway.  Men and equipment continue to be in the roadway.  Please use find Alternate Route.

Merson Street at South Street will be CLOSED for final paving of the roadway.  Men and equipment continue to be in the roadway.  Please use find Alternate Route.

Murphy Road will be Closed for final paving of the roadway.  Men and equipment continue to be in the roadway.  Please use find Alternate Route.

Scott Street will be CLOSED through Oct 19th for final phase of rehabilitation work including proper grading and final paving of the roadway.  Men and equipment continue to be in the roadway.  Please use find Alternate Route.

Walloomsac Road- will be Closed to through traffic between Dermody Rd and Fairview Street for final paving work. Men and equipment will be in the roadway. Please find alternate route.

**William H. Morse Airport may be accessed by way of Dermody Road

 

TOWNWIDE:

Highway Crews continue Roadside Mowing and road patching around town.  A Private Contractor will also begin paving numerous roads throughout town.  Water Department begins Hydrant Flushing townwide.   Many roads may be temporarily reduced to One-lane.  Men and equipment will be in, or on the edge of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

 

STATE PROJECT:  Rte 7 North-South / Rte 9 East-West:

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.

The sidewalk/drainage work located in front of the Tastee Freeze will continue. A few details remain to be addressed on the curb and sidewalk on Route 9 near Monument Ave.

 

Additional State Paving Project:   North Bennington Rte 67 / Rte 67A

Dates for the paving of driveways and side roads is still yet to be determined.   Once paving along Route 7 is complete, paving will begin on Route 67.

Work on the sidewalk near the railroad crossing may be still underway (due to weather delays). Please follow sidewalk closure and detour signs.

Men and equipment remain in the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays!

 

Reminder – Leaf Season:

Please DO NOT rake or blow grass and/or leaves into Town streets or Highways as these clogs storm drains and creates flooding and driving hazards for the entire community.

 

Reminder:

Residents and Contractors – Please make sure all loads are covered when taking leaves and or brush to the transfer station.

Hydrant Flushing

Town of Bennington’s Semi-Annual

Water Main HYDRANT FLUSHING

2 Week Period

Monday through Friday         7:00am thru 5:00pm

October 15 – 19, 2018

AND

October 22 – 26, 2018

 

  • Bennington’s Hydrant Flushing is a STATE Mandated Program that occurs every April and October.
  • It ensures a higher Water Quality and allows for proper Hydrant Maintenance for Fire Protection.
  • You may experience low water pressure.
  • You may also experience discolored water.
  • These are normal and unavoidable side effects of the program.
  • We recommend you schedule clothes washing and other cleaning projects after daily flushing hours and once your water has run clear.
  • If you experience discolored water Run Your Cold Water Until It Is Clear.

 

Any further questions please call the Bennington Town Offices at 442-1037.