DPW Roadwork Oct 21-25, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of October 21 – 25, 2019

 

 **Townwide Hydrant Flushing continues Monday October 21th through Friday October 25th.  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.

 

PFOA Water Line Extensions work continues as well as Town DPW Projects.  These may require road closures or lane reductions.  Please find below the anticipated road closures and lane restrictions.

Autumn Acres will be reduced to One-Lane this week for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.    Men and equipment will be on the edge of the roadway.  Please use caution and expect delays.

Harwood Hill Road -between Orchard Rd and Rte 7 Connector will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Houghton Lane will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

 

River Street is expected to be OPENED to through traffic.

 

Willow Roadwill be CLOSED for the next several weeks to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Highway Crews will be in various locations across town conducting and completing smaller tasks from the construction season.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas men & equipment may be on the edge or in the roadway.  Delays may be possible.

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.

Sewer Department will be jetting various sewer mains across 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.

 

All Work will be dependent on weather conditions.  Please use caution when entering a construction zone, men and equipment will be in the traveled portion of the road.

 

REMINDER – LEAF SEASON :

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 Oct 14-18, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of October 14 – 18, 2019

 

Please Be Advised: Town Offices will be CLOSED on Monday October 14th, 2019 in Observance of Indigenous People’s day.

Town Road Crews however will continue to work throughout town. 

 

**Townwide Hydrant Flushing begins Monday October 14th and runs for two-weeks through Friday October 25th.  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.

 

PFOA Water Line Extensions work continues as well as Town DPW Projects.  These may require road closures or lane reductions.  Please find below the anticipated road closures and lane restrictions.

 

Autumn Acres will be reduced to One-Lane this week for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.    Men and equipment will be on the edge of the roadway.  Please use caution and expect delays.

Fox Hill Road – Tuesday & Wednesday will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic while Highway Crew repairs a sinkhole.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Harwood Hill Road -between Orchard Rd and Rte 7 Connector will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Houghton Lane will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

River Street continues to be CLOSED to through traffic from 7:00a.m – 3:30p.m while several crews work on its rehabilitation.   Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Willow Roadwill be CLOSED for the next several weeks to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

A Highway Crew will be repairing and/or replacing signs.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays.

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.

 

All Work will be dependent on weather conditions.  Please use caution when entering a construction zone, men and equipment will be in the traveled portion of the road.

 

REMINDER – LEAF SEASON :

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 Oct 07-11

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of October 07 – 11, 2019

 

Please be Advised: The Next Phase of PFOA Water Line extensions has begun. Please find below the additional road closures and lane restrictions.

Autumn Acres will be reduced to One-Lane this week for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.    Men and equipment will be on the edge of the roadway.  Please use caution and expect delays.

Harwood Hill Road  (between Orchard Rd and Rte 7 Connector) will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Houghton Lane will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

River Street continues to be CLOSED to through traffic from 7:00a.m – 3:30p.m while several crews work on its rehabilitation.   Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Silver Street (Monday – between Grandview St and Norton St) be CLOSED to through traffic from 7:00a.m – 3:30p.m while Water Dept installs a new valve. Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Willow Roadwill be CLOSED for the next several weeks to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 TOWNWIDE:

A Highway Crew will be repairing and/or replacing signs.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays.

 

All Work will be dependent on weather conditions.  Please use caution when entering a construction zone, men and equipment will be in the traveled portion of the road.

 

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.

Hydrant Flushing Schedule

Town of Bennington’s Semi-Annual

Water Main HYDRANT FLUSHING

2 Week Period

October 14 – 18, 2019

AND

October 21 – 25, 2019

 

Monday through Friday

7:00am thru 5:00pm

 

  • 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 Sept 30 – Oct 04, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of September 30, 2019 – October 04, 2019

 

Autumn Acres will be reduced to One-Lane this week for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.    Men and equipment will be on the edge of the roadway.  Please use caution and expect delays.

Depot Street – Thursday between County St and Rte 7 intersection (Wassick’s Tire) will be CLOSED to through traffic from 7:00a.m – 3:30p.m while Water Crew installs a flushing hydrant.   Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Harwood Hill Road -between Orchard Rd and Rte 7 Connector will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Main Street (East) near Linden St – Wednesday will be reduced to One-Lane traffic as Water Crew repairs a curb stop.   Men and equipment will be on the edge roadway.  Please Use Caution and expect delays.

Main Street (Tuesday & Wednesday NIGHT ONLY) between Depot St and Four Corners will be CLOSED to through traffic from 7:00 PM – 3:00AM while private contractor conducts a new water tap.   Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

River Street continues to be CLOSED to through traffic from 7:00a.m – 3:30p.m while several crews work on its rehabilitation.   Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Willow Roadcontinues to be CLOSED for the next several weeks to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

A Highway Crew will be repairing and/or replacing signs.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays.

Newly blacktopped streets will be receiving safety/traffic lines.  This will be conducted in the early morning hours.  Please expect delays.

 

All Work will be dependent on weather conditions.  Please use caution when entering a construction zone, men and equipment will be in the traveled portion of the road.

 

REMINDER:

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

DPW Roadwork Aug 19-23

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of August 19, 2019 – August 23, 2019

 

Please be Advised: The Next Phase of PFOA Water Line extensions has begun. 

  

Harwood Hill Roadwill be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Lincoln Street Sidewalk continues to be Closed from River St to County St.  Highway crews continue sidewalks and curbing work.   Men and equipment will be in and on the edge of the roadway.  Please Use Caution when approaching this area and expect delays.

River Street – Benmont Ave to Lincoln St continues to be CLOSED to through traffic while several crews work on its rehabilitation.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Willow Roadwill be CLOSED from Duffy Dr to East Rd all week to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Safety lines & Crosswalk re-paintings continue in various locations across town. PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays

Weed eating & Roadside Mowing continues across town at various locations.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays

Water Department will be repairing curb stops in various areas. PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas

Manhole Rebuilds and Road Patching across town resumes. PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays.

 

All Work will be dependent on weather conditions.  Please use caution when entering a construction zone, men and equipment will be in the traveled portion of the road.

REMINDER:

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

DPW Roadwork Aug 12-16, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of August 12, 2019 – August 16, 2019

  

** Please Be Advised: Town Offices will be CLOSED on Friday August 16th, 2019 in Observance of the Bennington Battle Day Holiday.

 

Harwood Hill Roadwill be reduced to One-Lane Traffic for the next several weeks for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Lincoln Street Sidewalk continues to be Closed from River St to County St.  Highway crews continue sidewalks and curbing work.  Men and equipment will be in and on the edge of the roadway.  Please Use Caution when approaching this area and expect delays.

River Street – Benmont Ave to Lincoln St continues to be CLOSED to through traffic while several crews work on its rehabilitation.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate 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.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Willow Roadwill be CLOSED from Duffy Dr to East Rd all week to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Safety lines & Crosswalk re-paintings continue in various locations across town. PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays

Weed eating & Roadside Mowing continues across town at various locations.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays

Manhole Rebuilds and Road Patching across town resumes. PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays.

 

All Work will be dependent on weather conditions.  Please use caution when entering a construction zone, men and equipment will be in the traveled portion of the road.

REMINDER:

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

DPW Roadwork July 29-Aug 02, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of July 29 – August 02, 2019

 

Please be Advised: The Next Phase of PFOA Water Line extensions is expected to begin within the next two weeks.  Please stay tuned for future lane restrictions and closures

 

Lincoln Street Sidewalk continues to be Closed from River St to County St.  Highway crews continue sidewalks and curbing work.   Men and equipment will be in and on the edge of the roadway.  Please Use Caution when approaching this area and expect delays.

River Street – Benmont Ave to Lincoln St continues to be CLOSED to through traffic while several crews work on its rehabilitation.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Shields Drive (South Entrance) – will be CLOSED Tuesday and Wednesday to through traffic while a private contractor creates a new water service line.   Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Whipstock Lane – will be CLOSED all week to through traffic while a Highway crew replaces a culvert and prepares for paving.   Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

  

TOWNWIDE:

Safety lines & Crosswalk re-paintings continue in various locations across town. PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays

Weed eating continues across town at various locations.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays

Roadside Mowing across town resumes. PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays

 

All Work will be dependent on weather conditions.  Please use caution when entering a construction zone, men and equipment will be in the traveled portion of the road.

 

REMINDER:

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

DPW Roadwork July 15-19, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of July 15 – 19, 2019

 

Lincoln Street Sidewalk continues to be Closed from River St to County St.  Highway crews continue sidewalks and curbing work.   Men and equipment will be in and on the edge of the roadway.  Please Use Caution when approaching this area and expect delays.

North Branch St at the entrance to Catamount MHP will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic as a Water Crew repairs a water valve.  Men and equipment will be in and on the edge of the roadway.  Please Use Caution when approaching this area and expect delays.

River Street – Benmont Ave to Lincoln St continues to be CLOSED to through traffic while several crews work on its rehabilitation.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

  

TOWNWIDE:

Safety lines will be re-painted in various locations across town. PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays

Weed eating continues across town at various locations.  PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays

Roadside Mowing across town is expected to resume. PLEASE USE CAUTION when approaching these areas and expect delays

Sewer crews will be rebuilding manholes across town (weather permitting).  Men and Equipment will be in and on the edge of the roadways.  PLEASE USE CAUTION and expect delays when approaching these areas.

All Work will be dependent on weather conditions.  Please use caution when entering a construction zone, men and equipment will be in the traveled portion of the road.

 

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.

Inv to Bid – Bridge Painting

Invitation to Bid

The Town of Bennington is accepting sealed bids from qualified Painting Contractors to paint the Brooklyn Bridge.  Work to include labor, material, equipment and insurance and must be done within the FY July 2019-June 2020.

For the exact scope of work and any additional questions please contact RJ Joly (802) 442-1037.

All sealed bids will be due by Wednesday July 17, 2019 at 1:00pm at the Bennington DPW Facility at 78 Bowen Rd.  Sealed Bids must be marked “Bridge Paint”.  Bids will be opened and read aloud.  The Town reserves the right to reject any or all bids.