DPW Roadwork May 21-25, 2018

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of May 21- 25, 2018

 Construction Notice: PFOA Water Line Extensions work continues.  This will require road closures.  Please see below.

Austin Hill Road continues to be Closed from Murphy Rd to Bard Road to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 25th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Gypsy Lane continues to be Closed from Rte 9/West Road to Walloomsac Road to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 25th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Hillside Street (North Benn) will be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through June 01, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

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

 Matteson Road continues to be Closed from Rice Lane to Harlan Rd to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 25th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Murphy Road will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic from Austin Hill to Papermill Bridge to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 25th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be on edge of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

 Silk Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 25th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Sharon Drive: Will be closed to through traffic.  Sewer Crews will be repairing/rebuilding manholes.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Walloomsac Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic between Dermody Rd and Fairview Street for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 25th, 2018.  Sewer Crews will also be rebuilding manholes on the edge of road.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.  **William H. Morse Airport may be accessed by way of Dermody Road

 Washington Avenue will be Closed THURSDAY & FRIDAY between Franklin Lane and Main Street for a Private Contractor connection to municipal Water and Sewer.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

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 14 – 18, 2018

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of May 14 – 18, 2018

  

Construction Notice: PFOA Water Line Extensions work continues.  This will require road closures.  Please see below.

 Austin Hill Road continues to be Closed from Murphy Rd to Bard Road to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 18th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Bard Road will be reduced to One-lane traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work (service line connections) through May 18th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be on edges of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Gypsy Lane will continue to be Closed from Rte 9/West Road to Walloomsac Road to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 18th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

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

Matteson Road will continue to be Closed from Rice Lane to Harlan Rd to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 18th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Murphy Road will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic from Austin Hill to Papermill Bridge to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 18th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be on edge of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

 Red Pine Road will be reduced to One-Lane traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect delays

Silk Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 25th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Walloomsac Road continues to be Closed to through traffic between Dermody Rd and Fairview Street for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 18th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

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

 

 

DPW Roadwork May 07 – 11, 2018

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of May 07 – 11, 2018

 

** Reminder:  HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY

Saturday May 12, 2018  8:00am – 1:00pm ONLY.  Regular Garbage and recycling accepted till 3:00pm

 

Construction Notice: PFOA Water Line Extensions work has begun again.  This will require road closures.  Please see below.

 Austin Hill Road will be Closed from Bard Road to Vail Road to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 18th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Bard Road will be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 18th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

Depot Street from Main Street to River Street will be reduced to One-Lane traffic for a Sewer Line Repair.   Men and equipment will be on edge of the roadway.  Please use caution and 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.

 Matt Dr will be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 11th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Matteson Road will be Closed from Rice Lane to Harlan Rd to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 18th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Murphy Road will be Closed from Austin Hill to Papermill Bridge to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 11th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Orebed Road will be reduced to One-Lane traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 11th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect Delays.

 Park Street (North Bennington) will be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Red Pine Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Riverside Drive will be reduced to One-Lane traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 11th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect Delays.

 Silk Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 11th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Walloomsac Road will be Closed to through traffic between Dermody Rd and Fairview Street for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 11th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

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

 

 

 

Cemetery Clean-Up Schedule

Town of Bennington

Cemetery Clean-up

 May 2nd through May 11th

The Town of Bennington will be conducting its semi-annual Cemetery Clean-up at the following cemeteries:

  • White Chapel Cemetery
  • Hinsdillville Cemetery
  • Village Cemetery

If you have items that you wish to keep, please have them removed prior to Wednesday May 2nd, 2018.

We will not remove any cement urns.

If you have any questions please call the Town Office at 442-1044.

 

DPW Roadwork Apr 30 – May 4, 2018

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of APRIL 30 – May 04, 2018

 

**NOTICE: Hydrant Flushing Continues Monday April 30th through Friday May 05th

 

Construction Notice: PFOA Water Line Extensions work continues.  This will require road closures.  Please see below.

 

Matteson Road will be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 11th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Murphy Road will  be Closed from Austin Hill Rd to Papermill Bridge to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 11th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Park Street (North Bennington) will be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Pippin Knoll Road will be reduced to One-Lane traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please Expect Delays

 Red Pine Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Silk Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 11th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Walloomsac Road will be Closed to through traffic between Dermody Rd and Fairview Street for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 4th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

** REMINDER:   HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY

Saturday May 12, 2018  8:00am – 1:00pm only.  Regular Garbage and recycling accepted till 3:00pm

DPW Roadwork April 23-27, 2018

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of APRIL 23 – 27, 2018

 

NOTICE:  Hydrant Flushing begins Monday April 23th through May 05th

 

Construction Notice: PFOA Water Line Extensions work has begun again.  This will require road closures.  Please see below.

 Austin Hill Road will be reduced to ONE-Lane traffic from Bard Road to Vail Road for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 5th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please Expect Delays.

 Hillside Street (North Bennington) will be Closed to through traffic through May 5th, 2018 for PFOA Water Line Extension Work .  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Matteson Rd from Rice Lane to Harland Dr will continue to be Closed to through traffic through May 5th, 2018 for PFOA Water Line Extension Work .  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Murphy Road from Rte 67 to Austin Hill Rd will be reduced to One-lane traffic through April 27th, 2018 for PFOA Water Line Extension Work .  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please Expect Delays.

 Park Street (North Bennington) will be reduced to One-lane traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect delays.

 Red Pine Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic through May 5th, 2018 for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Riverside Drive will be reduced to One-lane traffic through April 27th, 2018 for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect delays.

 Silk Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 11th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Walloomsac Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic between Gypsy Lane and Fairview Street for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 4th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

  

** Reminder: Overnight Parking Ban Lifted

The Winter Overnight Parking Ban for all streets within the town has been lifted as of April 1st.

 

 

DPW Roadwork April 16-20, 2018

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of APRIL 16 – 20, 2018

 

Construction Notice: PFOA Water Line Extensions work has begun again.  This will require road closures.  Please see below.

 

Bard Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic through April 27th, 2018 for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Murphy Road from Rte 67 to Austin Hill Rd will be Closed to through traffic through April 27th, 2018 for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Park Street (North Bennington) will be Closed near the West St/Church St end (only) to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Red Pine Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic through April 27th, 2018 for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Riverside Drive will be Closed to through traffic through April 27th, 2018 for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Silk Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 11th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Walloomsac Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic between Gypsy Lane and Fairview Street for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 4th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

** NOTICES:

1) The Winter Overnight Parking Ban in Bennington has been lifted as of April 1st.

2) Hydrant Flushing will begin Monday April 23th and will run through May 05th

 

Green UP Day – May 5th 2018

Green Up Day is on its way! 

Over 22,000 volunteers across Vermont take part in cleaning their communities’ roadsides, public places and waterways each year.  People of all ages and walks of life take part.  Many families go out together and involve their children in learning about the negative effects of littering.

Always the first Saturday in May, Green Up Day will mark 48 years on May 5th, 2018. 

Did you Know: Vermont was the first state in the nation to designate one special day for cleaning the entire state. 

Call the Town Office (802) 442-1037 before Wednesday May 2nd  to register who and where you’ll be cleaning up.  Learn where to pick up the special Green Up Day trash bags and how to properly dispose of them.  It’s Free, It’s Fun and It’s GREEN!!

Spring Hydrant Flushing Schedule

Town of Bennington’s Semi-Annual

Water Main HYDRANT FLUSHING

2 Week Period

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

April 23 – 27, 2018

AND

April 30 – May 04, 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 and pose NO Health risk.
  • If you experience discolored water Run Your Cold Water (only).. Until It Is Clear.
  • We recommend you schedule clothes washing and other cleaning projects after daily flushing hours and once your water has run clear.

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

 

 

DPW Roadwork April 09-13, 2018

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of APRIL 09 – 13, 2018

 Construction Notice: PFOA Water Line Extensions work has begun again.  This will require road closures.  Please see below.

 Austin Hill Road will be Closed from Bard Road to Vail Road to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 16th.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Bard Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Fuller Road West: A Highway crew will be clearing brush and performing spring clean-up.  Please use caution when approaching.

 Red Pine Road will continue to be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Silk Road will be Closed to through traffic for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 11th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 Walloomsac Road will be Closed to through traffic between Gypsy Lane and Fairview Street for PFOA Water Line Extension Work through May 4th, 2018.  Local traffic (including buses) WILL be accommodated.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

  

** NOTICE: Overnight Parking Ban Lifted

The Winter Overnight Parking Ban for all streets within the town has been lifted as of April 1st.