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.

DPW Roadwork July 01-05, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of July 01 – 05, 2019

 

Town Office will be CLOSED Thursday July 4th, 2019 in observance of the Independence Day Holiday. 

Additionally, there will be NO Roadwork on Thursday July 4th, 2019. 

Please have a Safe & Happy 4th of July!!!

  

Lincoln Street Sidewalk continues to be CLOSED from River St to County St.  Highway crews will be pouring & forming sidewalks and curbing.   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:

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

Mowing has temporarily been suspended due to necessary repairs to the roadside mower

Highway crews will be grading dirt and gravel roads across town all week (weather permitting).  Men and Equipment will be in and on the edge of the roadways.  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:

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 June 24-28, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of June 24 – 28, 2019

 

Lincoln Street Sidewalk will be Closed all week from River St to County St.  Highway crews will be carrying out the demolition of the sidewalk and curbing.   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.

Soule Street will be Closed MONDAY while a Water Crew repairs a water line.   Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please Use Caution when approaching this area and expect delays.

  

TOWNWIDE:

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

Please be Advised: Mowing has temporarily been suspended due to necessary repairs to the roadside mower.

Highway crews will be grading dirt and gravel roads across town all week (weather permitting).  Men and Equipment will be in and on the edge of the roadways.  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:

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 June 17-21, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of June 17 – 21, 2019

 

67 East (North Bennington) near Corey Drive & Whitman’s Feed store will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic over the next two weeks while a private contractor works on a sewer project.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please Use Caution and Expect Delays.

Depot Street Sidewalk (West side only) will be Closed Monday from Main St to River walk while a Water Crew repairs a water leak. Men and equipment will be on the edge roadway.  Please Use Caution when approaching this area.

River Street – Benmont Ave to Lincoln St will be CLOSED to through traffic Tuesday through Friday while several crews work on its rehabilitation.  They will be removing an old 6-inch water line that serviced the Benmont Mill.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Weed eating and mowing continues across town at various locations.  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.

Water Quality Report Notification

Bennington Water Quality Report 2019

Notification

 

All Town of Bennington Water Customers will be receiving a “Water Quality Report 2019” postcard-notification from the Town of Bennington Water Department.  These postcard notifications with the direct link were mailed on mailed on June 10,2019.  You may also find the report on the Town of Bennington’s Website under “Reports & Docs” tab.

Property owners that are on the Bennington water system are responsible for the availability of this report to each tenant of those properties.

If you do not receive a copy, or as a tenant one has not been made available to you by your landlord, additional copies are available at the Bennington Town Offices located at 205 South Street.   You may pick up a copy Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  You may also call the Water Department (802) 442-1037 and request one mailed to you.

DPW Roadwork June 10-14, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of June 10 – 14, 2019

 

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

 

River Street – Benmont Ave to Depot St will be CLOSED to through traffic Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday while Water Department replaces water lines.  Local traffic ONLY will be allowed.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find alternate route.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Roadside mowing continues across town at various locations.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and expect delays.

Highway crews will also continue patching the remaining water/sewer digs etc across town.  One lane traffic may be necessary.   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:

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 June 03-07, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of June 03 – 07, 2019

 

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

Merson Street will be Closed Monday & Tuesday between South St and Jefferson Hghts while a Highway crew installs a paved curb. Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find an alternate route.

Morgan Street (Extension) will be reduced to One-Lane traffic while a Highway crew installs a pull-off parking lot. Men and equipment will be on the edge of the roadway.  Please expect delays.

North Street (at Pleasant St) will be reduced to One-Lane traffic on Wednesday while a Water Crew repairs/replaces a damaged water hydrant. Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect delays.

School Street (in the Pleasant St area) will be reduced to One-Lane traffic over the next several weeks as a Private Contractor begins rehabilitation work. Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect delays.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Highway crews will continue to grade dirt and gravel roads across town all week (weather permitting).  Men and Equipment will be in and on the edge of the roadways.  PLEASE USE CAUTION and expect delays.

Roadside mowing begins across town at various locations.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and expect delays.

Highway crews will also continue patching the remaining water/sewer digs etc across town.  One lane traffic may be necessary.   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:

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 27-31, 2019

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of May 27 – 31, 2019

 

REMINDER: Town Office will be CLOSED Monday May 27, 2019 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.  Additionally, there will be NO Roadwork on Monday May 27th, 2019.

 

Blackberry Lane  will be reduced to One-Lane traffic for ditch work. Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect delays.

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

Middle Pownal Road (North of Finley Drive to top of hill) will be reduced to One-Lane traffic for ditch work. Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect delays.

School Street / Pleasant St area will be reduced to One-Lane traffic over the next several weeks as a Private Contractor begins rehabilitation work. Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please expect delays.

 

TOWNWIDE:

Highway crews will be grading dirt and gravel roads across town all week (weather permitting).  Men and Equipment will be in and on the edge of the roadways.  PLEASE USE CAUTION and expect delays.

Highway crews will also continue Downtown tree mulching on Main Street, North Street and South Street as well as setting the seasonal flower pots across town.  This requires men and equipment to be on the edge of the roadway.  PLEASE USE CAUTION

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.

Change in Appraisal Notices Sent

 

Change in Appraisal of Real Estate notices were mailed out Wednesday May 22 to all affected property owners in which there were substantive changes in land area and/or improvement size (new construction/additions/demolitions/sub-divisions etc.) that took place from April 1, 2018 to April 1, 2019.

In addition, properties in which an error or an omission was found that changed assessed value were also sent a notice. Owners of properties in which no substantive changes have taken place over the last year will have their assessed valuations unchanged for the 2019 Grand List.

Property owners who feel aggrieved by their assessed value must submit a grievance letter to the Board of Listers by June 5, 2019.