DPW Roadwork June 26-30, 2017

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of June 26 – 30, 2017


Construction Notice: DEWEY STREET PARTIAL CLOSURE

Please be advised Dewey Street will be closed to through traffic between Monument Avenue and Blackberry Lane (only).  This construction project is expected to run through July 14th. Local traffic only will be accommodated Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm

 

Orebed Road will be Closed to through traffic Monday through Friday 7:00am – 3:00pm each day.  Local Traffic will be accommodated.  The Highway crew will continue culvert work in preparation for paving.  Please use caution when approaching.

 

Townwide Work:

Roadway patching continues townwide. Some lanes therefore will be blocked or restricted.  Please yield to traffic and use caution when approaching these areas.

Crews will continue traffic markings in town as well, again lanes may be blocked or restricted.  Please yield to traffic and use caution when approaching these areas.

Roadside mowing also continues of Bennington.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and leave plenty of room for the tractor.

 

Reminder:

Please DO NOT rake or blow grass and/or 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 19-23, 2017

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of June 19 – 23, 2017


Construction Notice: DEWEY STREET PARTIAL CLOSURE

Please be advised Dewey Street will be closed to through traffic between Monument Avenue and Blackberry Lane (only).  This construction project is expected to run through July 14th. Local traffic only will be accommodated Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm

Orebed Road will be Closed to through traffic Monday through Friday 7:00am – 3:00pm each day.  Local Traffic will be accommodated.  A Highway crew will be installing culverts to prepare for paving.  Please use caution when approaching.

Townwide Work:

Across at various locations in town the Highway Department will be patching utility repair digs.  Some lanes therefore will be blocked or restricted.  Please yield to traffic and use caution when approaching these areas.

Crews will continue traffic markings in town as well, again lanes may be blocked or restricted.  Please yield to traffic and use caution when approaching these areas.

Roadside mowing will continue on the West side of Bennington.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and leave plenty of room for the tractor.

Reminder:

Please DO NOT rake or blow grass and/or 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 12-16, 2017

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of June 12 – 16, 2017


Construction Notice: DEWEY STREET PARTIAL CLOSURE

Please be advised Dewey Street will be closed to through traffic between Monument Avenue and Blackberry Lane (only).  This construction project is expected to run through July 14th. Local traffic only will be accommodated Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm

 

Walloomsac Road: Monday through Wednesday a crew will continue work on storm water drainage at the intersection of Walloomsac Road and Whipstock Ln.  Lane restrictions will be in place as men and equipment will be in or on the edge of the roadway.  Please use caution when approaching.

 

Townwide Work:

Across at various locations the Highway Department will be patching potholes and utility repair digs.  Some lanes therefore will be blocked or restricted.  Please yield to traffic and use caution when approaching these areas.

Roadside mowing will take place on the West side of Bennington.  Please use caution when approaching these areas.

 

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 Notice

Bennington Water Quality Report 2017

All Town of Bennington Water Customers will be receiving a “Water Quality Report 2017” postcard-notification from the Town of Bennington Water Department.  These postcard notifications with the direct link were mailed on mailed on June 02, 2017.

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 5-9, 2017

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of June 05 – 09, 2017

 

 Construction Notice: DEWEY STREET PARTIAL CLOSURE

Please be advised Dewey Street will be closed to through traffic between Monument Avenue and Blackberry Lane (only).  This construction project is expected to run through July 14th. Local traffic only will be accommodated Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm

Orebed Road: A crew will be working on culverts on Orebed Road as well as tree trimming.  This may require lane restrictions as men and equipment will be in or on the edge of the roadway.  Please use caution when approaching

Walloomsac Road: A crew will be working on storm water drainage on Walloomsac Road near Whipstock Ln.  Lane restrictions will be in place as men and equipment will be in or on the edge of the roadway.  Please use caution when approaching.

Townwide Work:

> Across at various locations the Highway Department will be patching roadways and sidewalks as well as painting road markings.  Some lanes therefore will be blocked.  Please yield to traffic and use caution when approaching these areas.

> The Water Department will be repairing Hydrants found in need of repair during this most recent flushing.  Equipment and men will be on the edge of roadway. Please use caution when approaching

> The Sewer Department will be conducting Manhole assessments throughout town.  Men & equipment will be in the roadway, lane restrictions may be required.  Please use caution when approaching.

 

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 29 – June 2, 2017

 Town of Bennington Project List

Week of May 29 – June 02, 2017

 

REMINDER: Town Office will be CLOSED Monday May 29, 2017 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.

 

Coleville Road: A crew will be finishing culvert work on Coleville Road as well as stump removals and trimming in preparation for paving this summer.  This may require lane restrictions as men and equipment will be in or on the edge of the roadway.  Please use caution when approaching

 

Construction Notice: DEWEY STREET PARTIAL CLOSURE

Please be advised Dewey Street will be closed to through traffic between Monument Avenue and Blackberry Lane (only).  This construction project is expected to run through July 14th. Local traffic only will be accommodated Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm

 

Townwide: Across at various locations the Highway Department will be patching roadways and sidewalks as well as painting road markings.  Some lanes therefore will be blocked.  Please yield to traffic and use caution when approaching these areas.

 

 Hydrant Flushing

Due to the weather, Town’s Semi-Annual Hydrant Flushing will continue Tuesday May 30th through June 2nd.   This is a State-Mandated program executed every Spring and Fall.  Some residents may experience low water pressure and/or discolored water temporarily.  These are normal side effects of the program and cause no harmful effects.   If you are experiencing these issues, please refrain from doing light colored laundry and run your cold-water tap (only) until water is clear.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Assessor’s Change of Value Notice

Assessor’s Office

Notice to Bennington Property Owners

 

Change in Appraisal of Real Estate notices were mailed out Friday May 19 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, 2016 to April 1, 2017. 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 remain the same for the 2017 Grand List.

Property owners who feel aggrieved by their assessed value must submit a grievance letter to the Board of Listers by June 1, 2017.

 

 

 

DPW Road Work May 22-26, 2017

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of May 22 – 26, 2017

 

Construction Notice: DEWEY STREET PARTIAL CLOSURE

Please be advised Dewey Street will be closed to through traffic between Monument Avenue and Blackberry Lane (only).  This construction project is expected to run through July 14th. Local traffic only will be accommodated Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm

 Coleville Road: A crew will be replacing a culvert on Coleville Road in preparation for upcoming paving.  This will require lane restrictions as men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please use caution when approaching

Main St / Washington Ave: A highway crew will be repairing the intersection of Main Street & Washington Avenue on Wednesday May 24th.  Work will begin at 6:30am and will require Traffic Control. Please expect delays and/or find an alternate route.  Men and equipment will be in the center of both roads.

Townwide: Across at various locations the Highway Department will be pouring and curing concrete sidewalks as well as painting road markings.  Please use caution when approaching these areas.


TOWNWIDE HYDRANT FLUSHING

As a reminder, the Town’s Semi-Annual Hydrant Flushing continues Monday May 22nd through Friday May 26th.   This is a State-Mandated program executed every Spring and Fall.  Some residents may experience low water pressure and/or discolored water temporarily.  These are normal side effects of the program and cause no harmful effects.   If you are experiencing these issues, please refrain from doing light colored laundry and run your cold-water tap (only) until water is clear.

 

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 Week May 15-19, 2017

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of May 15 – 19, 2017

 Construction Notice: DEWEY STREET PARTIAL CLOSURE

Please be advised beginning Monday May 15th, 2017 Dewey Street will be closed to through traffic between Monument Avenue and Blackberry Lane (only).  This construction project is expected to run through July 14th.  Local traffic only will be accommodated Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm

 Division Street Closure:  Tuesday May 16 from 6:00am – 4:00pm Division Street will be closed to through traffic from Scott Street to Gage Street.  A private Contractor will be conducting roof repair for Energizer that will require a large crane for lifting supplies.  Please find alternate route.

 Gore Road: Shoulder work all week (roadway work and roadside trimming).  Please use caution when approaching as Men and equipment may be in the travelled portion of the road.

 Grant Street Closure: Grant Street will be closed to through traffic (only) Wednesday May 17th from 7:00am – 3:00pm.  Highway crews will be replacing a culvert.  Local Traffic (only) will be accommodated.  Please find alternate route.

 

 TOWNWIDE HYDRANT FLUSHING

As a reminder, the Town’s Semi-Annual Hydrant Flushing begins Monday May 15th and runs for a two-week period ending May 26th.   This is a State-Mandated program executed every Spring and Fall.  Some residents may experience low water pressure and/or discolored water temporarily.  These are normal side effects of the program and cause no harmful effects.   If you are experiencing these issues, please refrain from doing light colored laundry and run your cold-water tap (only) until water is clear.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Townwide Semi-Annual Hydrant Flushing

Town of Bennington’s Semi-Annual

Water Main HYDRANT FLUSHING

2 Week Period

MAY 15 – 19, 2017

AND

MAY 22 – 26, 2017

Monday through Friday

7:00am thru 5:00pm

 

  • Bennington’s Hydrant Flushing is a STATE Mandated Program that occurs every May and October.
  • It is ensures 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.