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.