DPW Roadwork Dec 20-24, 2021

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of December 20 -24, 2021

 

Town Office & Public Works will be CLOSED at Noon on Thursday December 23rd

and All-Day Friday December 24th in observance of the Christmas Holiday. 

Please have a Safe & Merry Christmas!!!

 Gage St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines all week.  Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route.

Overlea Rd: Wednesday will be CLOSED to through traffic as a Contractor removes a hazardous tree.  Please find an alternate route.

TOWNWIDE: – Winter Preparations

Highway Crews will be trimming trees and shrubbery in the Town’s Right-of-Way that are creating sight hazards.  Please use caution when approaching these areas.

Water Crew will be marking, and mapping water shut off valves across town. Please use caution when approaching these areas

** Remember: Overnight Parking Remains in Effect

The Winter Overnight Parking Ban for all streets within the Town of Bennington as well as Village of North Bennington was put into order on November 15th and remains in effect till March 31st between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. NO overnight parking is allowed on the streets.  Police will enforce this ban by ticketing individuals who leave unattended vehicles on the street during that time.

 

REMINDER – WINTER SEASON :

Did you Know ?

According to Vermont State Statue (23 VSA § 1126) it is ILLEGAL to plow snow or snow blow from your private property ONTO or ACROSS public highways.  Please remember to plow away from public roads into the private driveways and private roads. You cannot plow across a public road.   Failure to do so may result in possible fines!

**REMINDER:

Please keep children away from the roadside and/or parking lot Snow Piles/Snow Banks.  These are not play areas and can be dangerous.

DPW Roadwork Dec 06-10, 2021

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of December 06 -10, 2021

Gage St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines all week.  Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route.

Murphy Rd: MONDAY will be reduced to ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces a damaged guard rail at the curve near Riverside Dr.  Traffic Control will be in place.  Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route.

North Branch @ East Rd intersection: MONDAY will be reduced to ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces a damaged guard rail at the corner intersection. Traffic Control will be in place. Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route.

Safford St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

TOWNWIDE: – Winter Preparations

** Remember: Overnight Parking BAN has Begun

The Winter Overnight Parking Ban for all streets within the Town of Bennington as well as Village of North Bennington was put into order on November 15th and remains in effect till March 31st between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. NO overnight parking is allowed on the streets.  Police will enforce this ban by ticketing individuals who leave unattended vehicles on the street during that time.

 

REMINDER – WINTER SEASON :

Did you Know ?

According to Vermont State Statue (23 VSA § 1126) it is ILLEGAL to plow snow or snow blow from your private property ONTO or ACROSS public highways.  Please remember to plow away from public roads into the private driveways and private roads. You cannot plow across a public road.   Failure to do so may result in possible fines!

**REMINDER:

Please keep children away from the roadside and/or parking lot Snow Piles/Snow Banks.  These are not play areas and can be dangerous.

DPW Roadwork Nov 22-26, 2021

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of November 22 – 26, 2021

 

** Remember: Overnight Parking BAN is in Full Effect

County St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines all week.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Safford St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

TOWNWIDE: – Winter Preparations

Downtown planters and benches will be removed in preparation for winter

A Private Contractor will be Paving various patches across town.

** Remember: Overnight Parking BAN has Begun

The Winter Overnight Parking Ban for all streets within the Town and Village of North Bennington was put into order on Monday November 15th and remains in effect till March 31st between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. NO overnight parking is allowed on the streets.  Police will enforce this ban by ticketing individuals who leave unattended vehicles on the street during that time.

NORTH BENNINGTON: – FALL MAINTENANCE

The North Bennington Highway crew will begin winter preparations and continue with Village Park clean ups.  Men and equipment will be along the roadside.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and expect minor delays.

REMINDER – FALL :

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as these clog storm drains and create 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 Nov 15-19, 2021

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of November 15 – 19, 2021

 

** Remember: Overnight Parking BAN Begins Monday NOVEMBER 15TH

County St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines all week.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Grove St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Lyons St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

TOWNWIDE: – FALL MAINTENANCE

Downtown Sidewalk Sweeping THURSDAY

Green Mountain Power continues their Tree Trimming Program.  For the next month, Davey Tree Service and an additional sub-contracting crew will be assisting GMP with tree trimming around town.

** Remember: Overnight Parking BAN Begins Monday NOVEMBER 15TH

The Winter Overnight Parking Ban for all streets within the Town and Village of North Bennington will begin Monday November 15th and remains in effect till March 31st between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. NO overnight parking is allowed on the streets.  Police will enforce this ban by ticketing individuals who leave unattended vehicles on the street during that time.

 

NORTH BENNINGTON: – FALL MAINTENANCE

The North Bennington Highway crew will continue Fall maintenance, primarily in Village Parks.  Men and equipment will be along the roadside.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and expect minor delays.

 

REMINDER – FALL :

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as these clog storm drains and create 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.

 

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.

 

 

DPW Roadwork Nov 8-12, 2021

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of November 08 – 12, 2021

 REMINDER: Bennington Real Estate Taxes are due WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 10th.

Bradford St: ONE lane as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Congress St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

East Street: will be CLOSED to through traffic as a crew repairs and paves a recent water line dig.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays

Grove St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Lyons St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Washington Ave: between MAIN St to Observatory St: Highway crew will be wrapping up this total rehabilitation project.  Final items may require temporary closures during the week or lane restrictions.  Men and equipment will be in or on the edges of the roadway.  Please use caution when approaching this area or find alternate route.

TOWNWIDE: – FALL MAINTENANCE

Sewer Main Televising:  A Sewer Crew will be conducting annual maintenance and televising of sewer mains near river crossings  Men and equipment will be in or on edge of the roadway. This may require temporary lane closures throughout the week.   Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Painting street markings & “Stop” lines in various areas of town, please use caution when approaching and expect minor delays.

Downtown Sidewalk Sweeping THURSDAY

Green Mountain Power continues their Tree Trimming Program.  For the next month, Davey Tree Service and an additional sub-contracting crew will be assisting GMP with tree trimming around town.

** Remember: Overnight Parking BAN Begins Monday NOVEMBER 15TH

The Winter Overnight Parking Ban for all streets within the Town and Village of North Bennington will begin the following week.  From November 15 to March 31 between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. NO overnight parking is allowed on the streets.  Police will enforce this ban by ticketing individuals who leave unattended vehicles on the street during that time.

NORTH BENNINGTON: – FALL MAINTENANCE

The North Bennington Highway crew will continue Fall maintenance, primarily in Village Parks.  Men and equipment will be along the roadside.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and expect minor delays.

 

REMINDER – FALL :

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as these clog storm drains and create 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.

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.

 

DPW Roadwork Nov 01 – 04, 2021

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of November 01 – 05, 2021

Bradford St: ONE lane as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Fox Hill Rd: will be reduced to ONE lane as a crew repairs multiple sewer manholes.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays

Grove St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

John St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Warn St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Washington Ave: between MAIN St to Observatory St: Highway crew will be wrapping up this total rehabilitation project.  Final items may require temporary closures during the week or lane restrictions.  Men and equipment will be in or on the edges of the roadway.  Please use caution when approaching this area or find alternate route.

TOWNWIDE: – FALL MAINTENANCE

Hydrant Repairs:  A Water Crew will be conducting follow-up repairs to hydrants found in need during the recent semi-annual hydrant flushing.  Men and equipment will be in or on edge of the roadway. This may require temporary lane closures throughout the week.   Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Patching roads in various areas of town, please use caution when approaching and expect minor delays.

Downtown Sidewalk Sweeping THURSDAY

Green Mountain Power continues their Tree Trimming Program.  For the next month, Davey Tree Service and an additional sub-contracting crew will be assisting GMP with tree trimming around town.

NORTH BENNINGTON: – FALL MAINTENANCE

The North Bennington Highway crew will continue Fall maintenance, primarily in Village Parks.  Men and equipment will be along the roadside.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and expect minor delays.

 

REMINDER – FALL :

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as these clog storm drains and create 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.

 

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.

DPW Roadwork Oct 25-29, 2021

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of October 25 – 29, 2021

 

Final week for Town wide Hydrant Flushing

Anthony Dr: One Lane Traffic as a Highway Crew returns to finish new drainage installation. Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Bradford St: ONE lane as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Grove St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

John St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Warn St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Washington Ave: between MAIN St to Observatory St: Highway crew will be top-soiling and seeding.  Men and equipment will be on the edges of the roadway.  Please use caution when approaching this area.

TOWNWIDE: – FALL MAINTENANCE

Hydrant Flushing continues.  This will be the final week in the Fall program.

Patching roads in various areas of town, please use caution when approaching and expect minor delays.

Downtown Sidewalk Sweeping THURSDAY

Green Mountain Power continues their Tree Trimming Program.  For the next 2 months, Davey Tree Service and an additional sub-contracting crew will be assisting GMP with tree trimming around town.

NORTH BENNINGTON: – FALL MAINTENANCE

The North Bennington Highway crew will continue Fall maintenance.  This may include Roadside mowing within the Village and street sign maintenance.  Men and equipment will be along the roadside.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and expect minor delays.

REMINDER – FALL :

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as these clog storm drains and create 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.

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.

DPW Roadwork Oct 18-22, 2021

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of October 18 – 22, 2021


 Town wide Hydrant Flushing continues this week.

 Anthony Dr: One Lane Traffic as a Highway Crew returns to finish new drainage installation. Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Bradford St: ONE lane as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Dewey St: the Paving Contractor will return to lay the topcoat on Dewey St.  Areas may be reduced to ONE lane with Traffic Control in place.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find alternate route.

Grove St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

John St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Main St: Branch St to Rockwood St will be rough road as this section waits for paving repairs due to a private contractor repair.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find alternate route.

Warn St: ONE lane Traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Washington Ave: between MAIN St to Observatory St: One Lane Traffic as Highway continue reconstructing sidewalks, drainage and curbing on lower Washington in preparation for new pavement in near future.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please use caution when approaching this area and expect minor delays or find an alternate route.

TOWNWIDE: – FALL MAINTENANCE

Downtown Sidewalk Sweeping THURSDAY

Green Mountain Power continues their Tree Trimming Program.  For the next 2 months, Davey Tree Service will be assisting GMP with tree trimming around town.

NORTH BENNINGTON: – FALL MAINTENANCE

The North Bennington Highway crew will continue Fall maintenance.  This may include Roadside mowing within the Village.  Men and equipment will be along the roadside.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and expect minor delays.

 

REMINDER – FALL :

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as these clog storm drains and create 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.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

HYDRANT FLUSHING MOVED UP

Due to unforeseen scheduling changes Townwide Hydrant Flushing has been moved up.

Flushing will begin TUESDAY OCTOBER 12 on the East end of Town and move westerly through October 29th.

DPW Roadwork Oct 11-15, 2021

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of October 11 – 15, 2021

 

 **Note:           Town wide Hydrant Flushing has been scheduled for October 18 – 29th.

 Please Be Advised: Town Offices will be CLOSED on Monday October 11th, 2021 in Observance of Indigenous People’s day.

Town Road Crews however will continue to work throughout town

Anthony Dr: One Lane Traffic as a Highway Crew returns to finish new drainage installation. Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

 Branch St: between Main St & County St: CLOSED to thru traffic as a Contractor replaces Lead service lines.  Local traffic will be accommodated.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find an alternate route

Dewey St: Weeks to Elm will be reduced to ONE lane Thursday/Friday with Traffic Control in place while a Water crew repairs a leaking water main valve.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays.

Main St: Branch St to Rockwood St will be reduced to ONE lane Thursday & Friday with Traffic Control in place while a Private Contractor repairs a Sewer Service Line.   Please use caution when approaching and expect delays or find alternate route.

Washington Ave: between MAIN St to Observatory St: One Lane Traffic as Highway continue reconstructing sidewalks, drainage and curbing on lower Washington in preparation for new pavement in near future.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please use caution when approaching this area and expect minor delays or find an alternate route.

TOWNWIDE: – FALL MAINTENANCE

Downtown Sidewalk Sweeping THURSDAY

Green Mountain Power continues their Tree Trimming Program.  For the next 2 months, Davey Tree Service will be assisting GMP with tree trimming around town.

NORTH BENNINGTON: – FALL MAINTENANCE

The North Bennington Highway crew will continue to clean storm drains and drainage areas as part of Fall maintenance.  Roadside mowing within the Village continues as well.  Men and equipment will be along the roadside.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and expect minor delays.

REMINDER – FALL :

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as these clog storm drains and create 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.

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.