Benmont Ave Bridge Construction Update – Week of March 9, 2015

Proposed Work Schedule, Week of 3/9/15, Bennington BRF 1000(16) [Benmont Ave. Bridge]benmont bridget

Please note that schedule changes occur regularly due to inclement weather and work on other projects. Inclement weather can delay all projects in an area, which may affect the Bennington BRF 1000(16) timeline as well. Thank you for your patience as we do our best to adhere to the proposed work schedule each week.

PROJECT LOCATION: Benmont Ave. Bridge

Work to be completed on the Benmont Ave. bridge will begin approximately 400 ft. north of the intersection with Hunt St. and extend northerly along Benmont Ave. for approximately 300 ft.

LANE CLOSURE:  It is anticipated that beginning Monday, 3/9/15, one lane of the Benmont Ave. bridge will be closed for construction on the bridge. Southbound traffic will not be permitted to travel across the bridge for the duration of the project. Northbound traffic will be able to cross the bridge for the entirety of the construction project.

DETOUR INFORMATION: Signed detours will direct southbound traffic south on Route 7A (Northside Dr.) to US Route 7 South, turning right onto County St., connecting traffic back to Benmont Avenue. Traffic may turn right at the intersection of County St. and Benmont Ave., and will able to access all businesses on Benmont Ave.

PEDESTRIAN DETOUR: Pedestrian traffic will be directed along Hunt St., across the pedestrian bridge, to Hicks Ave.



Please focus on safety when driving through the construction work zone and remember, it is now against the law to use a hand held cell phone while driving in Vermont.


Contact Natalie Boyle, Project Outreach Coordinator, GPI, Inc. with any questions or concerns in regard to this project at 802-310-7822.