DPW Roadwork July 05-09, 2021

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of July 05 – 09, 2021

 Town Office will be CLOSED Monday July 5th, 2021 in observance of the Independence Day Holiday.  Additionally, there will be NO Roadwork on Monday July 5th, 2021. 

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

Chapel Road: Crossover to N.Branch St : will be CLOSED to through traffic for next several weeks as PFOA Contractors continue the next phase of PFOA Water Main extensions. Local traffic will be accommodated.  Residents may only enter/exit this section of Chapel Rd from the Crossover intersection.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find Alternate Route.

Harwood Dr : Dewey St to Putnam St: will be CLOSED to through Traffic as a private contractor installs a new water main for the next phase of South End Water Main Upgrade project. Residents of this section ONLY will be accommodated.  All others, please find an Alternate Route.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.

Imperial Ave will remain CLOSED at the Silver St intersection to ALL through traffic due to a Subcontractor’s delays.  Residents will have access from Morgan Street side ONLY.  Please find Alternate Route.

North Branch St @ Chapel Rd intersection will be CLOSED as PFOA Contractors continue the next phase of PFOA Water Line extension work.

Putnam St : Observatory to Harwood: will be CLOSED to through Traffic as a private contractor installs a new water main for the next phase of South End Water Main Upgrade project. Residents of this section ONLY will be accommodated.  All others, please find an Alternate Route.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.

School St: Gage to Pleasant (Wednesday) will be CLOSED to through Traffic as the Water Department installs a new flushing hydrant. Residents of this section ONLY will be accommodated.  All others, please find an Alternate Route.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.

TOWNWIDE: – SUMMER MAINTENANCE

Downtown Sidewalk Sweeping TUESDAY

Street sweeping continues.  Some traffic may be slowed down due to cleaning equipment in roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

A Highway crew will continue road markings throughout town.  This includes crosswalks etc.  Please use caution when approaching these areas and expect delays.

Roadside Mowing continues this week.  Some traffic may be slowed down due to mowing equipment on edge of the roadway.  Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Green Mountain Power continues their Tree Trimming Program.  For the next 4 months, Davey Tree Service will be assisting GMP with tree trimming around town.

 

NORTH BENNINGTON: – SUMMER MAINTENANCE

North Bennington Highway crew will be installing Flashing Crosswalk Light on Main St at the McCullough Free Library.  Additionally, there will be Culvert work on Overlea Road.  Please use Caution when approaching these areas and expect minor delays or find an alternate route

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:   SUMMER Clean-Up

Please DO NOT rake or blow leaves into Town streets or Highways as this will clog storm drains and create both 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.  When disposing of leaf bags, you MUST empty the bags into the pile