DPW Roadwork May 17-21, 2021

Town of Bennington Project List

Week of May 17 -21, 2021

 Please be Advised: The Next Phase of PFOA Water Line extensions work continues. 

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.

Dewey St : Harwood Dr to WEEKS St: will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic next several weeks as a Private Contractor continues the next phase of South End Water Main Upgrade project. Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please use Caution when approaching these areas and expect minor delays or find an alternate route.

Imperial Ave will remain CLOSED at the Silver St intersection to ALL through traffic for the next 3 weeks as a Highway Crew re-constructs a Retaining wall, sidewalk, and curbing.  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.

Observatory St : ALL: will be CLOSED to through Traffic for the next several weeks as a Private Contractor continues the next phase of South End Water Main Upgrade project. Residents of Observatory ONLY will be accommodated.  All others, please find an Alternate Route.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.

Pleasant St : North St to Park St: will be reduced to One-Lane Traffic all week as a Highway Crew works on the next phase of the School St/Pleasant St sidewalk upgrade project. Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please use Caution when approaching these areas and expect minor delays or find an alternate route. 

School St : Main St to Pleasant St: will be CLOSED all week as a Highway Crew works on the next phase of the School St/Pleasant St sidewalk upgrade project.  Men and equipment will be in the roadway.  Please find an alternate route.

TOWNWIDE: – SPRING CLEANING & MAINTENANCE

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

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 days. Please use Caution and Expect Delays.

Green Mountain Power continues their Tree Trimming Program.  For the next 6 months, Davey Tree Service will be assisting GMP with tree trimming around town.

NORTH BENNINGTON: – SPRING CLEANING & MAINTENANCE

North Bennington Highway crew will be grading “Welling Road” (Fishing Access/Boat Launch Road).  They will also continue mowing/spring maintenance on public properties across the Village. This includes Tree cutting/trimming.   Please use Caution when approaching and Expect Delays.

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:   Spring 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.