Public Works Project List – June 22 – June 26, 2015


Town of Bennington Project List

June 22 – June 26, 2015

Water Department

Monday and Tuesday-Water crews will be making water line repairs on Pleasant Street between Park and Main Street.  This work will require some interruption of water service; individual residents will be notified prior to interruption.  This work will also require road closure to through traffic.  Road Closed signs will be posted.

Wednesday and Thursday-Water Crews will be patching roadways throughout town at previous water dig sites.  Please use caution when approaching these work zones.


Tuesday and Thursday-Wastewater Crews will be rebuilding manholes on Elm Street between Dewey Street and Monument Avenue.  One-Lane Traffic may be necessary to perform this work.  Road Signs will be posted; drivers please use caution within these work zones.

Highway Department

Monday through Friday- Highway Crews will be patching pot holes and previous water and sewer dig sites throughout town.  Weather permitting-Highway Crews will be painting  red epoxy crosswalks on Main Street and North Street areas, if it rains a Highway Crew will begin the Benmont sidewalk project demolition between County Street and River Street on the East side.

A Highway Crew will be installing drainage along Houghton Lane, near the East Road intersection, Houghton Lane will remain open to through traffic.  A Highway Crew will begin to replace culverts along East Road

Benmont Avenue Closure- Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Crews are preparing to install the new girders on phase one of the new bridge. Due to the length of the girders and the equipment required to get them into place, it is anticipated that the Benmont Avenue bridge will be closed on June 24 2015  from  6:00AM to 7:00 PM (Rain Day June 25, 2015) to unload and install girders. This means that there will be no through traffic on Benmont Ave. for this closure period. Access to all businesses along Benmont Ave. will be maintained throughout the closure period.

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.



Residents and Contractors – Please make sure all loads are covered when taking leaves and or brush to the transfer station.