Public Works Project List – November 2 – November 6, 2015

Town of Bennington Project List
Week of November 2 – November 6, 2015

Water Department
Ongoing-The Water Department will be closing Monument Avenue to all through traffic between Hospital Drive and Dewey Street. This road closure will last approximately 6-weeks.  The entrance at Hospital Drive and Monument Avenue will remain open through much of this project.  The closure is necessary to accommodate the installation of a new water main along this section of Monument Avenue.

As always, we apologize in advance for any inconvenience that this may cause and appreciate your cooperation during this process.

Wastewater Department
Monday-A private contractor will be making an emergency sewer line repair on Union Street. A one-lane road closure will be necessary for the day to complete this work.

Highway Department
Ongoing –The Highway Department will continue the River Road bank stabilization project, the road will be closed to all through traffic until further notice, please take alternate routes.

A crew will be patching pot holes and cross ditches at numerous locations throughout town.

Overnight Parking Ban begins November 15, 2015
The Winter Overnight Parking Ban for all streets within the town will be in effect from November 15 to March 31 between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Police will enforce this ban by ticketing individuals who leave unattended vehicles on the street during that time.

PLEASE do not rake your leaves into the Town Streets and Highways, it clogs the drains and presents driving and flooding hazards for the community. 

The Town of Bennington Transfer Station will accept leaves for no charge. If you bring in bags you must empty the bags of leaves into the leaf pile. 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.