6/22/17 – Below is the most recent update about the project.

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Construction Update
Barre City Paving (US 302 & VT 14)
NH 2961 (2) & STP 2961 (1)

                                                                    

Project Location: The project extends along US 302 from the Berlin/Barre City line through downtown Barre and continues on US 302/Washington Street to just before Poulin Auto.  The project also includes VT 14/ Maple Ave to Hope Cemetery and South Main Street to Jockey Hollow.

Thursday (6/22) Night 7:00 pm to 6:30 am –

Milling will continue onto VT 14/South Main Street and paving of the first course of new pavement will start on US 302/Washington Street at Poulin Auto and progress towards downtown Barre.  Motorists can expect alternating one-way traffic directed by flaggers.

No work is planned for Friday night (6/23).

Week of June 26, 2017

Night Work: Monday (6/26) –Friday (6/30) – 7:00 pm to 6:30 am

Milling – Crews will continue milling in the following areas this week, weather permitting.  Milling on the project is expected to be completed this week.

  • VT 14/South Main Street to Jockey Hollow
  • Side street entrances throughout the project

Paving – Paving of the first course of new pavement is scheduled to continue over the milled surfaces on US 302/Washington Street, Main Street and VT 14/South Main Street throughout the week, weather permitting.  If it rains, paving will be rescheduled. 

Manhole and Drainage Structure Adjustment – To prepare for final paving, crews may start adjusting the manhole and drainage structures on US 302 from the start of the project and work towards North Main Street at night.  Saws and jackhammers are typical pieces of equipment used for this work.

Structures that are adjusted at night will be selected according to impact on traffic.  If alternating one-way traffic is required to complete the work, the adjustment will be done at night.  Structure work that doesn’t adversely impact traffic will be done during the daytime.

Day Work:

Crosswalk ramp replacement work may also start this week, weather permitting.

Street parking will be blocked off within active construction areas. Parking will be reopened as the work is completed.

Traffic – Traffic delays at night are expected throughout the week.

It is illegal in VT to use any handheld portable electronic devices while driving. The law carries fines of up to $200 with points assessed if the violation occurs in a work zone.

Contact Francine Perkins, Project Outreach Coordinator, FRP Enterprises, LLC with any questions or concerns with regards to the project at 802-479-6994. Construction updates will be posted at www.roadworkupdates.com