Traffic Alerts

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Traffic Alerts

  • Burlington

    Various streets

    June 27, 2022 to June 1, 2027

    Champlain Parkway Project

    Lane reductions, detours and road closures

    Work to create a two-lane road connecting the South End with downtown Burlington will cause Pine Street to be reduced to a single northbound travel lane from just south of Howard Street to Maple Street. The northbound travel lane will be shifted east and west along Pine Street to accommodate construction activities. Southbound traffic will be detoured from Pine Street at Maple Street to St. Paul Street then Shelburne Street before turning onto Locust Street (vehicular traffic) or Flynn Avenue (truck traffic), and back to Pine Street. Howard Street, Marble Avenue, Pine Place, Kilburn Street, and westbound traffic on Maple Street will be right turn only onto Pine Street. Eastbound traffic on Maple Street is left turn only onto Pine Street. This traffic pattern is in effect 24/7. Locust Street will have temporary width reductions for paving operations. Lakeside Avenue, Sears Lane, Flynn Avenue, and Home Avenue will have intermittent single-lane closures with alternating one-way traffic. Construction activities will take place on weekdays between the hours of 7am-7pm. Traffic control will be present, and this project should be completed by summer 2027. For more information: http://champlainparkway.com/

  • Burlington

    King Street, Church/King Street intersection

    April 26, 2024 to August 1, 2026

    Main Street revitalization project

    Road closures, detours

    Work to revitalize and restructure Main Street has closed the Church/King Street intersection, King Street between Church Street and South Winooski Ave., and the South Winooski Ave./King Street intersection. Motorists should follow detour routes in place. Work takes place during the weekdays from 7am-6pm, and this project should be completed by August 2026. For more information: https://greatstreetsbtv.com/

  • Burlington

    East Avenue

    July 5, 2024 to July 15, 2024

    Traffic calming project

    Alternating one-way travel, delays, and detours

    A traffic calming project on East Avenue between Colchester Avenue and Catamount Drive will cause alternating one-way travel, delays, and detours from 7am-5pm during the week. Traffic control will be present, and this project should be completed by July 15. For more information: https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/dpw/TrafficCalming

  • Burlington

    Pearl Street

    July 15, 2024 to July 16, 2024

    Bike Lane Marking

    Minor delays

    Work to mark bike lanes on Pearl Street between Winooski Ave. and Prospect Street will cause minor delays on Monday and Tuesday, July 15 and 16. Traffic control will be present.

  • Charlotte

    Spear Street

    Starting on July 12, 2024

    Flooding

    Road closures

    Spear Street north of Carpenter Road is closed due to flooding. Other areas are passable, with occasional one-way traffic. It is unclear when the road will open again. For up-to-date information on road closures: https://www.newengland511.org/#Vermont

  • Colchester

    West and East Lakeshore Drives, Williams Road

    June 10, 2024 to December 31, 2027

    Malletts Bay Sewer Project

    Delays and alternating one-lane traffic

    The Malletts Bay Sewer Project on West Lakeshore Drive between Prim and Blakely Roads will cause delays and alternating one-lane traffic during the week from 7am-5pm and 9pm-7am. On East Lakeshore Drive between Blakely Road and South Bay Circle, two lane road closures will be allowed during standard working hours, with a temporary detour established on Williams Road during the week from 7am-5pm. Traffic control will be present, and this project should be completed in 2027. For more information: https://www.colchestervt.gov/3291/Malletts-Bay-Sewer

  • Colchester

    Route 7

    April 26, 2024 to June 1, 2026

    Interchange and intersection improvement

    Lane shifts

    An interchange and intersection improvement project in Colchester will require a lane shift on U.S. 7 between the Shell Gas Station and Wiley Road and a lane shift on U.S. 2 west of the bridge over I-89. During off-peak hours, 9am-3pm, there will be alternating one-way traffic along U.S. 7. There is potential for a lane width reduction on the I-89 northbound off-ramp. Construction activities will take place on weekdays between 6am-8pm. This project should be completed by summer 2026. For more information: https://resources.vtrans.vermont.gov/FactSheet/default.aspx?pin=14T213

  • Colchester

    US 2/7

    May 3, 2024 to August 31, 2024

    Diverging Diamond Interchange

    Shoulder and lane closures

    Work to reconfigure the existing tight diamond interchange to a Diverging Diamond Interchange at I-89 Exit 16 will cause intermittent shoulder and lane closures along US 2/7 between Sunderland Woods Road and South Park Drive during the week from 6am-6pm for the next several months. Traffic control will be present, and motorists are encouraged to use caution while traveling through the work zone. For more information: https://www.exit16ddi.vtransprojects.vermont.gov/

  • Essex Junction

    Maple and Park Streets

    July 1, 2023 to November 1, 2024

    Crescent Connector Project

    Delays

    Paving operations and sidewalk installation for the Crescent Connector Project will continue next week on Park Street and Maple Street. Operations may reduce traffic to one lane on both of these streets throughout the week. Seek alternate routes if possible. This project should be completed by mid-September. For more information and daily updates: https://www.essexjunction.org/news/city-road-construction

  • Huntington

    Main Road

    June 19, 2024 to July 17, 2024

    Bridge deck replacement

    Road Closure

    A bridge deck replacement project will close Main Road and cause traffic to detour on Mayo Road to Bridge Street until Wednesday, July 17.

  • I-89 Milton

    I-89

    May 3, 2024 to October 31, 2024

    Resurfacing project

    Lane reductions

    A resurfacing project on I-89 between Exits 18 and 19 will reduce southbound traffic to one lane. Work takes place during the week from 930am-7pm. Motorists should be aware that a reduced speed limit of 55 MPH will be strictly enforced in the project area, and are encouraged to use extreme caution while traveling through the work zone. This project should be completed by fall 2024.

  • I-89 Richmond

    US 2

    June 2, 2023 to September 1, 2025

    Bridge replacement project

    One-lane alternating traffic

    A bridge replacement project will reduce traffic to intermittent one lane of alternating travel on US Route 2 from Monday-Friday between 6am-7pm. Traffic control will be present. On I-89 south of Exit 11, northbound traffic will be placed in the southbound passing lane between MM 75.45-76.79 for the next several weeks. The southbound passing lane will be closed to southbound traffic between MM 77.29-75.71. Northbound and southbound traffic entering the traffic control zone will be conducted through a zipper merge, and motorists should follow the directions of the signage. This project should be completed by September 2025. For more information: https://vtrans.vermont.gov/projects/richmond-US2-bridge

  • Richmond

    Besaw, Stage, Johnnie Brook, Snape Ireland (a mile from Route 2), and Hillview (near the southern intersection with Huntington Road) Roads, and Bridge Street

    Starting on July 12, 2024

    Flooding

    Road Closures

    Besaw, Stage, Johnnie Brook, Snape Ireland (a mile from Route 2), and Hillview (near the southern intersection with Huntington Road) Roads, and Bridge Street at the bridge are closed due to flooding. Durand, Williams Hill, and Dugway Roads, Wortheim Lane, and Wes White Hill are reduced to one lane in places. It is unclear when these roads will open again. For up-to-date information on road closures: https://www.newengland511.org/#Vermont

  • Winooski

    Main Street

    April 26, 2024 to July 1, 2026

    Roadway improvement project

    Lane reductions

    A roadway improvement project along Main Street (U.S. Routes 2/7) in Winooski has reduced Main Street between the railroad bridge and Tigan Street intersection to a single lane, allowing northbound traffic only. Southbound traffic is being detoured to Weaver Street. This detour is in effect 24/7. Northbound traffic along Main Street will be shifted to the east and west to accommodate construction activities on both sides of the roadway. Union Street and Platt Street will have intermittent closures at their intersections with Main Street. Construction activities will take place on weekdays between 7am-7pm. Vermont Gas Systems will be working on Saturdays between 7am-4pm. This project should be completed by summer 2026. For more information: https://winooskivt.gov/mainstreet

  • Countywide

    Interstate and state roads

    Motorists should be alert for general maintenance activities that may include an alternating one lane traffic control plan on the interstate, state, and local roads. These activities may have short traffic impacts. Please slow down in work zones.