Weekly Construction Update 9/15/2023
DATE: Friday, September 15, 2023
TRAFFIC IMPACT AND DURATION:
Monday, September 18, through Friday, September 22, during the daytime hours, 6:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., the outermost southbound lane and the outermost northbound lane of U.S. 2/7 between South Park Drive and Mountain View Drive will be closed. Only a single travel lane will be closed in each direction during the daytime hours. Intermittent lane width reductions will be in effect along the Interstate 89 (I-89) northbound onramp. Interstate ramp access and side streets will be maintained throughout this work. Motorists are strongly encouraged to use caution while driving through the work zone and pay close attention to signage as traffic patterns will change. All users should expect delays and plan ahead.
Next week, during daytime hours, crews will work along the west side of U.S. 2/7 between South Park Drive and Mountain View Drive conducting shaping work, installing curb near Whitcomb Street, and removing the remaining ledge near the I-89 northbound onramp under single lane closure and lane width reductions. In addition, crews will install sidewalk along the east side of U.S. 2/7 near its intersection with South Park Drive in the vicinity of McDonald's under a single lane closure.
Crews completed the installation of the retaining wall along the west side of U.S. 2/7.
LOCATION: U.S. 2/7 in Colchester starting at the Winooski town line and continuing north for 1.05 miles to Sunderland Woods Road.
PROJECTED COMPLETION: Contract 1 Spring 2024, Contract 2 Summer 2026