ESSEX, JERICHO-RICHMOND VT ROUTE 117

The Vermont Agency of Transportation along with Pike Industries Inc. will begin this 2018 – 2019 roadway rehabilitation project of VT Route 117 beginning in Essex where the State Highway begin to the intersection Route 2 in Richmond the week beginning June 18, 2018.  The anticipated completion date is October 11, 2019.

This project will consist of rehabilitation of the existing roadway sub-base, new traveling surface with shoulder widening (where feasible), drainage, guardrail and signage upgrades, new signal at the intersection of 289 off ramp and VT 117 along with other incidental items throughout the project.

During the construction period, motorists should expect traffic flow to be maintained at all times with one-way alternating traffic during construction hours with control present.

Motorists should also expect to be traveling on a gravel surface from approximately mid-July 2018 through August 2018.from Essex where the State Highway begins to the Jericho town line.

Anyone with questions or concerns regarding the project may contact Stephanie Barrett, Public Outreach Coordinator at 802-862-6085.

The anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday, July 22, 2018 on VT 117:

Monday thru Friday:

  • Continue roadway excavation in various areas between Tiffany Lane to Sand Hill Road.
  • Begin reclaiming the roadway from the Essex/Jericho Town line proceeding north. Reclaim takes 10″ of the road surface and basically rototills it and places it back as a gravel surface, recycling the existing material.
  • ROADWAY MAINTENANCE THROUGHOUT THE PROJECT!

 Motorists please be aware that the roadway surface will be rough for a duration of time – please drive slowly!   

Roadway maintenance will be ongoing, as needed.    

Commuting motorists should seek alternate routes.  Expect delays during peak hours!

VT 117 – July 20, 2018

The anticipated work schedule is as follows:
• Continued guardrail set back work between Sand Hill Road and Tiffany Lane.
• Continued excavation work between Tiffany Lane and VT 289 to remove unsuitable material from roadway.
 
Continued roadway maintenance as needed.
 
SLOW DOWN FOR ROUGH ROAD CONDITIONS!
EXPECT DELAYS DURING PEAK HOURS!

VT 117 – July 19, 2018

The anticipated work schedule is as follows:
• Continued guardrail set back work between Sand Hill Road and the Essex/Jericho Town line.
• Begin roadway excavation between Tiffany Lane and Pinewood Drive.
 
Continued roadway maintenance as needed.
 
SLOW DOWN FOR ROUGH ROAD CONDITIONS!
EXPECT DELAYS DURING PEAK HOURS!

VT 117 – July 18, 2018

The anticipated work schedule is as follows:
• Continued guardrail set back work between Sand Hill Road and the Essex/Jericho Town line.
• Continued underdrain work between Tiffany Lane and VT 289.
 
Continued roadway maintenance as needed.
 
SLOW DOWN AND EXPECT DELAYS DURING PEAK HOURS!

VT 117 – July 17, 2018:

• Continued guardrail set back work between Sand Hill Road and the Essex/Jericho Town line.
• Weather permitting, Continued underdrain work between Tiffany Lane and VT 289.
• If rain, structure adjustment work between Tiffany Lane and VT 289.
Contractor will continue roadway maintenance as needed.
 
SLOW DOWN AND EXPECT DELAYS DURING PEAK HOURS.

The anticipated work schedule on VT 117

The anticipated work schedule on VT 117

For the week beginning Monday,  July 16, 2018:

 Monday thru Friday:

  • Continue installing underdrain from Tiffany Lane to Sand Hill Road.
  • Begin culvert work from Tiffany Lane to Sand Hill Road.
  • ROADWAY MAINTENANCE THROUGHOUT THE PROJECT!

Motorists please be aware that the roadway surface will be rough for a duration of time.  Crews will keep up with the maintenance to the best of their ability.  Drive slowly! 

Commuting motorists should seek alternate routes.  Expect delays during peak hours!

Milling 7-11-18

VT 117 July 13, 2018

  • Continued shoulder cleanup from the Essex/Jericho Town line working westbound
  • Continued underdrain work between Sand Hill Road and VT 289 interchange.

MOTORISTS EXPECT DELAYS DURING PEAK HOURS!

Traffic control will be present allowing for one lane of alternating travel.

VT 117 July 12, 2018

• Continued cold planning between Sand Hill Road and the Essex/Jericho town line.

•  Continued shoulder cleanup from the start of the project in Essex to the VT 289 interchange.

•  Continued underdrain work between Sand Hill Road and VT 289 interchange.

MOTORISTS EXPECT DELAYS DURING PEAK HOURS!

Traffic control will be present allowing for one lane of alternating travel.

VT 117 July 11, 2018

•  7:00am – Excavation of blacktop shoulders from VT 289 interchange to the start of the project, approx. Tiffany Lane
•  9:30am Cold planning continues from Sand Hill Road to N. Williston Road.
Traffic control will be present allowing for one lane of alternating travel.
MOTORISTS EXPECT DELAYS DURING PEAK HOURS!

VT 117 July 10, 2018:

– Cold planning will continue between VT-289 on ramp and Sand Hill Road.
– Continued underdrain and culvert work between Sand Hill Road and the Essex/Jericho town line.

Traffic control will be present allowing for one lane of alternating travel. Expect delays.

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