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.

Next week’s anticipated schedule on VT 117:

Written by on August 16, 2018 in ESSEX, JERICHO-RICHMOND VT ROUTE 117
Next week’s anticipated schedule on VT 117:

For the week beginning Saturday, August 18, 2018:

 Saturday:

  • 7:00 am Weather permitting, continue 2nd reclaiming phase from approximately N. Williston Road proceeding west through the Sand Hill Road intersection.

Monday thru Friday:

  • Weather permitting, continue 2nd reclaiming phase working westbound to Tiffany Lane, Essex.
  • Slope stabilization work continues between Barber Farm Road and the US Route 2 intersection, Richmond.
  • Culvert replacement just west of the Barber Farm Road intersection.
  • Underdrain work continues between Barber Farm Road and US Route 2 intersection.

 

Motorists please be aware:

  • There will not be a center line from the Essex/Jericho Town line to Tiffany Lane
  • Rough roadway surface
  • Please drive slowly & use caution!  

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

Traffic control will be present allowing for one lane of alternating traffic within the construction areas.

VT 117 – August 17 & 18, 2018

Written by on August 16, 2018 in ESSEX, JERICHO-RICHMOND VT ROUTE 117

The anticipated work schedule for Friday is:

  • 8:30 am Weather permitting, continue 2nd reclaiming phase from approximately N. Williston Road proceeding west through the Sand Hill Road intersection.  This phase includes adding a stabilize agent added to the subbase. This agent takes time to cure causing a maximum of 2 hour lane restriction after installation is completed.
  • 7:00 am Continued road maintenance due to the recent rain from Sand Hill Road and Tiffany Lane.

The anticipated work schedule for Saturday is:

  • 7:00 am Weather permitting, continue 2nd reclaiming phase from approximately N. Williston Road proceeding west through the Sand Hill Road intersection.

Motorists should expect traffic control with lane closures allowing for alternating traffic.

DRIVE SLOW – DRIVE WITH CAUTION – ROUGH ROADWAY!

VT 117 – August 16, 2018

Written by on August 15, 2018 in ESSEX, JERICHO-RICHMOND VT ROUTE 117

The anticipated work schedule for the day is as follows:

  • 8:30am  The 2nd reclaiming phase to continue in the eastbound lane between the Essex/Jericho town line and N. Williston Road.  This phase includes adding a stabilize agent added to the subbase. This agent takes time to cure causing a maximum of 2 hour lane restriction after installation is completed.
  • 7:00am  Continued slope stabilization work between VT-289 on-ramps and Greenfield Road.

Motorists should expect traffic control with lane closures allowing for alternating traffic.

DRIVE SLOW – DRIVE WITH CAUTION!

VT 117 – August 15, 2018

Written by on August 14, 2018 in ESSEX, JERICHO-RICHMOND VT ROUTE 117

The anticipated work schedule is as follows:

  • 8:30am  The 2nd reclaiming phase to begin at the Essex/Jericho town line.  This phase includes adding a stabilize agent added to the subbase. This agent takes time to cure causing a maximum of 2 hour lane restriction after installation is completed.
  • 7:00am  Continued slope stabilization work between Barber Farm Road and the Essex/Jericho town line.

Motorists should expect traffic control with lane closures allowing for alternating traffic.

DRIVE SLOW – DRIVE WITH CAUTION!

VT 117 – August 14, 2017

Written by on August 13, 2018 in ESSEX, JERICHO-RICHMOND VT ROUTE 117
The anticipated work activities are as follows:
  • Continued removal of unsuitable material and backfilling with new material to proper grade Williston Road to Sand Hill Road.
  • Continued culvert east of N. Williston Road.
  • Slope stabilization work continues within the Skunk Hollow Road area.

Continued road maintenance as needed.

Next week’s anticipated schedule on VT 117:

Written by on August 10, 2018 in ESSEX, JERICHO-RICHMOND VT ROUTE 117

For the week beginning Saturday, August 11, 2018:

 Saturday:

  • Grading the roadway between VT-289 and Tiffany Lane.

 Monday & Tuesday:

  • Grading continues between Sand Hill Road and the Essex/Jericho Town line.
  • Culvert replacement work continues near N. Williston Road.

Wednesday thru Friday:

  • 2nd reclaiming phase to begin which includes adding a stabilize agent to the subbase. This agent takes time to cure causing a maximum of 2 hour lane restriction after installation is completed.

 

Motorists please be aware:

  • There will not be a center line from the Essex/Jericho Town line to Tiffany Lane
  • Rough roadway surface
  • Please drive slowly & use caution!

 

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

VT 117 – August 10, 2018

The anticipated work activities are as follows:

  • Continued removal of unsuitable material and backfilling with new material to proper grade from the Essex/Jericho town line to Sand HIll Road.
  • Continued culvert work approximately 500′ from Tiffany Lane.
  • Slope stabilization work continues within the Skunk Hollow Road area.

Continued road maintenance as needed.

VT 117 – August 09, 2018

The anticipated work activities are as follows:

  • Continued removal of unsuitable material and backfilling with new material to proper grade from VT-289 off ramp to Tiffany Lane.
  • Continued culvert work near the Essex/Jericho town line.
  • Slope stabilization work continues within the Skunk Hollow Road area.

Continued road maintenance as needed.

VT 117 – August 08, 2018

The anticipated work activities are as follows:

  • Continued removal of unsuitable material and backfilling with new material to proper grade between Greenfield and No. Williston Roads.
  • Continued culvert work near the Essex/Jericho town line.
  • Excavation work continues from VT-289 off ramp to Tiffany Lane.

Continued road maintenance as needed.

VT 117 – August 07, 2018

The anticipated work activities are as follows:

  • Continued removal of unsuitable material and backfilling with new material to proper grade between VT-289 and Sand Hill Road.
  • Continued slope stabilization work between Skunk Hollow & Barber Farm Roads.
  • Excavation work continues from VT-289 off ramp to Tiffany Lane.

Continued road maintenance as needed.

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