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.

VT 117 Update:

No work tomorrow – Have a happy & safe July 4th celebration!

Thursday, July 5, 2018

  • Underdrain work resumes between the Essex/Jericho town line and Sand Hill Road.
    Motorists should expect delays!  Traffic control will be present!

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 until Noon:

The anticipated work schedule is as follows:
– Continued tree limb trimming between N. Williston Road and VT 289 intersection.
 
Motorists may choose to seek alternate routes as they can expect delays during peak hours. Traffic control will be present allowing for 1-lane of alternating traffic within the construction zones.

Friday, June 29, 2018 on VT 117

The anticipated construction activities (weather permitting) are as follows:

  • Prepping and paving the milled surface within the VT-289 on/off ramps.
  • Continued underdrain work between N. Williston Road and the Essex/Jericho town line.

Motorists may choose to seek alternate routes as they can expect delays during peak hours. Traffic control will be present allowing for 1-lane of alternating traffic within the construction zones.

The anticipated work schedule for VT 116:

The anticipated work schedule for VT 116:

For the week beginning Monday,  July 02, 2018:

Monday to Tuesday @ noon; Thursday & Friday:

  • Continue installing underdrain from the intersection of VT 289 to N. Williston Road on the east side of the roadway.
  • Continue thinning and trimming trees between N. Williston Road to the Route 2 Intersection.

 Wednesday:

  • No work due to the Independence Day Holiday

Commuting motorists should seek alternate routes.  Traffic will be delayed during peak hours.  Traffic control will be present allowing for one lane of alternating traffic within the construction areas.

Existing roadway

Tomorrow, 6/28/18 anticipated construction activities (weather permitting) are as follows:

– Continued underdrain work between N. Williston Road and the Essex/Jericho town line.
– Trimming tree limbs from the start of the VT State Highway in Essex to the Sand Hill Road intersection.
 
Motorists should expect delays as traffic control will be present allowing for 1-lane of alternating traffic within the construction zones with extended delays during rush hour commutes.

6/27/18 anticipated construction activities are as follows:

– Cold planning the east bound lane around and between VT 117 & the VT 289 on/off ramps.
– Underdrain work between N. Williston Road and the Essex/Jericho town line.
 
Motorists should expect delays as traffic control will be present allowing for 1-lane of alternating traffic within the construction zones.

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the VT 117 project:

The following is the anticipated work schedule for the week beginning Monday,  June 25, 2018:

 Monday thru Friday:

  • Begin installing under drain from the intersection of 289 to N. Williston Road on the east side of the roadway.
  • Thinning and trimming trees between 289 to N. Williston Road
  • Preventative roadway maintenance at the On/Off Ramps at the 289 & 117 intersections.

Commuting motorists should seek alternate routes.  Traffic will be delayed during peak hours.  Traffic control will be present allowing for one lane of alternating traffic within the construction areas.

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