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VTrans Notch Road Tunnel Project


Beginning the week of January 23, the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) will remove trees in the median of I-89 about one mile south of exit 13 in So. Burlington.

The trees will be removed as part of a project to replace deteriorated culverts located under the highway.  The tree removal, which will take about one week, is necessary to build a two-lane diversion within the I-89 median so that traffic flow can be maintained throughout construction. Temporary roadways in the median will allow the construction crew to excavate and install the new culvert under the existing northbound and southbound travel lanes.

Once the culverts have been installed, the existing I-89 travel lanes will be reopened and use of the temporary roadway will end.

  1. A. McDonald has been awarded a contract by VTrans to replace three sets of I-89 culverts in 2017, two in So. Burlington between exits 12 and 13, and one in Georgia about one mile south of exit 18.

For more information on the project see the project website, http://i89sbgculverts.vtransprojects.vermont.gov.



I-89 Bridges Project
AOT Project No. IM 089-2(43)

Project Location:  The I-89 Bridges Project is located at Exit 10 on I-89 in Waterbury.

I-89 Bridges NB Off-Ramp Bridge  

Attenuator Repair has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Crews will be repairing the attenuator for the Exit 10 off-ramp bridge.

  • Traffic control devices will be set up on I-89 NB and on the bridge.
  • Crews are expecting repairs to be completed same day.

Expect delays on I-89 northbound near the Exit 10 off-ramp bridge. I-89 northbound will be reduced to a single lane.

Expect narrowing of the Exit 10 off-ramp bridge due to the I-89 northbound right lane closure.
This work is contingent upon favorable weather conditions. If inclement weather occurs, the work may be postponed.

Please focus on safety when driving through the construction work zone and remember, it is illegal in Vermont to use any handheld portable electronic devices while driving. The law carries fines of up to $200 with points assessed if the violation occurs in a work zone.

Contact Annabelle Dally, 802-825-2555 with questions.

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