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Rte 2B Bridge and Rail Trail Closings (St Johnsbury)
Project Location: Bridge 6 is located on VT 2B in St. Johnsbury over the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. The bridge is less than one half mile west of Route 2B’s eastern intersection with US Route 2.
Bridge and Rail Trail Closure -
A 50-day bridge closure and an estimated 28-day Lamoille Valley Rail Trail closure will start on May 10th, 2017. Both the bridge and rail trail will close to all traffic at the bridge location. Separate offsite detours will be marked with signs directing thru traffic around the project. Detour maps can be found on the project website: http://stj2bbridge.vtransprojects.vermont.gov/index.html Detour Note - Bicyclists are not permitted to ride on the US 2 detour. US 2 is a limited access highway.
Week of May 1, 2017
Crews will be working this week to prepare for the closure period. Precast bridge parts and loads of stone will be delivered to the project staging area located east of the project. Traffic may be interrupted during deliveries to allow for trucks to access the staging area. Flaggers will be present to direct traffic.
Traffic – Minor traffic delays can be expected this week.
Contact Francine Perkins, Project Outreach Coordinator, FRP Enterprises, LLC with any questions or concerns with regards to the project at 802-479-6994. Construction updates and project photos are posted at http://stj2bbridge.vtransprojects.vermont.gov/index.html.
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