Chittenden County Road Work

South Burlington

Water and sewer work at the corner of Swift and Farrell streets will reduce traffic to one lane with traffic control present. Motorists can expect minor delays through October.


Road construction on Route 117 from where the state highway begins in Essex to the intersection with Route 2 in Richmond will cause traffic delays due to alternating one-lane travel during construction times. Monday through Friday, drainage work and milling activities will make rough surface conditions in Essex from Tiffany Lane to Sand Hill Road. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes. Traffic control will be present. There will also be roadway maintenance throughout the project limits.

Essex Junction

Replacement of the pedestrian bridge on Route 15 near 81 Main Street will cause traffic delays through mid-August.


Road work at the intersection of Route 15 and Browns Trace Road will cause lane closures and alternating one-way travel. Motorists should expect a scarified road surface and rough conditions. Traffic delays are expected, and traffic control will be present. From Friday, July 20 at 6 p.m. through Monday, July 23 at 6 a.m., Route 15 will be closed, and traffic will be detoured. Motorists should follow detour signs. This project should be completed by mid-October.

Road and sidewalk construction on Route 15 at the intersections with River Road, Dickenson Road and Raceway Road will occur Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Oct. 27. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times, and flaggers will be present to assist with traffic flow from side streets and businesses during the construction.


Work on water lines will impact traffic on the following streets: Pine Street between Howard and Lakeside through July, Colchester Avenue between Barrett and Nash until mid-August, and on Ethan Allen Parkway from North Avenue to Lopes until mid to late August.

Motorists should be aware of paving activities on the following streets: Park Street from Manhattan to North Street during the week, and on Pleasant Avenue and Maple Street through late July.


Work on the Route 7 paving project from the Ferrisburgh/Charlotte town line north to the Ferry Road intersection resumes Monday through Friday. This week, work will be off the shoulders, but motorists should expect periodic stops for construction equipment access. Traffic control will be present.


Work on Routes 7/2 and 2A intersection improvement project continues with one-lane travel after 8:30 a.m. at the Creek Farm Road intersection. Motorists should plan for delays.

From July 16 through July 26, culvert replacement on East Road one mile north of the Route 2A intersection will close the road to thru traffic. Local traffic will be permitted on either side of the closure. A detour will be installed via Austin House Road and Middle Road. Travelers are encouraged to use Route 7 during the closure to avoid delays.


Motorists should be alert for street sweeping, mowing, pot hole patching and guardrail repair on the interstate and state roads and are asked to slow down in work zones.