Road Watch


Water line repairs on Route 15 will cause lane closures on Thursday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. westbound near the entrance to St. Michael's College.

Due to anticipated wet weather, the paving on Blakely Road near the Severance Corner intersection scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2 has been postponed until Saturday, Aug. 9. This work may cause minor delays in the morning.


Signal installation at the intersection of Susie Wilson and David Drive will cause occasional lane closures and minor delays through October.

There will be minor traffic delays on Route 15 between Saybrook and Sunset Road due to the installation of a gravel path on the east side of the road.

Chapin Road will be closed to through traffic for road construction between Towers Road and Colonel Page Road from through Friday. Motorists will be detoured to Colonel Page Road.

Essex Junction

Work on the Essex Junction Five Corners' Redevelopment Project will cause traffic delays weekdays between 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Five Corners intersection. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times with occasional lane closures, except between 7:45 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. This project is expected to continue through August.

Interstate 89

Night work on southbound and northbound Interstate 89 between Richmond and Colchester continues. Work will be done Sunday through Thursday between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., but there will be night work on Friday, Aug. 1. Motorists should expect traffic delays due to alternate lane closures and should use extreme caution while driving in the work zone. This projected is expected to continue through October.


Manley Road will be closed for construction through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. from James Drive to Murray Avenue. Only residents and emergency vehicles will be allowed to travel Manley Road during this construction. Motorists are urged to use Hibbard Road and Murray Avenue as alternate routes.


The Bridge Street Iron Truss Bridge over the Winooski River is reduced to alternating, one-lane traffic controlled by traffic lights. The detour route for overweight vehicles is U.S. 2 and Cochran Road.

South Burlington

There is nighttime paving during the week on Dorset Street from the intersection of Williston Road to the intersection of Kennedy Drive. Work will be done between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m., but there may be traffic delays. Traffic control will be present, and drivers may want to seek alternate routes.


Road reconstruction at the intersection of East Hill Road and South Road will cause traffic delays until the end of August.


Line stenciling, road patching, mowing, sweeping, culvert repair and bridge washing will occur along all county roads.