● Paving/Main Street Sidewalk Construction Update 07/30/20

July 31, 2020

DATE: Thursday, 7/30/20

PROJECT TYPE: Roadway

LOCATION: Beginning on VT Route 116 in Bristol near the intersection of Airport Road at mile marker 6.006 then running north for 1.230 miles and ending at Class I/State Highway limit at mile marker 7.263 in Bristol.

PLANNED CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES: (Please be advised that the construction schedule is subject to change)

  • Week of 8/3: Crews will continue to work on adjusting storm drain elevations Monday through Wednesday next week. This work will be performed during daytime work hours. One-way alternating traffic may be required in these areas depending on the location of the structure(s).
  • On Monday, 8/3 a crew is scheduled to install the bollards around the two hydrants located in the downtown/business area (near Vermont Tree Goods and in front of Cubber’s). This will be done early in the day.
  • Night Work: Scheduled for Monday, 8/3 through Thursday, 8/6 from approximately 7:00 PM-11:00 PM
  • Crews will begin prep work for the stamped concrete areas on the north sidewalk on Monday night. Beginning Tuesday night and continuing through Thursday, the cement for the stamped concrete will be placed in prepped areas.

COMPLETED WORK:

  • The concrete step at Kimball’s store has been poured.
  • The concrete step at Wokky’s and in front of the entrances at the attorney’s office have been poured.
  • All remaining sidewalk ramps throughout the project have been poured.

TRAFFIC IMPACTS:

  • Expect one-way alternating traffic in the vicinity of crews adjusting structures. Brief delays should be expected.

As part of Governor Scott’s “Work Smart, Stay Safe” order, all construction crews are currently subject to certain safety restrictions.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Name – Natalie Boyle
Phone – 802-855-3893
Email – nboyle@eivtech.com

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● Paving/Main Street Sidewalk Construction Update 07/23/20

July 23, 2020

DATE: Thursday, 7/23/20

PROJECT TYPE: Roadway

LOCATION: Beginning on VT Route 116 in Bristol near the intersection of Airport Road at mile marker 6.006 then running north for 1.230 miles and ending at Class I/State Highway limit at mile marker 7.263 in Bristol.

PLANNED CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES: (Please be advised that the construction schedule is subject to change)

  • Friday, 7/24: Crews will be pouring the concrete step in front of Kimball’s early tomorrow morning, prior to business hours. The ramp at this location will be replaced and remain for a few more days while the concrete step cures.
  • The step in front of Wokky’s will be replaced and made wider. This will occur tomorrow prior to business hours. A ramp will be put into place and remain for a few days while the new step cures.
  • Two concrete steps will be added (one at each entrance) at the James Dumont Attorney office space. Access will be maintained at this location.
  • The sidewalk ramps at the Bank of Middlebury will be poured tomorrow and crews will be pouring concrete for the remaining sidewalk ramps at various locations throughout the project as well.
  • Week of 7/30: Crews will be working on adjusting storm drain and water valve structure elevations. One-way alternating traffic may be required in these areas depending on the location of the structure(s).
  • Permanent traffic sign installation is scheduled to begin on Thursday next week. This operation should have a minimal impact on the flow of traffic.
  • Look Ahead: Stamped concrete work is currently being scheduled and may begin late in the week next week. It is more likely that this work will occur during the week of 8/3. Stamped concrete will be completed as night work.
  • Installation of four bollards (2 at each hydrant location–by Vermont Tree Goods and Cubber’s) is currently being scheduled. This work may occur as early as next week.

COMPLETED WORK:

  • The sidewalk panels located at Kimball’s store have been poured.
  • The rapid-flash pedestrian beacon foundations at the crossing by the Bank of Middlebury have been completed.

TRAFFIC IMPACTS:

  • Expect one-way alternating traffic in the vicinity of crews adjusting structures and installing permanent signage. Brief delays should be expected.

As part of Governor Scott’s “Work Smart, Stay Safe” order, all construction crews are currently subject to certain safety restrictions.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Name – Natalie Boyle
Phone – 802-855-3893
Email – nboyle@eivtech.com

#bristolsidewalkproject2020

● Paving/Main Street Sidewalk Construction Update 07/16/20

July 17, 2020

DATE: Thursday, 7/16/20

PROJECT TYPE: Roadway

LOCATION: Beginning on VT Route 116 in Bristol near the intersection of Airport Road at mile marker 6.006 then running north for 1.230 miles and ending at Class I/State Highway limit at mile marker 7.263 in Bristol.

PLANNED CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES: (Please be advised that the construction schedule is subject to change)

  • Night Work: Week of 7/20 – There is no night work scheduled on the project for the week of 7/20.
  • Day Work: A crew will be digging and pouring the foundations for the new flashing beacons which will be located at the pedestrian crossings by the bank of Middlebury and at the traffic light. This work is scheduled to begin at approximately 6:00 AM on Tuesday, 7/21, and should take until mid-morning to complete.
  • Once the flashing beacon foundations have been completed, the sidewalk panels at these locations can be poured. Pouring the sidewalk panels has yet to be scheduled.
  • Sign crews are scheduled to begin installing new traffic signs throughout the project later in the week next week (Thursday/Friday).
  • Sidewalk work within the day time work area is planned for Thursday and Friday next week.

COMPLETED WORK:

  • A large percentage of the sidewalk work on the south side has been completed.
  • Paved gutters have been completed.

TRAFFIC IMPACTS:

  • Minimal traffic impacts are expected for the week of 7/20.

As part of Governor Scott’s “Work Smart, Stay Safe” order, all construction crews are currently subject to certain safety restrictions.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Name – Natalie Boyle
Phone – 802-855-3893
Email – nboyle@eivtech.com

#bristolsidewalkproject2020

● Town of Bristol – Energy Committee Meeting 07/15/20

July 14, 2020

TOWN OF BRISTOL – ENERGY COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 7:00 PM Via Zoom Remote Meeting (see below)

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AGENDA

1. Efficiency Vermont Summer Incentives from Matt Sharpe

For a limited time, Vermonters with moderate-income can get a rebate equal to 75% of a weatherization project cost up to $5500 and finance it at 0% with the first 6 months (up to $900) paid for by Efficiency Vermont. Expires 8/31 or until funds are exhausted.

2. Button Up 2020 Plans

a. coordinate with Andrew at Regional Planning regarding presenters and testimony
b. share info this fall about virtual Home Energy Visits which start Jan. 2021
c. promote “Weatherization Wednesdays” – 20 minutes of enjoyable inspiration
d. share the fall incentives for home weatherization projects starting in Sept.

3. Window Dressers Update

4. VBike – Discuss if BEC wants to research and share info on the webpage and FPF.
Discuss researching electric options: benefits and education for municipality, businesses, and residents. Also, discuss the benefits of less frequent mowing: reduced cost, emissions, noise. And increased pollinator forage, drought resistance, personal time..which profoundly expand the range, carrying capacity, hill climbing ease, comfort, and overall utility of biking. VBike’s aim is to make the bicycle more relevant and affordable for Vermonters and to encourage healthy bodies, local living, and vibrant communities. 

5. Think Resilience, on-line course by Post Carbon Institute – Discuss relevance to BEC’s work and public education.

6. Landscaping – Discuss researching electric options: benefits and education for municipality, businesses, and residents. Also, discuss the benefits of less frequent mowing: reduced cost, emissions, noise. And increased pollinator forage, drought resistance, personal time.

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Join Zoom Meeting:

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Meeting ID: 844 0883 4132
Password: 885305

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Minutes of meetings and some digital agenda materials can be found at www.bristolvt.org/meeting-minutes

Videos of meetings can be found at www.neatbristol.com

● Paving/Main Street Sidewalk Construction Update 07/09/20

July 12, 2020

DATE: Thursday, 7/09/20

PROJECT TYPE: Roadway

LOCATION: Beginning on VT Route 116 in Bristol near the intersection of Airport Road at mile marker 6.006 then running north for 1.230 miles and ending at Class I/State Highway limit at mile marker 7.263 in Bristol.

PLANNED CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES: (Please be advised that the construction schedule is subject to change)

  • Night work: Crews will continue throughout the week beginning Sunday, 7/12. Allowable night work hours are 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM per the contract for this project. Night work typically begins Sunday night through Thursday night (ending Friday morning).
  • Sidewalk work at the Bank of Middlebury will continue tonight. The concrete panels will be poured tonight at this location.
  • Sidewalk work will continue throughout the week of 7/12 on the south sidewalks. Crews will continue to prep sidewalk areas, build forms for the concrete panels, and pour the cement for the sidewalk sections. Any remaining curb work will continue as well. Sidewalk and curb work on the south side is currently scheduled for completion by the end of next week, weather permitting.
  • The sidewalk at Kimball’s will be poured once the granite step needed at this location has arrived and has been installed.
  • New bollards will be installed by the hydrant at Vermont Tree Goods and by Cubber’s. This will be done at night.
  • Day Work: Crews will continue to work on paved gutters. Depending on weather and temperatures, paved gutters may be completed by the end of the day Friday. Otherwise, this work will be completed on Monday, 7/20.
  • It is possible that some sidewalk work will occur next week in the day work areas east and west of the downtown/night work limits. This work will have minimal impact on traffic.
  • As a “look ahead”, a sign crew is currently scheduled for the week of 7/20 for the installation of new signs. Please be aware that this is subject to change.

COMPLETED WORK:

  • Berm removal has been completed.
  • Guardrail work has been completed.

TRAFFIC IMPACTS:

  • Minimal traffic impacts are expected for the week of 7/13.

As part of Governor Scott’s “Work Smart, Stay Safe” order, all construction crews are currently subject to certain safety restrictions.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Name – Natalie Boyle
Phone – 802-855-3893
Email – nboyle@eivtech.com

#bristolsidewalkproject2020

● Land Records – COTTS link

March 12, 2019

https://recordhub.cottsystems.com/