Paving/Main Street Lighting & Sidewalk Construction Update 05/15/20

May 16, 2020

Route 116 Bristol

DATE: Week of 5/18/20


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.

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

Planned Construction Activities:

  • Brick pavers have been removed from the sidewalks on both sides of the street downtown.
  • Crews will continue excavating and installing new light pole foundations along the sidewalks between North Street and the National Bank of Middlebury. Sidewalk excavation will be limited to the area directly around the light pole bases in this section of the project.
  • Access to businesses and residences will be maintained at all times.
  • Crews will continue to set light pole bases and connect conduit for the entire week next week.
  • Some parking spaces will be closed off during construction hours in order to perform this work.
  • Construction light towers will continue to remain in use each night in order to provide adequate lighting while street lights are being replaced.

Traffic Impacts:

Traffic impacts or delays are not anticipated for the week of 5/18/20.

Contact Information:

Name – Natalie Boyle
Phone – 802-855-3893
Email –

Project Information:

Project Fact Sheet
Town of Bristol Works in Progress Page

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