Class 1 Paving/Main Street Lighting & Sidewalk Project

Project 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.

Project Description: 

Work will consist of coarse milling the existing pavement to a 2” depth, then placing a 1/2” lift of Type IVS pavement to level the road surface, followed by a 1-1/2” lift of Type IVS pavement as the final wearing surface. Prior to the placement of the final wearing surface utility valves and drainage structures within the roadway will be adjusted as necessary.  Sidewalk ramps and pedestrian crossing infrastructure will be replaced and upgraded to meet current ADA standards. Some minor drainage work will occur near and along the edge of the pavement. Signs will also be replaced and upgraded as necessary to meet current specifications in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). This project is incorporated under a larger composite contract with the Vergennes STP PC20(1) Class I paving project.

This project is also administering a local project known as the Bristol Main Street Lighting & Sidewalk Project. This work begins near the intersection of North Street/South Street/Main Street and extends northerly to a point near the National Bank of Middlebury. This work entails new sidewalk, imprinted concrete, and curbing on the east portion of Main Street.The west side of Main Street will receive new curbing and imprinted concrete. The existing street lighting system will be replaced in-kind with new electrical conduit, foundations/concrete pedestals, and light fixtures.

Final Main Street Lighting & Sidewalk Plans, October 4, 2019

Original RFP Materials, December 12, 2018

Project Timeline:

Construction will begin in the spring months of 2020 and will end in the fall of 2020. Work between the intersection of North Street/South Street/Main Street to a point near the National Bank of Middlebury at mile marker 6.719 will be done between the hours of 7:00 pm and 6:00 am the next calendar day.

Updates:

CLASS 1 PAVING/MAIN STREET LIGHTING & SIDEWALK PROJECT CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

DATE: Friday, 5/29/20

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.

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

PLANNED CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES:

NIGHT WORK TO BEGIN ON SUNDAY, 5/31

  • There will be both day work and night work next week on the project. Allowable night work hours are 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM per the contract for this project.
  • On Sunday, 5/31 crews will continue removing and resetting the curb on the North sidewalk. Once the Northside has been completed, crews will move to the South sidewalk. Curb removal and resetting will likely take longer than one week to complete.
  • Crews will continue with work on running electrical conduit for the new light poles on the South sidewalk.
  • Residents can expect the same type of operations and activities that have previously been occurring during daytime hours. Light towers and construction equipment will be in use. Residents should expect construction noise throughout the night.
  • Daytime work next week will consist of milling operations. On Monday, 6/1 milling will begin on the west side of the signalized intersection and continue to progress west toward the project limits near the high school. It will take approximately 2-3 days to complete milling in this area.
  • Once milling on the west end of the project has been completed, crews will move to the east end (by the Bank of Middlebury) and mill towards Prayer Rock. This section will take approximately 2-3 days.

TRAFFIC IMPACTS:

Expect alternating one-way traffic in the area of the active milling operation. Delays should be expected and motorists should add extra time to their travel plans.

#bristolsidewalkproject2020

CLASS 1 PAVING/MAIN STREET LIGHTING & SIDEWALK PROJECT CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

PROJECT ALERT

Due to scheduling delays, milling in the “downtown” portion of the project will now take place on FRIDAY, 5/29.

Crews are scheduled to mill from the Bank of Middlebury and progress west to the signalized intersection (North Street). If time and weather allow, milling will progress to the west end of the green. Whether or not milling gets this far will largely be dependent on weather conditions. Parking will be restricted for the entire day on FridayExpect delays.

DATE: Week of 5/25/20 and 6/1/20

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.

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

PLANNED CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES:

  • A crew is scheduled to encase previously laid conduit with concrete tomorrow at the location of the alleyway between Kimball Office Services and Yarn and Yoga. After this location has been completed, work will shift to the alleyway/entrance between Art on Main and Vermont Tree Goods. Access will be restricted to these areas during this work. Each location should take approximately 3.5 hours to complete.
  • Curb removal and resetting on the north sidewalk will take place the remainder of this week into next week.
  • Work on light pole foundations and conduit will continue for the remainder of this week into next week on the south sidewalk.
  • Construction light towers will continue to remain in use each night in order to provide adequate lighting while street lights are being replaced.
  • 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:

Expect alternating one-way traffic within the downtown area all week next week. Milling operations will cause longer delays, and motorists should add extra time to their travel plans next week.

#bristolsidewalkproject2020

CLASS 1 PAVING/MAIN STREET LIGHTING & SIDEWALK PROJECT CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

DATE: Week of 5/25/20

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.

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

PLANNED CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES:

  • Work on light pole foundations and conduit will take place all week next week on the south sidewalk. Curb removal and resetting on the north sidewalk will take place all week.
  • Look ahead: When all west-end milling has been completed, the contractor will begin milling from the eastern side of the downtown limits and progress toward Prayer Rock. Next week’s update will include a more exact timeline for when this portion of milling will take place.
  • Thursday: Crews are scheduled to mill the downtown portion of the project. Parking will be restricted for the entire day. Downtown milling should take one full day. Expect delays.
  • Friday: Once the downtown portion has been completed, the contractor will begin milling from the downtown limit (near the Shaw’s), and proceed west toward the high school. Expect delays.
  • Look ahead: When all west-end milling has been completed, the contractor will begin milling from the eastern side of the downtown limits and progress toward Prayer Rock. Next week’s update will include a more exact timeline for when this portion of milling will take place.
  • 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:

Expect alternating one-way traffic within the downtown area all week next week. Milling operations will cause longer delays, and motorists should add extra time to their travel plans next week.

Memorial Day Holiday: In observance of Memorial Day, crews will be off of the road at approximately noon on Friday, 5/22 and work will resume on Tuesday, 5/26 at 7:00 AM

#bristolsidewalkproject2020

Recording of the May 14, 2020 VTrans Sidewalk/Paving Public Information Zoom Meeting:

https://youtu.be/toS4cdAQ-IQ
Construction Update
Route 116 Bristol

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.

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:

Public Information Consultant
Natalie Boyle
(802) 855-3893
nboyle@eivtech.com

VTrans Project Factsheet Page

Contact VTrans

Bristol CORE Facebook Updates

Materials:

DATEDESCRIPTIONDOCUMENTS
May 14, 2020VTrans Sidewalk/Paving Public Information Zoom Meetinghttps://youtu.be/toS4cdAQ-IQ
May 13, 2020Emergency Contact & 511 InformationVTrans_PC20(2)_Emergency_Contact_511_2020
October 04, 2019Final Paving and Sidewalk PlansBristol_PC202_CompositeFinal_Paving_Design_Plans_2019-10-04
Bristol_PC202_CompositeFinal_Sidewalk_Plans_2019-10-04
Bristol_PC202_CompositeFinal_Sidewalk_Plans_Curb_Profiles_2019-10-04
Bristol_PC202_Composite_Final_Plans_Details_Notes_2019-10-04_sheets102-121
May 13, 2019Public Information MeetingBristol_joint_public_info_meeting_notice_2019-05-13
Bristol_Selectboard_Meeting_Notes_D-K_2019-05-13
December 12, 2018RFP materialsBristol_Main_Street_Engineering_RFP_2018-12-12
Bristol_RFP_Attachments_A_B_C_D_E