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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Bridge Closure Notice
St. Johnsbury VT 2B – Bridge Project
BF 7000(20)
Project Location:  Bridge 6 is located on VT 2B in St. Johnsbury over the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail.  The bridge is less than one half mile west of Route 2B’s eastern intersection with US Route 2.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Bridge and Rail Trail Closed -

As of 6:30 am this morning (5/10), the planned 50-day bridge closure and an estimated 28-day Lamoille Valley Rail Trail closure period started.  Both the bridge and rail trail are now closed to all traffic at the bridge location

Construction is scheduled to occur 7 days a week during the bridge closure period. Allowable work hours are from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm daily, as permitted by the St. Johnsbury noise ordinance.

Separate offsite detours are in effect and marked with signs directing thru traffic around the project. 

Detour Routes-
The following detours are in effect during the bridge and trail closure periods.

                - VT 2B traffic will be directed to use US 2.  Bicyclists are not permitted to ride on the US 2 detour.  US 2 is a limited access highway.
                - Trail users will be directed to use Crow Hill Road, Swett Road, Tilton Road and Parker Road, as designated by           the Town of St. Johnsbury.

Detour maps can be found on the project website http://stj2bbridge.vtransprojects.vermont.gov/index.html

It is illegal in VT to use any handheld portable electronic devices while driving. The law carries fines of up to $200 with points assessed if the violation occurs in a work zone.

Contact Francine Perkins, Project Outreach Coordinator, FRP Enterprises, LLC with any questions or concerns with regards to the project at 802-479-6994.  Construction updates and project photos are posted at http://stj2bbridge.vtransprojects.vermont.gov/index.html

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