I-89 Night Closures between Exit 8-Montpelier and Exit 9-Middlesex Monday thru Thursday, 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM Crews will be setting the structural steel at night for the new bridge over the travel lanes of I-89 for the month of September. For the safety of motorists traveling on I-89, VTrans will close I-89 at night, one direction at a time, between Exit 8 – Montpelier and Exit 9 – Middlesex.
Northbound I-89 will be closed between 8:00 PM and 6:00 AM this week: – Tuesday, September 5th, 2018 – Thursday, September 7th, 2017 – Between Exit 8-Montpelier and Exit 9-Middlesex Alternate Route during closures During the northbound closure periods, motorists will exit the interstate in Montpelier at Exit 8 and follow US 2-West to Middlesex and access I-89 northbound at Exit 9. US 2 will be marked with signs as an alternate route. Two-way traffic will be maintained on US 2 with occasional interruptions to allow equipment to access the site.
Day Work I-89 southbound and US 2 will be reduced to one-lane at the project site during daytime work hours. Motorists can expect delays. Northbound will have a shoulder closure only during daytime work hours.
Traffic –Traffic delays can be expected this week on US 2 and I-89.
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://www.us2middlesex.vtransprojects.vermont.gov/.