Beginning April 25th, Upper Dummerston Road at I-91 will be completely closed in order to perform demolition of the old bridge. This closure will only occur between 6am and 7pm, and will continue through May 2nd (excluding Sunday). Traffic will be detoured accordingly during this closure.
All traffic (northbound and southbound) has been shifted onto the new bridge structure! Southbound traffic will be limited to one 12’ wide lane as construction activities continue for the southbound roadway.
Single lane and shoulder closures for northbound traffic throughout the project limits will be installed as needed for construction activities. Please follow advanced warning signs.
The speed limit on Route 30 near the work zone has been reduced to 40 mph. Project-related truck activity on Route 30 will continue. Route 30 may be reduced to a single lane intermittently, with flaggers regulating traffic within the work zone.
Bridge demolition over Route 30 will begin by the middle of May. A one day road closure may be required during this time.
Upper Dummerston may be reduced to a single lane intermittently, with flaggers regulating traffic within the work zone.
On May 1st and May 2nd, Upper Dummerston Road at I-91 will be completely closed in order to complete demolition of the old bridge. This closure will only occur at most between 6am and 7pm each day. Traffic will be detoured accordingly during this closure.
The West River Trail is open. There are intersections between construction access and the trail path, and users should exercise extreme caution at these intersections. As an additional safety precaution, users of the West River Trail are reminded to keep pets on a leash in this area.
During bridge demolition above the trail, personnel will be stationed to provide warning to pedestrians when work is occurring overhead.
During bridge demolition above the West River, the navigable waterway will be controlled through the use of buoys. Please follow the signage accordingly.
People can sign up for this service by texting 313131 with the keyword “I91Brat”, or by using the signup widget on the project website www.i91brattleborobridge.com.
The next trail talk has not yet been scheduled.
Please focus on safety when driving through the construction work zone and remember that it is now against the law for drivers to use a hand-held cell phone.
If you would like additional information, or would like to add others to this distribution list, please contact Bonnie Clark, Public Relations Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.