July 21, 2009
MONTPELIER – The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) On Monday, July 20, 2009, closed the eastbound lane of Route 9 in Wilmington from approximately Mile Marker 1.85 to 1.95 until further notice. This lane closure is located near the Route 9 intersection with Haystack Road, and is approximately 1 mile west of the Route 9 intersection with Route 100 North.
Temporary traffic signals are being installed to allow two-way traffic to continue to travel Route 9, as well as to allow vehicles to access Chimney Hill along Haystack Road.
The lane closure is necessary in advance of a project to repair the road’s embankment, which is eroding on the roadside near the Harriman Reservoir. At this time, VTrans is still assessing what needs to be done to prevent further erosion and reestablish the embankment, so there is no timeline for repairs to either begin or be completed. The lane closure is a safety precaution in order to keep traffic away from the area of concern. VTrans will monitor the roadway regularly.
Once repair plans are known, VTrans will provide more information and issue any traffic alerts that may be necessary.
Source: Agency of Transportation
Last Updated at: July 21, 2009 09:05:27