Bridge construction season has begun

REGION – VTrans would like to keep you informed of bridge construction activities happening in Ludlow. Construction is ramping up in May for the 2017 construction season. Construction on the Ludlow VT 100 Bridge 99 Project will begin the first week of May and construction on the Ludlow VT 103 Bridge 25 Project will begin the last week of May.

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Construction of the bridge on the corner of Pleasant Street Extension and Route 103 in Ludlow continues. Photo by Donald Dill

  Ludlow VT 103 Bridge 25



Project Location: VT 103 Bridge #25 in Ludlow over the Black River. Construction for the replacement of Bridge 25 is anticipated to begin in the last week of May. Construction will include a 35-day full bridge closure anticipated to begin in early June. Preceding and following the closure, Bridge 25 will be reduced to one lane with alternating one-way traffic.

  Ludlow VT 100 Bridge 99

Project Location: VT 100 Bridge #99 in Ludlow over Branch Brook. Construction for the replacement of Bridge 99 is anticipated to begin May 1. Construction will include a 10-day full bridge closure anticipated to begin May 15. Bridge 99 will be reduced to one lane with alternating one-way traffic beginning the first week of May leading up to the closure. Crews will be removing portions of the existing wingwalls and approach slabs, as well as, constructing the replacements. Flaggers will be present to assist in maintaining traffic flow on VT 100 and VT 103. Following the 10-day bridge closure, crews will treat the newly constructed bridge to prevent corrosion, pave, and install new guardrails. During this time, Bridge 99 will be reduced to one lane with alternating one-way traffic.

Please focus on safety when driving through the construction work zone and remember, it is illegal in Vermont 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 Public Outreach Hotline, 802-496-3376 with questions.

Detour Routes are be found here.

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