Construction Update

Champlain Parkway Project

DATE: Friday, September 2, 2022


Tuesday, September 6, through Friday, September 9, Sears Lane will be reduced to one lane with one-way alternating traffic between Pine Street and Kaigle’s Service Center between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Sears Lane will be reopened to two lanes with two-way traffic between 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. Flaggers will be present to assist travelers through the work zone. Driveway access will be maintained.

Construction activities will be restricted to off the roadway starting at noon at Friday, September 2. Crews will be offsite starting Friday, September 2, at 7 p.m. and will resume work Tuesday, September 6, at 7:00 a.m. in observance of Labor Day.

Sears Lane will continue to be closed to through traffic west of Kaigle’s Service Center. Emergency vehicle access will remain. The pedestrian crossing between Sears Lane and Harrison Avenue will remain open. Vehicle access to the HULA Lakeside Offsite Parking Lot (HULA parking lot) will now be from Lakeside Avenue only.  


Utility work continues on Sears Lane between Kaigle’s Service Center and 40 Sears Lane. Crews have completed sewer work in that area and will continue installing water line. Later in the week, crews will begin installing conduit. There is the potential for temporary water service disruptions along Sears Lane late next week or early the following. Impacted property owners will be notified by Burlington Water Resources 72 hours in advance.

Crews will continue working on the outflow structures from the stormwater detention pond to Englesby Brook and backfilling the area near the Englesby Brook box culvert.

Crews will continue excavating the roadway alignment for the Champlain Parkway east of Briggs Street within the City’s Right-of-Way starting at Flynn Avenue and working towards the south. Crews will conduct exploratory probing and drilling activities in the area. This work will take place off the roadway with no anticipated impacts to traffic. No roadway alignment work will be completed at the intersecting side streets (Ferguson Avenue, Lyman Avenue, and Morse Place) next week. 


The Champlain Parkway Project spans a 2.8-mile area from the I-189 intersection with US 7 to Lakeside Avenue, and includes upgrades to Lakeside Avenue, and improvements to the section of Pine Street between Lakeside Avenue and Main Street. 

The initial contract includes the construction of the Champlain Parkway from Home Avenue to Lakeside Avenue, upgrades to Lakeside Avenue, and improvements to the section of Pine Street between Lakeside Avenue and Kilburn Street. 


Initial Contract 2024

Final Contract 2027

Project Website


For more information about the project please visit the project website or contact the project team via the project hotline, 802-496-8956 or by email:

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