Starting Tuesday, May 30, Briggs Street will no longer connect to Morse Place, Lyman Avenue and Ferguson Avenue, and Batchelder Street will no longer connect to Home Avenue. These connections will be permanently closed. Morse Place, Lyman Avenue, and Ferguson Avenue will have no outlet west of Foster Street. Briggs Street and Batchelder Street will have no outlet. Existing pedestrian connections will remain open temporarily until alternative accommodations can be provided. A supplemental notice will follow. For additional information, click here.
Crews will be off the roadway on Friday, May 26, by noon and will be offsite starting Friday, May 26, at 7:00 p.m. in observance of Memorial Day. Crews will return on Tuesday, May 30, at 7:00 a.m.
Please note, all work will be restricted to the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., all roadway and lane closures will reopen during the evening hours and on weekends, and access to residential and business driveways will be maintained unless otherwise noted. Flaggers will be present to assist motorists throughout the work zone. Businesses will remain open! Motorists should anticipate rough and uneven gravel driving surfaces throughout the work zone.
The section of Home Avenue just west of Foster Street and just east of Queen City Park Road will continue to be closed. The closure will be in effect 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is anticipated to continue for approximately 4 to 6 more weeks. The vehicular detour route will remain in place utilizing Pine Street and Queen City Park Road. Starting Tuesday, May 30, and continuing through mid-June, pedestrian access at the Home Avenue railroad closing will be closed. A pedestrian detour route will be signed utilizing the section of the Burlington Greenway (existing shared-use path) between Home Avenue and Queen City Park Road, Queen City Park Road, and Austin Drive. For additional information including a detour graphic, click here.
Starting Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. and continuing through late next week, Briggs Street may be reduced to a single lane between Lyman Avenue and Morse Place with alternating one-way traffic controlled by flaggers.
Starting Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. and continuing throughout the week, Flynn Avenue will be reduced to a single lane near the railroad crossing with alternating one-way traffic controlled by flaggers.
Lyman and Ferguson Avenues will be closed at Briggs Street. Motorists must access Lyman and Ferguson Avenues via Foster Street. This work may require short driveway closures while crews excavate at driveways. Impacted property owners and residents will be notified by a member of the Project Team. Residential access will be maintained.
Crews will continue working on Home Avenue between Foster Street and Queen City Park Road under a full closure. Crews will continue excavating the roadway to install conduit along Home Avenue throughout the closure area. Crews will install box culverts along either side of the railroad crossing and begin excavating materials in preparation for railroad crossing improvement work.
Crews will continue utility work on Briggs Street between Lyman Avenue and Morse Place. This work will take place outside of the road. There is the potential for intermittent single lane closures.
Crews will continue working on improvements to the railroad crossing on Flynn Avenue throughout the week under single-lane closures.
Starting mid-week, crews will begin excavating Ferguson Avenue east of Foster Street to facilitate the roadway reconstruction, the installation of the cul-de-sac, and the relocation and installation of gas line. VT Gas will be onsite completing gas line work. This work may require short interruptions to gas service. Impacted residents will be notified by VT Gas. Late next week, crews will begin excavating Lyman Avenue east of Foster Street to facilitate the roadway reconstruction and installation of the cul-de-sac. This work may require short driveway closures on Ferguson and Lyman Avenues. Impacted property owners and residents will be notified by a member of the Project Team.
Crews will complete additional work outside of the roadway throughout the project area. Work will continue on the stormwater detention pond between Sears Lane Flynn Avenue including planting vegetation with the pond early next week and installing fencing along the perimeter of the pond throughout the week. Work installing conduit for future light poles will continue along the Parkway alignment near Home Avenue throughout the week. Starting Tuesday and continuing over the next four weeks, crews will install underground stormwater infrastructure within the parking area at 288 Flynn Avenue (the Flynn Avenue Co-op).