Construction Update
Chelsea-Thetford STP 2955(1)

[VT Route 113 Resurfacing Project]
DATE: Friday, July 23, 2021

TRAFFIC IMPACT AND DURATION: Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30, and possibly this Saturday, July 24, between the hours of 7 AM and 7 PM, motorists should expect varying surface conditions consisting of grooved pavement, loose gravel and limited pavement markings throughout the project limits. Up to five separate operations will be occurring on a daily basis throughout the project. Delays should be expected especially when travelling through the entire length of the project.

Motorists are encouraged to exercise extra caution while traveling through the work zone.

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES: Beginning Monday, July, 26 through Friday, July 30, with the potential for work on Saturday, July 24, crews will continue reclamation work in Vershire, moving into West Fairlee. This work includes the pulverizing of cement subgrade to allow grading and shaping of the roadway.
This week crews will return to Chelsea to repair damage from recent heavy rains including stone lined ditching and other stabilization measures.
Throughout the project limits, crews will complete temporary guardrail removal. This week crews may begin fine grading the roadway starting from the project limits in Chelsea. Saturday work is possible for the remainder of the construction season. 
Crushing operation in Thetford; recycling the old pavement for use as a base course on the new road.

LOCATION: Beginning on VT Route 113 at the intersection with VT Route 110 in the Town of Chelsea, extending easterly for 14.824 miles, through the Towns of Vershire and West Fairlee, to the intersection with VT Route 244 in the Town of Thetford.

For more information:
Public Information Consultant: Delia Makhetha
Project Hotline: 603-263-8881
To learn more about VTrans Construction Projects, visit our projects website.