Construction Update

Champlain Parkway Project

DATE: Friday, September 16, 2022


Starting Monday, September 19, Lyman Avenue will be closed at its intersection with Briggs Street to facilitate utility work. Access and egress to and from Lyman Avenue via Briggs Street will be closed. Access to Lyman Avenue will be restricted to local access only between Briggs and Foster Streets. This closure will be in place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with the potential to reopen temporarily through the winter months.


Utility work, starting with the installation of sewer lines, will begin along Lyman Avenue between Briggs Street and the project limits approximately 200 feet east of Briggs Street. Residential access will be maintained. Temporary driveway closures will be required between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Impacted residents will be notified directly 24 hours in advance.

Sears Lane will continue to be closed to thru 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 will continue working on the duct bank, stormwater infrastructure, and utility sleaves for electrical, street lighting, and traffic control devices. In addition, crews will begin reconstructing Sears Lane.

Monday, September 19, through Friday, September 23, Sears Lane will be reduced to one lane with alternating one-way 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 of the stormwater detention pond to Englesby Brook will continue throughout the week. Crews will begin installing subbase for the new road between Flynn Avenue and Sears Lane. In addition, crews will begin paving the new road between Sears Lane and Lakeside Avenue. 


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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