Construction Update

Ludlow Village BO 1443(52)

[Ludlow Village Bridge 57 Removal & Pedestrian Bridge Installation Project]

´╗┐DATE: Friday, April 26, 2024

PROJET OVERVIEW: The Vermont Agency of Transportation is removing the existing truss bridge #57 on Mill Street over the Black River. This existing bridge has been closed to traffic since 2007. As part of this project, the existing abutments will be rehabilitated and an eight-foot-wide pedestrian bridge will be installed.

TRAFFIC IMPACT AND DURATION: Pleasant Street at the junction of Pleasant Street and Mill Street is closed to all vehicle traffic to facilitate project construction. A detour is in place that routes vehicle traffic from Pleasant Street along Elm Street, Main Street, and Pleasant Street Extension. 

Pleasant Street is open for bicycle and pedestrian traffic via a signed temporary path. 

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES: Between Monday, April 29 and Friday, May 3, during daytime hours, crews will be removing the deck debris containment platform from the existing bridge. Then crews will begin preparing the area behind Abutment 1 for micropile drilling activities that are expected to begin the week of May 6. 

LOCATION: Bridge 57 is situated on Mill Street over the Black River with Main Street to the north and Pleasant Street to the south in Ludlow, VT. 

Fact Sheet

For more information:

Public Information Consultant: Delia Makhetha

Project Hotline: 603-263-8881


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