The Project Blog

September 24, 2020

Middlebury Celebrates

The Highlights

  • Rail and roads reopen

  • Sidewalk and landscaping work continues downtown

  • North end utility work to wrap up next week

Last Friday’s sparkling sunshine and blue skies seemed to suggest better days ahead as hundreds of Midd...

September 17, 2020

10-Week Shutdown Comes To An End

The Highlights

  • Ribbon-cutting ceremony marks reopening of Main Street and Merchants Row

  • What to expect this weekend

  • Construction forecast looking ahead

Thursday’s overcast skies and intermittent showers will give way to br...

September 15, 2020

Main Street and Merchants Row To Reopen Friday at 11 AM

The Highlights

  • Ribbon-cutting ceremony to take place at intersection of Main and Merchants

  • First Vermont Rail train through at 10 AM

  • Wrapping up 10 weeks of construction

On Friday morning, Middlebury...

September 10, 2020

Main Street and Merchants Row Set To Reopen Friday, September 18

The Highlights

  • Main Street and Merchants Row now paved

  • Downtown sidewalks being rebuilt

  • Finishing touches in the rail corridor

If everything goes according to plan—and so far that plan has u...

September 3, 2020

Roads Paved, Sidewalks Poured Next Week

The Highlights

  • Paving of Main Street and Merchants Row starts next Tuesday

  • Pouring of new downtown sidewalks gets underway next week

  • New rail tracks now fully in place

  • No work Labor Day Weekend and night shift co...

We Head Into the Final Three Weeks

The Highlights

  • New granite curbing and sidewalks for Main Street and Merchants Row

  • New tracks for the rail corridor

The last day of August will make the start of the final three weeks of our 10-week closure of Main Street and...

Construction Activity Intensifies as We Pass the Halfway Point

The Highlights

  • Laying the groundwork for healthy trees and new lighting downtown

  • Last of the precast pieces leaves Fifield Farm

On Monday this week we passed the halfway point of this summer’s cons...

Now You Can Start To Imagine What Our Downtown Will Look Like

The Highlights

  • New sidewalks for Merchants Row and Main Street

  • Getting ready for new light poles and trees downtown

During the first phase of the Main Street shutdown, the work downtown seemed to ha...

We Close In On the Halfway Point

The Highlights

  • Rebuilding Merchants Row and Main Street

  • Temporary traffic impacts on Seymour Street Sunday-Tuesday

Once Kubricky set in place last Friday the final piece of the new rail tunnel—TUP 94, as many an informed observ...

Rebuilding of Downtown Reaches Key Milestone

The Highlights

  • All tunnel pieces in place by week’s end

  • Night shift to set precast u-walls on north end of project starting Monday

  • Temporary impacts on night-time traffic on Seymour Street coming up

Downtown co...

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