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Temporary Bridges Project Passes Halfway Point; Main Street Bridge To Reopen in 4 Days

As the calendar turns to August, we mark the halfway point of our construction project.  Main Street Bridge will reopen on Saturday, Merchants Row Bridge the following Saturday, Augus...

Merchants Row Bridge No More; Main Street To Reopen on Saturday; Kids To Meet Kubricky on Wednesday

Kubricky began demolishing the second of our two downtown bridges midafternoon Friday.  By late evening the Merchants Row Bridge was no more, passing, like its counterpar...

Middlebury Adjusts to Closure of Downtown Roadways

Thursday was a tough day to get around in downtown Middlebury.  Motorists and pedestrians alike had to rethink familiar travel patterns once Kubricky closed Merchants Row as planned on Thursday morning at 7 AM.  Before...

No Through Traffic Downtown Starts Today, Ends August 5

Before I summarize Wednesday’s construction activity downtown (and it was a big day on Main Street), let me remind everyone that Kubricky will be closing Merchants Row Thursday morning at 7 AM.

Merchants Row will re...

Tuesday Wrap-Up.  Lots of activity in the construction zone today.  Kubricky built up the southern approach to the bridge abutment as truckload after truckload brought backfill in through Merchants Row.  As I’ve pointed out – and is now clear visually – the roadway wil...

Monday Wrap-Up.  Despite the steady rain, Kubricky executed the day’s construction plan on Main Street.  In the morning, Kubricky mobilized a crane into the construction zone and then set the precast concrete footings, backwall, and wing walls that form the temporary b...

Friday, July 21, Marks the End for 100-Year-Old Main Street Bridge

In just a few short hours on Friday night—and following several years of vigorous debate regarding its fate—the Main Street Bridge quickly passed into history, paving the way for a temporary bridge that...

Thursday Wrap-Up:  Main Street.  As planned, Kubricky closed Main Street between the crosswalk connecting Triangle Park to the National Bank of Middlebury and the crosswalk connecting the Village Green to the Post Office.  Flaggers helped manage traffic flow at the int...

Demolition of Main Street Bridge Begins Today

What’s On Tap:  Main Street.  Early morning, Kubricky uses construction barrels to close Main Street between the crosswalk connecting Triangle Park to the National Bank of Middlebury and the crosswalk connecting the Vil...

Preparing for Thursday’s Closing of Main Street

In today’s update, I want to remind everyone that demolition of the Main Street Bridge begins tomorrow with the closing of Main Street between the crosswalk connecting Triangle Park to the National Bank of Middlebury and t...

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