Reminder: I-89 Northbound to be closed for evening road work in Montpelier, Middlesex areas

Montpelier, Vt. -

Traffic Alert from VTrans for Tuesday through Thursday for an interstate closure on I-89.  Below is the email that was sent to Local 22 & Local 44 about the alternate route you can take. 

Crews will be setting the structural steel at night for the new bridge over the travel lanes of I-89 for the month of September.  For the safety of motorists traveling on I-89, VTrans will close I-89 at night, one direction at a time, between Exit 8 – Montpelier and Exit 9 – Middlesex.
Northbound I-89 will be closed between 8:00 PM and 6:00 AM this week:
Tuesday, September 5th, 2018 - Thursday, September 7th, 2017 
- Between Exit 8-Montpelier and Exit 9-Middlesex

Alternate Route during closures

During the northbound closure periods, motorists will exit the interstate in Montpelier at Exit 8 and follow US 2-West to Middlesex and access I-89 northbound at Exit 9.  US 2 will be marked with signs as an alternate route.  

Two-way traffic will be maintained on US 2 with occasional interruptions to allow equipment to access the site.  

Day Work

I-89 southbound and US 2 will be reduced to one-lane at the project site during daytime work hours.  Motorists can expect delays. 

Northbound will have a shoulder closure only during daytime work hours.  


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