Construction Update
Route 9 Ledge Stabilization, Woodford
DATE: Thursday, 7/15/21


A lane shift is in place for westbound traffic (heading toward Bennington). Motorists are urged to reduce speed coming into the project area.

Travel will remain reduced from two lanes to one lane in the project area for eastbound traffic (traffic heading out of Bennington/Woodford toward Searsburg and Wilmington).

An informational meeting will be held on Wednesday, 7/21/21 at 7:00 p.m.
This will be an agenda item as part of the regularly scheduled
Woodford Selectboard meeting.
The purpose of this meeting is to present information in regard
to upcoming blasting activities.
VTrans staff and representatives for the contractor will be in attendance to share schedule information, blasting procedures, traffic control measures, and answer any questions or concerns from the public.

The meeting will be held at the Woodford Town Hall
 1391 VT Route 9 in Woodford.


Tree clearing and work on the access road to the top of the ledge is scheduled for completion this week.

Next week the contractor will continue removing overburden and brush at the top of the ledge.

There are no traffic holds anticipated for next week.

The traveling public should be aware of some truck vehicle movements leaving and entering the work zone.
Work on the access road to the North Ledge continues.

LOCATION: Route 9 just east of Notch Road in Woodford, VT approximately 2.9 miles east of the Bennington-Woodford town line.

Contact Information:
Name - Natalie Boyle
Phone - (802) 855-3893
Email -
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