A traffic alert from the Burlington Department of Public Works.
Monday, October 22, 2012
The following is a release sent from the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce by John Sanchez, Burlington Superintendent of Public Works: John Sanchez, Superintendent of Public Works, asked the Chamber to inform the membership of the following Traffic Advisory due to work being done related to the installation of the sewer force main from Terrace Hall to South Bedford Street. Traffic patterns through the construction zone on Burlington Mall Road between Stony Brook Road and South Bedford Street will change slightly. The current traffic zone will be used; the eastbound lane between South Bedford Street and Stony Brook Road will be closed and the westbound lane will be split to allow 2-way traffic. The construction zone will shift; the …
There are currently three projects at the Mall Road and South Bedford Street intersection.
Commuters in Burlington have likely noticed a new delay in the flow of traffic. Those attempting to travel down Mall Road in the direction of Cambridge Street are hitting roadwork at the South Bedford Street intersection. The area is normally backed up even without ongoing work and especially so during the holiday shopping season. So, a reasonable question would be, 'how long until this is all cleared up"? Department of Public Works Superintendent John Sanchez told Patch the work being done is actually three separate projects. One is a gas pipe being done by a utility company. The town also has two projects in the area, one to set a sewer line going across mall road and the second is a showcase project for a beautification initiative on …