After an Independence Day break, work resumed on Waterbury roadways. This week, the following areas were scheduled for construction activity:

• New water line installation work in Segments 3 and 4 on the left side (even-numbered properties) of South Main Street, and remaining drainage work in those segments.

• The road cut continued from Batchelder Street to Demeritt Place on the right side (odd-numbered properties) of South Main Street.

• Conduit work across from Rusty Parker Park.

• The beginning stages of drainage work began on Elm and Randall streets this week, and should take approximately two weeks.

• Crews finished shimming — leveling out the road surface — and paving the section of Route 100 from the I-89 interchange heading north near the Shaw’s access driveway in Waterbury, and a single lane from Shaw’s through its intersection with Guptil Road.

• Crews will continue paving Route 100 starting in Waterbury and heading north during nighttime hours, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Guardrail installation was anticipated to be completed midweek.

• Time permitting, crews will begin to improve drainage along Route 100 throughout the project area, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Arts Fest, lacrosse traffic

Stowe Street and Bidwell Lane will be closed for the Waterbury Arts Fest July 12 and 13 (see more information, this page).

The Bitter Lacrosse Tournament will take place over the weekends of July 12-14 and July 19-21 in Stowe.

Motorists should anticipate higher than normal traffic volumes and delays, so plan ahead and allow extra time to reach your destination. The heaviest traffic is expected on Friday, July 12 between 4 to 7 p.m. on Route 100 between Waterbury and Stowe, especially at the I-89 Exit 10 ramps.

Waterbury information: Barb Farr, 802-888-3810, 802-244-4300,

Stowe information: Megan Savage, 802-496-3376.

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