Interstate 89 bridges 76 and 77 southbound, located between Exits 16 and 17, will be closed this weekend as part of the I-89 Colchester Bridges Rehabilitation Project.

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) will implement crossover traffic patterns on I-89 between Exits 16 and 17 from 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 7 p.m to 6 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16.

Traffic will be maintained with one lane in each direction for the duration of the closure.

A section of Bay Road, located beneath Bridges 76 North and South, will be closed to through traffic throughout the weekend closure. A vehicular and bicycle detour route will be signed. The weekend bridge closure is weather dependent.

It is important for all motorists to remain vigilant adhering to the work zone signage and specifically the posted speed limits while this project is underway. Expect delays.

For further information and to view crossover pattern graphics, please visit:

To join the project distribution list to receive project updates, please contact or call the project hotline 802-595-4399.