As part of the Great Streets Project, construction continues on Saint Paul Street. Below is a summary of what has been completed in the last week and what is in the works for the week ahead. Completion of the project is projected before the end of August, 2019.
NOTE: Parking is FREE for the first hour at 194 St Paul Street covered lot ($1/hr thereafter), businesses will remain open throughout construction and pedestrians are always welcome. See map below for more info or check out our interactive map for other parking options.
What Happened Onsite Last Week
SD Ireland finished excavating, placing sidewalk subbase, and prepping for sidewalk on the east side of the road between Main St and King St. They also finished pouring sidewalk on Friday (7/26) for this part of the road.
DiStefano Landscaping finished installing pervious pavers on the east and west sides of the road between Main and King on Wednesday (7/24).
SD Ireland installed light pole bases on the northeast and northwest corner of the Maple Street intersection. They also finished excavating and place sidewalk subbase on the west side of the road between King and Maple. SD Ireland began excavating and placing sidewalk subbase on the east side of the road between King St and Maple St starting at Maple heading north.
Burlington Electric Department (BED) will be onsite installing light poles between Main and King.
Next Week Look Ahead
SD Ireland will work on placing granite weirs inside the rain gardens between Main and King. They will also start to clean up the road and may start placing benches between Main and King. Work on the sidewalks will continue, and excavation and placement of subbase for sidewalks on the east side of the road between King and Maple starting at Maple will begin.
Granite State will be onsite Monday through Wednesday (7/29-7/31) to place the granite curb between King and Maple and in the Maple St intersection.
The sidewalk between Main and King should be open throughout the week. The east sidewalk between King and Maple will be closed to through pedestrian traffic for part of the week.
The Stratos garage will be accessible from Maple St (both entrance and exit) for the start of Monday but may have to switch back and forth while the granite curb is being installed.
The Maple St intersection will be closed Tuesday (7/30) and Wednesday (7/31).
** Work is still ongoing between Main St and King St and may not require the same number of workers or equipment has been onsite previously. You may notice less immediate activity on that block at times.
Please note that this update refers to the St. Paul Great Streets project and the work our contractor, SDI, is completing. We also have an adjacent water main rehabilitation project on Maple Street, east of St. Paul. Paving will follow the water main project. For additional details on the water project, please visit: https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/sites/default/files/Relining%20Advance%20Notice%20April%20201913.pdf.
For questions related to activity on-site, please contact Katelyn (Dagesse) Panaggio, our engineer on-site from EIV, at 802-673-0001.
For questions related to the overall project, please contact Robert Goulding, DPW Public Information Manager, at RGoulding@burlingtonvt.gov or 802-540-0846.
All construction look ahead details are subject to change due to weather and site conditions.