Road closure begins for cars on busy Burlington street

Lower College Street in Burlington will be closed to vehicles for a month.
Published: Aug. 24, 2021 at 6:47 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 24, 2021 at 7:15 AM EDT
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Work to extend Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express route to Burlington’s Union Station will close traffic on a section of lower College Street near the waterfront through mid-September.

Crews will be installing concrete panels at the crossing and replacing sections of the brick pavers from the end of the small traffic circle to the end of the large circle, as well as in front of ECHO.

Pedestrians and bicyclists are urged to use the designated detour for the bike path to avoid traveling through the work zone. This project should be completed by December.

GMT users are reminded that the pickup for the GMT stop near ECHO has been moved to 1 Main Street. This will be the location of the stop until construction is done.

As part of the Amtrak project, work is also being completed between Home Avenue and Lake Street, although it is not expected to disrupt traffic.

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