Laying the groundwork

Workers finish tying together the network of 150 tons of steel reinforcements in the new VA Cutoff Bridge in Hartford Village, Vt., on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 in preparation for a concrete placement on Wednesday. The roughly 500 foot bridge will realign traffic to connect VA Cutoff Road, on the south side of the White River, with Christian Street on the north, and the old bridge will be removed starting in the spring of 2025. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Workers finish tying together the network of 150 tons of steel reinforcements in the new VA Cutoff Bridge in Hartford Village, Vt., on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 in preparation for a concrete placement on Wednesday. The roughly 500 foot bridge will realign traffic to connect VA Cutoff Road, on the south side of the White River, with Christian Street on the north, and the old bridge will be removed starting in the spring of 2025. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com. Valley News – James M. Patterson

Workers prepare a bridge screed for finishing concrete on the new VA Cutoff Bridge in Hartford Village, Vt., on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 ahead of a concrete placement on Wednesday. Resident engineer Jay Strong of the Vermont Agency of Transportation said a second placement of concrete is planned for the following Wednesday and he anticipates the bridge to be complete in late this fall. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Workers prepare a bridge screed for finishing concrete on the new VA Cutoff Bridge in Hartford Village, Vt., on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 ahead of a concrete placement on Wednesday. Resident engineer Jay Strong of the Vermont Agency of Transportation said a second placement of concrete is planned for the following Wednesday and he anticipates the bridge to be complete in late this fall. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com. James M. Patterson

Published: 06-10-2024 12:57 PM

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