Alternatives Presentation for Replacement of Bridge at Western Avenue and Melrose Street Intersection

An Alternatives Presentation for replacement of Brattleboro BF 2000(28), Town Highway 2 (VT Route 9), Bridge 54 over the Whetstone Brook will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, beginning at 6:15 PM in the Selectboard Meeting Room located in the Municipal Center at 230 Main Street, 2nd Floor Suite 212 in Brattleboro, VT. This is the bridge that is located on Western Avenue (VT Route 9) just west of the intersection with Melrose Street. The meeting will be held by the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) and the Town of Brattleboro.

The public is encouraged to participate via Zoom. Anyone attending in person will be required to wear a face covering and there will be limited seating due to seats being spaced six feet apart. You may join the Selectboard Meeting remotely using the following zoom link:
The “Meeting ID” for this meeting is: 860 6789 2659
Passcode: 12261753

The recommended alternative includes a full bridge replacement with traffic maintained on a temporary bridge during construction.

The intent of the meeting is to provide an overview of this project to Town Officials, residents and businesses, emergency services and other interested parties. There will be a review of the existing site conditions, proposed work, and overall schedule followed by a question and answer period. Representatives from both VTrans and the Town of Brattleboro will be available at the meeting to address public concerns about the project.

An electronic copy of the Scoping Report is available online at:

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