Construction Update Brattleboro-Hinsdale Bridge

Construction Update


BF A004(152)

DATE: Thursday, April 20, 2023

TRAFFIC IMPACT: Motorists on Vermont Route 142 should be aware that construction activities are ongoing along VT 142 approximately 1000′ south of the intersection with New Hampshire Route 119. Construction vehicles will continue entering and exiting the construction site and minor flagging and delays may be encountered in this area.


The contractor has completed covering the retaining wall on the west side of VT 142. On the east side of VT 142, work on the mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) wall is ongoing with the placement of leveling pads. Panels and panel straps may begin to be placed later in the week. Excavation for the gravel wetland has also begun.

Pile driving operations will continue at Pier 2 next week with intermittent pounding of the diesel pile hammer anticipated from 7 AM – 7 PM.

Excavation for gravel wetland.

MSE Wall leveling pad construction.


The Hinsdale, NH to Brattleboro, VT bridge project will replace the existing twin truss bridges on New Hampshire Route 119 over the Connecticut River with a single, new structure approximately 1800′ long. On the Vermont side, the new structure will begin on Vermont Route 142 – about 1000′ south of the current intersection of VT 142 and NH 119. The new configuration will connect to NH 119 in New Hampshire east of the George’s Field Road/NH 119 intersection.


Contact Information:
Name – Bethany Oprendek
Phone – 802.267.4044
Email –

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