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Department of Public Works

Paving Program

The Street Reconstruction Program (Paving)


Work under the program will occur between April and November 2019. Please refer to the construction portal to learn the latest news, delays and information regarding the paving project. Mailings to property owners on streets where paving will occur have been sent out. See the letter for more details.

The streets scheduled to be paved and the type of work being done on them this year can be found on the list below.

Mill/Fill (remove top layer of pavement and repave)
Ethan Allen Parkway (North Ave - James Ave)
Flynn Ave (Shelburne - Foster)
Extensive Patch Work (Mill/Fill smaller sections)
Archibald (N Willard - N Prospect)
Deforest Rd
Intervale Ave
James - Matthew Ave Intersection
Lake St 
N Union (North St - N Winooski)
North St (N Union - N Winooski)
North St (N Willard - Russell)
Pine St (Maple - Kilburn)
Sherman/Park Intersection 
Shore Rd (Fern-Wildwood)
South Prospect - College St Intersection, Henderson Terrace Intersection, Country Club Road 
Overlay (Layer of new pavement)
Reclaim (Grind up road to dirt, reshape, and repave)
Charlotte St
Curtis Ave
Latham Ct
Maple St (St. Paul - South Prospect)
Pine (Lakeside - Home)


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If you have any questions about our paving program or the list above, please contact me directly at or 802-540-0397.

For Abutting Property Owners (Reclaim Streets):

Water: DPW will be replacing galvanized water services in the roadway at no cost to property owners before paving. Replacement of other water service line material types (e.g. copper i nthe roadway) are eligible for 50% cost share. The cost of service work outside the roadway, by ordinance, is fully the responsibility of the property owner. Please not that DPW-Water can offer 12-month payment plans for waterline work. If our records show you have a galvanized water service or unknown service type, you will recieve and additional letter from DPW.

Sewer: Sewer services are owner responsibility, by ordinance. Many sewer services are at risk of being in poor or failing condition.

Deadlines: By March 29th, 2019, we must have written notification of your intent to do water or sewer service upgrade work. Sewer service work must be completed by June 28th, 2019.

To the extent it is feasible, we will try to accommodate your work schedule with ours. No construction permits involving excavations within the City’s right-of-way will be issued on a street listed above after the City has completed this year’s paving project.  It is important that you notify us if you have any plans (Which may include replacing and existing or installing a new sewer, water, gas, communication or buried electrical service).  Please call DPW with question or to schedule work at 863-9094.

Photos below show galvanized waterline and flow restricting corrosion overtime:


Photos below show corroded sewer lines from house to the main (photos from Oakland Terrace 2015):



October 2018: 2019 Street Reconstruction Program street list approved by Public Works Commission.

January 30th, 2019: Notices went out to property owners and residents



Website last edited by MES 6/14/19