By Chris Mays, Brattleboro Reformer BRATTLEBORO — An location downtown severely flooded in February will become a creation quarter this week. A portion of a water fundamental at the easterly face of Main Street among Elliot and High Street will get replaced by way of Zaluzny Excavation of Vernon for $178,143. Brattleboro Public Works Director Steve Barrett reviewed the single bid obtained for the undertaking and “tested the pricing,” keeping with an e-mail from Town Manager Peter Elwell. The Select Board is predicted to ratify the settlement at its next assembly. Construction will start on Monday. The task is anticipated to be finished no later than May 17 as to now not interfere with the Strolling of the Heifers parade and sports occurring in early June. The Brattleboro Department of Public Works requested human beings to warn when riding inside the location throughout production.

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Traffic can be restricted to one lane in every course, and parking will be confined on both sides of Main Street within the development area at some stage in the project, according to a press release. Pedestrian gets right of entry to all companies might be maintained at all times. Anyone with questions or issues is encouraged to contact Barrett at sbarrett@brattleboro.Org or 802-254-4255. Reach staff writer Chris Mays at cmays@reformer.Com, at @CMaysBR on Twitter, and 802-254-2311, ext. 273.

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