Culvert projects close section of Knowlesville Road to November

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 23 September 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers
KNOWLESVILLE – The signs by Route 31 in Knowlesville say the bridge is closed. (This photo is actually on Knowlesville Road, just north of the canal.)

Motorists on Route 31 might assume the culprit for the closed bridge is the century-old lift bridge.

That historic span remains open. But just north of the lift bridge, Keeler Construction of Barre is replacing two culverts.

County Highway Superintendent said the project should be complete in early November, “depending on weather.”

The county approved Keeler as the low bidder for the project for $430,199.

A neighbor near the construction work told me he was grateful to have less traffic on the road.