Staunton District Traffic Alert: April 16-20

road work transportationThe following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks. The Staunton District consists of 11 counties from the Alleghany Highlands to the northern Shenandoah Valley: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Highland, Augusta, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke and Warren.

Scheduled work is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. When traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.

(NEW) or (UPDATE) indicates a new entry or a revised entry since last week’s report.

ALLEGHANY COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

(UPDATE) Mile marker 7 to 36, eastbound and westbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for bridge cleaning, April 17-27 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Mile marker 16 to 19, eastbound and westbound – Possible shoulder closures for sign installations. Through April 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 60 (Midland Trail) – Flagger traffic control for paving operations from Covington city limits to I-64 interchange at exit 10 (Callaghan). Monday-Friday, April 10-20 from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and tree removal at various locations. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 610 (Bennettown Road) – Flagger-controlled traffic for Rural Rustic project with pipe replacements at various locations. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 638 (Natural Well Road) – Road closed for Jackson River bridge replacement between Route 687 (Jackson River Road) and Route 666 (East Morris Hill Road). Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion summer 2019.

Route 696 (Selma-Low Moor Road) – Occasional flagging operations as needed near Route 1101 (Winterberry Avenue) and I-64 for intersection improvements. Estimated project completion summer 2018.

(NEW) Route 850 – Flagger controlled lane closures for bridge maintenance over Simpson Creek at the Alleghany/Rockbridge County line. April 16-19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger-controlled traffic for brush cutting and tree removal at various locations. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 600 (Bolars Draft Road) closed April 23-24 for pipe

replacement. Work zone is 1.5 mile south of Route 39. Detour: Take Route 687 (Jackson River Turnpike) 2.7 miles south of Route 39 to Route 603 (Richards Gorge) to Route 600.

Various roads – Patching, brush cutting and pothole repairs at various locations with mobile work zones. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

(UPDATE) Mile marker 43 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for bridge cleaning. April 16-18 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Mile marker 51, eastbound and westbound – Brief “slow roll” for utility work over the interstate in the area of ramps to Route 60. Sunday, April 15, for a 15-minute period between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 54 to 55, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures for inspection of Maury River bridge. April 19-20 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 178 to 182, northbound and southbound – Overnight mobile right lane closures for inspection of Route 690 overpass bridges. April 22-23 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 195 to 205, northbound and southbound – Overnight right lane and right shoulder closures for maintenance of traffic-management equipment. April 17 and April 19, 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. each night.

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger-controlled traffic for patching, pipe replacement, pot hole repairs and tree removal. Sweeping intersections with a mobile work zone. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 780 (Brattons Run) – Flagger controlled traffic for bridge maintenance over Bratton’s Run. April 16-20 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for patching, ditching, pothole repairs, tree removal, sweeping intersections, grading and pipe replacement. Shoulder repairs and sweeping intersections at various locations with a mobile operation. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

HIGHLAND COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 608 (Ravens Run Road) – Flagging operations on weekdays for bridge work near intersection with Route 220 (Jackson River Road). Through April 27 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger-traffic control for brush cutting and pothole patching. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

AUGUSTA COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 99, eastbound and westbound – Overnight, alternating lane closures for bridge work over Route 250. April 16-May 4 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly.

Exit 99, eastbound – Right shoulder closures on ramps to and from Route 250 for bridge maintenance. Monday to Thursday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. through April 19.

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 205 to 207, northbound and southbound – Overnight right lane and shoulder closures for pavement repairs. April 18-19 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 228 to 220, southbound – Possible shoulder closures for sign installations. Through April 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 250 (Three Notch Mountain Highway) – Right shoulder closures on ramps to and from eastbound I-64 for bridge maintenance. Monday to Thursday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., through April 19.

(NEW) Route 340 (East Side Highway) – Mobile, flagger controlled lane closures for soil testing from Route 721 (Sandy Ridge Road) to Rockingham County line. April 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 610 (Howardsville Turnpike) – Road closed to through traffic between Route 912 (Hodge Street) and Route 660 (Lake Road) for roadway and utility work. Route 912 and Route 660 will serve as detour routes through spring 2018. Residents and school buses will have access to Route 610 with flagger traffic control.

Route 742 (Willow Spout Road) – Flagger controlled alternating lane closures for pipe installations and tree removal from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 744 (Leaport Road) as part of a Rural Rustic repair project. Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 744 (Leaport Road) – Flagger controlled alternating lane closures for pipe installations and tree removal from Route 616 (Morningside Drive) to Route 781 (Bald Rock Road) as part of a Rural Rustic repair project. Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Route 774 (Broad Run Road – Road closed to through traffic for pipe replacement between Route 773 (Westview School Road) and Route 775 (Craig Shop Road). April 16 to May 4 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Follow posted detours.

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 245 to 243, southbound – Overnight lane closure as needed for soil excavation from 8 p.m. April 17 to 7 a.m. April 18.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 257 (Ottobine Road) – Signal-controlled single-lane traffic during bridge replacement. Vehicles limited to 13 feet in width. Estimated project completion December 2018.

(UPDATE) Route 340 (East Side Highway) – Flagger traffic control for maintenance of bridge over Hawksbill Creek just south of Elkton. Through April 20 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 738 (Dry River Road, Bridgewater area) – Road closed to all traffic (including pedestrians and bicycles) south of Route 257 during bridge and intersection construction. Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion December 2018.

(UPDATE) Route 780 (Lindale Road) – Road closed until April 27 between Route 780 (Shaver Mill Road) and Route 753 (Kratzer Road) for bridge replacement over Linville Creek. Follow posted detours.

(UPDATE) Route 867 (North River Road) – Eastbound shoulder closures as needed for bridge work at Pleasant Run through April 27 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Watch for construction traffic entering/leaving work zone.

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 211, westbound – Alternating lane closures for inspection of bridge over South Fork Shenandoah River. Work zone between Route 675 (Egypt Bend Road) and Route 646 (Kauffmans Mill Road). April 17-18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 340 – Overnight flagger traffic control for shoulder widening and guardrail replacement between Luray town limits and Warren County line. Sunday-Thursday from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. through April 29.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 615 (Serenity Ridge Road) – Intermittent lane closures with flagging operations for Rural Rustic Road project from Route 615 (Egypt Bend Road) to dead end, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through April 30.

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 11(Old Valley Pike, Mt. Jackson) – Flagger-controlled lane closures for inspection of bridge over the North Fork Shenandoah River. April 16 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 11 – Cedar Creek Bridge replacement between Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County and Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County. Traffic restricted to one lane in each direction and a width restriction of 10 feet 6 inches. Northbound traffic follows median crossovers to use southbound bridge. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour. Estimated project completion summer 2018.

Route 48/55 (Wardensville Pike/John Marshall Highway) – Flagger traffic control for bridge repairs over Cedar Creek at Frederick/Shenandoah county line through April 27 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 675 (Stoney Creek Road) – Road scheduled to reopen Tuesday, April 17, following completion of Stoney Creek bridge replacement in Columbia Furnace area. Detour will be lifted. Flagger-controlled lane closures possible during daylight hours through May 2018.

Route 720 (Wissler Road), near Mount Jackson – Closed to through traffic at Meems Bottom covered bridge just west of Route 11.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 316 to 318, northbound and southbound – Possible shoulder closures for sign installation at exit 317, through April 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Flagger traffic control for pavement marking from Reliance Road to Winchester city limit, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through April 29.

(UPDATE) Route 37– Possible shoulder closures for sign installation at ramps to Route 50 (Northwestern Turnpike). Through April 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 48/55 (Wardensville Pike/John Marshall Highway) – Flagger traffic control for bridge repairs over Cedar Creek at Frederick/Shenandoah county line through April 27 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.

CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

Mile marker 5 to 8, eastbound and westbound – Possible shoulder closures for sign installation. Through April 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Cedar Creek Bridge replacement between Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County and Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County. Traffic restricted to one lane in each direction and a width restriction of 10 feet 6 inches. Northbound traffic follows median crossovers to use southbound bridge. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour. Estimated project completion fall 2018.

Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Highway) – Overnight guardrail replacement from Page/Warren county line to Route 619 (Rivermont Drive). Through April 29, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night.

(NEW) Route 522 (Winchester Road) – Overnight alternating lane closures for shoulder widening from Rockland Road to I-66 ramp. April 15 to May 4 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 624 (Morgan Ford Road) – Flagger-controlled traffic through June 2018 for paving and bridge work at Shenandoah River, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 1. Through trucks over 30 feet in length prohibited between Route 643 (Howellsville Road) and Route 661 (Fairground Road).

(NEW) Route 636 (Grassland Road) – Road closed to through traffic April 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for pipe replacement. Emergency vehicles will have access.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.

Vegetation management may take place district wide on various routes. Motorists are reminded to use extreme caution when traveling through work zones.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at http://www.511Virginia.org.

The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/. Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton. VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located at http://www.VirginiaDOT.org.

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