Staunton District Traffic Alerts: April 23-27

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 24, eastbound and westbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for bridge cleaning, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. through April 27.

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.

(NEW) Mile marker 29 to 32 – Alternating lane closures for milling, paving and line painting. Monday – Friday, April 26-May 4 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 60 (Midland Trail) – Flagger traffic control for paving and pavement marking operations from Covington city limits to I-64 interchange at exit 10 (Callaghan). Through April 30 from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and tree removal at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 600 (Morris Hill Road) – Road closed April 30 to June 7 for approximately six weeks for bridge work Rucker Hollow Stream and Dry Branch tributary. Will be treated as a single work zone. Residents will have access to properties on either side of the bridges. Through traffic will follow posted detours.
(UPDATE) Route 610 (Bennettown Road) – Flagger-controlled traffic for Rural Rustic project with pipe replacements at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 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.

(UPDATE) Route 850 – Flagger controlled lane closures for bridge maintenance over Simpson Creek at the Alleghany/Rockbridge County line. April 23-27 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and tree removal at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 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. Follow posted detour.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Patching, brush cutting and pothole repairs at various locations with mobile work zones. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 50 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Overnight right lane closures for pavement marker maintenance. April 26 from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m.

INTERSTATE 81

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

(NEW) Mile marker 191, northbound and southbound – Brief “slow roll” for utility work over the interstate. Sunday, April 22, for a 15-minute period between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 197 to 195, northbound and southbound – Overnight right lane closures for pavement marker maintenance. April 24 from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Flagger controlled lane closures for painting of Buffalo Creek bridge between Route 678 (Buffalo Bend Road) and Route 764 (Possum Hollow). April 22-28 from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(UPDATE) 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 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 780 (Brattons Run) – Flagger controlled traffic for bridge maintenance over Bratton’s Run. April 23-27 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) 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 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

HIGHLAND COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 84 (Mill Gap Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for ditch and shoulder repairs from Route 604 (Valley Center Road) to Route 602 (Green Hill Lane) Monday to Friday through April 27 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 220 (Jackson River Road) – Flagger traffic control for shoulder repairs at various locations between Route 606 (Dry Branch Road) and Route 611 (Riverview Lane). Monday to Friday through April 27 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 250 – Flagger traffic control for shoulder repairs at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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.

(NEW) Route 620 (Brushy Creek Road) – Flagger-traffic control for flood repairs. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Flagger-traffic control for brush cutting and pothole patching. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

AUGUSTA COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

(UPDATE 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 26.

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

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE Mile marker 205 to 207, northbound – Overnight right lane closures for pavement work. April 23-24 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 227, southbound – Right lane and shoulder closure on the on-ramp for utility work. April 25, 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 227 to 228, northbound and southbound – Nighttime left lane closures for bridge cleaning operations. April 23 from 4 a.m. to 7 a.m.

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

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 254 – Lane closures as needed for painting of Christians Creek bridge between Route 795 (Glover Circle) and Route 839 (Eureka Mill Road). April 22-28 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 340 (Eastside Highway) – Mobile, flagger controlled lane closures for soil testing from Route 721 (Sandy Ridge Road) to Rockingham County line. April 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 601 (Estaline Valley Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for pavement work from Rockbridge County line to Route 811 (Augusta Springs Road). April 23-27 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 608 (Cold Springs Road) – Mobile lane closures for sign installations from Route 662 (Greenville School Road) to Route 656 (Offliter Road). April 24-25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.

(NEW) Route 613 (Springhill Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for brush cutting from Route 699 (Ridge Road) to Route 42 (Scenic Highway). April 23-27 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 629 (Deerfield Valley Rd) – Flagger controlled traffic for pavement work from Route 250 (Shenandoah Mountain Road) to Route 716 (West Augusta Road). April 23-27 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 648 (Christians Creek Road) – Mobile lane closures for sign installations from Route 608 (Tinkling Springs Road) to Route 647 (Hammond Lane). April 26-27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 730 (North River Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for pavement work from Route 747 (Freemason Run Road) to Rockingham County line. April 23-27 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 731 (Natural Chimneys Road) – Lane closures as needed for painting of North River bridge in Mount Solon area. April 22-28 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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 756 (Dividing Ridge Rd.) – Flagger controlled traffic for pavement work from Route 759 (Oak Hill School Road) to Route 760 (Bunker Hill Road). April 23-27 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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). Through May 4 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Follow posted detours.

(NEW) Route 775 (Buttermilk Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 778 (Knightly Mill Road). April 26 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 796 (Oak Grove Church Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 254 (Hermitage Road) to Route 828 (Cattle Scales Road). April 27 from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 820 (Coleytown Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 254 (Hermitage Road) to Route 785 (Madrid Road). April 27 from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 834 (Hickory Hill Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 631 (Ladd Road) to Route 640 (Goose Creek Road). April 27 from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 865 (Rockfish Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 617 (Red Mill Lane) to Route 775 (Middle Lane). April 26 from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 876 (Cattleman Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for pavement work from Route 707 (Livick Road) to Route 703 (Hewitt Road). April 23-27 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 907 (Tilt Hammer Circle) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting between the two intersections with Route 612 (Laurel Hill Road). April 26 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 245 to 243, southbound – Overnight lane closure as needed for soil excavation from 8 p.m. April 24 to 7 a.m. April 25.

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.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 602 (East Point Road/Maryland Avenue) – Daytime flagger traffic control April 23-27 for inspection and rehabilitation of bridge over South Fork Shenandoah River, at Page county line near town of Shenandoah. Starting April 30, temporary signals on both sides of the bridge will control traffic 24/7. Estimated completion of project November 2018.

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.

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.

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.

(NEW) Route 924 (Briery Branch Road) – Road closed Saturday, April 21, from 4 a.m. to midnight for controlled burn in George Washington National Forest. Closure is from Route 257 intersection to West Virginia state line.

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

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

(NEW) Route 602 (Maryland Avenue/East Point Road) – Daytime flagger traffic control April 23-27 for inspection and rehabilitation of bridge over South Fork Shenandoah River, at Rockingham county line near town of Shenandoah. Starting April 30, temporary signals on both sides of the bridge will control traffic 24/7. Estimated completion of project November 2018.

(UPDATE) 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 August 31.

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

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

(NEW) Route 662 (Jess Sine Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 642 (Swartz Road) to Route 11 (Old Valley Pike). April 23 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 674 (Run Away Lane) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 211 (Lee Highway) to dead end. April 25 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 676 (Fairview Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 604 to dead end. April 23 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 679 (Rittenour Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 42 (Senedo Road) to Route 605 (Saint Luke Road). April 24 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 681 (Race Track Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 623 (Back Road) to national forest boundary. April 24 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 683 (Honeysuckly Avenue) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 605 (Hoover Road) to Route 42 (Senedo Road). April 24 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 698 (Red Banks Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Mount Jackson town limits line to Route 707. April 25 from 5:30

(NEW) Route 702 (Miller Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 717 (Alum Springs Road) to Route 701 (Dellinger Gap Road). April 25 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 716 (Dodson Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 711 (Dodson Road) to Route 703 (Conicville Road). April 25 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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

(NEW) Route 723 (Happy Valley Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 263 (Orkney Grade) to Route 610 (Orkney Springs Road). April 25 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 742 (Georgetown Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 720 (Wissler Road) to Route 764 (Walker Road). April 25 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 763 (Patmos Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 676 (Fravel Road) to Route 604 (Fairview Road). April 23 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 778 (Quail Lane) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 620 (Smith Creek Road) to dead end. April 25 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 793 (Ryman Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 679 (Rittenour Road) to Route 680 (Coffmantown Road). April 24 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 826 (Woods Chapel Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 620 (Smith Creek Road) to Route 730 (Moreland Gap Road). April 25 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 1028 (Fravel Court) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from School House Lane to cul-de-sac. April 23 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 1029 (School House Lane) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Fravel Road to cul-de-sac. April 23 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 1055 (Spring Hollow Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 780 (Walton Farm Road) to dead end. April 24 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 1056 (Meadow Drive) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Spring Hollow Road to cul-de-sac. April 24 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 1057 (Larkspur Drive) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Spring Hollow Road to cul-de-sac. April 24 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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.

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

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.

Route 522 (Winchester Road) – Overnight alternating lane closures for shoulder widening from Rockland Road to I-66 ramp. Through 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).

(UPDATE) Route 636 (Grassland Road) – Road closed to through traffic April 24 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.

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