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VDOT Staunton District roads report

 

Published Sunday, Sep. 22, 2013, 7:10 pm
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road-work-headerThe following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties, Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, when traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.

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

 

 

ALLEGHANY COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 0 to 41, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures for pothole patching. Thursday, September 26, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mile marker 0 to 41, eastbound and westbound- Be alert for roadside debris removal and cleaning paved ditches. Monday toFriday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mile marker 7 to 16, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for roadside cleaning of bridge slopes. Wednesday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 220 – Road closure for pipe replacement from 0.04 miles north of Route 684 (Dunbrack Road), north of Covington. This section of the road will be closed to all traffic, September 30 at 8 a.m. to October 2 at 8 p.m. All non-commercial vehicles will detour via Route 687 (Jackson River Road) and Route 640 (Falls Hollow Road).  Commercial vehicles will not be allowed on this detour and will be directed to Routes 42 and 39 during the road closure.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 605 (Coles Mountain Road) – (Rural Rustic Project) Preliminary road resurfacing work with flagger traffic control.Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 638 (Natural Well Road) – Alternating flagger controlled single lane closures for soil and rock testing. Work zone 0.05 mile from Route 687 to 0.54 mile from Route 666. September 23 to September 27, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Route 647 – Pavement work from Hattie Street to Horse Mountain View and Mallow Road.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Route 792 – Pavement work from Horse Mountain View to Mallow Road.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Various roads – Mowing and pipe installation with flagger traffic control. Mowing with signs for traffic control, Monday toFriday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Mowing with signs for traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Pipe replacement and brush cutting with flagger traffic control. Mowing with signs for traffic control. Monday toFriday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Traffic merging onto I-81 southbound from I-64 eastbound may be affected by slow roll lane closures between I-81 mile markers 180 to 195 on Sunday, September 22, 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. This brief closure is for the installation of overhead utility lines at I-81 exit 188.

(NEW) Mile marker 41 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures for pothole patching. Thursday, September 26, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mile marker 41 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for roadside debris removal and cleaning of bridge. Monday toFriday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 173 to 205, northbound and southbound – Alternating lane closures for pothole patching. Wednesday andThursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 173 to 205, northbound and southbound – Be alert for roadside debris removal, cleaning of bridge slopes, repair of mile marker signs and shoulders on ramps. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 177.2, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closure for repairs to bridge over Route 692 and Cedar Creek. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion Sept. 27, 2013.

(NEW) Mile Marker 180 to 195, northbound and southbound – “Slow roll” lane closures, Sunday, September 22, 7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., for installation of overhead utility lines at exit 188.

Traffic merging from I-64 eastbound to I-81 southbound may also be affected.

Mile marker 180.8 – Right shoulder closure for bridge repair over Route 11 at Exit 180 (Fancy Hill). Also southbound I-81 left exit ramp narrows to lane closures on Route 11.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion Sept. 27, 2013.

Mile marker 182.2 to 182.3 – Northbound and southbound shoulder closures at Route 680 (Falling Spring Road) for bridge repair. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2013.

Mile marker 183.7 – Northbound shoulder closures over Route 679 (Hops Hill Road) for bridge repair. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2013.

(NEW) Mile maker 195 to 196, northbound – Right lane closure Thursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. to remove temporary double white lines in roadway. This work is part of the Truck Climbing Lane project.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 200 to 202.5, northbound – Alternating lane closures are scheduled for drainage and cleanup work,Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. as part of the Truck Climbing Lane project.

Mile marker 203 to 204, northbound and southbound – Cutting trees and pruning medians. Tuesday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 at I-81 Exit 180 (Fancy Hill) – Flagger-controlled lane closures for repairs to I-81 bridge. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion September 27, 2013.

Route 11 (South Lee Highway) – Single lane and shoulder closures as needed for fiber optic cable installation. Flagger controlled traffic in work zone from the Natural Bridge Fire Station to 0.07 miles south of Route 680 (Falling Spring Road). Estimated completion November 2013.

Route 11 – Paving work from Route 760 (Golf Course Road) to Route 648 (Tinkerville Road). Flagger controlled northbound and southbound lane closures as needed, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Route 60 (East Nelson Street, Lexington) – Bridge over Varner Lane is closed. East Nelson Street traffic from Washington Street to Randolph Street will be rerouted onto Washington Street for the duration of the bridge reconstruction. Watch for detour signs. Estimated completion is December 2013.

Various roads – Ditching with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Routes 631 – Pavement marking with flagger traffic control. September 23 to 27.

Route 679 (Hops Hill Road) – Shoulder closure or flagger controlled lane closure as needed for repair of bridge over I-81 southbound.  Work zone is 0.10 miles from Route 11 to 1.8 miles to Route 680. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2013.

Route 680 (Falling Spring Road) – Shoulder or flagger controlled lane closures as needed for repair of bridge over I-81.  Work zone is 0.2 miles from Route 11 to 0.05 miles to Fancy Hill Lane. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2013.

(UPDATE) Route 710 (Sterrett Road) – Daytime lane closures for bridge work as part of the  I- 81 Truck Climbing Lane project. Route 710 traffic will be reduced to one northbound lane Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. while crews work on the I-81 bridge deck. In addition, flaggers will temporarily hold traffic at various times during the work day as needed. Estimated completion November 2013.

(NEW) Route 712 (Decatur Road) – Northbound, flagger controlled single lane closures as needed for pavement marking.Monday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. This work is part of the I-81 Truck Climbing Lane project.

Various roads – Patching, ditching, brush cutting and shoulder repairs with flagger traffic control. Mowing with signs for traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 250 – Shoulder repairs with flagger traffic control, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Various roads – Mowing and patching with signs for traffic control. Monday to Friday. 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 614 (Cowpasture River Road South) – (Rural Rustic project) Pipe replacement with flagger traffic control. Monday toFriday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 615 (Davis Run) – Grading and ditching with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Various roads – Patching and mowing with signs for traffic control. Monday to Friday. 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

AUGUSTA COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

(UPDATE) Mile marker exit 91 (Fishersville), eastbound and westbound – Left shoulder closure at exit 91 ramp for continuing ramp work.

 

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 205 to 237, northbound and southbound – Alternating lane closures for pothole patching. Wednesday andThursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 205 to 237, northbound and southbound – Be alert for roadside debris removal, cleaning of bridge decks, bridge slopes, paved ditches and repair of shoulders on ramps. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 211 to 215, northbound and southbound – Be alert for cleaning ditches in medians. Tuesday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 11 – Alternating lane closures from 0.29 miles north of Route 256 and 0.5 miles south of Route 616 for paving work. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Route 11 (Lee Highway, Greenville area) – Northbound intermittent lane closures for sewer work and seeding. Monday toFriday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Estimated completion Nov. 30, 2013.

Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Possible center lane closure from Route 657 (Indian Ridge Road) north 0.5 miles for shoulder repair. Estimated completion September 2013.

Route 340 (North Delphine Avenue, Waynesboro) Grading work on west end of Winchester Avenue North (closed to traffic). Grading and pipe work on east side of Delphine Avenue from 6th Street to B Street. Side street closures, lane closures and lane shifts as needed. Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Estimated completion October 2013.

Route 358 (Woodrow Wilson Avenue) – Closed for grading, paving and sidewalk work from Route 880 (James Anderson Road) to Route 887 (Vance Lane). Traffic will be detoured. Estimated completion end of September 2013.

Various roads – Mowing operations. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Estimated completion end of summer.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 642 (Barren Ridge Road) – Flagger controlled traffic from 0.07 miles north of Route 794 to 0.25 miles south of Route 795 for Rural Rustic project. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Estimated completion Nov. 29, 2013.

Route 662 (Stover School Road) – Possible single lane closure for tree removal and paving from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to View Street. Estimated completion end of September 2013.

Route 701 (Howardsville Road) between Route 11 (Lee Highway) and Route 613 (Old Greenville Road) – Right shoulder closures with possible single lane closures for installation of right turn lane for C. Layman Subdivision. Monday to Friday, 8.a.m. to 5.p.m.  Estimated completion end of September 2013.

Route 753 (Nash Road) – Road closed to all traffic in the area over the Tributary of Long Grade Creek for bridge replacement, guardrail and shoulder work. Closure is in the Spring Hill/Churchville area, 1.91 mile from Route 910 (Wampler Lane) and 0.09 miles from Route 613 (Spring Hill Road.)  Use Route 754 and Route 42 as detour.  Estimated completion by Oct. 2, 2013.

Route 754 – Resurfacing project that will include pipe installation, construction of new ditch lines, grading of surfaces and paving operations – Shoulder and lane closures as needed, controlled by flaggers. Estimated completion Nov. 15, 2013.

Route 828 (Cattle Scales Road) – Pavement work with flagger traffic control. Expected completion October 2013.

Route 1050 – Pavement work from Route 250 (Jefferson Highway) to cul-de-sac. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Route 1316 – Pavement work from Route 250 (Jefferson Highway) to cul-de-sac. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Route 1427 (Brand Station Road) – Right shoulder closure and flagger controlled intermittent lane closures, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., as needed for underground utility work. Work zone 0.94 miles west of Route 638 (Desper Hollow Road) to 0.18 miles of Staunton city limits. Estimated completion end of October.

Route 1510 (Stuart Avenue, Stuarts Draft) – Pavement work with flagger traffic control, Expected completion October 2013.

Various roads – Grading operations. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Estimated completion end of summer.

Various roads – Mowing and patching. Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Estimated completion end of summer.

 

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 237.63 to 241.65, southbound – Alternating lane closures for guardrail removal and replacement. Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Mile marker 237 to 264, northbound and southbound – Be alert for roadside debris removal and shoulder repairs. Monday, Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Various roads – Guardrail upgrades with daytime shoulder closures. Occasional nighttime lane closures. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion Jan. 14, 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 (South Main Street) from Route 918 (Mill Street) to 0.2 miles south of Route 918 – Bridge replacement over North River at intersection with Route 727 (Airport Road). Temporary lane shift (10 foot lanes) for duration of the project. Flagging operations as needed. Estimated completion Dec. 6, 2013.

Routes 11, 42, 253, 257 – Mowing operations with slow moving vehicles. Estimated completion end of summer.

Route 42 (North Main Street) at Route 617 (Church Street) in Timberville – Intermittent lane closures with flagger traffic control for utility work. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Estimated completion end of summer.

Route 259 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday. Estimated completion end of summer.

Route 340 – Install new traffic signal at Route 1706 intersection. Flagger controlled traffic during daylight hours. Estimated completion Sept. 30, 2013.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming and brush clearing around signs.  Flagger traffic control during daylight hours, Monday to Friday.  Estimated completion end of summer.

Various roads (11, 257, 42, 253) – Mowing operations. Estimated completion end of summer.

Various roads – Pavement marking for spot leveling work. Flagger traffic control. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 617 (Church Street, Town of Timberville) – Utility upgrades with intermittent lane closures controlled by flaggers between Route 42 and Route 1521 (East Riverside Drive). Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Estimated completion end of summer.

Route 726 (Stone Spring Road and Peach Grove Avenue) – New road construction to extend Southeast Connector. Possible shoulder closures controlled by signs, from 0.512 miles east of Harrisonburg city limits to 0.149 miles west of city limits. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Estimated completion November 2014.

Route 727 (Airport Road) – Bridge work from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 696 (Kisers Road). Road closed until further notice. Estimated completion Dec. 6, 2013.

Route 918 (Mill Street) – Closed to traffic from the Route 11 (South Main Street) intersection as part of the bridge replacement work on Route 11 and Route 727 (Airport Road).  Route 918 can be accessed from Route 867 (Old Bridgewater Road). Estimated completion Dec. 6, 2013.

Various roads – Utility tree trimmer and brush clearing around signs. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday. Estimated completion end of summer.

 

 

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 340 – New traffic pattern as part of the bridge construction work over Compton Creek and Norfolk Southern Railway. Traffic has been routed onto new section of roadway, 0.1 mile south of Route 663 (Island Ford Road) to 0.16 mile south of Route 662 (Compton Hollow Road). Expect daily lane closures and 24-hour shoulder closures. Estimated completion for bridge work is fall 2013.

Various roads – Brush cutting and mowing operations. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Estimated completion end of summer.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming with flagger traffic control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Estimated completion end of summer.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 615, various locations – Paving with flagger controlled traffic.  Estimated completion October 2013.

Route 654, various locations – Paving with flagger controlled traffic.  Estimated completion October 2013.

Route 686 (Smeltzer’s Road) – Compton Creek/Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge project. New alignment of Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Memorial Highway). Intersection of Route 686 (Smeltzer’s Road) and Route 340, from 0.24 miles south of the intersection of Route 662 (Compton Hollow Road) at Route 340, is permanently closed. A cul-de-sac will be constructed at the west end of Route 686. Motorists wishing to access Route 686 will need to turn off of Route 340 onto Route 662 and travel 0.26 miles east on Route 662 to Route 686. Signs will be posted.

Estimated completion fall 2013.

Various roads – Brush cutting and mowing. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30. Estimated completion end of summer.

Various roads – Pipe cleaning with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Estimated completion end of summer.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming with flagger traffic control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday. Estimated completion end of summer.

 

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 264 to 300, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and shoulder repairs. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Various roads – Guardrail upgrades with daytime shoulder closures. Occasional nighttime lane closures. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion Jan. 14, 2014.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 and Route 42 (Woodstock) – New intersection construction of East Reservoir Road and Route 11. Flagger controlled traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday to Friday. Be alert for new traffic patterns and temporary signals. Estimated completion May 2014.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 629 – Paving from Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) to Main Street. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Route 850 – Paving from Route 629 to dead end. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Various roads – Mowing and patching. Monday to Friday.

 

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

No lane closures reported.

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 313 – Single lane closures as needed for repairs to Route 50 bridge over  I-81 at exit 313. Monday to Friday, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Estimated completion end of September.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 300 to 324, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and catch basin repairs. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 301 to 306, northbound – Alternating lane closures for paving and guardrail work. Monday – Friday, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.  Estimated completion Sept. 24, 2013.

Mile marker 301 to 306, northbound – Right shoulder closure for guardrail installation from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion Sept. 20, 2013.

Various locations – Guardrail upgrades with daytime shoulder closures. Occasional nighttime lane closures. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion Jan. 14, 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 50 – Single lane closure on bridge over I-81 at exit 313 for bridge repairs. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Estimated completion end of September.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Various roads – Mowing and shoulder work. Monday to Friday.

 

 

CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

 

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

Mile marker 0 to 14.7, westbound and eastbound – Be alert for roadside debris removal. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 613 (Indian Hollow Road) – Replacement of low-water bridge over South Fork of the Shenandoah River. Work zone is from Route 628 to 0.35 miles north. Traffic controlled by flaggers Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Expect minor delays. Estimated completion October 2014.

 

Vegetation management may occur 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 atwww.511Virginia.org. For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week. Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR- ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

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