Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Feb. 8-12

road-work-headerThe following highway work is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. (NEW) or(UPDATE) indicate revisions since last week’s report.

Culpeper District traffic information is also available on Twitter at @VaDOTCulp and on VDOT’s website atwww.virginiadot.org/travel/travel_alerts/culpeper/default.asp.

 

 

Albemarle County, City of Charlottesville

For more information about these projects and related traffic impacts, visit www.route29solutions.org or contact Lou Hatter, Communications Manager, 540-717-2890, lou.hatter@vdot.virginia.gov.

(UPDATE) Route 29/250 Bypass interchange – Contractor is performing roadway widening along Route 250, installing drainage structures along the Barracks Road ramps and constructing noise walls. Motorists should be alert for equipment entering and exiting the highway.

–        Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., right lane closed on the Route 250 Bypass westbound between Hydraulic Road and Barracks Road.

–        On Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., left lane closed in both directions of the Route 250 Bypass from Hydraulic Road to Barracks Road.

–        On Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., the Route 250 Bypass westbound travel lanes will be closed between Route 29 and Barracks Road for the installation of storm drainage pipes under the roadway. The ramp from southbound Route 29 to Route 250 Bypass west will also be closed. Westbound traffic will be detoured south on Route 29 and then right on Barracks Road, which carries traffic back to Route 250 Bypass westbound.

 

Rio Road grade-separated intersection – Roadway widening and construction of retaining walls, abutments and storm drains continue in the vicinity of the Rio Road intersection. The following work on Route 29 is scheduled Sunday through Friday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.:

–        Alternating triple lane closures will be in place on northbound Route 29 from Fashion Square Drive to Albemarle Square. Motorists wishing to turn left from Route 29 to Rio Road should use Berkmar Drive as the detour route.

–        Alternating triple lane closures will be in place on southbound Route 29 from Albemarle Square to Fashion Square Drive. Motorists wishing to turn left from Route 29 to Rio Road should use Branchlands Boulevard and Hillsdale Drive as the detour route.

–        Both directions of Rio Road will be closed in the vicinity of the intersection with a single lane open for local business traffic. Motorists wishing to reach Route 29 should follow posted detour signs.

–        Right lane closed at the intersection of Rio Road and Berkmar Drive.

 

Route 29 widening – Median grading, utility relocation and storm-drain installation continues from Polo Grounds Road to Towncenter Drive. The following work is scheduled Sunday through Friday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.:

–        Single alternating lane closures will be in place in both directions on Route 29 between Towncenter Drive and Rio Mills Road.

 

 

Albemarle County

(NEW) Interstate 64 – Repairing potholes in both directions between mile marker 100 in Albemarle County and mile marker 147 in Louisa County. On Wednesday and Thursday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., traffic will be reduced to one lane through the mobile work zone. Motorists should be alert for slow-moving vehicles in the work zone. Expect minor delays.

Interstate 64 – Installation of infrastructure and devices for active traffic management system on Afton Mountain. Left shoulder closed in both directions between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday from mile marker 107 (Crozet exit) to mile marker 94 in Augusta County. Motorists should keep right and use caution approaching the work zone. Anticipated completion Feb. 27.

Interstate 64 – Repairs to the eastbound bridge over Biscuit Run. Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., the right shoulder will be closed on I-64 between mile markers 120 and 121. Motorists should remain alert for workers near the travel lanes, and for equipment entering and exiting the highway.

Route 677 (Broomley Road) – Bridge replacement. Minor finishing work will require intermittent single lane closures with traffic controlled by flaggers. Motorists should anticipate brief delays during daytime work hours.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

Motorists should expect brief delays, obey traffic controls and be alert for construction equipment entering and exiting the highway.

  • Routes 611, 631, 649, 665, 736, 811 – Shoulder repair and ditching.
  • Routes 637, 641, 645, 646, 691, 717, 722, 723, 746, 747, 784 – Maintenance of gravel roads.
  • Routes 726, 731 – Trimming and roadside maintenance.

 

 

Culpeper County

(UPDATE) Route 3 (Germanna Highway) – Roadway widening to four lanes. Clearing, excavation and utility relocation will occur along the route from Stevensburg to Lignum. Motorists should be alert for workers near the travel lanes and for trucks entering and exiting the highway. Speed limit reduced to 45 mph in the work zone. Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., motorists should be alert for single lane closures with flagging at the locations below Crews will be installing drainage pipes under the roadway, working in one location at a time.

  • Approximately 0.5 mile west of Route 669 (Carrico Mills Road).
  • Approximately 0.4 mile east of Route 739 (Clay Hill Road).

 

Route 29 (James Madison Highway) – Construction of new interchange at Route 666 (Braggs Corner Road). Intermittent lane closures will occur Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Speed limit reduced to 35 mph on Route 666 and to 50 mph on Route 29 through the work zone. Anticipated completion August 2017.

(NEW) Route 229 (North Main Street) – Roadway widening to four lanes. Preliminary work will require occasional lane closures with flagging Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Be alert for workers near the travel lanes and for trucks entering and exiting the highway. Anticipated completion August 2017.

Route 784 (Western Outer Loop) – Construction of new roadway. Motorists should be alert for workers near the travel lanes and for trucks entering and exiting the highway at the Route 522 (Sperryville Pike) and Route 729 (Eggbornsville Road) intersections. Anticipated completion November 2017.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

Motorists should expect brief delays, obey traffic controls and be alert for construction equipment entering and exiting the highway.

  • Routes 611, 613, 621, 623, 625, 632, 640, 657, 666, 714, 802 – Pavement patching.
  • Routes 618, 623, 626, 628, 630, 636, 639, 646, 647, 652, 655, 661, 662, 663, 668, 672, 680, 688, 693, 714, 719, 721, 723, 724, 729, 734, 736, 750 – Maintenance of gravel roads.

 

 

Fauquier County

Route 688 (Leeds Manor Road) – Replacing bridge over Thumb Run. Intermittent lane closures will occur from8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls as they approach the area. Anticipated completion July 2016.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

Motorists should expect brief delays, obey traffic controls and be alert for construction equipment entering and exiting the highway.

  • Routes 622, 634, 691, 818 – Pipe replacement.
  • Routes F284, 628, 673, 680, 681, 682, 688, 692, 694, 704, 705, 706, 708, 710, 711, 726, 729, 732, 734, 735, 761, 800 – Maintenance of gravel roads.
  • Routes 651, 652, 670, 681, 684, 688, 691, 699, 732, 802 – Pavement patching.
  • Route 670, 788, 802, 1132 – Shoulder repairs and ditching.
  • Route 752 – Trimming and roadside maintenance.

 

 

Fluvanna County

Route 6 (East River Road) – Replacement of the Rivanna River bridge. Road reduced to one lane with two-way traffic controlled by temporary traffic signals. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls as they approach the area. Anticipated completion summer 2016.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

Motorists should expect brief delays, obey traffic controls and be alert for construction equipment entering and exiting the highway.

  • Routes 601, 603, 604, 607, 613, 629, 630, 631, 696 – Pavement patching.
  • Routes 600, 640, 642, 656, 671 – Trimming and roadside maintenance.
  • Route 680 – Maintenance of gravel roads.

 

 

Greene County

Routine Maintenance Activities

Motorists should expect brief delays, obey traffic controls and be alert for construction equipment entering and exiting the highway.

  • Routes 600, 601, 614, 624, 629, 630, 632, 634, 637, 638, 642, 650, 676 – Maintenance of gravel roads.
  • Route 29 – Trimming and roadside maintenance.

 

 

Louisa County

Route 663 (Owens Creek Road) – Replacing bridge over Owens Creek. Road closed daily from Route 611 (Dongola Road) to 0.8 mile south of Route 610 (Holly Grove Drive). During the closure, northbound traffic will be detoured on Route 611 south to Route 250 (Broad Street Road) to Route 522 (Cross Country Road), which carries motorists back to Route 663. Southbound traffic will reverse the detour. Anticipated completion Feb. 12.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

Motorists should expect brief delays, obey traffic controls and be alert for construction equipment entering and exiting the highway.

  • Routes 617, 695 – Maintenance of gravel roads.
  • Routes 600, 607, 613, 623, 624, 625, 636, 678, 691, 6794 – Pavement patching.

 

 

Madison County

Route 230 (Orange Road) – Tree trimming in both directions from Route 29 (Seminole Trail) to Route 15 (James Madison Highway). Single lane closures with flagging will occur Monday through Friday during daytime hours. Expect delays of up to five minutes.

 

 

Orange County

Route 15 (James Madison Highway) – Tree trimming between Route 639 (Madison Run Road/Chicken Mountain Road) and the town of Gordonsville. Single lane closures with flagging will occur Monday throughThursday between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Expect delays.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

Motorists should expect brief delays, obey traffic controls and be alert for construction equipment entering and exiting the highway.

  • Routes 3, 15, 20, 522 – Trimming and roadside maintenance.
  • Routes 604, 618 – Pavement patching.
  • Routes 602, 603, 605, 606, 617, 620, 626, 628, 630, 636, 654, 675, 676, 679, 684, 685, 689, 692, 698, 709, 732 – Maintenance of gravel roads.
  • Route 757 – Shoulder repairs and ditching.

 

 

Rappahannock County

Route 211 (Lee Highway) – Tree trimming from the Page County line to Sperryville. The eastbound right lane will be closed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Expect delays of up to five minutes.

Route 637 (Jericho Road) – Replacement of bridge over Big Indian Run. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures with flagging, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Anticipated completion May 2.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

Motorists should expect brief delays, obey traffic controls and be alert for construction equipment entering and exiting the highway.

  • Routes 600, 603, 604, 607, 615, 616, 618, 621, 627, 633, 637, 638, 650, 653, 662, 681 – Maintenance of gravel roads.
  • Routes 605, 611, 612, 617, 626, 630, 631, 640, 642, 645, 707, 729 – Pavement patching.

Road conditions and other real-time travel information can be found on the 511 Virginia website, the free VDOT 511 mobile app or by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia. VDOT updates are also on Facebook and the district’s Twitter account, @VaDOTCulp.



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