Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Oct. 31-Nov. 4

road work transportationThe 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 at www.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.

Rio Road grade-separated intersection – The intersection is open to traffic. Motorists should follow overhead and ground-mounted signs to guide them through the project area. Sunday through Friday the following overnight lane closures will be in effect.

On Route 29 north and south of the Rio Road intersection:

  • Between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday through Friday, there will be at least one lane open both northbound and southbound
  • All business entrances will remain open during business hours
  • Turning movements at the Rio Road signal, including left turns and U-turns, may be restricted between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.

On Rio Road east and west of Route 29:

  • Between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m., the crossover, U-turn and left-turn movements from Rio Road onto Route 29 and from Route 29 onto Rio Road may be restricted
  • All business entrances will remain open during business hours

During the overnight closures additional detour signs, cones and other traffic controls will direct motorists through the work zone. The speed limit remains 35 mph at all times. The nighttime work will continue for the next several months.

(UPDATE) Route 29 widening – Southbound traffic will be shifted to a new alignment at 9 p.m. Friday. The switch will be complete by 6 a.m. Saturday. Motorists should look for directional signs guiding them through the work zone. Travel lanes are narrowed and shoulders are closed within the work zone and the speed limit is reduced to 40 mph. Expect intermittent single lane closures Monday through Friday between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.Motorists should remain alert and use caution through the work zone.

Berkmar Drive Extended – Bridge construction may require brief, intermittent closures of Rio Mills Road between Route 29 and Millers Cottage Lane while materials are delivered. On Towncenter Drive in the vicinity of the roundabout, motorists should be alert for dump trucks and other equipment entering and exiting the roadway.

Hillsdale Drive Extended – Obey traffic controls and expect minor delays on Hillsdale Drive, Hydraulic Road, India Road, Zan Road, Greenbrier Drive, Pepsi Place and Seminole Court. For project updates, visithttp://hillsdaledrive.org.

 

Albemarle County

Interstate 64 – Installation of infrastructure and devices for active traffic management system on Afton Mountain. Shoulder closures 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 use caution approaching the work zone.

(NEW) Interstate 64 – Mowing operations in both directions between mile markers 99 and 124. Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., intermittent lane closures are possible while equipment navigates across bridges and around guardrail.

(NEW) Route 620 (Rolling Road) – Pavement patching from Route 708 (Secretarys Road) to Route 618 (Martin Kings Road). Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., traffic reduced to one lane controlled by flagging.

(NEW) Route 684 (Saddle Hollow Road) – Pipe repairs from Route 1229 (Saddleback Court) to the dead end.Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., road closed to through traffic.

Route 782 (Stribling Avenue Extended) – Construction company performing electrical duct bank work. Motorists should obey traffic controls.

 

Culpeper County

Route 3 (Germanna Highway) – Roadway widening to four lanes. Clearing, excavation, utility relocation and roadway construction will occur along the route from Stevensburg to Lignum. Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., stay alert for intermittent lane closures from 0.9 mile west of Route 663 (Stevensburg Rd.) to Route 669 (Carrico Mills Road). Traffic will be controlled by flagging. Speed limit reduced to 45 mph in the work zone. Motorists should be alert for workers near the travel lanes and for trucks entering and exiting the highway.

(UPDATE) Route 29 (James Madison Highway) – Construction of new interchange at Route 666 (Braggs Corner Road). Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., intermittent lane closures will occur on Route 29 and Route 666. Speed limit reduced to 35 mph on Route 666 and to 50 mph on Route 29 through the work zone. Anticipated completion August 2017.

Route 29 (James Monroe Highway) – Constructing restricted crossing U-turn intersection at Route 718 (Mountain Run Lake Road). The median crossover is closed at Route 718, restricting all left-turn movements at the intersection. Motorists detoured via Route 1250 (Granite Boulevard). Monday through Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., intermittent single lane closures will be in place in both directions between Route 29 Business and Route 1250 (Park Ridge Drive). Motorists should use caution traveling through the work zone and obey traffic controls. Anticipated completion January 2017.

(NEW) Route 211 (Lee Highway) – Mowing operations in both directions from Rappahannock County line to Route 622 (Old Bridge Road). Expect intermittent lane closures Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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

Route 522 (Sperryville Pike) – Roadway widening in association with the Route 784 (Western Outer Loop/Ira Hoffman Lane) project. Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., occasional lane closures with flagging will occur from Route 641 (Gibson Mill Road) to Route 763 (Saint Jameson Road).

(NEW) Route 600 (York Road) – Paving operations at east end of the route at the Route 3 (Germanna Highway) intersection as part of the Route 3 widening project. Monday through Friday, road closed at intersection. Motorists advised to use Route 663 (Stevensburg Road) to access Route 3.

(NEW) Route 620 (Edwards Shop Road) – Ditch cleaning operations southbound from Route 610 (Eleys Ford Road) to Route 3 (Germanna Highway). From 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wedneday, traffic reduced to one lane.

(NEW) Route 674 (Kellys Ford Road) – Mobile milling and pavement patching operations from Route 678 (Elkwood Crossing) to Route 673 (Newbys Shop Road). Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., traffic reduced to one lane controlled by flagging

 

Fauquier County

(NEW) Interstate 66 – Mowing operations in both directions between mile markers 14 and 37. Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., intermittent lane closures are possible while equipment navigates across bridges and around guardrail.

(NEW) Interstate 66 – Bridge inspection between mile markers 36 and 37.  Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., right shoulders closed in both directions with intermittent lane closures possible.

Route 17 (Marsh Road) – Mowing operations in both directions from Fauquier County line to Interstate 66. Expect intermittent lane closures Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Route 28 (Catlett Road) – Paving operations in both directions from Route 616 (Casanova Road) to Route 806 (Elk Run Road). Thursday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., traffic reduced to one lane. Use caution in the work zone.

Route 29 (James Madison Highway) – Mowing operations in both directions from Culpeper County line to Route 215 (Vint Hill Road). Expect intermittent lane closures Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Route 211 (Lee Highway) – Mowing operations in both directions from Warrenton town limits to Route 622 (Old Bridge Road). Expect intermittent lane closures Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 245 (Old Tavern Road) – Rehabilitating bridge over Broad Run. A temporary traffic signal is in place to control two-way traffic through the work zone. Road closed to through traffic Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Interstate 66 traffic attempting to access Route 245 will need to use Route 17 business (Winchester Road) north and turn right on Route 55 (John Marshall Highway), which carries traffic back to Route 245. Motorists should obey traffic controls and use caution traveling through the work zone. Anticipated completion April 2017.

(UPDATE) Route 647 (Crest Hill Road) – Culvert replacements between Route 721 (Free State Road) and Route 635 (Hume Road). Tuesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., road closed to through traffic. Motorists advised to follow posted detour.

 

Fluvanna County

Route 15 (James Madison Highway) – Construction of roundabout at Route 53 (Thomas Jefferson Parkway).Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., motorists can expect intermittent lane closures controlled by flagging. Anticipated completion August 2017.

(UPDATE) Route 250 (Richmond Road) – Paving operations from Route 600 (Paynes Mill Road) to Route 689 (Edgecomb Road). Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., traffic reduced to one lane controlled by flagging.

 

Louisa County

Route 33 (Jefferson Highway) – Utility company performing communications cable work from Route 767 (School Bus Road) to the Hanover County line. Shoulder closures and intermittent lane closures with flagging. Use caution when traveling near the work zone.

Route 609 (Buckner Road) – Rehabilitating bridge over Long Creek. Route 609 closed to through traffic. Southbound motorists will be detoured west on Route 612 (Halls Store Road) to Route 33 (Jefferson Highway), and then east on Route 648 (Jouett School Road), which carries traffic back to Route 609. Northbound traffic will reverse the detour. Anticipated completion Nov.18.

(UPDATE) Route 1004 (Rosewood Avenue) – Sidewalk and ramp work. Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect intermittent lane closures controlled by flagging.

 

Madison County

Route 230 (Wolftown-Hood Road) – Rehabilitating the bridge over the Conway River.  A temporary traffic signal is in place to control two-way traffic through the work zone. Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., expect lane closures in both directions between the Greene County line and Route 666 (Pea Ridge Road). Motorists should obey traffic controls, use caution traveling through the work zone and expect minor delays. Anticipated completion November 2017.

 

Rappahannock County

(NEW) Route 211 (Lee Highway) – Guardrail installation in both directions. Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., traffic reduced to one lane. Use caution in work zone.

Route 628 (Fodderstack Road) – Rehabilitating the bridge over the Rush River. Road closed to through traffic.  Northbound motorists will travel east on Route 211 Business (Warren Avenue), left on Route 211 (Lee Highway) and left on Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Highway), which carries traffic back to Fodderstack Road. Southbound motorists should reverse the detour. Anticipated completion November 11.

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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