Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Week of July 20-24

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The 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

(UPDATE) Albemarle Design-Build Projects –

  • Fontaine Avenue Ramp Improvements: Expect narrowed ramp from northbound Route 29 to Fontaine Avenue and shoulder closures. Be alert for workers near the travel lanes.
  • Reconfiguration of I-64 interchange: Expect alternating lane closures on northbound Route 29 from 9 a.m. to 7 a.m. the following day and alternating lane closures southbound from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Drivers should also expect shoulder closures on the entrance ramp from northbound Route 29 to eastbound I-64.

(NEW) Interstate 64 – Roadside maintenance between mile marker 102 and mile marker 103. Expect mobile, left lane closures in both directions from 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. Friday.

(NEW) Interstate 64 – Roadside maintenance between mile marker 114 and mile marker 106. Westbound left lane closed Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Interstate 64 – Pothole patching operations in both directions between mile marker 100 and mile marker 131. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Interstate 64 – Inspection of bridge over the Rivanna River at mile marker 123. Expect alternating lane closures in both directions Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Interstate 64 – Various maintenance operations in both directions between mile marker 100 and mile marker 131. Be alert for operations with workers on both shoulders Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(UPDATE) Interstate 64 – Roadside maintenance in both directions between mile marker 100 and mile marker 131. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures and slow moving vehicles on the shoulders Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Route 6 (Irish Road) – Brush removal operations from the Nelson County line to Scottsville. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Monday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 6 (Irish Road) – Pothole patching operations from the Nelson County line to Scottsville. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Road and utility work under VDOT permit for new development north of Route 649 (Airport Road). Expect nightly lane closures in both directions from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Follow traffic controls.

(NEW) Route 250 (Ivy Road) – Brush removal operations from Route 676 (Tilman Road) to Broomley Road. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 726 (James River Road) – Replacing bridge over Totier Creek. Road closed at bridge. Follow detour. Anticipated completion April 5, 2021.

Route 743 (Advance Mills Road) – Shoulder work from Route 641 (Frays Mill Road) to the Greene County line. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 810 (Blackwells Hollow Road) – Rehabilitating bridge over Halls Creek at Route 687 (Shiffletts Mill Road). Road closed at bridge until July 31. Use alternate routes.

(NEW) Route 1666 (Quail Run) – Road work under VDOT permit near Lewis and Clark Drive. Expect alternating lane closures Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Various Routes – Mowing operations. Expect slow moving vehicles near the travel lanes from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the days listed below:

  • Route 6 (Irish Road) from Scottsville to the Nelson County line Thursday through Saturday.
  • Route 20 (Scottsville Road) from the Charlottesville City limits to Scottsville Wednesday through Friday.
  • Route 22 (Louisa Road) from Route 250 (Richmond Road) to the Louisa County line Friday and Saturday.
  • Route 231 (Gordonsville Road) from Route 22 (Louisa Road) to the Orange County line Friday and Saturday.
  • Route 53 (Thomas Jefferson Parkway) from Route 20 (Scottsville Road) to the Fluvanna County line Tuesday through Thursday.
  • Route 240 (Crozet Avenue/Three Notched Road) from Route 250 (Rockfish Gap Turnpike) to Route 250 (Ivy Road) Monday through Wednesday.
  • Route 250 (Richmond Road) from the Charlottesville City limits to the Fluvanna County line Friday and Saturday.
  • Route 250 (Rockfish Gap Turnpike/Ivy Road) from the Nelson County line to the Charlottesville City limits Monday through Wednesday.

City of Charlottesville 

(NEW) Route 302 (McCormick Road) – Resurfacing operations from University Avenue to the bridge over Emmet Street. Expect lane closures Thursday and Friday.

Culpeper County

Business Route 15 (Remington Road) – Rehabilitating bridge over Rappahannock River at the Fauquier County line. Road closed to through traffic with posted detour. Anticipated completion Oct. 2020.

(UPDATE) Route 211 (Lee Highway) – Intersection improvements at Route 229 (Rixeyville Road). New offset left turn lanes are open. Expect workers in the median and intermittent left-turn lane closures during off-peak travel times.

Waterloo Bridge – Bridge restoration over the Rappahannock River. Anticipated completion April 2021.

Fauquier County 

Interstate 66 – Bridge work in both directions over Route 55 (John Marshall Highway) in Delaplane. Expect shoulder closures and intermittent flagging operations on Route 55 underneath both bridges.

Business Route 15 (Remington Road) – Rehabilitating bridge over Rappahannock River at the Culpeper County line. Road closed to through traffic with posted detour. Anticipated completion October 2020.

(NEW) Business Route 29 – Road work near Warrenton Southern Interchange project. Northbound right lane closed south of Alwington Boulevard. Obey traffic controls.

(UPDATE) Route 29 (Lee Highway) – Traffic sensor work from just south of Route 676 (Riley Road to Route 215 (Vint Hill Road). Expect alternating, northbound lane closures from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. July 20-25.

Route 643 (Meetze Road) – Road work under VDOT permit between Route 674 (Lunsford Road) and Route 670 (Old Meetze Road). Right lane closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Follow traffic controls.

Route 651 (Sumerduck Road) – Utility work under VDOT permit from Remington to Route 654 (Normans Ford Road). Expect alternating lane closures controlled by flagging Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Follow traffic controls.

(NEW) Route 667 (Old Dumfries Road) – Pipe replacement. Road closed to through traffic between Route 603 (Bastable Mill Road) and Route 670 (Taylor Road) Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Follow detour via Route 603 (Greenwich Road), Route 605 (Dumfries Road) and Route 670.

(NEW) Route 667 (Old Dumfries Road) – Resurfacing operations from Route 28 (Catlett Road) to Route 603 (Greenwich Road). Expect alternating lane closures Thursday and Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(UPDATE) Warrenton Southern Interchange – Construction of grade-separated interchange at Route 15/17/29 (Eastern Bypass). Interchange is partially open to traffic. Use caution while traffic adjusts to new traffic pattern.

  • Temporary detour via Meetze Road: Crews have begun constructing the ramp from the roundabout on the west (Warrenton) side of the project connecting to the acceleration ramp to southbound Route 15/17/29 toward Opal. While the ramp is under construction, motorists on the east (Lord Fairfax Community College) side of the project intending to go south on Route 15/17/29 toward Opal will be temporarily detoured via northbound Route 15/17/29 to Route 643 (Meetze Road) to southbound Route 15/17/29.
  • Expect daily lane closures on southbound Route 15/17/29 from 6 p.m. to 2 p.m. the following day and on northbound Route 15/17/29 from 10:30 a.m. until 5 a.m. the following day.
  • Expect daily flagging operations on Route 880 (Lord Fairfax Drive).

Waterloo Bridge – Bridge restoration over the Rappahannock River. Anticipated completion April 2021.

Fluvanna County 

Route 53 (Thomas Jefferson Parkway) – Construction of a roundabout at Route 618 (Lake Monticello Road). Expect daytime flagging operations on weekdays on Route 53 and Route 618. Plan extra travel time. Anticipated completion Nov. 17.

Louisa County 

Interstate 64 – Various maintenance operations in both directions between mile marker 131.5 and mile marker 147.5. Be alert for mobile operations with workers on the roadway shoulders Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Interstate 64 – Pothole patching operations in both directions between mile marker 131 and mile marker 147.5. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(UPDATE) Interstate 64 – Roadside maintenance in both directions between mile marker 131 and mile marker 148. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures and slow moving vehicles on the shoulders Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 603 (Bowlers Mill Road) – Replacing bridge over South Anna River. Temporary road to be installed for traffic. Expect crews working near the bridge and intermittent flagging operations through late September.

Orange County 

Route 20 (Constitution Highway) – Construction of a roundabout at Route 231 (Blue Ridge Turnpike). Expect flagging operations, traffic pattern changes and shoulder closures. Anticipated completion Dec. 7.

Route 20 (Constitution Highway) – Roadside maintenance between the two entrances to Route 741 (Lafayette Drive). Expect lane closures controlled by flagging Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Brush removal operations between Route 607 (Carpenters Mill Road) and Route 644 (Burnley Road). Expect alternating lane closures controlled by flagging Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 635 (Greenwood Road) – Replacing bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad. Expect intermittent daytime flagging operations. Existing bridge will remain open to traffic during construction. Anticipated completion June 2021.

Rappahannock County 

Route 623 (Pullens Bluff Road) – Rehabilitating bridge over Keyser Run. Road closed to through traffic until Aug. 28. Use alternate routes.

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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