Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Week of July 6-10

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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.

VDOT will suspend most highway work zones for several days during the Independence Day holiday travel period. Lane closures will be lifted on interstates and other major routes from noon Thursday, July 2 to noon Monday, July 6. 

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

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 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 a.m. the following day and shoulder closures on the entrance ramp from northbound Route 29 to eastbound I-64.

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

(NEW) 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 and Tuesday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Road and utility work under VDOT permit for new development. Expect shoulder closures and intermittent lane closures during non-peak travel times. Follow traffic controls.

(NEW) Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Signal work at Route 643 (Polo Grounds Road). Expect short duration mobile lane closures in both directions Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon.

(NEW) Route 627 (Porters Road) – Pipe replacement between Route 715 (Esmont Road) and Route 826 (Emerys Lane). Road closed to through traffic Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Use alternate route.

Route 643 (Polo Grounds Road) – Road work under VDOT permit between Route 29 (Seminole Trail) and Route 1033 (Bentivar Drive). Expect traffic shifts and intermittent flagging operations during daytime hours.

(NEW) Route 726 (James River Road) – Replacing bridge over Totier Creek. Road closed at bridge starting July 7. Follow detour. Anticipated completion April 2021.

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.

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.

(NEW) Route 29 (James Madison Highway) – Roadside maintenance in both directions from the Business Route 29/Route 299 (Madison Road) interchange to the Fauquier County line. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures and slow moving vehicles on the shoulders Tuesday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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

(NEW) Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Highway) – Roadside maintenance from the Orange County line to Route 3 (Germanna Highway). Expect alternating lane closures Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Fauquier County 

(UPDATE) 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.

(NEW) Interstate 66 – Roadside maintenance in both directions from the Prince William County line to the Warren County line. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures and slow moving vehicles on the shoulders Wednesday and Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

(NEW) Interstate 66 – Pavement marking operations from mile marker 36.7 to 30.7 and from mile marker 26.1 to 14.8. Expect westbound mobile alternating lane closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday.

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) Route 29 (James Madison Highway) – Roadside maintenance in both directions from the Culpeper County line to the Prince William County line. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures and slow moving vehicles on the shoulders Tuesday through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

(NEW) Route 635 (Hume Road) – Resurfacing operations from Route 688 (Leeds Manor Road) to the Route 730 (Stillhouse Road). Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Thursday and Friday.

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.

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 intermittent 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.

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.

Greene County 

(NEW) Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Roadside maintenance from Route 625 (Goose Pond Road) to the Rockingham County line. Expect mobile lane closures Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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 – Tree trimming between mile marker 132 and mile marker 131. Eastbound left lane closed Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) 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 and Tuesday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.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.

Madison County 

(NEW) Route 230 (Wolftown-Hood Road) – Shoulder work from the Greene County line to Route 29 (Seminole Trail). Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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.

(NEW) Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Highway) – Roadside maintenance from the Spotsylvania County line to the Culpeper County line. Expect alternating lane closures Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 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.

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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