Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Week of May 18-22

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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 Memorial Day holiday travel period. Lane closures will be lifted from noon Friday, May 22 to noon Tuesday, May 26. 

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

Interstate 64 – Roadside maintenance 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.

(NEW) Route 6 (Irish Road) – Pipe replacement. Road closed to through traffic between Route 627 (Porters Road) and Route 626 (Langhorne Road). Traffic detoured via Route 627 and Route 626 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

(UPDATE) Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Road and utility work under VDOT permit for new development. Expect left lane closures in both directions May 16-17 and Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. from north of Route 649 (Proffit Road) to Northside Drive. Median crossovers closed. Follow traffic controls.

(NEW) Route 29 (Monacan Trail/Seminole Trail) – Mowing operations in both directions from the Nelson County line to the Greene County line. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Signal work near Route 643 (Rio Mills Road). Expect shoulder closures overnight Wednesday.

(NEW) Route 240 (Three Notched Road) – Utility/Road work under VDOT permit. Expect flagging operations between Railroad Avenue and Route 802 (Old Three Notched Road) Monday through Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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.

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.

Route 15 (James Madison Highway) – Resurfacing operations from Carver School Lane to the Route 29 interchange. Expect alternating lane closures controlled by flaggers Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

(NEW) Route 15/29 (James Monroe Highway/James Madison Highway) – Mowing operations from the Madison County line to the Fauquier County line. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Route 29 (James Madison Highway) – Inspection of Route 299/Business Route 29 bridge over Route 29. Expect northbound lane closures from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and southbound lane closures from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday.

(NEW) Route 29 (James Madison Highway) – Inspection of Route 15 (James Madison Highway) bridge over Route 29. Expect northbound lane closures from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and southbound lane closures from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday.

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. Anticipated completion June 19.

Route 229 (Rixeyville Road) – Resurfacing operations from Route 685 (Chestnut Fork Road) to Route 611 (Waterford Road). Expect alternating lane closures controlled by flaggers Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

(NEW) Route 614 (Locust Dale Road) – Removal of storm debris. Road closed at bridge over Robinson River at Madison County line. Use alternate routes Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Route 626 (Korea Road) – Pipe work. Road closed to through traffic daily next week from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. between Route 640 (Docs Road) and Route 611 (Waterford Road). Use alternate routes.

Various Routes – Resurfacing operations. Expect alternating lane closures controlled by flaggers Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the routes listed below:

  • Route 1022 (Brenridge Drive)
  • Route 1026 (J Bren Court)
  • Route 1027 (Trey Compton Court)
  • Route 1104 (Rolling Hills Drive)
  • Route 1112 (East Court)
  • Route 1120 (Pelham View Drive)
  • Route 1121 (Hawthorne Avenue)
  • Route 1122 (Ivy Lane)
  • Route 1123 (Sweetwater Court)
  • Route 1131 (Springfield Circle)
  • Route 1132 (Old Village Court)
  • Route 1133 (Lindsay Court)

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 in both directions 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.

Business Route 15/17/29 – Construction of grade-separated interchange at Route 15/17/29 (Eastern Bypass):

  • Acceleration ramp to southbound Route 15/17/29 toward Opal temporarily closed. All southbound traffic, coming from Warrenton, temporarily using traffic signal to access Route 15/17/29.
  • Expect nighttime lane closures in both directions for installation of signs.
  • Expect intermittent daytime lane closures.

(UPDATE) Route 15/17/29 (Eastern Bypass) – Construction of grade-separated interchange near Route 880 (Lord Fairfax Road):

  • Expect signal work from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m. Wednesday. Follow law enforcement direction.
  • Northbound: Intermittent nighttime lane closures
  • Southbound: Intermittent lane closures from 6 p.m. to 1 p.m. the following day
  • Contractor will maintain 11-foot travel lanes with barrier in place in both directions.

(NEW) Route 15/29 (James Madison Highway) – Mowing operations from the Culpeper County line to Route 17 (Marsh Road). Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Route 17 (Marsh Road) – Mowing operations from Route 28 (Catlett Road) to Route 651 (Sumerduck Road). Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Route 28 (Catlett Road) – Mowing operations from Route 17 (Marsh Road) to the Prince William County line. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Thursday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Route 28 (Catlett Road) – Ditch cleaning operations between Independence Avenue and Global Way. Road reduced to one lane controlled by flagging Monday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Route 55 (John Marshall Highway) – Replacing multiple pipes between the Warren County line and Route 688 (Leeds Manor Road). Expect alternating lane closures controlled by flagging Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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 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 767 (Tenerife Road) – Rehabilitating bridge over Walnut Branch. Temporary road to be installed for traffic. Expect crews working near the bridge and intermittent flagging operations starting Monday through late June.

Route 880 (Lord Fairfax Road) – Shoulder closures and intermittent flagging operations near Route 15/17/29 (Eastern Bypass) for Warrenton Southern Interchange project. Be alert for workers near the travel lanes Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Route 1439 (Ashley Drive) – Resurfacing operations. Expect lane closures Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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 

(UPDATE) Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Signal work at Route 33 (Spotswood Trail). Expect daytime turn lane closures and nighttime shoulder closures Monday through Wednesday.

(NEW) Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Mowing operations in both directions from the Albemarle County line to the Madison County line. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Monday through  Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Mowing operations in both directions from the Rockingham County line to the Orange County line. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Monday through  Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Route 670 (Preddy Creek Road) – Replacing large pipe structure that carries Preddy Creek under the road. Road closed to through traffic. Anticipated completion July 10.

Louisa County 

Interstate 64 – Roadside maintenance in both directions between mile marker 132 and mile marker 147.5. Be alert for mobile operations with workers on the roadway shoulders Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Madison County 

Route 15 (James Madison Highway) – Resurfacing operations from the Culpeper County line to Route 230 (Orange Road). Expect lane closures controlled by flagging Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Route 231 (Blue Ridge Turnpike) – Resurfacing operations from the Orange County line to Route 230 (Orange Road). Expect lane closures Monday through Friday.

(NEW) Route 614 (Locust Dale Road) – Removal of storm debris. Road closed at bridge over Robinson River at Culpeper County line. Use alternate routes Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Route 626 (Gibbs Road) – Resurfacing operations. Expect lane closures Tuesday and Wednesday.

(NEW) Route 630 (Thoroughfare Road) – Pipe work between Route 632 (Beahm Town Road) and Route 629 (Spring Mountain Road). Road closed to through traffic Tuesday and Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Use alternate routes. Road will be open from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday.

(NEW) Route 679 (Deer Crossing Lane) – Resurfacing operations. Expect lane closures Tuesday.

Route 696 (Tinsley Drive) – Resurfacing operations. Expect lane closures Monday.

(NEW) Route 697 (Bootons Lane) – Resurfacing operations. Expect lane closures Tuesday.

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 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 

(NEW) Route 211 (Lee Highway) – Mowing operations from Route 612 (Old Hollow Road) to the Page County line. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Wednesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 211 (Lee Highway) – Mowing operations from Route 522 (Sperryville Pike) to Route 622 (Old Bridge Road). Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Thursday and Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Route 231 (FT Valley Road) – Mowing operations from Route 522 (Sperryville Pike) to the Madison County line. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures Wednesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Highway) – Mowing operations from Route 211 (Lee Highway) to the Warren County line. Expect alternating lane closures Monday and Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Route 522 (Sperryville Pike) – Mowing operations from Route 231 (F T Valley Road) to the Culpeper County line. Expect alternating lane closures Monday and Tuesday 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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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