Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alerts: June 29-July 3


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 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.

 

(UPDATE) Route 29/250 Bypass interchange – Contractor is performing excavation work near the ramp and grading in the median. Work on Tuesday night includes removing the existing overhead sign structure.

  • Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., intermittent left-turn lane and crossover closures will occur for median work.
  • On Sunday and Monday nights, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Route 29 southbound outside lane will be closed. The ramp to Route 250 west will be closed with detour posted for motorists.
  • On Tuesday night, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Route 29 southbound motorists should expect traffic stops of up to 20 minutes while overhead sign structure is removed. Two outside lanes and ramp to Route 250 west will be closed completely.
  • On Wednesday and Thursday nights, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Route 29 southbound outside lane will be closed. The ramp to Route 250 west will be closed with detour posted for motorists.

 

(UPDATE) Route 29 widening – Contractor is digging test holes to locate underground utilities on Route 29 between Polo Grounds Road and Ashwood Boulevard.

  • On Tuesday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the southbound right lane and right-turn lane will be closed just north of Polo Grounds Road.
  • On Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the southbound right lane will be closed in the vicinity of North Hollymead Drive.
  • On Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the southbound right lane will be closed just north of Ashwood Boulevard.

 

(UPDATE) Rio Road grade-separated intersection – Utility relocation work will occur in the vicinity of the Rio Road intersection.

  • On Monday and Tuesday nights, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., the two right southbound lanes and the southbound right-turn lane from Route 29 onto West Rio Road will be closed. Motorists should slow down and be alert for signs advising of the lane closures and alternate routes as they approach the work zone.
  • Motorists should be alert for work along the northbound shoulder and lane closures between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. in the vicinity of the Route 29 entrance to Albemarle Square Shopping Center.

(NEW) Route 29 adaptive signal control technology – Mobile lane closures will occur in both directions from Route 649 (Airport Road) to Route 743 (Hydraulic Road) from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday and Tuesday. Watch for slow-moving vehicles and highway workers near the travel lanes.

 

 

Albemarle County

(UPDATE) Interstate 64 – Deck resurfacing of I-64 bridge over Route 637 (Dick Woods Road). Alternating eastbound lane closures will occur Mondaythrough Thursday between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.

(UPDATE) Interstate 64 – Installation of communications conduit in median. 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. Left lane closures may occur in both directions between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Motorists should keep right and use caution approaching the work zone. Anticipated completion Sept. 28.

(NEW) Interstate 64 – Mile marker sign repairs. Westbound shoulder closures will occur from mile markers 107 to 99. Motorists should use caution near the work zone.

(NEW) Interstate 64 – Lane closures will occur at mile markers 126 and 127 Sunday through Wednesday between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. for asphalt repairs. Motorists should be alert for workers and equipment near the travel lanes.

(UPDATE) Route 250 (Ivy Road) – Roadway repaving from Ednam Center to Route 250 Business. Traffic reduced to one lane with flagging overnight Sunday and Monday from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and use caution through the work zone.

Route 616 (Black Cat Road) – Replacement of bridge over Buckingham Branch Railroad. Road closed at the bridge with traffic detoured via Route 250 (Richmond Road). Anticipated completion Oct. 15.

Route 637 (Dick Woods Road) – Replacement of bridge over Ivy Creek. Bridge is open to traffic. Intermittent lane closures may occur as final work items are completed. Motorists should be alert for workers and equipment near the travel lanes.

Route 636 (Buck Mountain Road) – Shoulder repair, ditching, and drainage pipe replacement. Northbound lane closed at Route 663 (Simmons Gap Road) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., with traffic controlled by flagging. Motorists should obey traffic controls and expect delays.

Route 677 (Broomley Road) – Replacement of bridge over Buckingham-Branch Railroad. Road closed at the bridge with southbound traffic detoured right onto Route 677 (Old Ballard Road), which will be narrowed to one lane near the intersection, then left onto Route 676/678 (Owensville Road) and out to Route 250 (Ivy Road). Northbound motorists will reverse the detour. Access to all residences and businesses will be maintained during the closure. Anticipated completion Nov. 16.

Route 703 (Pocket Lane) – Preparation for paving of gravel road. Motorists should obey traffic controls and use caution through the work zone.

Route 743 (Earlysville Road) – Entrance pipe replacement. Southbound lane closed just south of Rutledge Lane between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., with traffic controlled by flagging. Motorists should obey traffic controls and 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 20, 22, 231, 250 – Debris removal.
  • Routes 600, 610, 612, 621, 643, 743, 746, 769, 780, 781, 807, 876, 1102, 1493 – Mowing.
  • Routes 600, 640, 667, 698, 700, 784 – Machining of gravel roads.
  • Route 640, roads in Mill Creek subdivision – Pavement patching.

 

 

Town of Culpeper

(UPDATE) Routes 15/29 Business, 229 – Finishing work at roundabout project. Intermittent lane closures on Route 15/29 Business and Route 229 will occur Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and proceed with caution through the work zone.

 

 

Culpeper County

(UPDATE) Route 3 (Germanna Highway) – Preparatory work for roadway widening. Alternating lane closures will occur from Route 669 (Carrico Mills Road) to Route 750 (Ellis Road) on Wednesday and Thursday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. for drainage pipe installation. Traffic will be controlled by flagging.Motorists should obey traffic controls and proceed with caution through the work zone.

(UPDATE) Route 29 (James Madison Highway) – Construction of new interchange at Route 666 (Braggs Corner Road). Intermittent lane closures will occur Monday through Thursday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Motorists should be alert and use caution through the work zone. Anticipated completion August 2017.

(UPDATE) Route 655 (Somerville Road) – Grading and placement of stone between Route 689 (Cedar Run Road) and Route 652 (Mitchell Road). Intermittent lane closures will occur Monday through Thursday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and proceed with caution through the work zone.

(UPDATE) Route 673 (Newbys Shop Road) – Ditching and shoulder grading between Route 675 south (Haughts Lane) and Route 675 north (Thoms Road). Intermittent lane closures will occur Monday through Thursday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and proceed with caution through the work zone.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 3, 20, 229 – Mowing.
  • Routes 625, 666, 1172, 1174 – Pavement patching.
  • Routes 627, 628, 682 – Pipe installation/repair.
  • Route 682 – Shoulder repair and ditching.

 

 

Fauquier County

(UPDATE) Interstate 66 – Repairs to Route 723 (Ashville Road) bridge over I-66. Alternating westbound lane closures will occur Monday through Thursday from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Motorists should be alert for workers and equipment near the travel lanes.

(NEW) Route 691 (Carters Run Road) – Extensive asphalt repairs. Road closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday between Route 783 (Hideaway Road) and Route 719 (Scotts Road). Access will be maintained for residents and other local traffic but the road surface will be rough and uneven until work is complete.

Route 723 (Ashville Road) – Repairs to bridge over Interstate 66. Road closed at the bridge. Through traffic should follow posted detour signs and use caution in the work zone. Anticipated completion Aug. 1.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 17, 1002 – Shoulder repair and ditching.
  • Routes 605, 626, 635, 681, 691, 721 – Pavement patching.
  • Routes 605, 702, 709, 710 – Mowing.
  • Routes 628, 629, 672, 682, 691, 694, 713, 719, 761 – Machining of gravel roads.
  • Routes 684, 1302 – Debris removal.
  • Routes 670, 691 – Pipe installation/repair.

 

 

Fluvanna County

Route 6 (East River Road) – Replacement of the Rivanna River bridge. Temporary lane closures may occur, with traffic controlled by flaggers. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls as they approach the area. Anticipated completion Nov. 20.

Route 6 (West River Road) – Replacement of the Hardware River bridge. Temporary lane closures may occur, with traffic controlled by flaggers. Anticipated completion Aug. 14.

(NEW) Route 611 (Paynes Landing Road) – Surface treatment from Route 6 (West River Road) to the end of state maintenance. Traffic reduced to one lane with flagging from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Obey traffic controls.

(NEW) Route 620 (Rolling Road) – Surface treatment from Route 6 (West River Road) to the Albemarle County line. Traffic reduced to one lane with flagging from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Obey traffic controls.

(NEW) Route 635 (Cannery Lane) – Surface treatment from Route 15 (James Madison Highway) to the end of state maintenance. Traffic reduced to one lane with flagging from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Obey traffic controls.

(NEW) Route 640 (Cunningham Road/Shores Road) – Surface treatment from Route 6 (West River Road) to the end of state maintenance. Traffic reduced to one lane with flagging from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Obey traffic controls.

(NEW) Route 693 (Blue Bird Lane) – Surface treatment from Route 639 (Long Acre Road) to the end of state maintenance. Traffic reduced to one lane with flagging from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Obey traffic controls.

(NEW) Route 773 (The Cross Road) – Surface treatment from Route 637 (Antioch Road) to Route 6 (West River Road). Traffic reduced to one lane with flagging from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Obey traffic controls.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Route 6 – Trimming and roadside maintenance.
  • Routes 15, 605, 608, 615, 629, 631, 659, 663, 684, 686 – Mowing.

 

 

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 603, 604, 612, 633, 648 – Mowing.
  • Routes 605, 1022 – Pavement patching.

 

 

Louisa County

(NEW) Interstate 64 – Milling and paving. Eastbound traffic reduced to one lane with flagging from mile markers 136 to 143 overnight Sunday throughWednesday from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Motorists should use caution through the work zone.

(NEW) Route 15 (James Madison Highway) – Preparations for roadway resurfacing at the following locations. Traffic reduced to one lane Monday through Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and expect brief delays.

  • From just north of the Sommerfield Business Park entrance to Route 22 (Louisa Road).
  • From 0.5 mile north of Route 603 (Bowlers Mill Road) to the Orange County line.

(NEW) Route 22 (Davis Highway) – Preparations for roadway resurfacing from the Louisa town limits to Route 522 (Mineral Avenue) in the town of Mineral. Traffic reduced to one lane Monday through Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and expect brief delays.

(NEW) Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Highway) – Preparations for roadway resurfacing from Route 667 (Old Tolersville Road) to one mile south of Route 770 (Johnny Hall Road). Traffic reduced to one lane Monday through Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and expect brief delays.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 613, 693, 731, 742, 773 – Mowing.
  • Route 618 – Trimming and roadside maintenance.
  • Route 689 – Pavement patching.

 

 

Madison County

(NEW) Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Preparations for roadway resurfacing at the following locations. Traffic reduced to one lane Monday through Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and expect brief delays.

  • From 0.7 mile north of Route 678 (Tibbs Shop Road) to Route 612 (James City Road).
  • From Route 662 (Shelby Road) to 0.9 mile south of Route 230 (Wolftown-Hood Road).
  • From Route 634 (Oak Park Road) to Route 607 (Lillards Ford Road).

Route 231 (N. Blue Ridge Turnpike) – Replacement of bridge over Mulatto Run. Road reduced to one lane with two-way traffic controlled by temporary traffic signals. Motorists should expect brief delays Monday through Friday while crews install a drainage pipe under the roadway. Anticipated completion Dec. 18.

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 230, 231, roads in the town of Madison – Mowing.

 

 

Orange County

(UPDATE) Route 15 (James Madison Highway North) – Asphalt repairs at site of drainage pipe replacement, near intersection of Route 721 (Robinson River Road. Motorists should obey traffic controls.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 3, 20 – Mowing.
  • Route 611 – Pipe installation/repair.

 

 

Rappahannock County

(UPDATE) Route 211 (Lee Highway) – Placement of shoulder stone from Route 1003 (Waterpenny Lane) to Route 9908 (Rappahannock High School) will reduce traffic to one lane Wednesday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls as they approach the work zone.

(NEW) Route 211 (Lee Highway) – Preparations for roadway resurfacing at the following locations. Traffic reduced to one lane Monday through Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and expect brief delays.

  • From 0.6 mile east of Route 1003 (Waterpenny Lane) to Route F-724.
  • From one mile east of Route 621 (Colvin Road) to the Fauquier County line.
  • From Route 634 (Oak Park Road) to Route 607 (Lillards Ford Road).

(NEW) Route 522 (Sperryville Pike) – Preparations for roadway resurfacing from 0.8 mile south of Route 655 (Short Road) to 0.4 mile north of Route 231 (F.T. Valley Road). Traffic reduced to one lane Monday through Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and expect brief delays.

(UPDATE) Route 637 (Jericho Road) – Replacement of bridge over Big Indian Run. Intermittent lane closures will occur Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., with traffic controlled by flagging. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls as they approach the area. Anticipated completion May 2016.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 614, 622, 623, 624, 625, 630, 631, 635, 637, 654, 662, 672 – Mowing.
  • Routes 681, 707 – Machining of gravel roads.

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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