Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alerts: May 18-22

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.

Route 29 (Emmet Street) – Pipe replacement across Route 29 south at the Route 250 Bypass interchange. Alternating lane closures will occur overnight Monday through Wednesday between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Motorists should be alert for workers and equipment near the travel lanes.

(NEW) Route 29 (Emmet Street) – Pipe installation between Angus Road and Hydraulic Road. Intermittent left-turn lane and crossover closures will occur Monday through Friday between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Motorists should use an alternate route.

(NEW) Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Nighttime lane closures for clearing and excavation for utility relocation. The two right northbound lanes from Rio Road approximately 1,000 feet north will be closed between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.

(NEW) Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Nighttime lane closures for utility test holes between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. in the following locations in the Forest Lakes area:

  • Monday and Tuesday: Northbound right turn lane at Polo Grounds Road and the right lane from Polo Grounds Road to Ashwood Boulevard.
  • Wednesday and Thursday: Northbound right lane from Polo Grounds Road to Ashwood Boulevard.
  • Sunday, May 24: Northbound right turn lane at Polo Grounds Road and the left lane from Polo Grounds Road to Ashwood Boulevard.

(NEW) Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Installation of infrastructure for adaptive traffic signal control system. Intermittent lane closures at the locations listed below. Motorists should use an alternate route.

  • At Woodbrook Drive – Multiple southbound lanes closed overnight Sunday, May 17 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. and overnight Monday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • From Hydraulic Road to Airport – Intermittent lane closures in both directions overnight Tuesday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

 

 

Albemarle County

(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. During this time, left lanes 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 is July 2015.

(UPDATE) Route 6 (Irish Road) – Guardrail installation from the Nelson County line to Route 626 (Langhorne Road). Traffic reduced to one laneMonday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Motorists will be directed by flaggers and pilot truck.

(NEW) Route 53 (Thomas Jefferson Parkway) – Drainage pipe replacement just east of Route 732 (Milton Road). Traffic reduced to one lane Monday and Tuesday between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and use caution through the work zone.

(NEW) Route 231 (Gordonsville Road) – Pavement patching from Route 615 (Lindsay Road) north to the Orange County line. Intermittent lane closures will occur Monday through Wednesday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and use caution through the work zone.

(NEW) Routes 625, 627, 657, 659, 1427, 1428, 1493 – Pavement marking eradication prior to paving. Traffic reduced to one lane between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Motorists will be directed by flaggers and pilot truck. Expect minor delays.

Route 606 (Dickerson Road) – Repairs to bridge over the North Fork Rivanna River. Road closed at the bridge with traffic detoured south on Route 29 (Seminole Trail) to Route 1571 (Lewis and Clark Drive), then right on Quail Run, which carries motorists back to Route 606. Anticipated completion Aug. 1.

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. Road closed at the bridge with traffic detoured via Route 677 (Bloomfield Road) and Route 250 (Ivy Road). Anticipated completion Aug. 4.

(NEW) 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.

(NEW) Route 740 (Zion Hill Road) – Drainage pipe replacement. Road closed at Route 231 (Gordonsville Road) and 600 feet east of the intersection between 8 a.m. Tuesday and 3 p.m. Thursday. Motorists should use an alternate route.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 53, 740 – Pipe installation/repair.
  • Routes 640, 691, 715, 787 – Pavement patching.
  • Routes 649, 729, 732 – Mowing.
  • Routes 713, 725 – Trimming.
  • Routes 717, 728 – Machining of gravel roads.
  • Routes 787, 810 – Tree removal.

 

 

Town of Culpeper

Routes 15/29 Business, 229 – Construction of roundabout at intersection. Intermittent lane closures on Route 15/29 Business and Route 229 will occur Monday through Thursday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. and Friday between 7 a.m. and 3:30 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 along the north side of Route 3 between Route 788 (Lignum Road) and Route 669 (Carrico Mills Road). No lane closures or traffic impacts are anticipated. Motorists should be alert for workers and equipment near the travel lanes.

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

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 15, 229, 522, 696 – Mowing.
  • Routes 613, 637 – Pipe installation/repair.
  • Routes 621, 685 – Pavement patching.
  • Routes 624, 626, 693, 696, 710 – Machining of gravel roads.
  • Route 685 – Shoulder repair and ditching.

 

 

Fauquier County

Route 610 (Midland Road) – Roadway resurfacing from Route 806 (Elk Run Road) to Route 616 (Bristersburg Road). Traffic reduced to one laneMonday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Motorists will be directed by flaggers and pilot truck.

Route 651 (Sumerduck Road) – Replacement of bridge over Sumerduck Run. Road closed with traffic detoured using Route 17 (Marsh Road) to Route 634 (Courtneys Corner Road) and back to Route 651. Anticipated completion late May.

(UPDATE) Route 691 (Carters Run Road) – Pavement repairs. Road closed to through-traffic at Route 783 (Hideaway Road) and Route 719 (Scotts Road) Monday through Thursday. Motorists should use an alternate route.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 28, 602, 604 – Shoulder repair and ditching.
  • Routes 211, 602, 616, 643, 670, 672, 674, 692, 779 – Mowing.
  • Routes 605, 674, 681, 691, 742, 799, 1045 – Pavement patching.
  • Routes 637, 643, 681 – Pipe installation/repair.
  • Route 667 – Debris removal.
  • Route 674 – Machining of gravel roads.

 

 

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.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 6, 53 – Mowing.
  • Routes 630, 631 – Pavement patching.

 

 

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 29, 33 – Mowing.

 

 

Louisa County

(NEW) Route 15 (James Madison Highway) – Roadway repairs to the I-64 diverging diamond interchange at Zion Crossroads. Intermittent lane closures will occur Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and expect minor delays during work hours.

(NEW) Routes 601, 1001, 1004, 1008, 1009, 1010, 1014 – Pavement marking eradication prior to paving. Traffic reduced to one lane between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Motorists will be directed by flaggers and pilot truck. Expect minor 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, 623, 624, 625, 637, 692 – Mowing.
  • Route 634 – Shoulder repair and ditching.
  • Route 656 – Trimming.

 

 

Madison County

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. Expect delays. Anticipated completion Dec. 18.

Route 707 (Nethers Road) – Bridge work over an unnamed stream. Road closed just south of Route 749 (Moon Road) on Tuesday, between 9 a.m.and 4 p.m. Access to the Old Rag Mountain trailhead and residences beyond the bridge will be restricted during the closure.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 231, 609, 670 – Mowing.

 

 

Orange County

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 3, 15, 20 – Mowing.

 

 

Rappahannock County

Route 622 (Harris Hollow Road) – Drainage pipe rehabilitation. Traffic reduced to one lane just west of Route 623 (Pullins Bluff Road) Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and use caution through the work zone.

Route 629 (Bean Hollow Road) – Drainage pipe rehabilitation. Traffic reduced to one lane .5 mile west of Route 628 (Dearing Road) Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and use 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.

  • Route 211 – Mowing.
  • Routes 612, 674 – Pavement patching.

 

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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