Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alerts: Oct. 26-30

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 installing storm drain structures, paving and constructing a retaining wall at the ramp. Motorists should be alert for equipment entering and exiting the highway.

–        Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., intermittent left-turn lane and crossover closures will be in place on Route 29 from Earhart Drive to Hydraulic Road.

–        Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the westbound Route 250 Bypass outside lane will be closed.

–        Wednesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the ramp from Barracks Road to eastbound Route 250 Bypass will be narrowed with a shoulder closure.

(UPDATE) Rio Road grade-separated intersection – Utility relocation work continues in the vicinity of the Rio Road intersection. The following work is scheduled Sunday through Friday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.:

–        Alternating triple lane closures will be in place on northbound Route 29 from Fashion Square Drive to Albemarle Square.

–        Alternating triple lane closures will be in place on southbound Route 29 from Albemarle Square to Fashion Square Drive.

–        Rio Road will be closed to through traffic at its intersection with Route 29. Right turns will be permitted at the intersection but the crossover will be closed to through traffic and left-turn movements. Rio Road East will be closed in both directions from Albemarle Square to Route 29. A single lane will be maintained for local business traffic. Motorists should follow posted detour signs.

–        Shoulders closed on Route 29 at the intersections of Twentyninth Place Court, Fashion Square Drive, Ashwood Boulevard, and North Hollymead Drive.

Route 29 widening – Median clearing from Polo Grounds Road to Towncenter Drive. The following work on Route 29 is scheduled Sunday through Friday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.:

–        The left lane will be closed in both directions from Towncenter Drive to Rio Mills Road. Traffic stops of up to 10 minutes will be necessary for safe clearing of trees in median. Expect minor delays.

–        Intermittent shoulder and lane closures will be in place between Berkmar Drive and Hilton Heights Road.

 

 

Albemarle County

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

(NEW) Interstate 64 – Tree trimming on I-64 westbound at mile 104. Right lane closed on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.Motorists should expect minor delays.

(UPDATE) Interstate 64 – Installation of infrastructure and devices for active traffic management system on Afton Mountain. 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. Motorists should keep right and use caution approaching the work zone. Anticipated completion Dec. 9.

(NEW) Route 29 (Monacan Trail Road) – Paving from just north of Route 692 (Plank Road) to Route 760 (Red Hill School Road). Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., traffic will be reduced to one lane. Obey traffic controls.

Route 53 (Thomas Jefferson Parkway) – Constructing right-turn lane at Route 729 (Milton Road). Monday through Friday from10 a.m. to 3 p.m., westbound lane closed with traffic controlled by flagging. Expect delays. Anticipated completion Nov. 16.

(UPDATE) Route 250 (Richmond Road) – Line painting from 0.3 mile east of the Interstate 64 interchange at Shadwell to the Fluvanna County line. Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., mobile lane closures will reduce traffic to one lane. Obey traffic controls.

(UPDATE) Route 631 (5th Street) – Line painting from Route 1870 (Ambrose Commons Drive) to 0.2 mile north of the Interstate 64 overpass. Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., mobile lane closures will reduce traffic to one lane. Obey traffic controls.

Route 649 (Proffit Road) – A short segment of Proffit Road will be closed to through traffic while crews repairs the bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway. During the closure, motorists will follow posted detour signs from Route 20 (Stony Point Road) to Route 600 (Watts Passage Road) to Route 29 (Seminole Trail) and reverse. The road is expected to reopen Nov. 20.

Route 677 (Broomley Road) – Replacement of bridge over Buckingham-Branch Railroad. Road closed with southbound traffic detoured right onto Route 677 (Old Ballard Road) to Route 676/678 (Owensville Road) 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 784 (Doctors Crossing) – Paving of gravel road. Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., mobile lane closures with flagging will occur.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 240, 250, 620, 635, 637, 713, 731, 769 – Trimming and roadside maintenance.
  • Routes 600, 627, 631, 633, 640, 672, 673, 674, 699, 700, 716, 718, 747 – Machining of gravel roads.
  • Route 631 – Pavement patching.
  • Routes 620, 810, 1177 – Shoulder repair and ditching.
  • Routes 641, 645, 646, 664, 665, 743 1177 – Mowing.

 

 

Culpeper County

(UPDATE) Route 3 (Germanna Highway) – Roadway widening to four lanes. Clearing, excavation and utility relocation will occur along the route from Stevensburg to Lignum. On Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., single lane closures will occur from Sandy Spring Lane to Route 739 (Clay Hill Road) for drain pipe installation. The eastbound lane will be closed on Wednesday and the westbound lane will be closed on Thursday, with traffic controlled by flagging. Motorists should obey the posted 45 mph work zone speed limit signs and be alert for workers near the travel lanes and trucks entering and exiting the highway.

(UPDATE) Route 15/29 (James Madison Highway) – Line painting and installing raised pavement markers. Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., a mobile work zone will reduce southbound traffic to one lane from Route 663 (Alanthus Road) to Route 676 (Beverly Ford Road/Berry Hill Road).

Route 29 (James Madison Highway) – Construction of new interchange at Route 666 (Braggs Corner Road). Intermittent lane closures will occur Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Speed limit reduced to 35 mph on Route 666 through the work zone. Motorists should be alert and use caution through the work zone. Anticipated completion August 2017.

(UPDATE) Route 211 (Lee Highway) – Line painting and installing raised pavement markers. Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., a mobile work zone will reduce eastbound traffic to one lane from Route 621 (Colvin Road) to the Fauquier County line.

Route 657 (Old Mill Road) – Paving of gravel road from 0.3 mile to 2.1 miles south of Route 645 (Kirtley Trail). Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., single lane closed with traffic controlled by flagging.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 522, 666, 729 – Mowing.
  • Route 680 – Pipe replacement.

 

 

Fauquier County

Interstate 66 – Bridge repairs on I-66 from mile marker 20 to mile marker 35 in both directions. Sunday through Thursday between 7 p.m. and 4:30 a.m., alternating eastbound and westbound lane closures will occur. Expect brief delays.

(UPDATE) Route 15/29 (Lee Highway) – Line painting and installing raised pavement markers. Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., a mobile work zone will reduce northbound traffic to one lane from Route 605 (Airlie Road) to the Prince William County line.

(UPDATE) Route 17 (Winchester Road) – Line painting and installing raised pavement markers. Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., a mobile work zone will reduce northbound traffic to one lane from Route 777 (Old Zion Road) to the Interstate 66 interchange.

Route 688 (Leeds Manor Road) – Replacing bridge over Thumb Run. Intermittent shoulder and lane closures will occur Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Anticipated completion July 2016.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 28, 616 – Trimming and roadside maintenance.
  • Routes 604, 616, 651, 732, 738, 742, 772 – Shoulder repair and ditching.
  • Routes 622, 704, 710, 726, 727, 728, 734, 735, 788, 806 – Machining of gravel roads.
  • Routes 644, 721, 738, 806 – Pavement patching.
  • Routes 688, 721, 732, 736, 737, 743, 764, 770, 780, 798 – Mowing.
  • Route 732 – Pipe replacement.

 

 

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 summer 2016.

Primary and secondary routes – Line painting. Mobile lane closures will occur on primary and secondary routes between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. Motorists should use caution around slow-moving equipment and only pass where safe and legal.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Route 15 – Trimming.
  • Routes 15, 612, 614, 636, 637, 643, 659, 669, 761, 1010 – Mowing.

 

 

Greene County

(NEW) Route 642 (Simms Road) – Paving of gravel road. Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., mobile lane closures with flagging will occur.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Routes 604, 663, 810 – Mowing.

 

 

Louisa County

(UPDATE) Route 33 (Louisa Road) – Paving and line painting from Route 22 (Louisa Road) to Route 1002 (South Street). Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., traffic will be reduced to one lane controlled by flagging. Obey traffic controls and expect delays.

Primary routes – Line painting. Mobile lane closures will occur on primary routes between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. Motorists should use caution around slow-moving equipment and only pass where safe and legal.

 

Routine Maintenance Activities

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

  • Route 613 – Mowing.

 

 

Madison County

(UPDATE) Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Paving, line striping and installing raised pavement markers. Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., mobile lane closures will reduce southbound traffic to one lane at the locations listed below.

  • From Route 662 (Shelby Road) to 1 mile south of Route 230 (Wolftown-Hood Road).
  • From 0.7 mile north of Route 678 (Tibbs Shop Road) to 0.3 mile south of Route 612 (James City Road).
  • From Route 607 (Ridgeview Road) to Route 634 (Washington Street/Oak Park Road).

Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Mowing along the corridor. Mobile lane closures will occur Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists should obey traffic controls and use caution through the work zone.

Primary routes – Line painting. Mobile lane closures will occur on primary routes between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. Motorists should use caution around slow-moving equipment and only pass where safe and legal.

(NEW) Route 230 (Wolftown-Hood Road) – Line striping and installing raised pavement markers. Monday through Friday from8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., traffic will be reduced to one lane at the locations listed below.

  • From Route 662 (Shelby Road) to 1 mile south of Route 657 (Thrift Road).
  • From Route 692 (Riverview Lane) to the Greene County line.

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. 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.

  • Route 231 – Pipe installation.

 

Orange County

Primary routes – Line painting. Mobile lane closures will occur on primary routes between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. Motorists should use caution around slow-moving equipment and only pass where safe and legal.

(NEW) Route 20 (Constitution Highway) – Mowing along the corridor. Motorists are advised to be alert for mobile lane closures on Monday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Obey traffic controls.

(NEW) Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Mowing along the corridor. Motorists are advised to be alert for mobile lane closures on Monday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Obey traffic controls.

Route 20 (Constitution Highway) – Paving and line striping from Route 741 (Lafayette Drive) to approximately 0.1 mile south of Route 729 (Tannery Road). Monday through Saturday, from 7:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., traffic reduced to one lane controlled by flagging and pilot truck. Placement of stone along the shoulders will require mobile lane closures between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., daily. Obey traffic controls and expect delays.

Route 611 (Gold Dale Road) – Paving and line striping from Route 20 (Constitution Highway) to Route 604 (Gold Dale Road). Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., traffic reduced to one lane controlled by flagging and pilot truck. Obey traffic controls and use caution through the work zone.

(NEW) Route 631 (Brick Church Road) – Asphalt patching. On Monday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., alternating lanes closed between Route 629 (Lahore Road) and Route 20 (Constitution Road), with traffic controlled by flagging. Obey traffic controls.

Route 651 (Thornhill Road) – Asphalt patching. On Thursday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., alternating lanes closed between Route 612 (Monrovia Road) and Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Highway), with traffic controlled by flagging. Obey traffic controls.

(NEW) Route 700 (Trimmers Road) – Asphalt patching. On Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., alternating lanes closed between Route 632 (Montebello Drive) and Route 673 (Old Rapidan Road), with traffic controlled by flagging. 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 15, 697 – Shoulder repair and ditching.
  • Routes 20, 33, 522 – Mowing.
  • Route 20 – Pipe replacement.
  • Routes 611, 619, 631, 651, 700, 1159 – Asphalt patching.
  • Route 630 – Machining of gravel roads.

 

 

Rappahannock County

(NEW) Route 211 (Lee Highway) – Line striping and installing pavement markers from Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Highway) to approximately 0.6 mile west of Route 678 (Jordans Road). Mobile lane closures will occur Monday through Saturday, from 7:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Obey traffic controls and expect brief delays.

Route 637 (Jericho Road) – Replacement of bridge over Big Indian Run. Intermittent lane closures will Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 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 211, 522, 615, 617, 618, 622, 626 – Mowing.
  • Routes 211, 522 – Trimming and roadside maintenance.
  • Route 231 – Pipe replacement.
  • Routes 618, 622, 628, 647 – Pavement patching.
  • Routes 618, 658 – Shoulder repair and ditching.

 

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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