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Local VDOT road report

An updated list of ongoing local road projects from the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Rockbridge County
Interstate 64
* Mile marker 41 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Litter and debris removal. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
* Various locations – Ditch cleaning, mowing, litter and debris removal. Sunday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Interstate 81
* Mile marker 174 to 205, northbound and southbound – Litter and debris removal. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
* Mile marker 182.3, northbound and southbound – Bridge painting. Alternating lane closures, Sunday to Thursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion is late September.
* Mile marker 219.1, northbound and southbound – Bridge painting. Alternating lane closures, Sunday to Thursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion is late September.

Primary Roads
* Route 11 (Fancy Hill) – I-81 overpass bridges. Bridge painting. Alternating lane closures, flagger traffic control, Monday at noon to Friday at noon.
* Route 60, eastbound and westbound – Paving from Buena Vista City eastern limits to Amherst County line. Flagger traffic control and pilot truck, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
* Route 130 (Glasgow) – Bridge construction at Route 501. Periodic single-lane traffic with flagger traffic control, signs posted. Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, 7 a.m. to noon. Use extreme caution as motorists become acquainted with new traffic pattern. Completion is in September 13, 2010.

Secondary Roads
* (NEW) Route 606 (Raphine Road) – Paving from Route 917 to Route 613. Single-lane traffic, flagger traffic control, pilot truck. Thursday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
* Route 608 (Forge Road) – Ditch cleaning, from Route 60, eastbound. Single-lane traffic, flagger traffic control, Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
* (NEW) Route 612 (Blue Grass Trail) – Pipe replacement from Route 667 (Moores Creek Road) to Route 644 (Wide Gap Road). Road closed, Sept. 29, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.
* Various roads – Brush cutting. Single-lane traffic, flagger traffic control, Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
* Various roads – Grading, mowing, litter and debris removal.

Augusta County
Interstate 64
No lane closures reported.

Interstate 81
* Mile marker 205 to 237, northbound and southbound – Litter and debris removal. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
* Mile marker 219.1, northbound and southbound – Bridge over Route 654. Bridge painting. Alternating lane closures, Sunday to Thursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion is late September.
* Mile marker 222 to 225, northbound and southbound – Bridge over Lewis Creek. Bridge repairs. Possible shoulder closures, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Possible lane closure, Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
* (NEW) Mile marker 227 to 229, northbound and southbound – Bridge over Middle River. Bridge repairs. Possible shoulder closures, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Possible lane closure, Monday night to Friday morning, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
* Various locations – Ditch cleaning, mowing, litter and debris removal. Sunday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Primary Roads
* (NEW) Route 254 – Mowing, Monday to Friday.
* Route 262, westbound – Construction of acceleration lane extension from Middlebrook Avenue to Route 262. Single-lane traffic, flagger traffic control, Monday to Thursday, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Estimated completion is October.
* Route 340 (Waynesboro) – Construction from Route 250 to Delphine Avenue for railroad bridge replacement and roadway widening, Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Expect minor delays from Broad Street to Sixth Street for construction work. Seventh Street closed from Winchester Avenue to Commerce Street, June 1 to January 2010, and Sixth Street closed from Delphine Avenue to Commerce Street, July 6 to late January 2010, for retaining wall construction, bridge and utility work. Estimated completion is November 2011.

Secondary Roads
* (NEW) Route 613 – Patching and shoulder repair from Route 646 to Route 612, Monday to Friday.
* Route 774, northbound and southbound (Cline River Road, New Hope) – Bridge over Middle River. Bridge replacement activities from Route 608 (Battlefield Road) to Route 775 (Craig Shop Road). Road closed from Mar. 30 to Nov. 13. Suggested detour: Northbound traffic take Route 608 to Route 778 (Knightly Mill Road) to Route 775 to Route 774. Southbound traffic take reverse of northbound detour.
* Route 794 (Sangers Lane), eastbound and westbound – Bridge over Christians Creek, from Route 792 (Basley Road) to Route 642 (Barren Ridge Road). Bridge replacement. Road closed, 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week, April 27 to Dec. 16. Suggested detour: Westbound traffic, take Route 792 south to Route 250 (Jefferson Highway) east to Route 642 north to Route 794. Eastbound traffic, take reverse of westbound detour.
* Route 802 – Rural rustic from Route 252 to Route 693. Road closed to thru traffic. Flagger traffic control, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Estimated completion is Sept. 22.
* (NEW) Various roads – Pavement marking. Estimated completion is Sept. 26.
* (NEW) Various roads – Patching, mowing, brush cutting. Signs posted, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
* Various roads – Mowing, machining dirt roads. Mobile operation, Monday to Friday.
* Various roads – Litter and debris removal, Monday to Friday.

Rockingham County
Interstate 81
* Mile marker 237.51 to 263, northbound and southbound – Mowing, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Left lane closed, Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
* Mile marker 237.51 to 263, northbound and southbound – Fence repair, mowing, litter and debris removal. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Primary Roads
* (NEW) Route 42 (Main Street, Broadway) – Broadway High School Homecoming. Road closed from Route 1421 west (Springbrook Road) to Route 42 north (Main Street) to Route 259 west (West Lee Street) to Route 1413 (Holly Hill Street) ending at J Frank Hilyard Middle School. Flagger traffic control, Friday, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
* Route 42, northbound and southbound – Pavement line marking from Route 1151 to 2.23 miles north of Route 778. Periodic shoulder closures, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* Route 211 (New Market Road) – Cable installation from Route 960 (Water Wheel Road) to Shenandoah City limits. Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* (NEW) Various Routes – Bridge maintenance. Single-lane traffic, flagger traffic control, Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Secondary Roads
* Route 724 (Trinity Church Road) – Road widening from 0.70 mile east of Buffalo Drive (Route 238) to 0.20 mile west of Route 717 (Indian Trail Road). Single-lane traffic, flagger traffic control, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* Route 727 (Airport Road) – Grade/slope work from Route 11 (Main Street, Mount Crawford) to Route 696 (Kiser Road). Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* (NEW) Route 800 (American Legion Drive) – Heritage Day Celebration. Road closed from Route 42 (Timber Way) to Route 9366 (Plains Elementary School entrance). Flagger traffic control, Sept. 26, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
* Route 843 (Cemetery Road) – Road work at Route 641 (Cave Hill Road) and Route 650 (Power Dam Road). Intermittent single-lane traffic, flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* Route 867 (North River Road) – Construction entrance from Route 11 (Main Street) to Route 693 (Fairview Road). Right shoulder closure, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* (NEW) Various Routes – Bridge maintenance. Single-lane traffic, flagger traffic control, Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


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