Staunton District Traffic Alert: April 22-26


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The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks. The Staunton District consists of 11 counties from the Alleghany Highlands to the northern Shenandoah Valley: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Highland, Augusta, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke and Warren.

Scheduled work is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. When traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.

(NEW) or (UPDATE) indicates a new entry or a revised entry since last week’s report.

ALLEGHANY COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64
(NEW) Mile marker 26 to 24, westbound – Alternating lane closures for maintenance of bridge over Sioux Avenue and Jackson River, April 23-26 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
(UPDATE) Mile marker 38 to 39, eastbound – Left lane closure for guardrail repairs, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and pipe replacements. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
(NEW) Route 633 (McKinney Hollow Road) – Flagger traffic control for pavement resurfacing from Route 634 (Riverland Road) to Route 269 (Longdale Furnace Road), April 22-May 31 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Route 638 (Natural Well Road) – Road closed for Jackson River bridge replacement between Route 687 (Jackson River Road) and Route 666 (East Morris Hill Road). Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion summer 2019.
Route 3605 (South Durant Road/West Jackson Street), Covington – Road closed 24/7 through June 2 between Thacker Avenue and South Byrd Avenue for slope remediation. Follow posted detours.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacements and ditching operations at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64
(NEW) Mile marker 54 to 56, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closure for sign installation, April 24-26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(NEW) Mile marker 55 to 52, westbound – Right shoulder closures as needed for tree trimming. April 25-26 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.
(NEW) Exit 55 to Exit 56 (Lexington area), eastbound – Series of brief “slow roll closures” for installation of overhead utility lines, Sundays from 7 a.m. to 12 noon, April 28 through early June.
(NEW) Exit 56 to Exit 55 (Lexington area), westbound – Closed for installation of overhead utility lines, Sundays from 7 a.m. to 12 noon, April 28 through early June. Detour route in place.

INTERSTATE 81
(UPDATE) Mile marker 184 to 180, southbound – Overnight lane or shoulder closures for guardrail repairs at various locations, 8 p.m. April 24 to 7 a.m. April 25.
(NEW) Mile marker 185 to 188, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closure for sign installation. April 23-26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(NEW) Mile marker 185 to 206, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for survey work, April 23-26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(UPDATE) Mile marker 190 to 202, northbound – Overnight lane or shoulder closures for guardrail repairs at various locations, April 25-26 to 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.
(NEW) Exit 191 to I-64 (Lexington area) – Closed from 7 a.m. to 12 noon on Sundays through early June for installation of utility lines. Variable message boards will guide motorists on detour routes to I-64.

PRIMARY ROADS
(NEW) Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Flagger traffic control for overhead utility work between Route 39 (Maury River Road) and I-64 interchange at exit 55. April 28 from 6 a.m. to 12 noon.
(NEW) Route 11 (Lee Highway, village of Fairfield) – Alternating lane closures for resurfacing operations between Rock Wall Drive and beginning of divided highway, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 26.
(NEW) Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Overnight mobile lane closures for vegetation management between Route 752 (Hunter Hill Road) and Augusta County line. April 23-26 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Route 11 (Lee Highway), southbound – Alternating lane closures for paving operations from Route 715 (Sunnybrook Lane) to Yellow Rail Lane, 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday through May 8.
(NEW) Route 39 (Maury River Road) – Shoulder closures for sign installations from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 252 (Brownsburg Turnpike), April 25-26 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(NEW) Route 56 – Alternating lane closures for resurfacing operations form Route 761 (East Avenue) to Nelson County line, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 26.
(NEW) Route 60 (Midland Trail) – Overnight mobile alternating lane and shoulder closures for vegetation management between Route 702 (Quarry Lane) and Route 608 (Stuartsburg Road). April 23-26 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
(NEW) Route 631 (Old Buena Vista Road) – Shoulder closures for sign installations from Route 763 (Lincoln Road) to Route 705 (Mountain View Road). April 24 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pothole patching, pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

HIGHLAND COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
(NEW) Route 220 (Jackson River Road) – Mobile alternating lane closures for resurfacing operations from Bath County line to Route 606 (Dry Branch Road), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 26.
(NEW) Route 220 (Potomac River Road) – Mobile alternating lane closures for resurfacing operations from Route 250 (Main Street, Monterey) to Route 632 (The Pines Road), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 26.
(NEW) Route 250 (Mountain Turnpike) – Mobile alternating lane closures for resurfacing operations from West Virginia state line to Route 637 (Dug Bank Road), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 26.
Various roads – Paving operations at various locations with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pothole repairs. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

AUGUSTA COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64
(UPDATE) Mile marker 93 to 96, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installations, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through May 10.
(UPDATE) Exit 94, westbound – Shoulder closures along off-ramp to Route 340 for guardrail repairs, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(UPDATE) Mile marker 97 to 87, westbound – Overnight left lane closures in various locations for guardrail repairs, 8 p.m. April 24 to 7 a.m. April 25.

INTERSTATE 81
(NEW) Mile marker 205 to 208, northbound and southbound – Mobile right shoulder closures for survey work, April 23-26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(UPDATE) Mile marker 217 to 216, southbound – Right shoulder closures for guardrail repairs, April 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(UPDATE) Mile marker 225 to 227, northbound – Mobile work zone with right shoulder closures for roadside cleanup operations. April 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(UPDATE) Mile marker 235 to 236, northbound – Overnight right shoulder closure for guardrail repairs, 6 p.m. April 23 to 1 a.m. April 24.

PRIMARY ROADS
(NEW) Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) – Mobile shoulder closures for vegetation management between Route 667 (Dabneys Road) and Rockbridge County line, April 23-26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(UPDATE) Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) – Lane closures for paving between Route 818 (Dunsmore Road) and Staunton city limits, April 22-26 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(NEW) Route 250 (Jefferson Highway) – Mobile shoulder closures for vegetation management between Staunton city limits and Waynesboro city limits, April 23-26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(NEW) Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) – Mobile shoulder closures for vegetation management at various locations, April 23-26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(NEW) Route 340 (Eastside Highway) – Mobile shoulder closures for vegetation management between Waynesboro city limits and Route 619 (Purple Cow Road), April 23-26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 608 (Long Meadow Road) – Road closed 24/7 through April 26 for utility relocations between Route 250 (Jefferson Highway) and Route 741 (Fishersville Road). Follow posted detours.
(UPDATE) Route 612 (New Hope-Crimora Road) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work between Route 608 (Battlefield Road) and Route 865 (Rockfish Road). April 22-26 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Route 616 (Dam Town Road) – Flagger traffic control for roadway and shoulder improvements between Route 777 (Knightly Lane) and Route 926 (River Bend Drive), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 3.
Route 624 (Mount Torrey Road) – Flagger traffic control for soil testing at Back Creek bridge, Lyndhurst, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 26.
(NEW) Route 705 (Scott Christian Road/North Mountain Road) – Flagger traffic control for paving operations between Route 703 (Hewitt Road) and Route 707 (Trimbles Mill Road), 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through June 7.
(UPDATE) Route 774 (Broad Run Road) – Road closed April 25-26 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for pipe installation between Route 775 (Craig Shop Road) and Route 773 (Westview School Road). Follow posted detours.
(NEW) Route 775 (Craig Shop Road) – Road closed April 23 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for pipe installation between Route 778 (Knightly Mill Road) and Route 774 (Broad Run Road). Follow posted detours.
Route 796 (Kiddsville Road, near Fishersville) – Road closed to through traffic through April 25 for culvert replacement between Route 795 (Entry School Road) and Route 608 (Long Meadow Road). Follow posted detours.
(NEW) Route 971 (Lipscomb Road) – Road closed to through traffic for railroad crossing repairs between Route 970 (Hall School Road) and Route 624 (Lyndhurst Road), 8 a.m. April 23 to 8 p.m. April 24. Follow posted detours.
(UPDATE) Various roads (Verona and Swoope areas) – Pothole patching at various locations. Grading operations on non-hard surface roads. Flagger traffic control. April 22-26 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81
Mile marker 237 to 264, northbound and southbound – Mobile left shoulder closures possible for survey work, 7:30 to 4:30 p.m. through April 26.

PRIMARY ROADS
(NEW) Route 11 (Main Street) – Overnight mobile alternating lane and shoulder closures for vegetation management from Route 257 (Dinkel Avenue/Friedens Church Road) to Route 704 (Cecil Wampler Road), April 23-26 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
(NEW) Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Westbound left lane closed from Route 644 (Mount Olivet Church Road) to Route 646 (Bloomer Springs Road) for turn lane construction, April 22-26 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
(NEW) Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Overnight mobile alternating lane closures for vegetation management from Harrisonburg City limit to Route 628 (Beldor Road). April 23-26 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
(NEW) Route 33 Business (Old Spotswood Trail) – Flagger controlled traffic for inspection of bridge over South Fork of Shenandoah River. April 22-23 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(NEW) Route 42 (Timber Way) – Overnight mobile lane closures for vegetation management from Route 211 (New Market Road) to Route 259 (Lee Street), April 23-26 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
(NEW) Route 42 (John Wayland Highway) – Overnight mobile lane closures for vegetation management from Harrisonburg City limit to Route 1415 (Early Drive), April 23-26 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
(NEW) Route 253 (Port Republic Road) – Overnight mobile lane closures for vegetation management from Harrisonburg City limit to Route 704 (Boyers Road). April 23-26 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
(NEW) Route 602 (Maryland Avenue) – Flagger controlled traffic from Route 947 (Mines Road) to Page County line for inspection of bridge over South Fork of Shenandoah River, April 24-25 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Route 637 (Florist Road) – Shoulder closures with intermittent flagging operations through April 28 for preliminary bridge work over Quail Run. A full closure will be in place April 29 through June 4 for bridge reconstruction. Follow posted detours.
(NEW) Route 649 (Island Ford Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for inspection of bridge over South Fork of Shenandoah River. April 22-26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Route 921 (Lairs Run Road) – Westbound shoulder closure and occasional flagger traffic control for replacement of bridge over the North Fork Shenandoah River, just west of Route 259 (Brocks Gap Road). Estimated project completion September 2020.

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 211 Business (West Main Street, Luray) – Road closed through June 2019 for replacement of Hawksbill Creek bridge. Follow posted detours.

SECONDARY ROADS
No lane closures reported.

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81
(UPDATE) Mile marker 267 to 268, northbound and southbound – Shoulder closures as needed for maintenance of Route 767 overpass bridge, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 3.
Mile marker 272 to 273, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures for maintenance of bridge over Mill Creek, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through May 10.
(UPDATE) Mile maker 295 to 300, northbound and southbound – Mobile alternating lane closures for pavement marking, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 28.

PRIMARY ROADS
Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) – Overnight mobile alternating lane closures for pavement resurfacing from Route 730 (Caverns Road) to Route 614 (Middle Road), April 21-26 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
(NEW) Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) – Flagger controlled traffic for shoulder work at various locations between Route 614 (Middle Road) and Route 730 (Caverns Road). April 22-26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(NEW) Route 11 (Congress Street) – Lane closures as needed for pavement inspections from Rockingham County line to Route 753 (Jackson Street), April 23 from 12 noon to 7 p.m.
(NEW) Route 42 (Senedo Road) – Lane closures as needed for pavement inspections from Route 263 (Orkney Grade) to Route 767 (Middle Road), April 23 from 12 noon to 7 p.m.
(NEW) Route 263 (Orkney Grade) – Lane closures as needed for pavement inspections from Route 42 (Senedo Road) to Route 723 (Happy Valley Road), April 23 from 12 noon to 7 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 621 (Cedar Creek Road) – Road closed from Route 714 (Turkey Run Road) to Route 600 (Zepp Road) for bridge replacement. Follow posted detours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 3.
(NEW) Route 679 (Rittenour Road) – Mobile alternating lane closures for pavement resurfacing from Route 675 (Stoney Creek Road) to Route 681 (Stoneburner Road), April 22-26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(NEW) Route 681 (Stoneburner Road) – Mobile alternating lane closures for pavement resurfacing from Route 679 (Rittenour Road) to Route 42 (Senedo Road), April 22-26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Route 758 (Woodstock Tower Road) – Closed between Stagecoach Road and Woodstock Tower for slope and roadway repairs. Motorists can access mountain from east approach (Fort Valley).
(UPDATE) Route 767 (Quicksburg Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for maintenance of bridge over I-81, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 3.
(NEW) Route 847 (Rocco Road) – Mobile alternating lane closures for pavement resurfacing from Route 681 (Stoneburner Road) to dead end, April 22-26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81
(UPDATE) Mile maker 300 to 324, northbound and southbound – Mobile alternating lane closures for pavement marking, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 28.
(NEW) Mile marker 319 to 318, southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installations, April 22-May 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS
(NEW) Route 7 (Berryville Pike) – Overnight right lane closure for utility work between Route 656 (Greenwood Road) and Route 659 (Valley Mill Road), 7 p.m. April 25 to 5 a.m. April 26.
Route 11 (Main Street, Middletown) – Asphalt work between Route 627 (Reliance Road) and First Street, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 26.
(UPDATE) Route 37 – Alternating lane closures for bridge inspection over railroad tracks in Kernstown area, April 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Route 50 (Millwood Pike) eastbound and westbound – Left lane closures as needed for crossover construction project between Route 1092 (Independence Drive) and Route 723 (Carpers Valley Road), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. through April 29.
Route 277 (Fairfax Pike, Stephens City) – Intermittent flagging and lane closures for utility/road widening work at Double Church Road intersection, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through October 1.
Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement resurfacing from Winchester city limit to Route 608 (Old Bethel Church Road), April 21-26 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) – Occasional lane closures for utility work from Route 645 (Airport Road) to Route 776 (Bufflick) Road, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through September 4.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 641 (Double Church Road) – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement resurfacing from Route 277 (Fairfax Pike) to Route 647 (Aylor Road). April 21-26 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Route 655 (Sulphur Springs Road) – Flagger controlled traffic as needed for roadway reconstruction between Route 50 (Millwood Pike) and Route 656 (Greenwood Road). Flagging may also take place on Route 656 near the intersection with Route 655. Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Estimated project completion July 2020.
Route 723 (Carpers Valley Road/Old Winchester Road) – Road closed through November for replacement of bridge over Opequon Creek at Clarke County line. Follow posted detour.
Route 726 (Lakeview Circle) – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement resurfacing from Route 277 (Fairfax Pike) to Route 765 (Splash Avenue). Through April 26 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Route 765 (Splash Avenue) – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement resurfacing from Route 726 (Lakeview Circle) to dead end. Through April 26 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Route 775 (Admiral Byrd Drive) – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement resurfacing between eastern and western intersections with Route 645 (Airport Road). Through April 26 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
(NEW) Route 990 (Aviation Drive) – Alternating lane closures for pavement resurfacing from cul-de-sac to Route 645 (Airport Road). Through April 26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.

CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS
(NEW) Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway) – Right lane closures as needed for pavement marking inspections from Route 601 (Blueridge Mountain Road) to Route 608 (Kentland Lane), April 24-25 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(NEW) Route 340 (Buckmarsh Street) – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance work from Route 616 (Church Street) to Route 1035 (Mosby Boulevard), April 23-May 6 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Route 340 (Buckmarsh Street) – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement resurfacing from Route 1029 (Hermitage Boulevard) to Route 1035 (Mosby Boulevard), 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. through April 26.

SECONDARY ROADS
(NEW) Route 601 (Blueridge Mountain Road) – Lane closures as needed for pavement inspections from Route 7 Harry Byrd Highway) to Route 50 (Mosby Highway). April 24-25 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Route 723 (Carpers Valley Road/Old Winchester Road) – Road closed through November for replacement of bridge over Opequon Creek at Frederick County line. Follow posted detour.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66
No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81
No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS
(NEW) Route 522 (Redmount Road) – Lane closures as needed for pavement inspections from Rappahannock County line to Route 604 (Harmony Hollow Road). April 24 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
(NEW) Route 522 – Alternating lane closures for pavement marking maintenance between Route 637 (Guard Hill Road) and Frederick County line, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through May 15.

SECONDARY ROADS
Route 607 (Rocky Lane) –Daytime flagger traffic control with occasional temporary road closures for Rural Rustic project between Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Highway) and Route 649 (Browntown Road). Weekdays through late June.
Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.

Vegetation management may take place district wide on various routes. Motorists are reminded to use extreme caution when traveling through work zones.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at http://www.511Virginia.org.

The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/. Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton. VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located at http://www.VirginiaDOT.org.


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