Staunton District Traffic Alert: April 30-May 4

road work transportationThe 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 0 to 39, eastbound and westbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for pothole patching. 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through May 3.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 7 to 24, eastbound and westbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for bridge cleaning, 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. through May 4.

(NEW) Mile marker 30 to 36 – Alternating lane closures for milling, paving and line painting. Monday – Friday, Through May 18 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 60 (Midland Trail) – Flagger traffic control for paving and line marking from Covington city limits to I-64 interchange at exit 10 (Callaghan). April 21 – May 4 from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and tree removal at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 600 (Morris Hill Road) – Road closed April 30 to June 7 for bridge work over Rucker Hollow Stream and Dry Branch tributary. Residents will have access to properties on either side of the bridges. Through traffic will follow posted detours.
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 696 (Selma-Low Moor Road) – Occasional flagging operations as needed near Route 1101 (Winterberry Avenue) and I-64 for intersection improvements. Estimated project completion summer 2018.

(UPDATE) Route 850 – Flagger controlled lane closures for bridge maintenance over Simpson Creek at the Alleghany/Rockbridge County line. Through May 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and tree removal 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 – Patching, brush cutting and pothole repairs at various locations with mobile work zones. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 41 to 47, eastbound – Right lane closed for guardrail maintenance. April 30-May 4 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.n.

(NEW) Mile marker 48 to 54, eastbound and westbound – Short duration “slow rolls” to control traffic on Sunday, April 29, between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. for utility work over the interstate.

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 174 to 205, northbound and southbound – Overnight mobile work zones for pothole patching. April 30-May 3 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 179 to 183, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign maintenance at multiple locations. April 30-May18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 188 to 194, northbound and southbound – Short duration “slow rolls” to control traffic on Sunday, May 6, between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. for utility work over the interstate.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Various roads – Mobile work zone for mowing operations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 789 (Country Club Road, Lexington) – Road closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7-11 between Route 251 (Thornhill Road) and Route 1030 (New Cameron Drive) for drainage work. Follow posted detours.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Mobile work zones for mowing operations and grading. Flagger traffic control for grading, patching, ditching and pipe replacement. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

HIGHLAND COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 608 (Ravens Run Road) – Stop and proceed traffic and flaggers as needed on weekdays for bridge work near intersection with Route 220 (Jackson River Road). April 27-May 31.

(NEW) Route 614 (Cowpasture River Road South) – Flagger-traffic control to repair flood damage from Route 613 (South Hall Road) to Bath County line. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Route 640 (Meadowdale Road/Blue Grass Valley Road) – Mobile work zone for patching operations at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Route 678 (Bullpasture River Road) – Flagger-controlled traffic for slope repairs south of Route 609 (Burnsville Road). Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

AUGUSTA COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

Exit 99, eastbound – Right shoulder closures on ramps to and from Route 250 for bridge maintenance. Monday to Thursday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through May 3.

Mile marker 99, eastbound and westbound – Overnight, alternating lane closures for bridge work over Route 250. Through May 4 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly.

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 205 to 207, northbound – Overnight right lane closures for pavement work. May 2-3 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 206 to 236, northbound and southbound – Nighttime mobile lane closures for pothole patching. April 30-May 2 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 340 (Eastside Highway) – Mobile, flagger controlled lane closures for pavement testing from Route 721 (Sandy Ridge Road) to Rockingham County line. May1 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 601 (Little River Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Rockbridge County line to Route 851 (Augusta Springs Road). May 2 from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Route 610 (Howardsville Turnpike) – Road closed to through traffic between Route 912 (Hodge Street) and Route 660 (Lake Road) for roadway and utility work. Route 912 and Route 660 will serve as detour routes through spring 2018. Residents and school buses will have access to Route 610 with flagger traffic control.

(NEW) Route 629 (Deerfield Valley Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 688 (Old Parkersburg Turnpike) to Route 250 (Shenandoah Mountain Drive. May 4 from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 631 (Ladd Road) – Eastbound lane closed from Route 340 (Stuarts Draft Highway) to Route 1729 (West Drive) for turn-lane construction. May 1-8 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastbound traffic follows short detour.

(NEW) Route 649 (Round Hill Drive) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 643 (Augusta Farms Road) to Route 608 (Tinkling Spring Road). April 30 from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 655 (Walnut Hills Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) to Route 340 (Stuarts Draft Highway). May 1 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 662 (Stover School Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 693 (Berry-Moore Road) to Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway). May 1 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 682 (Walker Creek Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 602 (Summerdean Road) to Route 252 (Middlebrook Road). May 2 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 693 (Stingy Hollow Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting south of Route 613 (Old Greenville Road. May 1 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 694 (Chestnut Ridge Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 695 (Arborhill Road) to Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway). May 1 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 697 (Old Greenville Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 613 to Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway). May 1 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 701 (Howardsville Road) – Mobile work zone for sign installations. from Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) to Route 252 (Middlebrook Road). May 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 703 (Hewitt Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 42 (Parkersburg Turnpike) to Route 693 (Cedar Green Road). May 3 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 730 (North River Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for spot leveling operations from Route 756 (Bunkerhill Road) to Rockingham County line. April 30 to May 4 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

​(NEW) Route 730 (North River Road) – Alternating closures with shoulder closures for bridge painting between Route 763 (Old C&W Railway Road) and Route 718 (Stokesville Road). April 28-May 6 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 731 (Natural Chimneys Road) – Lane closures as needed for painting of North River bridge in Mount Solon area. April 28-May 6 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Route 742 (Willow Spout Road) – Flagger controlled alternating lane closures for pipe installations and tree removal from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 744 (Leaport Road) as part of a Rural Rustic repair project. Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 744 (Leaport Road) – Flagger controlled alternating lane closures for pipe installations and tree removal from Route 616 (Morningside Drive) to Route 781 (Bald Rock Road) as part of a Rural Rustic repair project. Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Route 759 (Oak Hill School Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for spot leveling operations from Route 761 (Bull Mountain Road) to Route 756 (Buck Hill Road) April 30 to May 4 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.​

Route 774 (Broad Run Road – Road closed to through traffic for pipe replacement between Route 773 (Westview School Road) and Route 775 (Craig Shop Road). Through May 4 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Follow posted detours.

(NEW) Route 829 (Clark Lane) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from dead end to Route 42 (Scenic Highway). May 4 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(NEW) ​Route 840 (Old Churchville Road) – Road closed between east and west intersections of Route 250 (Churchville Avenue) for box culvert installation. May 8 to June 5 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Follow posted detours.

(NEW) Route 853 (Poor Creek Lane) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) to dead end. May 1 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 911 (Bear Street) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 42 (Buffalo Gap Highway) to dead end. May 3 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 970 (Hall School Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 635 (Mount Vernon Road) to Route 632 (Shalom Road). April 30 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Various Roads (Swoope area) – Mobile work zones for storm cleanup and debris removal. April 30 – May 4 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 245 to 243, southbound – Overnight lane closure as needed for soil excavation from 8 p.m. May 1 to 7 a.m. May 2.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 257 (Ottobine Road) – Signal-controlled single-lane traffic during bridge replacement. Vehicles limited to 13 feet in width. Estimated project completion December 2018.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 602 (East Point Road/Maryland Avenue) – Bridge rehabilitation. Starting early May, temporary signals control traffic on both sides of the bridge over South Fork Shenandoah River, at Page county line near town of Shenandoah. Vehicle width restriction of 10 feet. Estimated completion of project November 2018.

Route 738 (Dry River Road, Bridgewater area) – Road closed to all traffic (including pedestrians and bicycles) south of Route 257 during bridge and intersection construction. Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion December 2018.

(UPDATE) Route 867 (North River Road) – Eastbound shoulder closures as needed for bridge work at Pleasant Run through May 11 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Watch for construction traffic entering/leaving work zone.

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 211 Business – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking work at various locations. April 30-May 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 340 – Overnight flagger traffic control for shoulder widening and guardrail replacement between Luray town limits and Warren County line. Sunday-Thursday from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. through May 31.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 602 (East Point Road/Maryland Avenue) – Bridge rehabilitation. Starting early May, temporary signals control traffic on both sides of the bridge over South Fork Shenandoah River, at Rockingham County line near town of Shenandoah. Vehicle width restriction of 10 feet. Estimated completion of project November 2018.

Route 615 (Serenity Ridge Road) – Intermittent lane closures with flagging operations for Rural Rustic Road project from Route 615 (Egypt Bend Road) to dead end, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through August 31.

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 263 to 299, northbound and southbound – Overnight, mobile lane closures for vegetation management. April 29 – May 3 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) – Flagger traffic control for bridge inspection over North Fork Shenandoah River in the Mount Jackson area. April 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 11 – Cedar Creek Bridge replacement between Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County and Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County. Traffic restricted to one lane in each direction and a width restriction of 10 feet 6 inches. Northbound traffic follows median crossovers to use southbound bridge. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour. Estimated project completion summer 2018.

(UPDATE) Route 48/55 (Wardensville Pike/John Marshall Highway) – Flagger traffic control for bridge repairs over Cedar Creek at Frederick/Shenandoah county line through May 25 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 55 (John Marshall Highway) – Flagger traffic control for bridge repairs over Turkey Run. Work zone is between Route 754 (Laurel Hill Way) and Route 714 (Turkey Run Road). April 30-May 18 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 720 (Wissler Road), near Mount Jackson – Closed to through traffic at Meems Bottom covered bridge just west of Route 11.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 299 to 324, northbound and southbound – Overnight, mobile lane closures for vegetation management. April 29 – May 3 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 11 – Flagger traffic control for pavement marking from Reliance Road to Winchester city limit, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through May 31.

(UPDATE) Route 48/55 (Wardensville Pike/John Marshall Highway) – Flagger traffic control for bridge repairs over Cedar Creek at Frederick/Shenandoah county line through May 25 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

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 shoulder closure for sign maintenance between Route 608 (Parshall Lane) and Route 608 (Wickliffe Road). May 2-3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

(NEW) Mile marker 0 to 15, eastbound and westbound – Overnight, mobile work zone for vegetation management. April 29-May 3 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Cedar Creek Bridge replacement between Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County and Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County. Traffic restricted to one lane in each direction and a width restriction of 10 feet 6 inches. Northbound traffic follows median crossovers to use southbound bridge. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour. Estimated project completion fall 2018.

(UPDATE) Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Highway) – Overnight guardrail replacement from Page/Warren county line to Route 619 (Rivermont Drive). Through May 31, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night.

Route 522 (Winchester Road) – Overnight alternating lane closures for shoulder widening from Rockland Road to I-66 ramp. Through May 4 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 624 (Morgan Ford Road) – Flagger-controlled traffic through June 2018 for paving and bridge work at Shenandoah River, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 1. Through trucks over 30 feet in length prohibited between Route 643 (Howellsville Road) and Route 661 (Fairground Road).

(UPDATE) Route 636 (Grassland Road) – Road closed through May 1from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for pipe replacement. Emergency vehicles will have access.

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 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 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 www.VirginiaDOT.org.



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