Staunton District Traffic Alert: Aug. 13-17

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

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for mowing and pavement patching at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

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 – Flagger traffic control for utility work between Totten Drive (Frontage Road 203) and South Byrd Avenue. Weekdays through December 2018 from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for mowing and pavement patching at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 39 – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for maintenance of pavement markers at various locations. August 15 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Various roads – Mobile work zones for patching and tree cleanup at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 678 (Indian Draft Road) – Flagger traffic control for pavement work from Route 614 (Cowpasture River Road) to Route 625 (River Road). Through August 17 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Various roads – Mobile work zones for tree cleanup at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 175 to 176, northbound – Overnight left lane closure for guardrail work, 9 p.m. August 15 to 1 a.m. August 16.

Mile marker 176 to 181, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for milling and paving. Includes paving of exit 180 (Natural Bridge) on- and off-ramps. Ramps will remain open. Through September 7, Sunday to Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Mile marker 183 to 181, southbound – Left shoulder closed for sign installations. Through August 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 187 to 185, southbound – Overnight left lane closure for guardrail work, 9 p.m. August 14 to 6 a.m. August 15.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 39 – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for maintenance of pavement markers at various locations. August 14 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 42 – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for maintenance of pavement markers at various locations. August 14 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 641 (Jacktown Road) – Road closed from Route 638 (Still House Drive) to Route 642 (House Mountain Road) for pipe replacement. August 14-15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

HIGHLAND COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 84 – Flagger traffic control for pipe maintenance at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 220 – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for maintenance of pavement markers at various locations. August 15 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 250 – Flagger traffic control for pipe maintenance at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 250 – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for maintenance of pavement markers at various locations. August 15-16 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for mowing, shoulder repairs and patching. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

AUGUSTA COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 89 to 90, eastbound – Nighttime left lane closure for guardrail work, August 12 from 9 p.m. to midnight.

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 211 to 212, northbound – Overnight left lane closure for guardrail work, 9 p.m. August 16 to 1 a.m. August 17.

(NEW) Mile marker 218 to 213, southbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for survey work at various locations, August 13-15 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Mile marker 218 to 220, northbound – Overnight right lane closures for ramp extension work. Exit 220 will remain open. Through August 31 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly.

(NEW) Mile marker 219 to 220, northbound – Early morning left lane closure for guardrail work, August 17 from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m.

Mile marker 222 to 219 southbound – Overnight right lane closures for ramp extension work. Interchange ramps will remain open. Through September 30 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 228 to 230, northbound – Overnight right lane closure for Middle River bridge inspection, 10 p.m. August 19 to 6 a.m. August 20.

(NEW) Mile marker 230 to 232, northbound – Overnight left lane closure for guardrail work, 9 p.m. August 13 to 5 a.m. August 14.

(NEW) Mile marker 231 to 229, southbound – Early morning left lane closure for guardrail work, August 13 from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m.

Mile marker 227 to 222, southbound – Overnight single lane closures with temporary ramp closures for milling, paving and pavement marking. Monday-Friday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through October 2018.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 42 (Buffalo Gap Highway) –Shoulder closures for

mowing operations from Route 250 (Churchville Avenue) to Route 720 (Morris Mill Road). August 13-17 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 42 (Buffalo Gap Highway/Parkersburg Turnpike) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Route 725 (Whiskey Creek Road) to Route 688 (Old Parkersburg Turnpike). Through August 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 250 – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for maintenance of pavement markers at various locations. August 16 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 250 (Churchville Avenue) – Shoulder closures for

mowing operations from Route 42 (Buffalo Gap Highway) to Route 262. August 13-17 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 254 – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for maintenance of pavement markers at various locations. August 17 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 254 (Parkersburg Turnpike) – Shoulder closures for mowing operations from Route 262 to Route 42 (Buffalo Gap Highway). August 13-17 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 276 – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for maintenance of pavement markers at various locations. August 17 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 610 (Howardsville Turnpike) – Road closed to through traffic through summer 2018 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. Residents will have access to Route 610 with flagger traffic control.

Route 649 (Round Hill Drive) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 643 (Augusta Farms Road) to Route 608 (Tinkling Spring Road). Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 662 – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 693 (Berry Moore Road) to Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway). Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 664 (Reeds Gap Road) – Flagger control traffic for shoulder repairs from Route 664 (Mount Torrey Road) to Blue Ridge Parkway. August 13-17 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 681 (Mount Hermon Road) – Flagger traffic control from Route 252 (Middlebrook Road) to Rout 602 (Walker Creek Road) for Rural Rustic project. August 13-September 30 from 7 a.m.to 3:30 p.m.

Route 697 (Old Greenville Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 613 (Old Greenville Road) to Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway). Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 726 (Dutch Hollow Road, Newport area) – Road closed through August 17 between Route 252 (Middlebrook Road) and Route 620 (Newport Road) for bridge replacement over Otts Creek. Residents will have access to homes on either side of work zone. Through traffic follows posted detour.

Route 742 (Willow Spout Road) – Flagger-controlled lane closures for pipe installations and tree removal from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 744 (Leaport Road). Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 744 (Leaport Road) – Flagger-controlled lane closures for pipe installations and tree removal from Route 616 (Morningside Drive) to Route 781 (Bald Rock Road). Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 753 (Nash Road) – Flagger traffic control for Rural Rustic Road project from Route 42 (Scenic Highway) to Route 910 (Wampler Lane). Through October 31 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 775 (Buttermilk Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway) to Route 778 (Knightly Mill Road). Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 814 (Love Road) – Flagger traffic control for

shoulder repairs from Route 664 (Mount Torrey Road) to Nelson County line. August 13-17 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 834 (Hickory Hill Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 631 (Ladd Road) to Route 640 (Goose Creek Road). Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 840 (Old Churchville Road) – Flagger traffic control for flood repairs at Route 250 (Churchville Avenue). August 13-14 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 853 (Poor Creek Road) – Right shoulder closure for marking from Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway) to dead end. Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Various roads – Shoulder closures for mowing operations. August 13-17 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 245 to 247, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installations. Through August 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 247 to 249, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures for inspection of Route 33 overpass bridges, 10 p.m. August 16 to 4 a.m. August 17.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Single lane closure for bridge work over the South Fork of Shenandoah River, 7 p.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Friday through August 17.

(UPDATE) Route 33 (Spotswood Trail, Elkton) – Overnight lane closures for bridge work over Fifth Street and Norfolk Southern railway, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through August 17. Daytime lane closures for bridge inspection, August 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Right shoulder closures for sign installations between Route 624 (Mill Lane) and Route 644 (Mount Olivet Church Road/Resort Drive), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m through August 17.

(NEW) Route 42 (Harpine Highway) – Mobile alternating lane closures for pavement work from Route 721 (Green Hill Road) to Harrisonburg northern city limits. August 15-31 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 253 (Port Republic Road) – Overnight alternating lane closures for milling and paving from Route 704 (Boyers Road) to Route 276 (Cross Keys Road). Sunday through Thursday nights 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through September 7.

Route 253 (Port Republic Road) – Overnight alternating lane closures for milling and paving from Harrisonburg City limits to Route 704 (Boyers Road). Sunday through Thursday nights 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through August 14.

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

(NEW) Route 276 (Cross Keys Road) – Right shoulder closures for sign installations between Route 668 (Timber Ridge Road) and Route 678 (Faughts Road). August 13-14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 340 (East Side Highway) – Flagger-controlled lane closures between Route 253 (Port Republic Road) and Route 955 (Jacksons Way) for bridge work over Madison Run, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through August 17.

Route 340 (East Side Highway) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Robin Hill Drive (town of Elkton) to Page County line. Through August 17 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 602 (East Point Road/Maryland Avenue) – Bridge rehabilitation. Temporary signals control traffic across bridge over South Fork Shenandoah River, at Page county line near town of Shenandoah. Vehicle width restriction of 10 feet. Estimated completion November 2018.

Route 650 (Power Dam Road) – Road closed August 8 to October 10 for bridge replacement over Stony Run. Closure is between Route 649 (Island Ford Road) and Route 650 (Three Springs Road). Follow posted detours.

Route 701 (Cooks Creek Road) – Right shoulder closures for pavement marking from Route 726 (Mount Clinton Pike) to Route 763 (Singers Glen Road) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through August 31.

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 completion December 2018.

Route 910 (Switchboard Road) – Right shoulder closures for pavement marking from Harrisonburg city line to Route 763 (Mount Clinton Pike) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through August 31.

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 211 – Possible lane closures for maintenance of bridge approaches at Big Run, 0.4 mile west of Route 340. August 13 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Route 211 – Mobile alternating lane closures for paving operations from Route 746 (Ganders Drive) to Route 644 (Big Oak Road). Through August 17 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 211 Business (West Main Street, Luray) – Road closed through December 1 for replacement of bridge over Hawksbill Creek. Follow posted detours.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 602 (East Point Road/Maryland Avenue) – Bridge rehabilitation. Flaggers or 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. Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 263 to 265, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for paving operations from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through August 15. Detour using exit 257 to Route 11 north.

(NEW) Mile marker 268 to 269, northbound and southbound– Overnight alternating lane closures for bridge inspections over North Fork of Shenandoah River. August 13 to 15 from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. night.

(NEW) Mile marker 271 to 272, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for bridge inspections. 8 p.m. August 16 to 7 a.m. August 17.

(NEW) Mile marker 274 to 276, northbound – Overnight alternating lane and shoulder closures for paving operations from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through August 21.

(NEW) Exit 279 (Edinburg), northbound – Off-ramp narrowed due to bridge work over Stony Creek, August 13-17 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 281 to 283, northbound – Overnight alternating lane and shoulder closures for paving operations, August 19-29 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile Marker 296 to 298, northbound and southbound – Soil and rock testing requires brief closures of right lane, northbound on-ramp and southbound off-ramp at exit 296. Closures last 30 minutes or less between 10:30 p.m. August 15 and 5 a.m. August 16.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Be alert for construction traffic between Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County and Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County as contractors remove old southbound bridge. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour.

Various roads – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for line painting. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 628 (Middle Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for pavement marking from Route 48/55 (John Marshall Highway) to Route 606 (Gap Road) through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 642 (Swartz Road) – Possible lane closures for maintenance of bridge approaches at Pughs Run between Morrison Drive and Route 662 (Jess Sine Road), August 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(NEW) Route 642 (Swartz Road) – Paving from Morrison Drive (town of Woodstock) to Route 600 (Sumsville Road), August 14-17 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Route 816 (Spring Street) – Possible lane closures for maintenance of bridge approaches over I-81, August 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Various roads – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for line painting. 7 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

(NEW) Mile Marker 315 to 316, northbound – Soil and rock testing requires brief closures of right lane and northbound on-ramp at exit 315. Closures last 30 minutes or less between 10:30 p.m. August 15 and 5 a.m. August 16.

Mile marker 321 to 322, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures as needed for bridge work on Route 672 overpass bridge at exit 321 (Clearbrook). Through August 31 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile Marker 323 to 325, northbound and southbound – Soil and rock testing requires brief closures of right lane, northbound off-ramp and southbound on-ramp at exit 323. Closures last 30 minutes or less between 10:30 p.m. August 15 and 5 a.m. August 16.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 11 (Valley Pike) – Left lane and right shoulder closures as needed for bridge inspection at Route 37 bypass (Kernstown area). August 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 11 – Alternating lane closures for pavement marking from Winchester northern city limit to end of divided highway (2 miles north of Winchester). Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 647 (Aylor Road) – Overnight mobile lane closures for paving operations from Route 277 (Fairfax Pike) to Route 642 (Tasker Road). Through August 24 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

(NEW) Route 651(Shady Elm Road) – Overnight mobile lane closures for paving operations from Route 880 (Development Lane) to Route 652 (Apple Valley Road). Through August 24 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

(NEW) Route 652 (Apple Valley Road) – Overnight mobile lane closures for paving operations from Route 651 (Shady Elm Road) to Route 11 (Valley Avenue). Through August 24 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Route 672 (Hopewell Road, Clearbrook) – Overnight single lane closures for maintenance of bridge over I-81, through August 31 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Route 719 (Warrior Drive) – Overnight mobile lane closures for paving operations from Route 277 (Fairfax Pike) to Route 642 (Tasker Road). Through August 24 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

(NEW) Route 1637 (Costello Drive) – Overnight mobile lane closures for paving operations from Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) to Route 781 (Prince Frederick Drive). Through August 24 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.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) – Alternating lane closures between Route 603 (Castleman Road) and Route 606 (River Road) for bridge inspection over Shenandoah River. August 13-14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Various roads – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for line painting. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for line painting and utility tree trimming, Monday to Friday during daylight hours.

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

(UPDATE) Mile marker 13 to 10 – westbound – Left lane closed from 8 p.m. through 3 p.m., Monday to Friday, for pavement treatment. No lane closures during afternoon and early evening commute times.

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Be alert for construction traffic between Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County and Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County as contractors remove old southbound bridge. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour.

(NEW) Route 55 (John Marshall Highway) – Shoulder closures for sign installations between Route 638 (Freezeland Road) and Fauquier County line. August 15-16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 619 (Rivermont Drive) – Alternating lane closures from Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Highway) to Route 679 (River Road) for bridge at Shenandoah River South Fork, August 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 638 (Freezeland Road) – Mobile work zones with flagger traffic control for maintenance of pavement markers at various locations, August 13 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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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