Staunton District Traffic Alert: July 23-27

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 16 to 18, eastbound – Lane closures for drainage work. July 24-26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mile marker 21 to 23, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closed for sign installations. Through July 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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.

(UPDATE) 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 7 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

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 627 (Scotchtown Draft Road) – Lane closures at Route 629 (Deerfield Road) for bridge work over Stuart Run, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through August 7. Vehicles restricted to 10 feet in width.

(UPDATE) Route 678 (Indian Draft Road) – Flagger traffic control for pavement work from Route 614 (Cowpasture River Road) to Route 625 (River Road). Weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through August 17.

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

(UPDATE) Mile marker 57 to 50, westbound – Alternating lane closures for paving operations. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. including weekend work through July 27.

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 176 to 181, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for milling and paving. July 29 to September 7, Sunday to Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 181 to 177, southbound – Overnight left lane closures for guardrail work. July 23-25 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 56 (Tye River Turnpike) – Alternating lane closures for pavement treatment between Route 761 (East Road) and Nelson County line. July 23 to August 3 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 60 (Midland Trail, Lexington) – Mobile lane closures for inspection of Route 11 bridge over Route 60. July 27 from 12 noon to 4:30 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement and brush cutting. Mobile work zones for ditching, mowing and pavement patching. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement and brush cutting. Mobile work zones for ditching, mowing and pavement patching. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

HIGHLAND COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for storm debris cleanup. Mobile work zones for mowing and ditching at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 608 (Ravens Run Road) – Flagger traffic control for bridge work near intersection with Route 220 (Jackson River Road) weekdays through July 27.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for storm debris cleanup. Mobile work zones for mowing and ditching at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

AUGUSTA COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 210 to 205, southbound – Overnight right lane and shoulder closures for soil testing, 8 p.m. July 25 to 8 a.m. July 27.

(UPDATE) 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.

Mile marker 222 to 227, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installation, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 3.

Mile marker 224 to 219, southbound – Overnight right lane closures for ramp extension work. Interchange ramps will remain open. Through August 1 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 228 to 229, northbound and southbound – Overnight left lane and shoulder closures for guardrail work. 10 p.m. July 22 to 2 a.m. July 23.

Mile marker 237 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 (Scenic Highway) – Alternating mobile lane closures for paving operations from Route 738 (Roudabush Lane) to Route 829 (Clark Lane). July 23-August 10 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 42 (Little Calf Pasture Highway) – Right lane and shoulder closed from Route 1130 (Village Lane) to Route 703 (Hewitt Road) for guardrail work. Through July 31 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

(NEW) Route 250 (Hankey Mountain Hwy) – Lane closures for drainage work from Route 736 (Jennings Gap Road) to Route 715 (Braley Pond Road). July 23-27 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 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.

Route 681 (Mount Hermon Road, Newport area) – Road closed through July 27 between Route 679 (Campbell Hollow Road) and Route 602 (Walkers Creek Road) for installation of culvert at tributary of Walkers Creek. Follow posted detour.

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.

(NEW) Route 726 (Dutch Hollow Road, Newport area) – Road closed 24/7 July 30 through August 17 between Route 252 (Middle Brook Road) and Route 620 (Newport Road) for bridge replacement over Otts Creek. Residents will have access to their homes. Follow 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.

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.

​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 in the Franks Mill and Mount Solon area. July 23-27 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 July 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 33 – Overnight single lane closures for bridge work over the South Fork of Shenandoah River. 7 p.m. Sunday July 22 to 7 a.m. Friday July 27.

(NEW) Route 33 – Right shoulder closures for sign installations between Route 624 (Mill Lane) and Route 644 (Mount Olivet Church Road/Resort Drive). July 23-August 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 33 (Town of Elkton) – Overnight lane closures for bridge work over Fifth Street and Norfolk Southern railway. Through July 27 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Route 42 (Warm Springs Pike) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Augusta County line to town of Bridgewater. Through August 10 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 42 (Harpine Highway) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Route 753(Kratzer Road) to Route 859 (Jesse Bennett Way). Through August 3 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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.

Route 259 (Brocks Gap Road) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Route 921(Lairs Run Road) to West Virginia state line. Through August 3 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 340 – Flagger-controlled lane closures near Page County line for bridge work over Naked Creek. July 23-27 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 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.

(UPDATE) Route 815 (Third Hill Road) – Road closed through October for flood repairs in area of Route 817 (Genoa Road) near Fulks Run.

Route 867 (North River Road) – Road closed through August 2018 for bridge replacement over Pleasant Run between Route 11 (Main Street) and Route 693 (Fairview Road). Follow posted detours.

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

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

(UPDATE) Route 340 – Flagger-controlled lane closures near Rockingham County line for bridge work over Naked Creek. July 23-27 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Route 340 Business – Overnight lane closures for pavement work in area of Route 650 (Wampler Drive). Through August 3 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

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

(NEW) Mile marker 273 to 274, northbound – Overnight right shoulder closure for guardrail inspection from 12 midnight July 26 to 3 a.m. July 27.

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.

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 601 (Funk Road) – Road closed Through July 27 for slope work between Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) and Route 644 (Millner Road). Follow posted detours.

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.

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

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 306 to 305, southbound – Overnight right lane closure for maintenance of traffic equipment, 9 p.m. July 22 to 5 a.m. July 23.

(NEW) Mile marker 311 to 310, southbound – Overnight right shoulder closure for guardrail work, July 26 from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight.

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.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Flagger traffic control for paving operation from Reliance Road to Winchester southern city limit, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday-Friday through July 31.

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

Route 608 (Hunting Ridge Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 522 to Route 682 (Glaize Orchard Road). Through July 31 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 616 (Whissens Ridge Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 618 (Gough Road) to Route 619 (Perry Road). Through July 31 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 634 (Cougill Road, Middletown) – Road closed through August 24 between Route 11 and Route 635 (Mineral Street) for the installation of water and sewer lines. Follow posted detour.

Route 649 (Springdale Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 648 (Passage Road) to Route 11 (Valley Pike). Through August 10 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 654 (Poorhouse Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 50 (Northwestern Pike) to Route 679 (Indian Hollow Road). July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 654 (Frog Hollow Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 671 (Green Spring Road) to West Virginia state line. July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.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.

Route 679 (Indian Hollow Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 600 (Hayfield Road) to Route 654 (Marple Road). Through July 31 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 681 (Chestnut Grove Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 522 (N Frederick Pike) to Route 608 (Hunting Ridge Road). Through July 31 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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

CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 620 (Pyletown Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 655 (Salem Church Road) to Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway). Through July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 627 (Carters Lane Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 622 (Bordens Spring Road) to Route 658 (White Post Road). Through July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 628 (Berrys Ferry Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 658 (White Post Road) to Route 626 (Nelson Road). Through July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 634 (Salem Church Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 655 (Opequon Road) to Route 657 (Senseny Road). Through July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 655 (Ginns Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 644 (Parkins Mill Road) to Route 723 (Old Winchester Road). Through July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 655 (Opequon Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 634 (Salem Church Road) to Frederick County line. Through July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 658 (Rockland Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Warren County line to Route 644 (Featherbed Road). Through July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 761 (Old Charles Town Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 632 (Crums Church Road) to West Virginia state line. Through July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

(UPDATE) Mile marker 10 to 13, eastbound – Right lane closed 24/7 as needed for surface treatment from 8 a.m. July 23 through 8 a.m. July 27.

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.

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

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 613 (Bentonville Road/Browntown Road) – Road closed through August 10 just west of Route 631 (Gooney Manor Loop) for bridge replacement over Greasy Run. Follow posted detours.

Route 627 (Reliance Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Frederick County line to Route 340/522. Through July 25 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 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.

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