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Staunton District Traffic Alert: Work scheduled for week of May 10-14

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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 or revised entry since last week’s report.

ALLEGHANY COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

Mile marker 0 to 41, eastbound and westbound – Overnight right lane closures for roadside weed control, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday morning.

Mile marker 10 to 30, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures for maintenance of various bridges, Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 14.

Mile marker 15 to 19, eastbound and westbound – Shoulder closures for bridge cleaning at various locations, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through May 10.

PRIMARY ROADS

*NEW* Route 60 (Madison Street/Monroe Avenue) – Brief closures for overhead utility work between I-64 interchange and Covington western city limits, Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Each closures scheduled for no more than two minutes.

Route 159 (Dunlap Creek Road) – Be alert for higher traffic volumes due to bridge work in West Virginia. Route 159 serving as part of detour between I-64 exit 183 in West Virginia and exit 10 (Callaghan) in Virginia. Estimated completion June 4.

Route 311 (Kanawha Trail) – Be alert for higher traffic volumes due to bridge work in West Virginia. Route 311 serving as part of detour between I-64 exit 183 in West Virginia and exit 10 (Callaghan) in Virginia. Estimated completion June 4.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for tree and debris removal, trash pickup, pothole patching, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 616 (Rich Patch Road) – Closed between Route 617 (Jamison Mountain Road) and Route 615 (Blue Spring Run Road) for replacement of two bridges over Blue Spring Run. Follow posted detour. Estimated completion August 26.

Route 661 (Midland Trail) – Flagger traffic control between Route 683 (Callaghan Circle) and Route 719 (Bellegray Lane) for maintenance of Ogle Creek bridge, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 14.

Route 696 (Selma-Low Moor Road) – Temporary traffic signals in operation 24/7 between I-64 and Route 616 (Rich Patch Road) during bridge replacement at Karnes Creek. Estimated project completion in September 2021.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacements, ditch work, tree removal, pothole patching, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 678 (Indian Draft Road) – Closed to through traffic due to slope repairs between Route 614 (Tower Hill Road) and Route 609 (Burnsville Road) in Highland County. Follow posted detour. Estimated reopening mid-May 2021.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and ditch work. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

*UPDATE* Mile marker 53 to 55, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures for equipment installation for bridge painting operation, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through May 15.

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 174 to 206, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures for roadside weed control, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday morning.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Shoulder closures for tree removal operations between Route 707 (Jonestown Road) and Route 797 (Beulah Drive), Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

*NEW* Route 39 (Maury River Road Road) – Closed to through traffic between Route 780 (Brattons Run) and Route 601 (Millard Burke Memorial Highway) for upgrades to railroad crossing, 8 a.m. Tuesday through 5 p.m. Wednesday. Follow posted detour.

*UPDATE* Route 39 (Maury River Road) – Eastbound shoulder closures for sign installation between Route 732 (Rick Mast Loop) and Route 668 (Bethesda Road), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 14.

*NEW* Route 60 (East Midland Trail) – Overnight flagger traffic control for traffic-signal work near Buena Vista western city limits, 9 p.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Route 252 (Brownsburg Turnpike) – Shoulder closures for tree removal operations between Route 39 (Maury River Road) and Route 727 (Hyde Road), Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, shoulder repairs, pavement patching and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for grading, pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, pavement patching, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

HIGHLAND COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pavement patching and shoulder repairs. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 678 (Bullpasture River Road) – Closed to through traffic due to slope repairs between Route 609 (Burnsville Road) and Route 614 (Tower Hill Road) in Bath County. Follow posted detour. Estimated reopening mid-May 2021.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe cleaning, tree removal, pavement patching, ditch work and adding stone to unpaved roads. Weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

AUGUSTA COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

Mile marker 87 to 100, eastbound and westbound – Overnight lane closures for roadside weed control, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday morning.

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 206 to 237, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures for roadside weed control, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday morning.

*UPDATE* Mile marker 221 to 226, northbound – Overnight single lane closures for soil and rock testing, May 12-28 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Exit 225, northbound – Off-ramp to Route 262 narrowed for spill cleanup, 8 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday.

PRIMARY ROADS

*NEW* Route 250 (Three Notched Mountain Highway) – Eastbound traffic detours onto I-64 at exit 99 (Afton/Waynesboro) due to rockslide on east side of Afton Mountain. No estimated reopening date.

Route 250 (Churchville Avenue) – Be alert for traffic pattern change near intersection with Route 732 (Franks Mill Road) and Route 840 (Old Churchville Road). Traffic using new bridge over Bell Creek. Lane or shoulder closures possible through June 30. Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour.

*NEW* Route 256 (Weyers Cave Road) – Flagger traffic control for bridge approach repairs between Route 865 (Rockfish Road) and Route 772 (Sulphur Pump Road), Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*NEW* Route 340 (Eastside Highway) – Southbound lane closures as needed for utility work between Route 823 (Beagle Gap Run) and Waynesboro city limits, Tuesday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

*NEW* Route 613 (Spring Hill Road) – Flagger traffic control for bridge approach repairs between Route 742 (Shutterlee Mill Road) and Route 732 (Roman Road), Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*NEW* Route 632 (Shalom Road) – Flagger traffic control for bridge approach repairs between Route 664 (Lyndhurst Road) and Route 970 (Hall School Road), Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*NEW* Route 654 (White Hill Road) – Flagger traffic control for bridge approach repairs between northbound and southbound I-81 ramps, Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 675 (Broadhead School Road) – Flagger traffic control as needed for Rural Rustic Road improvements between Route 674 (Pilson Road) and Route 670 (Wagon Shop Road), Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through November 2021.

Route 695 (Arborhill Road) – Closed between Route 694 (Stone Branch Road) and Route 252 (Middlebrook Road) for replacement of bridge over Folly Mills Creek. Follow posted detour. Estimated completion May 20.

Route 703 (Hewitt Road) – Closed between Route 708 (Eidson Creek Road) and Route 876 (Swoope Road) for replacement of Eidson Creek bridge. Follow posted detour. Estimated completion April 2022.

Route 732 (Franks Mill Road) – Flagger traffic control near intersection with Route 250 (Churchville Avenue) for removal of temporary detour from Bell Creek bridge replacement, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through June 30.

*NEW* Route 795 (St. James Road) – Flagger traffic control for bridge approach repairs between Route 254 (Hermitage Road) and Route 807 (Farm Draft Road), Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 842 (Horseshoe Circle) – Flagger traffic control as needed for Rural Rustic Road improvements between Route 608 (Cold Springs Road) and 1 mile south of Route 608, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through July 30.

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

*NEW* Mile marker 237 to 264, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures for roadside weed control, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday morning.

PRIMARY ROADS

*NEW* Route 42 (John Wayland Highway) – Northbound left shoulder and left turn-lane closures for turn lane extension between Route 290 (Huffman Drive) and Route 732 (Eberly Road), Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

*NEW* Various roads – Overnight flagger traffic control for traffic-signal work at intersections along Routes 42 (John Wayland Highway/Main Street), 253 (Port Republic Road), 280 (Stone Spring Road) and 340 (East Side Highway). Tuesday through Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 713 (Meigs Lane) – Stop-and-proceed traffic pattern for bridge work between Route 42 (John Wayland Highway) and dead end. Vehicle width restriction of 12 feet during construction. Estimated completion July 1.

*NEW* Route 800 (American Legion Drive, Timberville) – Overnight flagger traffic control for traffic-signal work at intersections with Route 42 (Main Street), 9 p.m. Tuesday through 6 a.m. Wednesday.

*UPDATE* Route 1208 (Mill Street, Dayton) – Closed to through traffic 24/7 between Main Street (Route 42 Business) and High Street (Route 1207) for pipe installation. Follow posted detour. Estimated completion May 29.

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

*NEW* Route 211 Business – Overnight flagger traffic control for traffic-signal work near Luray western town limit, 9 p.m. Monday through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Route 211 – Single-lane traffic between Route 615 (Egypt Bend Road) and Route 646 (Oak Leaf Road). Westbound traffic uses median crossover to share eastbound bridge over Shenandoah River South Fork. Work zone speed limit 45 miles an hour. Traffic restrictions are for westbound bridge replacement with estimated completion in summer 2022.

*NEW* Route 340 – Overnight flagger traffic control for traffic-signal work near Luray western town limit, 9 p.m. Monday through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Route 340 Business – Alternating lane closures for utility work between Route 642 (Stonyman Road) and Route 633 (Mill Creek Crossroads), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through May 14.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 604 (Loop Road) – Closed for bridge work near eastern intersection with Route 609 (Naked Creek Road). Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion June 4.

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 264 to 277, northbound – Right shoulder closures for shoulder repairs, Tuesday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*NEW* Mile marker 295 to 296, northbound – Shoulder closures for sign installation work, Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

*NEW* Route 11 (Congress Street, New Market) – Law-enforcement traffic control for tree-removal operations near intersection with Route 211 (Lee Highway), Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 602 (Paddys Run Road) – Shoulder closures for utility work between Route 600 (Zepp Road) and Frederick County line, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through May 13.

Route 621 (Cedar Creek Road) – Shoulder closures for utility work between Route 759 (Still House Road) and Route 714 (Turkey Run Road), 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. through May 13.

Route 623 (Coal Mine Road) – Road closed just east of Route 606 (Moores Ford Road) for Cedar Creek bridge replacement at Frederick County line. Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion June 2021.

*UPDATE* Route 678 (Fort Valley Road) – Northbound shoulder closure for utility work between Route 776 (Siberts Road) and Route 775 (Old Store Road), 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through May 20.

*UPDATE* Route 758 (Woodstock Tower Road) – Shoulder closures for utility work near intersection with Route 770 (Boliver Road/Dry Run Road) May 10-20 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 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 – Right lane closure for traffic equipment installation, 8 p.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday.

*UPDATE* Mile marker 308 to 309, northbound – Shoulder closures for sign installation, Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*UPDATE* Mile marker 320 to 319, southbound – Shoulder closures for sign installation, Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

*NEW* Route 7 (Berryville Pike) – Overnight mobile lane closures for roadside weed control between I-81 interchange and Clarke County line, Monday to Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Route 37 – Overnight mobile lane closures for roadside weed control between Route 11 (Martinsburg Pike) to Route 642 (Tasker Road), Monday to Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. Lane closures include on- and off-ramps.

*UPDATE* Route 50/17 (Millwood Pike) – Overnight mobile lane closures for roadside weed control between Winchester eastern city limits and West Virginia state line, Monday to Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.

*UPDATE* Route 50 (Northwestern Turnpike) – Overnight mobile lane closures for roadside weed control between Route 37 and West Virginia state line, Monday to Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Route 50 (Northwestern Turnpike) – Shoulder closures for tree removal operations between Route 259 (Carpers Pike) and Route 733 (Fairview Road), Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

*NEW* Route 127 (Bloomery Pike) – Overnight mobile lane closures for roadside weed control between Route 522 (North Frederick Pike) and West Virginia state line, Monday to Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.

*NEW* Route 259 (Carpers Pike) – Overnight mobile lane closures for roadside weed control between Route 50 (Northwestern Pike) and West Virginia state line, Monday to Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.

*UPDATE* Route 277 (Fairfax Pike) – Possible single-lane closures during underground utility work between Route 1085 (Stickley Drive) and Route 1065 (Ridgefield Avenue), 8 p.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday (May 9-10). Both shoulders closed 24/7 between I-81 ramps and Route 1075 for roadway and utility reconstruction project with completion in late 2022.

*NEW* Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) – Intermittent lane closures with possible traffic delays for paving operations at intersection with Route 645 (Airport Road). Work zone active May 9-15 from 7:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Drivers can avoid congestion by using Route 776 (Bufflick Road) to access Route 645.

*NEW* Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) – Overnight mobile lane closures for roadside weed control between Route 776 (Bufflick Road) and Clarke County line, Monday to Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Route 522 (North Frederick Pike) – Overnight mobile lane closures for roadside weed control between Winchester city limits and West Virginia state line, Monday to Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 623 (Fromans Road) – Closed for bridge replacement at Cedar Creek just west of Route 622 (Cedar Creek Grade) at Shenandoah County line. Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion June 2021.

Route 641 (Double Church Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 1450 (Driftwood Drive) and Route 1049 (Buckingham Drive), Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Traffic restrictions are for utility work and roadway reconstruction through November 2021.

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

CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway) – Overnight mobile lane closures for roadside weed control between Frederick County line and Loudoun County line, Monday to Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Route 50/17 (John Mosby Highway) – Overnight mobile lane closures for roadside weed control between Frederick County line and Fauquier County line, Monday to Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.

*UPDATE* Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway) – Overnight mobile lane closures for roadside weed control between Warren County line and West Virginia state line, Monday to Thursday nights from 8:30 p.m. to 7 a.m.

*NEW* Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway) – Flagger traffic control for paving operations between Boyce town limits and Berryville town limits, 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. through May 24.

SECONDARY ROADS

*UPDATE* Route 601 (Raven Rocks Road) – Flagger traffic control for utility work between Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway) and West Virginia state line, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 14.

*UPDATE* Route 644 (Gun Barrel Road) – Closed for pipe replacement between Route 642 (Chrismore Road) and Route 50/17 (John Mosby Highway), Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

Mile marker 7 to 15, eastbound and westbound – Overnight mobile lane closures for pavement marking, 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. through May 9.

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Highway) – Shoulder closures for tree removal operations between Criser Road (Front Royal) and Skyline Drive entrance, Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 340/522 (Winchester Road) – Overnight mobile lane closures for roadside weed control between Route 637 (Riverton Road) and Clarke County line, Monday to Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

*NEW* Route 624 (Happy Creek Road) – Flagger traffic control for paving and drainage project between Route 645 (Manassas Run Road) and Front Royal town limits, May 10 – December 10 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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

To obtain traffic alerts and traveler information, dial 511 or go to 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. Follow VDOT 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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