Tag: Afton Mountain

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Afton Mountain lane closures: May 15-17

Due to wet weather this week, paving and shoulder improvements will continue on Route 250 in Augusta County May 15-17.


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Pothole patching on Interstate 64 on Wednesday

Crews will patch potholes on Interstate 64 in both directions from mile marker 99 on Afton Mountain to mile marker 143 in Louisa County.


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Pothole patching on Interstate 64 scheduled for tomorrow

Crews will patch potholes on Interstate 64 in both directions from mile marker 99 on Afton Mountain to mile marker 143 in Louisa County.


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Update: Traffic moving again on Interstate 64 on Afton Mountain

An overturned tanker truck has closed all eastbound and westbound lanes on Interstate 64 at mile marker 103 in Albemarle County on Afton Mountain.


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Pothole patching work continues on Interstate 64

VDOT will continue patching potholes on Interstate 64 in both directions from mile marker 99 on Afton Mountain to mile marker 143 in Louisa County.


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Pothole patching on Interstate 64 set for Feb. 1-2

VDOT will be patching potholes on Interstate 64 in both directions from mile marker 99 on Afton Mountain to mile marker 143 in Louisa County.


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Interstate 64 safety upgrades on Afton Mountain enter final phases

The $4.6 million effort to improve safety and traffic flow on Interstate 64 over Afton Mountain is approaching its final construction and testing phases.


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Tractor-trailer accident closes Interstate 64 on Afton Mountain: No injuries

Virginia State Police Trooper P.J.B. Serkes is investigating the two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 12:39 p.m. Tuesday (June 30) in Albemarle County. The crash occurred on Interstate 64 near the 104 mile marker.


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Plank Road closed near Afton on Wednesday

The Virginia Department of Transportation will close a portion of Route 692 (Plank Road) in western Albemarle County at8 a.m. Wednesday to replace a failed drainage pipe.


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Left lane of westbound I-64 on Afton Mountain closed overnight Monday

Guardrail and cable barrier work scheduled for today and tomorrow will close the left lane of Interstate 64 westbound in western Albemarle County.


Single-lane closures on Interstate 64 on Afton Mountain Jan. 12-16

A series of mobile single-lane closures are scheduled for the week of Jan. 12-16 on Interstate 64 eastbound and westbound. These overnight closures are for fog-light replacement between mile marker 98 in Augusta County and mile marker 104 in Albemarle County.


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VDOT prepares for early Tuesday snow

The Virginia Department of Transportation is making preparations for snow forecast for Tuesday morning across the northern portion of the state.


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Intersection of Routes 250, 151 closed on Afton Mountain

Route 250 (Rockfish Gap Turnpike) and Route 151 (Critzers Shop Road) are closed at their intersection on Afton Mountain, near the Albemarle-Nelson county line. A tanker truck hauling milk has overturned and spilled approximately 3,000 gallons onto the roadway.


Waynesboro police pursuit leads to arrest of Nelson County man on meth charges

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a Nelson County man on numerous charges after a vehicle pursuit ended with the subject wrecking his vehicle in Nelson County.


Clann Mhor reveals update on Crozet Tunnel research

Returning for the third time, members of the Clann Mhor Organization of researchers who are studying the history of the Blue Ridge Railroad in Central Virginia will give an update on their archaeology work on the Crozet Tunnel and other building of the railroad.


Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces improvements to I-77 in Fancy Gap

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will soon begin to build a system of electronic signs, cameras and other technology that will improve safety on I-77 in the Fancy Gap area of Carroll County.


Swannanoa Palace lecture at WTA’s Gateway in Waynesboro

The first history lecture for 2014 at WTA’s Gateway will be a presentation by photographer/historian Airisun Wonderli on Swannanoa, the gilded-age mansion that sits atop Afton Mountain. The Thursday, January 16 lecture will be at 7 pm and will feature selected photographs from Wonderli’s new publication, Swannanoa Palace: A Pictorial History—Its Past and People.


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Work to begin on Interstate 64 upgrades in the Shenandoah Valley

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced last week that VDOT is moving forward with technology upgrades designed to improve safety and traffic flow on Interstate 64 over Afton Mountain. The Commonwealth Transportation Board recently awarded a $4.6 million contract to G4S Technology of Springfield to design and build an Active Traffic and Safety Management System.


State Police investigate accident on Afton Mountain

At 6:03 p.m., Virginia State Police Trooper J.S. Martin was called to the scene of a six-vehicle chain reaction crash on Afton Mountain in Albemarle County.


I-64 Afton Mountain closures end

Stabilization of the Afton Mountain slope above Interstate 64 has progressed to the point where closures of I-64 are no longer necessary. The final closure was completed just before noon today. Engineers with the Virginia Department of Transportation determined that the remaining soil can safely be removed without restricting traffic.


Work to resume on I-64 Afton Mountain project on May 20

The Virginia Department of Transportation’s emergency project on Interstate 64 at Afton Mountain will resume on Monday, May 20 and continue through Thursday, May 23. Intermittent closures of I-64 will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day and continue throughout the day.


Afton Mountain I-64 work to resume on May 13

The Virginia Department of Transportation’s emergency project to remove unstable soil from a slope above Interstate 64 at Afton Mountain is suspended again today due to weather conditions. There will be no restrictions on traffic on I-64 between Charlottesville and Waynesboro today.


Rain cancels Wednesday work on Afton Mountain I-64 project

The Virginia Department of Transportation’s emergency project to remove unstable soil from a slope above Interstate 64 at Afton Mountain will be suspended again Wednesday due to weather conditions. There will be no restrictions on traffic on I-64 between Charlottesville and Waynesboro tomorrow.


Rain delays I-64 Afton Mountain work

The Virginia Department of Transportation’s emergency project to remove unstable soil from a slope above Interstate 64 at Afton Mountain has been suspended today and Tuesday due to weather conditions. There will be no restrictions on traffic on I-64 between Charlottesville and Waynesboro today or tomorrow.


I-64 Afton Mountain work to continue May 6-9

The Virginia Department of Transportation’s emergency project on Interstate 64 at Afton Mountain will resume on Monday, May 6. The work involves removal of an area of unstable soil from Afton Mountain above the highway at milepost 100.3 in Albemarle County.


I-64 Afton Mountain travel restrictions continue this week

Intermittent traffic restrictions on Interstate 64 between Charlottesville and Waynesboro will resume next week during operations to remove unstable soil from Afton Mountain above the highway at milepost 100.3 in Albemarle County.


Travel restrictons on I-64 on Afton Mountain next week

The Virginia Department of Transportation is beginning work to remove an unstable area of soil on Afton Mountain above Interstate 64 at milepost 100.3 in Albemarle County. The emergency work will require closing the right lane of westbound I-64 from milepost 103 to milepost 100.


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Tractor-trailer crash closes I-64 on Afton Mountain

A tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 64 has closed all eastbound lanes at mile marker 97.5 on Afton Mountain in Augusta County. This location is between exit 96 at Route 624 in the Lyndhurst area and exit 99 at Route 250 on Afton Mountain.


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VDOT to hold info meeting on Afton Mountain safety system

VDOT will hold a meeting to discuss a proposed study on improving traffic safety systems for the section of I-64 that starts at mile marker 96 and extends to mile marker 107


Median project to enhance safety on Afton Mountain

A project to help increase safety by reducing median cross-over crashes has been awarded by Commissioner of Highways Gregory A. Whirley on April 3.  The $2.7 million contract is awarded to Bullington Construction Inc. of Indian Trail, NC. The project is located on Interstate 64 on Afton Mountain near the borders of Augusta, Nelson and […]