VDOT Culpeper District Road Report: Aug. 4-8

road-work-headerThe following highway work is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Culpeper VDOT District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. Items in italics contain new or updated information.

Culpeper District traffic information is also available on Twitter at @VaDOTCULP and on VDOT’s website at:www.virginiadot.org/travel/travel_alerts/culpeper/default.asp.

 

Albemarle County

Routes 6, 20, 618 – Repairs to roadway shoulders. Motorists should be alert and slow down for mobile work zones; brief delays possible.

Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Pipe replacement at intersection of Route 1571 (Lewis & Clark Drive). Right-turn lane from Rt. 1571 to southbound Rt. 29 closed to traffic. Motorists should obey traffic controls.

Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Bridge deck washing approximately 3 miles south of the Greene County line. Flagging will occurSunday overnight, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Expect brief delays.

Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Line painting in both directions on northern end of Rt. 29. Work will occur overnight utilizing a mobile work zone. Motorists should use caution around slow-moving vehicles and pass only when conditions are safe.

Routes 29, 250, 614, 631, 671, 674, 675, 729, 732, 810 – Mowing and roadside trimming. Motorists should be aware of mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment along the road shoulders. Reduce speed and follow traffic controls. Brief delays are possible.

Routes 609, 643, 662, 664, 665, 671, 781, 859, 875, 1112, 1270 – Surface treatment and striping. Traffic will be controlled by flagging, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Expect minor delays.

Routes 611, 640, 643, 672, 683, 1093, 1170 – Pavement patching. Flagging will occur. Motorists should slow down as they approach the work zone and expect brief delays.

Routes 627, 719 – Pipe replacements. Motorists should follow directional signs and traffic controls as they drive through the work area.

Route 631 (5th Street Extended) – Deck repairs to the bridge over Interstate 64. Alternating lane closures will occur Aug. 1-7, 7 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Motorists should use caution and obey traffic controls.

Route 636 (Batesville Road) – Pipe replacement at the intersection of Route 736 (Pughs Store Road). Work will take place Wednesday between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Flagging will occur during work hours.

Route 637 (Dick Woods Road) – Debris removal. Motorists should use be alert for slow-moving vehicles and highway workers on the road shoulders.

Route 708 (Dry Bridge Road) – Bridge replacement. Road closed with traffic detoured via Route 787 (Gillums Ridge Road). Anticipated completion September 2014.

Route 729 (Buck Island Road) – Machining and grading gravel road. Motorists should be alert for slow-moving equipment working in the roadway; brief delays possible.

Route 792 (Presidents Road) – Pipe replacement near 3815 Presidents Road. Work will take place Tuesday between 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Flagging will occur during work hours.

 

Culpeper County

Route 15/29 (James Madison Highway) – Milling and paving from just north of Route 663 (Stevensburg Road) to the Fauquier County line. Flagging will occur between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Motorists should use caution and expect brief delays.

Routes 15, 29 – Bridge deck washing on various structures TuesdayWednesday overnight, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Flagging will occur; expect brief delays.

Routes 15, 15 Business, 29, 211, 229, 299, 522 – Line painting. Work will occur overnight utilizing a mobile work zone. Motorists should use caution around slow-moving vehicles and pass only when conditions are safe.

Routes 29, 617, 625, 628, 632, 641, 642, 648, 663, 669, 685, 721 – Mowing and roadside trimming. Motorists should be aware of mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment along the road shoulders. Reduce speed and follow traffic controls. Brief delays are possible.

Routes 611, 625, 626, 633, 640, 642, 649, 657 – Pavement patching. Flagging will occur. Motorists should slow down as they approach the work zone and expect brief delays.

Route 655 (Somerville Road) – Pipe replacement. Motorists should obey traffic controls and expect minor delays.

Route 681 (Jacobs Ford Road) – Rural Rustic Road hard-surfacing project. Flagging will occur Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should expect brief delays.

Route 751 (Dragoon Road) – Rural Rustic Road hard-surfacing project. Flagging will occur Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should expect brief delays.

 

Town of Culpeper

Route 15/29 Business (Madison Highway) – Construction of roundabout at Route 229 (Main Street). A new traffic pattern is in effect using a temporary signal.

The northbound and southbound lanes will be limited to one lane of traffic within 1,000 feet of the intersection between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday. Motorists should expect minor delays, reduce speed and follow traffic controls.

Route 229 (Main Street) – Construction of roundabout at Route 15/29 Business (Madison Highway). A new traffic pattern is in effect. Lane closures will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. MondayThursday and 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday. Motorists should expect minor delays, reduce speed and follow traffic controls.

 

Fauquier County

Interstate 66 eastbound – Underdrain work from the Route 732 (Ramey Road) bridge to mile marker 28.6. Alternating lane closures will occur nightly from 4 p.m. to 4 a.m. Be alert for changes to the traffic pattern and expect brief delays.

Interstate 66 westbound – Underdrain work from mile marker 34.1 to the Route 55 (E. Main Street) bridge and from the Route 17 (Winchester Road) bridge to the Route 245 (Old Tavern Road) ramp. Alternating lane closures will occur nightly from 9 p.m. to noon. Be alert for changes to the traffic pattern and expect brief delays.

Routes 15 Business, 17 – Line painting in both directions. Work will occur overnight utilizing a mobile work zone. Motorists should use caution around slow-moving vehicles and pass only when conditions are safe.

Routes 17, 55, 245, 600, 601, 602, 610, 611, 612, 616, 626, 628, 634, 640, 643, 651, 661, 672, 674, 675, 678, 684, 688, 690, 691, 694, 708, 715, 721, 761, 776, 799, 801, 806, 842 – Mowing and roadside trimming. Motorists should be aware of mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment along the road shoulders. Reduce speed and follow traffic controls. Brief delays are possible.

Route 28 (Catlett Road) – Tree trimming. Flagging will occur from Route 17 to Route 643 (Meetze Road) daily, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Motorists should expect delays of up to 10 minutes.

Routes 603, 616, 651, 674, 732, 789 – Pavement patching. Flagging will occur. Motorists should slow down as they approach the work zone and expect brief delays.

Route 628 (Cannonball Gate Road) – Repairs to roadway shoulders. Motorists should be alert for construction equipment entering and exiting the highway.

Route 651 (Sumerduck Road) – Replacement of bridge over Sumerduck Run. Contractor making preparations for the upcoming closure of Rt. 651, including installation of detour signs and minor roadway improvements along detour route. Intermittent flagging will occur between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. Bridge closure will begin Monday, Aug. 11.

Routes 674, 685 – Pipe replacements. Motorists should obey traffic controls and expect minor delays.

Routes 737, 739, 780 – Machining and grading gravel roads. Motorists should be alert for slow-moving equipment working in the roadway; brief delays possible.

 

Fluvanna County

Route 6 (East River Road) – Replacement of the Rivanna River bridge. Temporary lane closures may occur, with traffic controlled by flaggers. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls as they approach the area.

Route 6 (West River Road) – Replacement of the Hardware River bridge. Temporary lane closures may occur, with traffic controlled by flaggers. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls as they approach the area.

Route 647 (Shiloh Church Road) – Mowing and roadside trimming. Motorists should be alert for slow-moving equipment, educe speed and follow traffic controls. Brief delays are possible.

 

Greene County

Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Line painting in both directions. Work will occur overnight utilizing a mobile work zone. Motorists should use caution around slow-moving vehicles and pass only when conditions are safe.

Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Bridge deck washing on structure just north of the intersection of Route 609 (Fredericksburg Road) SundayMonday, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Flagging will occur; expect brief delays.

Routes 608, 609 – Pavement patching. Flagging will occur. Motorists should slow down as they approach the work zone and expect brief delays.

Routes 626, 629, 642 – Machining, grading and application of dust control on gravel roads. Motorists should be alert for slow-moving equipment working in the roadway; brief delays possible.

Route 634 (Bull Yearling Road) – Pipe replacement. Work will take place Wednesday between 6 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Flagging will occur during work hours.

Route 647 (McMullen Mill Road) – Bridge work approximately 0.1 mile west of Route 637 (South River Road). Road closed 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 until 9 p.m. the next day, with no vehicular access past bridge. Shuttle service available to residents by calling (276) 591-7567.

 

Louisa County

Route 208 (Courthouse Road) – Paving. Flagging will occur MondayFriday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Motorists should expect delays.

Route 613 (Oakland Road) – Mowing and roadside trimming. Motorists should be aware of mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment along the road shoulders. Reduce speed and follow traffic controls. Brief delays are possible.

Route 709 (Blueberry Lane) – Ditch maintenance and pipe replacement. Motorists should be alert for slow-moving equipment working along the shoulders and in the roadway; brief delays possible.

 

Madison County

Routes 15, 29, 230, 231 – Mowing. Motorists should be aware of mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment along the road shoulders. Reduce speed and follow traffic controls. Brief delays are possible.

Route 29 (Seminole Trail) – Bridge deck washing on structure at Culpeper County line Monday, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Flagging will occur; expect brief delays.

 

Orange County

Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Highway) – Repairs to roadway shoulders. Motorists should be alert for construction equipment entering and exiting the highway.

Routes 522, 621 – Pipe replacements. Motorists should obey traffic controls and expect minor delays.

Routes 692, 709 – Mowing and roadside trimming. Motorists should be aware of mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment along the road shoulders. Reduce speed and follow traffic controls. Brief delays are possible.

 

Rappahannock County

Route 231 (FT Valley Road) – Tree trimming from Route 522 (Sperryville Pike) to the Madison County line. Flagging will occur. Motorists should expect brief delays.

Routes 600, 612, 614, 618, 621, 622, 626, 633, 637, 658 – Mowing and roadside trimming. Motorists should be aware of mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment along the road shoulders. Reduce speed and follow traffic controls. Brief delays are possible.

Routes 615, 621 – Machining and grading gravel roads. Motorists should be alert for slow-moving equipment working in the roadway; brief delays possible.

Route 626 (Tiger Valley Road) – Replacement of bridge over the Rush River. Road closed Aug. 7 through Sept. 18.Motorists should use the posted detour route: Route 211 (Lee Highway) to Route 622 (Rock Mills Road) to Route 621 (Hunters Road) and back to Route 626.

 

Real-time road conditions and weather forecasts are available on VDOT’s traffic and travel web site, www.511Virginia.org. The site also has live traffic camera images for many major

highways including Interstate 64, I-66 and Routes 29 and 250 in Central Virginia. Motorists can call 511 from any telephone in Virginia for road and traffic conditions on all major highways in the state. Call 800-367-7623 24 hours a day to report highway-related problems or request information about Virginia’s highways.



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