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VDOT road-work report

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks.

The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties, Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke.

Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, when traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.

(NEW)   Indicates a new or revised entry since last week’s report.

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

Interstate 64

* Mile marker 57 to 41, eastbound and westbound – Debris removal and sign work, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Interstate 81

* Mile marker 173 to 205, northbound and southbound – Debris removal, ditch repair, sign work and rock removal from shoulders. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* (UPDATE) Mile marker 195.6 to 202.5, northbound – Truck climbing lane project. On July 17 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. there will be a right-lane closure northbound from mile marker 200 to mile marker 201. Crews will be moving barriers in this location.

 

Primary Roads

* Route 11 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger traffic control during daylight hours, Monday to Friday.

* Route 39 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger traffic control during daylight hours, Monday to Friday.

*Route 252 (Brownsburg Turnpike) – Project at the bridge over Cedar Grove Branch. This location is 0.50 mile north of Route 712 (Decatur Road) and 0.98 mile south of Route 727 (Hyde Road). Bridge closed beginning June 13. Single-lane detour on temporary road next to the existing bridge. Traffic controlled by stop and proceed sign. Estimated completion is Aug. 2.

* Various roads – Pipe cleaning. Flagger traffic control, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Secondary Roads

 

* (NEW) Route 666 – Waterline work. Road closed during daylight hours between Route 60 (West Midland Trail) to Route 670 (Borden Road) during daylight hours.  Closure begins on July 17 and will last approximately four weeks.

*Various roads – Rough surface machining, paving, patching, ditching, pipe cleaning, pipe replacement, mowing and brush cutting. Flagger traffic control, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

 

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY

Primary Roads

* Route 250 – Replacement of bridge over Crab Run in McDowell, from 0.01 mile east of Route 645 to 0.014 miles west of Route 654 (Doe Hill Road). Single-lane traffic with 14-foot width restriction and three-way traffic signal at Route 250 and intersection of Route 654. Flagger traffic control at various locations when needed. Work may take place 24 hours-a-day. Speed limit reduced to 25 mph. Estimated completion is October.

* Various roads – Mowing and plant mix repairs, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Secondary Roads

* Route 600 (Upper Back Creek Road) – Plant mix repairs, weekdays.

* Route 604 (Valley Center Road) – Plant mix repairs, weekdays.

* Route 615 (Davis Run) – Paving project with tar and graveling. Flagger traffic control, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

* Route 619 (Botkin Hollow) – Tar and graveling. Flagger traffic control, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

* Route 678 (Bullpasture River Road) – Ditch and shoulder repairs. Flagger traffic control, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

* Various roads – Mowing and patching, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

AUGUSTA COUNTY

Interstate 64

* (NEW) Mile marker 96.77 to 86.97, westbound – Milling, paving and line placement. Alternating lane closures, Sunday night to Friday morning, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

* (NEW) Mile marker 97.1 to 106.4, eastbound and westbound – Afton Mountain Guardrail Project. Right shoulder closures, Sunday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

 

Interstate 81

* Mile marker 205.1 to 237, northbound and southbound – Debris removal, ditch repair and sign work. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Mile marker 219 to 223, southbound – Guardrail replacement and paving. Left lane closures, Sunday night to Friday morning, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

 

Primary Roads

* Route 42 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger traffic control during daylight hours, Monday to Friday.

* Route 250, eastbound and westbound – Weedeating near guardrail, weekdays, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

* (NEW) Route 340 (Eastside Highway) – Paving at railroad crossing from 1.50 miles north of Route 649 (Island Ford Road). Intermittent lane closures, Monday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

* Route 340 – Delphine Avenue Project. Sewer line replacement and rebuilding roadway on east side of Delphine Avenue at intersection of 4th Street. Flagger traffic control, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

* Various roads – Mowing, pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching and grading. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Secondary Roads

* Route 616 (Dam Town Road) – Bridge replacement from 0.12 mile west of Route 924 to 0.08 mile east of Route 11. New box culvert installation. Road closed, July 9 to 30.

* Route 764 – Patching from Route 730 (North River Road) and Route 758 (George Walton’s Road). Flagger traffic control, weekdays, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

* Various roads – Mowing, pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching and grading. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

 

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

Interstate 81

* Mile marker 237.51 to 263.9, northbound and southbound – Debris removal, brush cutting. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

* (NEW) Mile marker 240 to 243 – On Tuesday, July 17 the slow-roll is scheduled for approximately 10 a.m.  All I-81 northbound and southbound lanes will have simultaneous slow-roll closures between exit 240 at Route 257 near Mount Crawford and Bridgewater and exit 243 at Route 11 in Harrisonburg.  Blasting for a stormwater retention pond for a construction site adjacent to the interstate will be occurring near mile marker 241.

* (NEW) Mile marker 247 to 251 – Sunday, July 15 Shentel will be installing an overhead line across I-81.  The slow-roll lane closure will be done in two phases, both scheduled to occur between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.  The first slow-roll will be on both I-81 northbound lanes between exit 247 at Route 33 in Harrisonburg and exit 251 at Route 11 north of Harrisonburg.  The second slow-roll will be on both I-81 southbound lanes between exit 251 and exit 247.

 

Primary Roads

* Route 11 (North Valley Pike) – Pipe installation from Route 865 (Gravels Road) to Route 963 (Windy Knoll Drive). Intermittent lane closures, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Traffic controlled by pilot truck.

* Route 33, westbound (Rawley Pike) – Waterline installation at intersection of Route 726. Shoulder closed, weekdays, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

* (NEW) Route F238 (Buffalo Drive), northbound and southbound – Overhead utility work with traffic restrictions, Sunday, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

* Various roads – Mowing, pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching and grading. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Secondary Roads

* Stone Spring Road – Erickson Avenue/Stone Spring Road Connector Project from Route 11 to Port Republic Road. Lane and shoulder closures, daily, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion is spring 2013.

* Route 609 (Naked Creek Road) – Naked Creek Bridge Project. Replacement work at the intersection of Route 603 (Fleeburg Road, Page County) and Route 609. Periodic temporary lane closures, daily, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On May 22, the traffic pattern will shift from the existing bridge on Route 603 to a temporary bridge during construction of the permanent structure. Estimated completion is April 2013.

* Route 726 (Erickson Avenue) – Waterline installation from Route 33 (Rawley Pike) to Harrisonburg City limits. Intermittent lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 727 (Airport Road) – Bridge from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 696 (Kisers Road). Road closed until further notice.

* Route 1421 (Springbrook Road, Town of Broadway) – Replacement of bridge over Linville Creek from 0.275 miles west of Route 42 (South Main Street) to Route 42. Signalization upgrade at intersection of Route 42. Possible single lane closures controlled by flaggers Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Estimated completion is April 30, 2013.

* Various roads – Mowing, pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching and grading. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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


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