VDOT work schedule: Feb. 13-17

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

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.

AUGUSTA COUNTY

Interstate 64

No lane closures reported.

 

Interstate 81

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

* (NEW) Mile marker 235, northbound and southbound – New traffic signals installed at exit ramps intersecting with Route 256. Signals go into flash mode on Feb. 9, and will go into full operational mode on Feb. 14.

 

Primary Roads

* Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway) – Expect a lane shift and two-way flagging operations from Route 646 (Fadley Road) to Route 256 (Weyers Cave Road) for truck crossings, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

* Route 250, eastbound – Retaining wall excavation at the intersection of Old White Bridge Road and Route 640 (Goose Creek Road). Wednesday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* Route 256 (Weyers Cave Road) – Pole and wire installation, intermittent single-lane closure, from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 2003 (Wayside Drive).

* Route 256 – Paving and shoulder grading, just east of Route 11, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

*Route 256 – Shoulder closures from Route 276 (Keezletown Road) to Route 847 (Valley Church Road).

* Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) – Guardrail installation, single lane and shoulder closures, from I-81 to Route 11. Flagger traffic control. Work is Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

 

Secondary Roads

* Route 640 (Goose Creek Road) – Water line installation at the intersection of Route 250 (Jefferson Highway) and Westport Run. Single-lane traffic, Monday to Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Flagger traffic control.

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

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

 

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

Interstate 81

* Mile marker 237.51 to 263.9, northbound and southbound – Debris removal, ramp delineator installation and guardrail work. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Primary Roads

* Route 340 – Shoulder closure from Route 649 (Island Ford Road) to Route 642 (Captain Yancey Road) for railroad crossing repairs. Estimated completion is March 31. Speed limit reduced to 45 mph.

 

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 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 753 (Kratzer Road) – Pole installation, intermittent lane closures from Route 908 (Pulses Hill Road) to Route 865 (Gravels Road).

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

 

Vegetation management may occur district wide on various routes.

Motorists are reminded to use extreme caution when traveling through work zones.


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