News Releases - Culpeper

Aug. 22, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Aug. 22-26, 2016

Aug. 19, 2016
PAVING ON RT. 33 IN LOUISA BEGINS AUG. 21
Motorists should use caution through the work zone

Aug. 15, 2016
RT. 639 BRIDGE WILL CLOSE FOR DECK REPLACEMENT AUG. 22
Motorists will be detoured during four week closure

Aug. 12, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Aug. 15-19, 2016

Aug. 9, 2016
ATTEND AUG. 31 INFO MEETING ON I-66 TRUCK REST AREA
Proposed facility will improve tractor-trailer parking, highway safety in Fauquier Co.

Aug. 5, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Aug. 8-12, 2016

Aug. 5, 2016
RT. 29 CROSSOVER AT RT. 718 TO BE CLOSED MONDAY
Lanes closed, left turns restricted at intersection; motorists to be detoured

Aug. 4, 2016
BRIDGE DECK REPAIRS ALONG I-66 BEGIN TONIGHT
Motorists should use caution approaching work zone, expect delays

Aug. 2, 2016
TRAFFIC SHIFT ON RT. 29 WIDENING PROJECT THURSDAY
Southbound traffic will switch to new pavement overnight for reconstruction of existing lanes

July 29, 2016
PAVING WORK ON RT. 15/29 IN CULPEPER TO BEGIN MONDAY
Motorists should use caution traveling through work zone, expect delays

July 29, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of Aug. 1-5, 2016

July 22, 2016
MILLING, PAVING ON RT. 20 WILL BEGIN JULY 25
Use caution traveling through work zone, expect delays

July 22, 2016
CREWS TO BEGIN NIGHTTIME PAVING ON INTERSTATE 64 EAST
Drivers should use caution through work zone, expect brief delays

July 22, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of July 25-29, 2016

July 22, 2016
TRAFFIC SWITCH AT RT. 729/784 IN CULPEPER NEXT WEEK
Motorists will use new spur road as work continues on Western Outer Loop project

July 19, 2016
OVERNIGHT CLOSURES RESUME AT RT. 29-RIO RD. INTERSECTION
Contractor will install roadway and pedestrian lighting, seal and stain retaining walls

July 19, 2016
RT. 230 BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT UNDER WAY
Intermittent lane closures in place as crews prepare project site

July 18, 2016
RT. 29-RIO RD. INTERSECTION REOPENS 46 DAYS EARLY
Rt. 29 through traffic should use left lanes, local traffic use right lanes to signal at Rio Rd.

July 18, 2016
SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS COMING TO RT. 29/718 INTERSECTION
Six-month project to construct restricted crossing U-turn will require lane closures

July 15, 2016
PAVING WORK BEGINS NEXT WEEK ON RT. 17 IN BEALETON
Motorists should obey traffic controls, expect brief delays

July 15, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of July 18-22, 2016

July 15, 2016
EXPECT MINOR DELAYS FOR PAVING ON RT. 522 IN LOUISA
Work begins next week at three locations along corridor; expect brief delays

July 14, 2016
RT. 652 IN FLUVANNA TO CLOSE FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Motorists should use alternate routes during the eight-week closure

July 12, 2016
RT. 643 IN GORDONSVILLE TO CLOSE FOR THREE WEEKS
Motorists detoured during replacement of three damaged drainage pipes

July 8, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of July 11-15, 2016

July 8, 2016
IMPROVEMENTS COMING TO LOUISA INTERSECTION
Three-week project will offset Rt. 522 right-turn lane at Rt. 208 for better line of sight

July 8, 2016
VDOT ENGAGING SMALL BUSINESSES IN CENTRAL VA.
Learn about vendor opportunities, including snow removal, at July open houses

July 1, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of July 4-8, 2016

July 1, 2016
RT. 29-RIO RD. CREWS WILL WORK INTO JULY 4th WEEKEND
Construction suspended at 6 a.m. Saturday, work resumes at 8 a.m. Tuesday

June 27, 2016
PART OF RT. 609 IN ORANGE CO. TO CLOSE FOR TWO WEEKS
Motorists detoured during drain pipe replacement work July 6 to 20

June 27, 2016
RT. 622 BRIDGE OVER COVINGTON RIVER CLOSED JULY 5-28
VDOT crew will replace the Rappahannock Co. bridge; motorists detoured

June 24, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of June 27-July 1, 2016

June 17, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of June 20-24, 2016

June 17, 2016
OPERATORS DEMONSTRATE SKILLS AT EQUIPMENT ROADEO
Five locals will represent district in Aug. 4 statewide skills assessment

June 15, 2016
RT. 15/53 ROUNDABOUT IN PALMYRA ADVERTISED FOR BIDS
$2.5 million project reached full funding through new SMART SCALE prioritization process

June 10, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of June 13-17

June 9, 2016
RT. 17 SOUTHBOUND RAMP TO I-66 EAST CLOSURE EXTENDED
Bridge maintenance project at Delaplane extended 24 hours; ramp to reopen early Tuesday

June 7, 2016
TWYMANS MILL RD. PROJECT BEGINS MONDAY
VDOT will close segment of roadway through Oct. 16 to improve safety at Turner Dr.

June 6, 2016
FRAYS MILL RD. BRIDGE TO CLOSE JUNE 13-17
VDOT crew will replace bridge deck over Marsh Run in Albemarle Co.

June 3, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of June 6-10

May 31, 2016
RT. 17 SOUTHBOUND RAMP TO I-66 EAST CLOSING JUNE 5
VDOT will perform weeklong bridge maintenance project at Delaplane

May 27, 2016
WORK AT RT. 29-RIO RD. PROJECT WILL CONTINUE OVER HOLIDAY WEEKEND
Daytime construction is behind barrier walls, be alert for trucks and obey reduced speed limit

May 27, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of May 30-June 3

May 26, 2016
FLASHING YELLOW ARROWS COMING TO FOUR LOCATIONS
VDOT will install signals in Albemarle, Louisa, Culpeper to improve left turn safety, efficiency

May 23, 2016
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERNS IN EFFECT AT RT. 29-RIO RD. INTERSECTION PROJECT
Major construction of grade-separated intersection begins; detour routes are posted

May 20, 2016
RT. 29 SOLUTIONS LANE CLOSURES
Scheduled activities: Week of May 23-27, 2016

May 20, 2016
PAVING ON RT. 33 BUSINESS IN GREENE CO. BEGINS MAY 23
Motorists should use caution through the work zone, expect delays

May 19, 2016
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERNS BEGIN SUNDAY EVENING AT RT. 29-RIO RD. PROJECT
Major construction of grade-separated intersection begins; detours will be posted

May 16, 2016
RT. 522 REDUCED TO ONE LANE AT WILSON BRANCH BRIDGE
Signal will control two-way traffic during construction, beginning May 23

May 13, 2016
MAINTENANCE NEXT WEEK ON I-64 BRIDGE OVER RT. 29
Lane closures will occur overnight Monday through Thursday

May 12, 2016
BROWNS GAP TURNPIKE TO CLOSE MAY 23
VDOT crew will replace bridge over branch of Doyles River in Crozet

May 10, 2016
LANE CLOSURES UPCOMING AT RT. 29-666 INTERCHANGE
VDOT contractor will pour concrete bridge deck overnight on May 11 and 17

April 28, 2016
NALLES MILL RD. IN CULPEPER CLOSED MAY 2-6
Eastern end of road will be tied into new roadway near Rt. 29-666 interchange

April 26, 2016
BRIDGE REPLACEMENT SLATED FOR RT. 629 IN RAPPAHANNOCK
Single lane closed May 2 to June 2; road to be completely closed May 10 and 19

April 25, 2016
PAVING SEASON IS UNDER WAY IN CENTRAL VA.
More than 300 miles of state roadway will be resurfaced in 2016

April 11, 2016
SHARE YOUR INPUT ON TRANSPORTATION PROJECT FUNDING
Comments invited in person on April 12, via correspondence by May 27

April 6, 2016
PIPE WORK TO CLOSE THREE AREA ROADS IN COMING WEEKS
Message boards, detour signs will keep motorists informed

March 22, 2016
PAYNES MILL RD. BRIDGE TO CLOSE APRIL 7
Four-month VDOT project will replace posted structure over Cub Creek

March 21, 2016
UTILITY RELOCATION COMPLETE AT RIO RD. INTERSECTION PROJECT
Installation of new Charlottesville Gas distribution lines marks construction milestone

March 11, 2016
BURNLEY STATION RD. CLOSED MARCH 14 FOR BRIDGE WORK
Motorists should use posted detour from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

March 8, 2016
SERVICE RESTORED TO ALL CENTURYLINK CUSTOMERS
VDOT, contractor will investigate, improve procedures to prevent future incidents

March 7, 2016
CENTURYLINK REPAIRING DAMAGED CABLE AT RIO PROJECT
Technicians will work through the night to restore all service by Tuesday morning

March 7, 2016
UNDERGROUND CABLE CUT AT RIO INTERSECTION PROJECT
CenturyLink customers north of Charlottesville affected; technicians work to restore service

March 3, 2016
VDOT TO MOBILIZE FOR LATE WINTER STORM
Motorists encouraged to check road conditions, drive with caution Friday morning

Feb. 25, 2016
RT. 607 BRIDGE OVER ELK RUN TO CLOSE FOR REPLACEMENT
Fauquier Co. bridge closed March 7 to 31; motorists should use an alternate route

Feb. 17, 2016
BURNLEY STATION RD. BRIDGE REDUCED TO 3 TONS
Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad closed to all traffic heavier than passenger vehicles

Feb. 16, 2016
EARLY-MORNING COMMUTERS MAY ENCOUNTER BLACK ICE
VDOT crews working overnight to address icing, fallen trees, flooded roads

Feb. 16, 2016
POSTPONE TRAVEL THIS MORNING TO AVOID DANGEROUS ICE
VDOT crews continuing to address black ice on major highways

Feb. 16, 2016
ROAD CONDITIONS DETERIORATE AS FREEZING RAIN CONTINUES
Icing expected to continue overnight; VDOT advises against non-essential travel

Feb. 15, 2016
FREEZING RAIN WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS TONIGHT
Snow cleared from major highways but VDOT expects slick conditions through early Tuesday

Feb. 15, 2016
AVOID TRAVEL THIS EVENING: FREEZING RAIN ON THE WAY
VDOT crews contending with snowfall now, will face tougher icy conditions later

Feb. 15, 2016
TRAVEL NOT ADVISED ON SNOW-COVERED ROADS
VDOT crews at work to remove snow, treat slick conditions across central Virginia

Feb. 14, 2016
PLAN TO STAY HOME MONDAY TO AVOID ICY CONDITIONS
VDOT crews mobilizing for frigid combination of snow and freezing rain

Feb. 8, 2016
RAIN, SNOW WILL MAKE CENTRAL VA. ROADS SLICK
Monitor local weather; use 511 Virginia for road conditions

Jan. 27, 2016
BE ALERT FOR BLACK ICE TONIGHT, EARLY THURSDAY
VDOT crews on duty overnight to address refreeze, continue clearing excess snow

Jan. 27, 2016
WEATHER DELAYS WORK TO RT. 663 BRIDGE IN LOUISA
Road will remain closed two more weeks for bridge replacement; detour in place

Jan. 26, 2016
VDOT WILL WORK OVERNIGHT TO CLEAN UP ROADS
Crews will return to open roads to full width, clear shoulders and widen intersections

Jan. 26, 2016
EASY DOES IT DURING TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE
VDOT crews continue winter storm cleanup effort on secondary roads, in subdivisions

Jan. 25, 2016
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT ICY ROADS TUESDAY MORNING
Crews working to open all secondary roads; more traffic expected during a.m. commute

Jan. 25, 2016
VDOT CONTINUES WORK ON SECONDARY ROADS
Crews will work overnight to complete initial pass on all secondary roads, neighborhoods

Jan. 25, 2016
VDOT CONTINUES FOCUS ON SECONDARY, SUBDIVISION ROADS
Heavy equipment, snow blowers will be used to move large volumes of snow

Jan. 25, 2016
OVERNIGHT FREEZE MEANS SLICK PAVEMENT THIS A.M.
Beware black ice on all highways; use caution on snow-covered secondaries

Jan. 24, 2016
OVERNIGHT FREEZE MEANS ICY ROADS EARLY MONDAY
Crews continue clearing secondary roads overnight; check 511 before travel

Jan. 24, 2016
VDOT SHIFTS RESOURCES TO SECONDARY ROADS
Crews will continue 24-hour effort to remove substantial accumulations of snow

Jan. 24, 2016
MUCH SNOW REMOVAL WORK REMAINS IN CENTRAL VA.
Many roads snow-covered or blocked; motorists still advised not to travel

Jan. 24, 2016
HAVE PATIENCE AS CREWS CONTINUE CLEANUP
Use 511Virginia.org to check conditions; nearly all roads still snow-covered

Jan. 23, 2016
AS SNOW ENDS CREWS CONTINUE SNOW REMOVAL OVERNIGHT
VDOT will shift resources to secondary system as interstates and primary roads are cleared

Jan. 23, 2016
BLOWING SNOW, MAROONED VEHICLES HAMPER PLOWS
Central Va. highways in severe condition, VDOT warns motorists to stay off roads

Jan. 23, 2016
CREWS CONTENDING WITH DRIFTING SNOW, LOW VISIBILITY
VDOT fully staffed, stocked for long haul of snow operations

Jan. 23, 2016
CREWS HARD AT WORK ON SNOW REMOVAL IN CENTRAL VA.
More snow, increasing winds mean adverse conditions will continue

Jan. 22, 2016
VDOT EFFORTS FOCUS ON INTERSTATE, PRIMARY HIGHWAYS
Storm is forecast to intensify overnight with heavy snow, high winds

Jan. 22, 2016
ROAD CONDITIONS DETERIORATE AS HEAVY SNOW MOVES IN
Residents advised to postpone travel, shelter in place until storm ends

Jan. 22, 2016
AVOID TRAVEL DURING WEEKEND BLIZZARD
VDOT crews on 24-hour duty as snow enters central Virginia

Jan. 21, 2016
ALL HANDS ON DECK FOR MAJOR SNOW IN CENTRAL VA.
Motorists advised not to travel due to hazardous conditions

Jan. 19, 2016
OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF RIO RD. CROSSOVER CONTINUE
Installation of soil anchors for bridge pilings, retaining walls will begin Jan. 26

Jan. 5, 2016
RT. 663 BRIDGE IN LOUISA CO. TO CLOSE JAN. 11-29
VDOT crew will replace bridge over Owens Creek; detour in place for motorists

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