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STA14-004

Jan. 3, 2014



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JAN. 6 - JAN. 10, 2014
Highway Work Zones in the Staunton District

STAUNTON – 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) or (UPDATE) indicates a new entry or a revised entry since last week’s report.

 

 

ALLEGHANY COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 64

Mile marker 1.5 to West Virginia state line, westbound Shoulder and lane closures, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for slope repairs. Estimated completion mid-January.

(NEW) Mile marker 41 to 38.4, westbound – Be alert for lane closures as crews repair object markers, clean paved ditches and drop inlets. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mile marker 41 to 0, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for crews cleaning bridge slopes and removing debris. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Shoulder repairs and brush cutting with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Shoulder repairs and brush cutting with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

 

BATH COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Various roads – Shoulder repairs and brush cutting with flagger traffic control. Pothole repair with a mobile operation. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Various roads – Brush cutting with flagger traffic control. Pothole repair with a mobile operation. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 41 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for crews removing debris. Monday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 43 to 41, westbound – Be alert for lane closures as crews repair object markers, clean paved ditches and drop inlets. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 173 to 205, northbound and southbound – Be alert for crews removing debris. Monday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.    

(NEW) Mile marker 196 to 197, northbound – Be alert for crews removing brush, Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Various roads – Ditching, tree removal, pipe replacement, pothole repairs and brush cutting with flagger traffic control. Trash pickup with signs for traffic control. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Various roads – Ditching, grading, tree removal, brush cutting, pothole repairs and pipe replacement with flagger traffic control. Trash pickup with signs for traffic control. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 250 – Brush cutting at various locations with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Brush cutting with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

 

AUGUSTA COUNTY 

 

INTERSTATE 64

No lane closures reported.

 

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 205 to 237, northbound and southbound – Be alert for lane closures as crews remove debris, clean paved slopes/ditches and patch potholes. Tuesday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 11 (Lee Highway, Greenville area with project-related work on Stover School Road, Church Street View Street, Palmer Street, Graham Street, Blacksmith Shop Road, Old Staunton Road as needed)Northbound intermittent lane closures for sewer project. Periodic work next two weeks, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Estimated completion Jan. 30, 2013.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 662 (Stover School Road) – One lane closure as needed from Route 11 to View Street. Flaggers and signs in place to assist motorist. Estimated completion Jan. 30, 2013.

(UPDATE) Route 916 (View Street) – Lane closures as needed for shoulder repair, from Route 662 (Stover School Road) south.  Estimated completion Jan. 30, 2013.

(UPDATE) Route 1201 (Graham Street) – Possible lane closure for sewer work and tree removal in Route 11 area. Estimated completion Jan. 30, 2013.

(UPDATE) Route 1204 (Blacksmith Shop Road) – Possible lane closure for sewer work in Route 11 area. Estimated completion Jan. 30, 2013.

(UPDATE) Route 1206 (Old Staunton Road) – Possible lane closure for sewer work in Route 11 area. Estimated completion Jan. 30, 2013.

 

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY  


INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 237 to 264, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and hand mowing. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Various locations – Guardrail upgrades with daytime shoulder closures. Occasional nighttime lane closures. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion Jan. 14, 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 726 (Stone Spring Road and Peach Grove Avenue) – New road construction to extend Southeast Connector in county. Shoulder closures controlled by signs. Possible lane closures controlled by flaggers. Work zone extends from 0.51 mile east of Harrisonburg city limits to 0.15 mile west of city limits. Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2014.

Route 704 (Oakwood Drive - Bridgewater area) – Periodic flagging for construction work on temporary bridge being built over Cooks Creek. Work zone from 0.70 mil west of Route 712 to 0.58 mile west of route 712. Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2014.

 

 

PAGE COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 211/340 (Lee Highway - west of Luray) – Traffic restricted to single lane westbound, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for preliminary geotechnical engineering work in area of westbound bridge span over South Fork of the Shenandoah River. Work zone from Route 211 intersection at Kaufman’s Mill Road to .03 mile west of Route 211 at Kaufman’s Mill Road. Estimated completion January 31, 2014.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 264 to 300, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal, brush cutting, and tree removal/pruning. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Various locations – Guardrail upgrades with daytime shoulder closures. Occasional nighttime lane closures. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion Jan. 14, 2014.


PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 and Route 42 (Woodstock) – New intersection construction of East Reservoir Road and Route 11. Flagger controlled traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. with periodic work next two weeks. Be alert for new traffic patterns and temporary signals. Estimated completion May 2014. 

 

SECONDARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 300 to 324, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and tree removal. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Various locations – Guardrail upgrades with daytime shoulder closures. Occasional nighttime lane closures. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion Jan. 14, 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Various roads - Brush cutting, Monday to Friday.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

 (NEW) Various roads – Shoulder work, pipe cleaning and ditching, Monday to Friday.

 

 

CLARKE COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.


SECONDARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

 

WARREN COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 66

Mile marker 0 to 14.7,westbound and eastbound – Be alert for roadside debris removal and tree removal. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 340/522 (North Shenandoah Avenue/Winchester Road), from Duck Street to 17th Street – South Fork Bridge Project.  Daily lane closures, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and nightly lane closures, 9 p.m. to 7 a.m., Monday through Friday. Old South Fork bridge replacement and interchange modification at Route 55 (Strasburg Road) and 340/522. Estimated completion December 2017. Motorists are advised to allow more time in daily commutes.

Route 340 (Town of Front Royal) – Daily lane closures, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., center lane closures, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and nightly closures, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday – Friday for utility relocations. Work zone from Duck Street to 17th Street. Estimated completion spring 2014.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 613 (Indian Hollow Road) – Replacement of low-water bridge over South Fork of the Shenandoah River. Work zone is from Route 628 to 0.35 mile north. Flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Expect minor delays. Estimated completion October 2014.

 

 

Vegetation management may occur district wide on various routes.

 

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

 

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at 511Virginia.org. For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week. Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR- ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

 

The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton. VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located at www.VirginiaDOT.org.

 

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