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STA14-142

June 13, 2014



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JUNE 16 TO JUNE 20, 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

(NEW) MILE marker 41 to 0, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for crews mowing, weedeating and removing litter, Wednesday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Be alert for crews removing debris, cleaning paved ditches and slopes. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

  

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 42 – Mobile flagger traffic control for alternating lane closures, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for pavement work.  Work zone extends from
I-64 east Ramp 29A at Route 632 to the Bath/Alleghany county line. Estimated completion December 2014.

(NEW) Route 60 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

(NEW) Route 159 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

(NEW) Route 220 Paving operations from Business Route 220 to 0.80 miles south of Clifton Forge city limits.  Mobile and flagger controlled alternating lane closures as needed. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Estimated completion December 2014.

Various roads – Mowing, patching and ditching with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 606 (Sioux Street, Clifton Forge) – Right shoulder closure with intermittent flagging for box culvert construction work under I-64.  Estimated completion June 15, 2015.

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

Various roads – Mowing, patching and ditching with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

BATH COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Mowing with a mobile operation. Patching with flagger traffic control.  Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 687 (Jackson River Turnpike) Flagger traffic control at various locations for bridge work over Cowardin Run. Work zone is 0.45 mile north of Route 618 to 0.55 miles north of Route 618.  Estimated completion Sept. 24, 2014.

Various roads – Mowing with a mobile operation. Patching and ditching with flagger traffic control.  Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 64

Mile marker 51.4 to 55.2 eastbound and mile marker 56.7 to 53.6 westbound – Left shoulder and lane closures for the Maury River bridges rehabilitation project. 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Estimated completion is Oct. 6, 2016.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 57 to 41, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for lane closures as needed for mowing, weedeating and litter removal.  Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.   Be alert for crews removing debris, cleaning paved ditches. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.   

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 173 to 205, northbound and southbound – Lane and/or shoulder closures as needed for nighttime mowing.  Tuesday through Thursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night.

Mile marker 173 to 205, northbound and southbound – Be alert for crews removing debris, cleaning bridge slopes, ditches, mowing, weedeating and litter removal.  Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 190 to 195.4, northboundLane closures as needed for paving operations.  June 15, 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. and June 16 through June 20, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night.

(NEW) Mile marker 195 to 202, northbound – Daytime alternating right and left lane closures on June 16 and 17, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for rumble strip installation and related work on the truck climbing lane project.

(NEW) Mile marker 199 to 200.5, northbound – Nighttime right and center lane closures June 16, 17, 18 and 19, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each night for pavement work on the truck climbing lane project.

Mile marker 205.1 to 200.15, including ramp 200A, southboundAlternating lane closures for pavement work. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each day.  Estimated completion December 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Alternating lane closures from Rockbridge/Augusta county line to Route 710 (Fairfield town limits). Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for pavement work. Estimated completion December 2014.

Route 39 – Alternating lane closures, with flagging operations and pilot truck for traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for pavement work.  Work zone extends from 0.41 mile east of Route 751 to Route 11. Estimated completion December 2014.

Various roads – Brush cutting, pipe replacement, patching, spot leveling, shoulder repairs, and ditching with flagger traffic control. Mowing with a mobile operation. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Brush cutting, pipe replacement, patching, spot leveling, shoulder repairs, and ditching with flagger traffic control. Mowing with a mobile operation. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 220 – Patching at various locations with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 250 – Ditching, pavement repairs and patching at locations with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Various roads – Mowing with a mobile operation.  Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 607 (Big Valley Road) – Pavement repairs with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 614 (Cowpasture River South)Rural Rustic tar and gravel road surface work with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Various roads – Mowing with a mobile operation.  Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

AUGUSTA COUNTY 

 

INTERSTATE 64

Exit 87, westbound – Shoulder closure for bridge work at I-81 interchange. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion July 11, 2014.

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 205 to 237, northbound and southbound – Be alert for crews removing debris, cleaning bridge slopes/ditches and repairing mile marker signs. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mile marker 206 to 211, southboundAlternating lane closures for nighttime pavement work. Monday to Thursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.  Estimated completion December 2014.

Mile marker 219 to 217, southbound – Alternating lane closures for nighttime pavement work. Sunday to Thursday, 7 p.m. to 8 a.m.  Estimated completion December 2014.

Exit 221, northbound and southbound – Shoulder closure for bridge work at I-64 interchange. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion July 11, 2014.

Mile marker 224 – Shoulder closures as needed for bridge repairs on Route 254 (New Hope Road) over I-81.  Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion July 11, 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 42 – Alternating lane closures for pavement work 0.27 mile south of Route 754 to 0.04 mile south of Route 809. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion December 2014.

Route 250 – Traffic restricted to single 12 foot lane during Ramsey’s Draft bridge replacement.  Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Traffic controlled by temporary signal. Work zone 1.036 mile west of Route 716 to 1.124 mile west of Route 716.  Estimated completion April 30, 2015.

Route 252 – Alternating lane closures as needed for pavement work from just south of Route 701 to 0.36 miles north of Route 802. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion December 2014.

Route 254 (New Hope Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures as needed for bridge repairs at I-81 overpass, 0.07 miles from Staunton city limits and 1.32 mile from Route 929.  Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Estimated completion July 11, 2014.

(NEW) Route 262 Alternating lane closures with flagger operations for pavement work starting at 0.28 miles west of Route 11, eastbound to Route 262 and includes Route 262 ramp, Route 703 ramp, Route 254 ramp and Route 250 ramp. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Route 340 (Stuarts Draft Highway) – Intersection work from Route 654  to Route 831. Traffic signal at Route 657 intersection may be disabled during flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Estimated completion Aug. 6, 2014.

Various roads – Lane and shoulder closures as needed for pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading.  Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 604 (McClures Mill Road) – Surface treatment from Route 662 (Stover School Road) to Route 701 (Howardsville Road) June 19 to June 20, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Traffic control with flaggers and pilot truck. 

(NEW) Route 677(Shemariah Road) – Surface treatment from Route 602 (Summerdean Road) to Route 603 (Cale Springs Road.) June 16 to June 18, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Traffic control with flaggers and pilot truck. 

Route 709 (Sugarloaf Road) – Surface treatment from Route 710 (Eidson Creek Road) to Route 252 (Middlebrook Road.) June 12 to June 16, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Traffic control with flaggers and pilot truck. 

Route 759 – Periodic road closures for a Rural Rustic Road construction project.  Monday – Friday, 7:30 a .m. to 3 p.m. between Route 761 and Route 756 (Buck Hill Road).  Posted detours will be in place using Route 756 to Route 730 to Route 761.  Estimated completion Aug. 8, 2014.

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

Various roads – Lane and shoulder closures as needed for pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY  

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 237 to 264, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris, bridge cleaning and hand mowing. Pothole repairs as needed. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

(UPDATE) Exit 251– Northbound Exit 251off-ramp closed June 16, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. for paving with traffic detoured to exit 257. Exit 251 on-ramps, northbound and southbound, closed June 17 and 18 for paving.  On-ramps restricted 10 feet for this project.  June 19 will be used for any rain delays in the schedule. Estimated project completion July 31, 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 33 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

Route 340 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

Various roads – Lane and shoulder closures as needed for pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 704 (Oakwood Drive, Bridgewater area) – Traffic using temporary two-lane bridge over Cooks Creek. Periodic flagging for construction vehicle access. Work zone from 0.70 mile west of Route 712 to 0.58 mile west of route 712. Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2014.

Route 726 (Stone Spring Road and Peach Grove Avenue) – Motorists should be alert for shoulder closures and occasional flagger controlled lane closures on the Route 280 Southeast Connector project. 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 745 (Martin Miller Road) – Pipe work from Route 257 (Ottobine Road) to Route 744 (Dry Hollow Road). Periodic, short duration closures, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Follow posted detours.

Route 754 (Berrytown Road) – Road closed for bridge work between Route 649 and Route 630, near the town of Elkton. Southbound traffic will detour north on Route 754, south on Route 340, and north on Route 649 to Route 754. Northbound traffic will detour south on Route 754, south on Route 649, and north on Route 340 to Route 754. Estimated completion July 8.

Various roads – Lane and shoulder closures as needed for pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

 

 

PAGE COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 211 – Single lane closure for paving operations eastbound from Route 340 to Route 614 (Longs Road). Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Business Route 211 – Single lane closure for paving operations from east Luray corporate limits to the Route 211 Bypass.  Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Various roads – Lane and shoulder closures as needed for pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Lane and shoulder closures as needed for pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 264 to 300,northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal, brush cleanup operations, bridge cleaning and shoulder mowing. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 265 to 275, northbound.  Right lane closure June 16 from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m.  Left lane closures at various locations June 17 through to June 19, 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. each night – These closures are for a drainage installation project. Estimated project completion June 26, 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

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

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 760 (Water Street) – Flagger controlled traffic from Route 1403 to 0.30 mile east for bridge replacement over Stoney Creek. Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.   Estimated completion June 2015.

(NEW) Route 770 (Boliver Street, Fort Valley area) – Closed June 23 at 8 a.m. from 0 .25 mile south of Route 758 (Woodstock Tower Road) to 2.15 miles north of Route 803 for bridge deck replacement. Estimated completion early July 2014.  Detours:  Northbound traffic will use Route 803 (Oak Tree Road) east to Route 678 (Fort Valley Road), north to Route 758 (Woodstock Tower Road) west.  Southbound traffic will use Route 758 (Woodstock Tower Road) east to Route 678 (Fort Valley Road), south to Route 803 (Oak Tree Road) west to Route 770 (Boliver Road).

(NEW) Route 771 (Boyer Road, Fort Valley area) – Closed June 16 at 8 a.m. from 1.25 miles west of Route 678 to 0.15 miles north of Route 733 for repairs to bridge approaches. Estimated completion June 20, 2014. Detours:  Northbound traffic will travel east on Route 774 (Frenchman Pond Road), north on Route 678 (Fort Valley Road) to end of detour at Route 771 (Boyer Road). Southbound traffic will travel east on Route 771 (Boyer Road), south on Route 678 (Fort Valley Road), west on Route 774 (Frenchman Pond Road) to end of detour at Route 773 (Coverstone Road).

(UPDATE) Various roads – Mowing, pipe cleaning, brush cutting, shoulder repair and ditching.  Monday to Friday.

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

 

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 300 to 324, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and shoulder mowing. Pothole repairs as needed. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 522 – Shoulder closures north bound lane for the installation of fiber optic conduit between Route 679 and the West Virginia Line.  Estimated completion is Oct. 1, 2014.

Various roads – Mowing. Monday to Thursday. 

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 600 (Siler Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures as needed for paving operations. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Motorists should expect minor delays.

(NEW) Various roads – Mowing, shoulder work and pipe cleaning. Monday to Friday.

 

 

CLARKE COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 7 Business East (Town of Berryville) – Flagger controlled lane closures as needed for paving operations from Route 700 to 0.85 miles east.  Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Motorists should expect minor delays. Estimated completion June 13.

Route 340 – Flagger traffic control from Route 522 to 3.92 miles north for paving operations. 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Estimated completion June 27, 2014.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

 

WARREN COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 66

Mile marker 0 to 7, eastbound – Single lane closures as needed for line painting operations.  Estimated completion June 27, 2014.

Mile marker 0 to 15, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for debris removal and shoulder mowing. Pot hole repairs as needed. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Highway) – 24-hour a day flagging operations with stone detour for pipe installation June 16 to June 20.  This work is part of the bridge replacement work over Gooney Creek from 0.67 miles south of Route 605 to 0.35 miles north of Route 605.  Other project work has traffic controlled by flaggers Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists should expect minor delays. Estimated completion October 2015.

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

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 603 (Oregon Hollow Road) – Traffic controlled by flaggers Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 for reconstruction of Route 603 from Route 647 (Dismal Hollow Road) to 0.34 miles north of Route 647 (Dismal Hollow Road). Estimated completion December 2014.

(UPDATE) Route 613 (Indian Hollow Road) – Traffic controlled by flaggers Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for replacement of low water bridge over South Fork of Shenandoah River. Work zone from Route 628 to 0.35 miles north. Estimated completion October 2014.

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

 

 

Vegetation management may take place 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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