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STA14-123

May 23, 2014



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR MAY 26 – MAY 30, 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 0 to 41, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for crews removing debris, cleaning bridge slopes and paved ditches. Tuesday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 42 – Mobile flagger traffic control for alternating lane closures, Tuesday 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.

Route 220 – Mobile flagger traffic control for alternating lane closures, Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for pavement work.  Work zone extends from the start of Route 220 Business to 0.80 mile south of Clifton Forge town limits. Estimated completion December 2014.

Various roads – Patching and ditching with flagger traffic control. Tuesday 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.

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

 

 

BATH COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Pothole repairs with a mobile operation. Tuesday 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 – Brush cutting, patching, grading, and cleaning ditches with flagger traffic control. Mowing and pothole repairs with a mobile operation. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

 

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 64

 (UPDATE) Mile marker 41 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for crews removing debris and cleaning paved ditches. Tuesday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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.

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 173 to 205, northbound and southbound – Be alert for crews removing debris, cleaning bridge slopes and ditches, repairing mile markers. Tuesday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mile marker 190 to 195.4, northboundPaving work May 27-30, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly.

Mile marker 195 to 196, northbound – Right and center lane closures for pavement work on Tuesday, May 27 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning.

Mile marker 196 to 198, northbound – Left and center lane closures for pavement work on Wednesday, May 28 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning.

Mile marker 200 to 202, northbound – Left and center lane closures for pavement work on Thursday, May 29 and Friday, May 30 from 8 p.m. each night to 7 a.m. the following.

Mile marker 203 to 203.5, southbound – Left lane closure May 20, 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. followed by left shoulder closures after 7 a.m. for sinkhole repairs.

Mile marker 205.1 to 200.15, including ramp 200A, southboundAlternating lane closures for pavement work. Tuesday to Thursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each day.   Friday and Saturday 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. each day.   Sunday, 9 p.m. to Monday 7 a.m.  Estimated completion December 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Alternating lane closures from Rockbridge/Augusta county line to Route 710 (Fairfield town limits). Tuesday 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. Tuesday 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.

Route 60 – Alternating lane closures, Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for pavement work.  Work zone extends from Route 850, the south end of the bridge over I-64, to west of Lexington city limits.  Estimated completion December 2014.

Various roads – Brush cutting, pipe replacement, shoulder repairs, sweeping intersections and bridges, and ditching with flagger traffic control. Pothole repairs, trash pickup and mowing with a mobile operation. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Brush cutting, pipe replacement, shoulder repairs, tree removal, sweeping intersections and bridges, ditching with flagger traffic control. Pothole repairs, grading, trash pickup and mowing with a mobile operation. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

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

Route 250 – Pothole repairs and tree trimming/removal at various locations with flagger traffic control. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

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

Route 614 (Headwaters area) – Single lane closure with a 10-foot road width limit for bridge deck replacement over the South Fork South Branch of Potomac River. Work zone is 0.07 mile south of Route 620 (Brushy Fork Road) and 0.01 mile north of Route 620 (Spring Run Road). Daytime flagger traffic control and nighttime stop and proceed when clear.  Estimated completion June 13, 2014.

Various roads – Pothole repairs with flagger traffic control.  Tuesday 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 May 30, 2014.

 

INTERSTATE 81

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

Mile marker 219 to 217, southbound – Lane closure 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 May 30, 2014.

Mile marker 228 to 234– Right shoulder closure for guardrail upgrades and shoulder restoration work.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway, Town of Greenville) – Single lane and shoulder closures as needed with flagging operations from Route 657 (Indian Ridge Road) to Route 1202 (Church Street) for paving and curb installation as part of sanitary sewer project. Monday to Friday, weather permitting. Estimated completion May 31, 2014.

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 – Alternating lane closures for paving, line-marking and shoulder work, 3.3 miles east of Route 629 to 0.8 miles east of Route 678.  Tuesday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Route 250 – Traffic restricted to single 12 foot lane during Ramsey’s Draft bridge replacement.  Traffic controlled by temporary signal. Work zone 1.036 mile west of Route 716 to 1.124 mile west of Route 616.  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 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 662 (Stover School Road) – Shoulder closures and possible single lane closure from Route 11 to Route 916 (View Street) for seeding work as part of sanitary sewer project. Estimated completion May 31, 2014

Route 916 (View Street) – Possible single lane closure from Route 662 (Stover School Road) south for seeding work as part of the sewer project. Estimated completion May 31, 2014 

Route 1201 (Palmer Street) – Possible lane closure from Route 662 (Stover School Road) to Route 1201 (Graham Street) for seeding work as part of sewer project. Estimated completion May 31, 2014

Pen Apple Lane – Road closed from Route 1205 (Main Street) to Route 11 for related sewer project work. Estimated completion May 31, 2014

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 and brush removal, hand cleaning paved ditches.  Pothole repairs as needed. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 33 – Single lane closure, westbound, over the Norfolk Southern Railway.  May 22, 8 a.m. to 4 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

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) – 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.

(NEW) Route 754 (Berrytown Road) – Road closure for bridge work between Route 649 and Route 630. Detour signs will be in place. Closure begins 8 a.m. on Monday, June 9, 2014. Estimated completion Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

(UPDATE) Route 1206 (Eastview Street -Town of Dayton) – Road closed to through traffic for installation of water /sewer lines.  Monday, May 19 to Friday, May 30.  Follow posted detour signs.

(UPDATE) Route 1208 (Mill Street -Town of Dayton) – Road closed to through traffic for installation of water /sewer lines.  Monday, May 19 to Friday, May 30.  Follow posted detour signs.

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.

 

 

PAGE COUNTY

 

PRIMARY 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.

 

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 and hand cleaning paved ditches. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 265 to 275, northbound – Overnight lane closures at various locations for underdrain installation. Right lane closures May 27 and May 28, 7 p.m. each night to 9 a.m. the following morning. Left lane closures May 29 from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m., and May 30 from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Estimated project completion June 12, 2014, weather permitting.

Mile marker 299 to 273, southbound – Alternating lane closures for guardrail upgrades and shoulder restoration.  Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 and Route 42 (Town of Woodstock) – Construction of new intersection of East Reservoir Road and Route 11. Flagging operations at the intersection between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday to Friday. Be alert for new traffic patterns and temporary signals. Estimated completion May 2014.

Various roads – Mowing, Tuesday 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)Various roads – Grading and pipe cleaning, Tuesday to Friday.

 

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 300 to 324, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and brush cutting by hand. Pothole repairs as needed. Thursday and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Mile marker 309, northbound and southbound – Alternating right shoulder closures for bridge inspection over Opequon Creek.  May 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Exit 310, northbound and southbound – Alternating right shoulder closures for bridge inspection at Route 37 (J Kenneth Robinson Highway) southbound over I-81. May 23, 9 a.m. to noon.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 37 (J Kenneth Robinson Highway) – Northbound right lane and shoulder closures and southbound left lane closure at Route 651 (Shady Elm Road) bridge over Route 37.  May 23, noon to 4 p.m. 

Various roads – Mowing. Tuesday to Friday.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

 

CLARKE COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Mowing. Tuesday to Friday.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

 

WARREN COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 66

Mile marker 0 to 15, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for debris removal and fence repair. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Highway) – Bridge replacement work over Gooney Creek from 0.67 miles south of Route 605 to 0.35 miles north of Route 605.  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 (Town of Front Royal) – Utility relocations from Duck Street to 17th Street. Lane closures Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; center turn-lane closures, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; nightly closures, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday to Friday. Estimated completion spring 2014.

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.

Various roads – Mowing. Tuesday to Friday.

 

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 miles north. Flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Expect minor delays. Estimated completion October 2014.

(NEW)Various roads – Grading and pipe cleaning, Tuesday 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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