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STA14-201

Aug. 29, 2014



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR SEPTEMBER 1 SEPTEMBER 5, 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 27 to 26, westbound – Be alert for crews doing shoulder and turf repair. September 2, noon to 4 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 41 to 0, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for removing debris, trimming around signs, and cleaning paved ditches and slopes. Tuesday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 18 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Tuesday to Friday.

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

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

 

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.

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

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

 

 

BATH COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

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

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Various roads – Mowing with a mobile operation.  Patching with flagger traffic control.  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 removing debris, cleaning paved ditches, and trimming around signs. 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 – Lane and shoulder closures as needed for the Maury River Bridge rehabilitation project. Estimated completion is Oct. 6, 2016.

 

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 185 to 190, northbound – Alternating lane closures for paving.  September 2 through September 5, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.   

Mile marker 193 to 190, southbound.  Nighttime left lane closures, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m., for guardrail upgrades and shoulder paving. Estimated completion Jan. 15, 2015.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 195 to 205, northbound and southbound – Be alert for crews tree trimming around signs, removing debris, repairing mile marker signs, cleaning bridge ditches. Tuesday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Exit 200, northbound – Alternating lane closures for on-ramp and off-ramp paving. Tuesday through Thursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.  Estimated completion December 2014.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 205 to 200, including ramp 200A, southboundAlternating lane closures for pavement work. Tuesday to Thursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. each day.  Estimated completion December 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 56 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Tuesday to Friday.

(UPDATE) Route 130 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours.Tuesday to Friday.

(UPDATE) Route 252 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Tuesday to Friday.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Mowing with a mobile operation. Patching, pipe replacement, pothole repairs, brush cutting, laying asphalt and ditch work with flagger traffic control. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 717 (Goose Creek Road) – Road closed until September 11 from 0.6 mile north of Route 719 (Davis Road) to 0.9 mile west of Route 721 (Finley Road) for bridge replacement.  Detour using Route 613 (Ridge Road) to Route 721 (Finley Road) to Route 606 (Raphine Road).

(UPDATE) Various roads – Mowing with a mobile operation. Patching, pipe replacement, pothole repairs, brush cutting, laying asphalt and ditch work with flagger traffic control. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

 

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 250 (Lantz Mountain area) – Flagger controlled lane closures as needed for pipe replacement.  Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 616 (Upper Shaws Fork) – Flagger controlled traffic for pipe replacement. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Route 640 (Meadowdale Road) – Ditching with flagger controlled traffic from intersection of Route 644 (Hardscrabble Road) south and on Route  614 (Cowpasture River Road) south. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Various roads – Grading with flagger control.  Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

AUGUSTA COUNTY 

 

INTERSTATE 64

Mile marker 87, westbound – Shoulder closure for bridge work over I-81at Mile marker 222, southbound.  Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Estimated completion Sept. 12, 2014.

(NEW) Mile marker 89 to 93 (Fishersville area) – Right lane closure eastbound September 2, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. and westbound September 3, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. for road and ramp striping.

(NEW) Mile marker 107 to 94 – Shoulder closures, eastbound and westbound, September 3 and 4, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day for installation of temporary fence and underground conduit system in median. Estimated completion July 2015.

 

INTERSTATE 81

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

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

Mile marker 213.3 (Exit 213 Greenville) – Shoulder closure Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. as needed for bridge work over Route 11. Estimated completion Sept. 26, 2014.

Mile marker 215 – Right shoulder closure Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. as needed for bridge work over Route 694. Estimated completion Sept. 26, 2014.

Mile marker 220 – Shoulder closures as needed at exit 220 for bridge work at Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) overpass off I-81.  Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion Sept. 12, 2014.

Exit 221, northbound and southbound bridges over ramp to I-64 – Shoulder closure Monday to Thursday, 6:30 to 7 p.m. for bridge work. Estimated completion Sept.12, 2014.

Mile marker 228 to 238, northbound – Alternating lane closures for nighttime pavement work and guardrail upgrades, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion.  Estimated completion Dec. 24, 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11– Lane and shoulder closures as needed for bridge work on I-81 over Route 11 in the exit 213 area.  Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion Sept. 26, 2014.

Route 11– Shoulder closures as needed for bridge work at Route 262 overpass (Woodrow Wilson Parkway, eastbound).  Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion Sept. 12, 2014.

Route 42, south – Mowing with posted signs as alerts.  Monday – Friday, 7:30 a .m. to 3 p.m.

Route 250 – Traffic restricted to single 12-foot wide lane during Ramsey’s Draft bridge replacement.  Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Traffic controlled by temporary signal. Work zone 1.04 mile west of Route 716 to 1.12 miles west of Route 716.  Estimated completion April 30, 2015.

Route 252 – Mowing with posted signs as alerts.  Monday – Friday, 7:30 a .m. to 3 p.m.

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 – Mowing with posted signs as alerts.  Monday – Friday, 7:30 a .m. to 3 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 262 and ramps at Route 252, Route 703, Route 254 and Route 250 – Alternating lane closures with flagger operations for pavement work starting 0.28 mile west of Route 11, eastbound to Route 252. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) – Shoulder closures over I-81at Mile marker 220, northbound and southbound, and over Route 11 at 0.72 mile to Route 613 – Bridge work, Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Estimated completion Sept. 12, 2014.

Route 340 – Right shoulder closures as needed at various locations, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for fiber optic installation from Route 11/Greenville to the Augusta/Rockingham County Line. Estimated completion Dec. 31, 2014.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 654 (White Hill Road) Bridge work affecting shoulder at exit 217 over I-81.  Monday to Friday. Estimated completion Sept. 12, 2014.

Route 655 (Walnut Hills Road) Flagger controlled lane closure at I-81 overpass for bridge work.  Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Estimated completion Sept. 12, 2014.

Route 694 – Flagger controlled lane closure, Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. as needed for I-81 bridge work over Route 694. Estimated completion Sept. 26, 2014.

Route 747 – Spot leveling work with flaggers at various locations. Monday – Friday, 7:30 a .m. to 3 p.m.

Route 854– Alternating lane closures for paving and pavement marking from Route 11 to Route 1901, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.  Estimated completion Dec. 20, 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

(UPDATE) Mile marker 237 to 264, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and hand cleaning ditches. Pothole repairs as needed. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 239.5, southbound – Nighttime right lane closures as needed for patching work, beginning night of September 7 with estimated completion morning of September 8.

(NEW) Mile marker 240.4, northbound – Nighttime left lane closures as needed for patching work, September 7, 8 p.m. to approximately 6 a.m. September 8.

Exit 251, northbound and southbound – On- and off-ramps restricted to 10-foot widths for overnight guardrail installation. Estimated project completion Oct. 3, 2014.  

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – On- and off-ramps restricted to 10-foot widths for overnight guardrail installation. Estimated project completion Oct. 3, 2014.  

Route 11 from intersection of I-81 exit 251 to Route 259 – Reflective pavement marker replacement/inspection in both directions. Work will occur mostly during daylight hours utilizing a mobile work zone. Estimated completion September 15.

(UPDATE) Route 33 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Tuesday to Friday.

(UPDATE) Route 253 (Port Republic Road) Lane and shoulder closures through September 5 as needed for construction work between Stone Spring Road and Ridgedale Road. 

(UPDATE) Route 253 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Tuesday to Friday.

(UPDATE)  Route 340 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Tuesday to Friday.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 726 (Stone Spring Road) – Road closed through September 5 between Port Republic Road and Peach Grove Avenue for intersection improvements.  Follow posted detours: Eastbound traffic will detour north on Peach Grove Avenue and east on Port Republic Road back to Route 726.  Westbound traffic will detour west on Port Republic Road and south on Peach Grove Avenue back to Route 726.  

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 813 (Lindhaven Road) – Road closed for bridge replacement. Traffic will be diverted to stop-and-proceed detour around project –  0.03 mile west of Route 612 (Bowers Lane) and 2 miles east of Route 611 (Supin Lick Road). Estimated completion Sept. 19, 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. Mowing, litter pickup and pavement repairs as needed.

 

 

PAGE COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

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

(UPDATE) Mile marker 264 to 300,northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal, cleaning paved ditches and slopes.  Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 265 to 275, northbound – Nighttime right lane closures at various locations September 2, 3, 4 and 6, 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. and Friday, September 5, 10 p.m. to 9 a.m.  Milling and paving. Estimated completion Oct. 3, 2014.

Mile marker 280 to 273, southbound.  Nighttime left lane closures, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m., for guardrail upgrades and shoulder paving. Estimated completion Jan. 15, 2015.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 42 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Tuesday to Friday.

Route 263 from Route 42 to 6.45 miles west of Route 42  – Reflective pavement marker replacement/inspection in both directions. Work will occur mostly during daylight hours utilizing a mobile work zone. Estimated completion September 15.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

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

(UPDATE) Various roads – Mowing and pipe cleaning. Monday to Friday.

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

 

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 300 to 324, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and cleaning paved ditches. Pothole repairs as needed. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 7 from Winchester County Line to Clarke County Line – Reflective pavement marker replacement/inspection in both directions. Work will occur mostly during daylight hours utilizing a mobile work zone. Estimated completion September 15.

Route 11 - Line painting in both directions. Work will occur mostly during daylight hours utilizing a mobile work zone. Estimated completion September 15.

Route 50 from end of four-lane to Route 688 – Reflective pavement marker replacement/inspection in both directions. Work will occur mostly during daylight hours utilizing a mobile work zone. Estimated completion September 15.

Route 277 from Route 11 to Route 522 – Reflective pavement marker replacement/inspection in both directions. Work will occur mostly during daylight hours utilizing a mobile work zone. Estimated completion September 15.

Route 522 from Winchester County Line to West Virginia Line – Reflective pavement marker replacement/inspection in both directions. Work will occur mostly during daylight hours utilizing a mobile work zone. Estimated completion September 15.

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

 

SECONDARY ROADS

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

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

 

 

CLARKE COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

 

WARREN COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 66

(UPDATE) Mile marker 0 to 15, westbound and eastbound – Be alert for debris removal and cleaning paved ditches. Pothole repairs as needed. Tuesday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) 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.  Lane shift and closure of center turn lane from the south end of the bridge to just past 17th Street and closure of 18th Street to through traffic. Through traffic will detour onto North Royal Avenue and 17th Street. These changes will be in effect through summer 2015.  Estimated bridge completion December 2017.

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.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 603 (Oregon Hollow Road) – Traffic controlled by flaggers Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for reconstruction of Route 603 from Route 647 (Dismal Hollow Road) to 0.5 miles north. Estimated completion December 2014.

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.

Route 632 (Fetchett Road) –12-foot width restriction  during installation of box culverts over Broad Run.  Work zone is 0.019 mile south of Route 633 (Broad Run Road).  Estimated completion September 12.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Mowing and pipe cleaning.  Monday to Friday.

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 and at 511Virginia.org. For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 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.

 

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