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Nov. 10, 2016



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR NOVEMBER 14 TO 18, 2016
Highway Work Zones in the Staunton District

STAUNTON – The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Highland, Augusta, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke and Warren. 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. 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

(UPDATE) Mile marker 0 to 7, eastbound Mobile left lane and shoulder closed for roadway sweeping. Monday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 9 to 11, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for cleaning ditches and drains.  Tuesday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Exit 10 off-ramp, westbound – Right shoulder closures for shoulder repairs.  Tuesday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 311 (Kanawha Trail) – Flagger controlled lane closures 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through November 16 for paving from Route 604 (Snake Run Road) to Route 159 (Dunlap Creek Road).

Various roads – Pavement patching with mobile lane closures.  Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Frontage Road 199 (Frontier Lane)Road closed to through traffic. Right shoulder closures as crews repair paved channel along frontage road and westbound I-64 west of exit 7. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion summer 2017.

Various roads – Pavement patching and with mobile lane closures.  Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

BATH COUNTY                                                                                                                                    

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Brush cutting, ditching and grading with mobile lane closures. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY                                                                                                                   

INTERSTATE 64

Mile marker 53 to 55, eastbound and westbound – Single-lane traffic through work zone. Westbound drivers use a median crossover to access the eastbound side of the interstate. After crossing the bridge, westbound drivers follow a second crossover to return to the I-64 westbound mainline. Eastbound traffic limited to the right lane. Work zone speed limit 55 miles an hour.  Estimated project completion summer 2017.

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 174 to 176, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for drain and ditch cleaning operations. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 190, southbound – Nighttime, alternating lane closures for bridge repairs. November 14 to December 2, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Shoulder closures as needed for tree removal.  Mobile lane closures for mowing, pothole repairs and brush cutting. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 708 (Gilmore Mill Road) – Road closed for bridge replacement at Cedar Creek just east of Route 608 (Shafer Lane). Detour using Route 608 and Route 130 (Wert Faulkner Highway).  Estimated completion late 2016.

Various roads – Shoulder closures as needed for tree removal.  Mobile lane closures for shoulder repairs, pothole repairs, grading, ditching and brush cutting. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY 

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Mobile lane closures for shoulder repairs and mowing. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 617 (Seldom Seen Road) – Mobile lane closures for Rural Rustic road project west of Route 654 (Doe Hill Road).  Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Various roads – Mobile lane closures for ditching, mowing and brush cutting. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

AUGUSTA COUNTY    

INTERSTATE 64

(UDPATE)  Mile marker 87 to 100, eastbound and westbound – Shoulders closed for vegetation control. Sunday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

(NEW) Mile marker 89, eastbound – Nighttime, alternating lane closures for bridge repairs. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. 

Mile markers 94 to 107– eastbound and westbound – Left and right shoulder closures for installation of traffic-management system, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Mile marker 95 to 97, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closed for drain and ditch cleaning.  Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 205 to 208, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for drain and ditch cleaning.  Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 205 to 237, northbound and southbound – Left and right shoulder closures for mowing. Sunday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mile marker 207 to 209, northbound – Alternating lane closures Sunday through Friday nights for paving, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion early December.

(NEW) Mile marker 218 to 214, southbound – Right shoulder closures for utility work. November 14 to 25, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Mobile lane closure and shoulder closures for utility work from Staunton city limits to Route 647 (Christians Creek Road). Through November 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 42 (West Craig Street, Craigsville) – Intermittent lane and shoulder closures for utility work between Cemetery Lane (Route 1108) and Hancock Street (Route 1104). Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 18.

Route 42 (Scenic Highway) – Alternating lane closures for utility work from Route 758 (George Waltons Road) to Route 760 (Bunker Hill Road). November 17-18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 18.

Route 250 (Churchville Avenue) – Traffic shift to temporary bridge over Whiskey Creek. Work zone speed limit is 35 miles an hour.  Work zone just east of Route 722 (Vinegar Hill Road). Estimated completion June 2017.

Route 250 (Three Notched Mountain Highway) – Right shoulder closures for installation of traffic-management system. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  

Route 254 (Parkersburg Turnpike) –Mobile, alternating lane closures 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for utility work from Staunton city limits to Buffalo Gap. Estimated completion  November 18.

Route 340 – Right shoulder closures for installation of traffic-management system.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  

Route 340 (Main Street, Waynesboro) – South River Bride replacement.  Road closed between Constitution Park and East Avenue. Through traffic detours to Broad Street (Route 250). All businesses and residences have traffic access. Estimated completion late 2017.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 612 (New Hope-Crimora Road) – Flagger controlled lane closures for bridge work over Lewis Creek between Route 790 and Route 789, and Christians Creek between Route 907 and Route 617. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 18.

Route 612 at Route 792 (Laurel Hill Road/Indian Mound Road, Verona) – Periodic lane and shoulder closures with flagger traffic control for intersection work. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Be alert for construction vehicle traffic. Estimated completion spring 2017.

Route 624 (South Delphine Avenue) – Right shoulder closures for installation of traffic-management system. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Route 641 (Fishersville Road) – Water line work with intermittent lane and shoulder closures. Route 608 (Long Meadow Road) to Route 1360 (Westminster Drive). Monday to Friday. Estimated completion December 30.

Route 685 (Lehigh Road, Craigsville) – Bridge work over Little Calfpasture River. Road closed between Route 684 and Route 42. Detour in place. Estimated completion December 2016. 

Route 701 (Howardsville Road) – Mobile, alternating lane closure as needed for utility work from Riverheads High School to Route 613 (Old Greenville Road). Through November 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 865 (Rockfish Road) – Road closed through November 22 for bridge replacement between Route 612 (New Hope-Crimora Road) and Route 617 (Round Hill School Road). Through traffic detour:  From the south, detour west on Route 612, north on Route 782 (Barnhart Road) and east on Route 617 back to Route 865. From the north, detour west on Route 617, south on Route 782 and east on Route 612 back to Route 865.

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Bridge work from Route 727 (Airport Road) to Route 694 (Contentment Lane) over North River. Traffic shifts onto portion of new bridge. Shoulder closures and flagger controlled lane closures as needed. Estimated completion July 2017.  

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 602 (East Point Road) – Alternating lane closure for utility work from Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) to Route 646 (Bloomer Springs Road). Through December 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 717 (Indian Trail Road) – Flagger controlled lane closure for paving from Route 620 (Mountain Valley Road) to Route 718 (Minie Ball Lane). Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion November 18.  

 

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 340 – Bridge work at Cub Run. Periodic flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work zone speed limit is 45 miles per hour. Estimated completion September 2017.

SECONDARY ROADS

No lane closures reported. 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 275 to 277, northbound – Nightly right lane closures for paving operations. November 20 to 21, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.  

Mile marker 287 to 283, southbound – Nightly alternating lane closures and shoulder closures for guardrail installation. Sunday to Saturday from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion November 18.

(NEW) Exit 291 off-ramp, northbound – Closed for nighttime paving. Wednesday to Thursday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Detour to exit 296 off-ramp.

Mile marker 292 to 296, northbound – Nightly lane and shoulder closures for rumble strip installation and pavement marking. Sunday to Saturday from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion November 18.

Mile marker 297, northbound and southbound – Alternating shoulder closures for bridge work over Norfolk Southern Railway. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion December 2.

Mile marker 298 to 292, southbound – Alternating lane and shoulder closures for guardrail work. Sunday to Saturday nights, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion November 18.

(NEW) Mile marker 298 to 296, southbound – Left shoulder closures for shoulder repairs, Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 (Strasburg) – Overnight flagger-controlled lane closures for Strasburg utility work, Sunday to Thursday, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Related daytime paving Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Queen Street (Route 1201, Strasburg) – Road closed between South Massanutten Street and Holiday Street for bridge replacement over Town Run. Detour in place. Estimated completion November 21.

Route 663 (Artz Road) Bridge replacement over the North Fork of the Shenandoah River. The road will remain open during construction of the new bridge, with flagger controlled lane closures 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday.  Estimated completion May 2018.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming.  Flagger controlled lane closures during daylight hours. Monday through Friday.

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 302 to 324 including ramps, northbound and southbound – Nighttime lane closures for pavement work. Mobile operation. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Mile marker 309 to 311, northbound and southbound Road widening project. Right and left shoulders closed 24/7. Speed limit 60 mph through work zone. Motorists should be alert for trucks entering and exiting work zone. Estimated project completion May 2017.

(NEW) Exit 315 to Route 7, northbound and southbound – Nighttime spot paving and shoulder repairs. Ramps will not be closed. Northbound off-ramp Sunday to Monday, 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Southbound off-ramp Tuesday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 317 to 300, southbound – Left shoulder closures for shoulder repairs. Mobile work zone. Tuesday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 317 to 321, northbound and southbound – Nighttime, alternating lane closures for spot paving. Monday to Wednesday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 7 eastbound and westbound ramps to I-81 – Nighttime lane closures as needed for paving of I-81 northbound and southbound on- and off-ramps.  Sunday to Monday, 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. Detours for Route 659 (Valley Mill Road).

Route 37 at I-81 Exit 310 (Kernstown Interchange Project), northbound and southbound Right and left shoulders closed 24/7. Speed limit reduced to 35 mph through work zone. Newly built portion of Route 37 is open. Drivers should be alert for traffic pattern change at intersection with Route 642 (Tasker Road). Estimated project completion May 2017.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 627 (Reliance Road) – Mobile right shoulder closures for shoulder repairs to I-81 southbound on-ramp. November 15 to 17, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 642 (Tasker Road, Kernstown Interchange Project) – The speed limit on Route 642 is 45 miles per hour through the work zone. The newly built portion of Route 642 is now open.  Motorists should be alert for traffic pattern changes at intersections with Route 37 and Route 847 (Hillandale).  Estimated project completion May 2017.

(NEW) Route 669 (Rest Church Road) – Right shoulder closure for maintenance operations at I-81 mile marker 324 and on-ramp. Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Route 847 (Hillandale Lane, Kernstown Interchange Project) – Newly built portion of Route 847 is open. Motorists should be alert for traffic pattern changes at intersection with Route 642 (Tasker Road). Estimated project completion May 2017.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming. Flagger controlled lane closures during daylight hours. Monday through 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, eastbound and westbound – Nighttime lane and shoulder closures for mobile paving operations. Thursday and Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 6, eastbound – Alternating shoulder closures for storm drain work.  Tuesday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures scheduled.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 55 (Strasburg Road) – Intersection modification at Route 340/522 (Shenandoah Avenue/Winchester Road).  Lane closures as needed Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily and 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly. Temporary traffic signal at 55/340/522 intersection. Temporary traffic switch for east and west lanes from 340/522 to .03 miles (A. S. Rhodes Elementary School) west of 340/522. Pavement markings, signs and traffic barrels will guide drivers through this area. Changes in effect through summer 2017 for construction of new travel lanes. Estimated project completion December 2017.

Route 340/522 (Shenandoah Avenue/Winchester Road) – South Fork bridge replacement and intersection modification at Route 55 (Strasburg Road).  Lane closures as needed Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily and 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly.  Lane shift at 17th street and temporary traffic signal at 340/522/55 intersection. 18th street is open to traffic, with left turn restrictions until summer 2017. Estimated project completion December 2017.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 624 (Morgan Ford Road) – Road closed for bridge replacement over the Shenandoah River. Work zone from Route 643 (Howellsville Road) to Route 661 (Fairground Road).  Detours:  Drivers south of the bridge will turn right on Route 643 (Howellsville Road), which changes to Route 603 and then to Route 638 in Clarke County. Drivers will then turn left on Route 17/50 (John Mosby Highway) and left on Route 624 (Red Gate Road/Milldale Road) to reach the end of the detour. Drivers north of the bridge will follow Route 624 (Milldale Road/Red Gate Road) north and turn right on Route 17/50 (John Mosby Highway) in Clarke County. Drivers will then turn right on Route 638 (Howellsville Road), which changes to Route 603 and then Route 643, to reach the end of the detour.  Estimated project completion June 2018.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming. Flagger controlled lane closures during daylight hours. Monday through Friday.

Vegetation management may take place district wide on various routes. Motorists are reminded to use extreme caution when traveling through work zones. 

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