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Nov. 16, 2018



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR NOVEMBER 19-30, 2018
Highway Work Zones in the Staunton District

VDOT will suspend most highway work zones and lift lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia for Thanksgiving travel from noon Wednesday, Nov. 21 until noon Monday, Nov. 26.

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 consists of 11 counties from the Alleghany Highlands to the northern Shenandoah Valley:  Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Highland, Augusta, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke and Warren.

Scheduled work 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

(NEW) Mile marker 9 to 10, eastbound – Right shoulder closure for sign maintenance in the area of exit 10. November 26-30 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(NEW) Mile marker 19 to 27, eastbound and westbound – Overnight right lane  and right shoulder closures for guardrail repairs at various locations. Eastbound on- and off-ramps narrowed  at exit 21. November 20 from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 26 to 29, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closure for sign maintenance. November 26-30 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 159 (Dunlap Creek Road) – Mobile lane closures for vegetation management between Route 660 (Fletcher Chapel Road)  and I-64. November 19-22 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Route 269 (Longdale Furnace Road) – Mobile lane closures for vegetation management between Route 42 and Route 633 (Sharon School Circle). November 19-22 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 311 (Catawba Valley Drive) – Traffic controlled by flaggers and pilot trucks during paving operations between Route 159 (Dunlap Creek Road) and West Virginia state line, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. through December 7.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and tree removal. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 638 (Natural Well Road) – Road closed for Jackson River bridge replacement between Route 687 (Jackson River Road) and Route 666 (East Morris Hill Road). Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion summer 2019.

Route 3605 (South Durant Road/West Jackson Street), Covington – Flagger traffic control for utility work between Totten Drive (Frontage Road 203) and South Byrd Avenue. Weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through December 2018.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, brush cutting and tree removal. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

 

BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 39 (Bussard Highway)Mobile lane closures for vegetation management from Route 600 (Bolars Draft Road) to West Virginia state line.  November 19-22 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Exit 175, northbound – On-ramp from Route 11 narrows during guardrail repair, November 21 from 3 a.m. to 6 a.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 181 to 180, southbound – Overnight left lane closure for guardrail repair, November 28 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

(NEW) Exit 205, northbound and southbound – Overnight right shoulder closures along on- and off-ramps for soil testing. November 26-28 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Alternating lane closures for inspection of Maury River bridge in the area of Route 631 (Furrs Mill Road/Old Buena Vista Road). November 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Alternating lane closures for paving from Route 645 (Valley Pike) to Fairfield School Road, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (including Saturdays if needed) through November 26.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, ditching, tree removal, shoulder repairs, brush cutting and pavement patching. Mobile work zones for mowing. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, pavement patching, shoulder repairs, brush cutting and ditching. Mobile work zones for mowing. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 250 – Flagger traffic control for shoulder repairs at various locations. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pavement patching. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for shoulder repairs and tree trimming. Mobile work zones for mowing. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

AUGUSTA COUNTY    

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 87 to 100, eastbound and westbound – Shoulder closures for mowing operations through November 21 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 88 to 87, westbound – Overnight right shoulder closures for guardrail maintenance, November 19 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 93 to 96, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installations, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through December 14. (combines 2)

(UPDATE) Exit 94, westbound – Off-ramp to Route 340 narrows during guardrail repair.  November 26 from 12 noon to 10 p.m.

(NEW) Exit 99, eastbound – Right shoulder closure on I-64 and off-ramp to Route 250 for sign maintenance. November 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

INTERSTATE 81 
(NEW) Mile marker 206 to 237, northbound – Daytime shoulder closures for mowing, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. through November 19.

(NEW) Exit 213 ramp to Route 11, southbound – Ramp narrows for overnight guardrail repairs, November 19 from 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Mile marker 216 to 218, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for inspection of Route 654 bridge, from 8 p.m. November 18 to 6 a.m. November 19. 

(NEW) Mile marker 217 to 235, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane closures and daytime or overnight shoulder closures for guardrail repairs, November 18-28 from 4:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Mile marker 221 to 223, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures (7 p.m. to 6 a.m.) and 24/7 right shoulder closure through December 21 for ramp extension work. Interchange ramp remains open.

(NEW) Exit 222 ramp, northbound – Right shoulder closure for sign repairs. November 19-21 from  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 222 to 237, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement marking through December 8 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Exit 235 ramp, southbound – Right shoulder closure for sign maintenance. December 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 610 (Howardsville Turnpike) – Closed to through traffic between Route 912 (Hodge Street) and Campbell Lane for road and intersection improvements. Residents, school buses and emergency vehicles have access. All other traffic uses posted detour. Estimated completion December 15.

Route 654 (White Hill Road) – Overnight lane closures for inspection of bridge over I-81 (exit 217 interchange), from 8 p.m. November 18 to 6 a.m. November 19.

Route 662 – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 693 (Berry Moore Road) to Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31.

Route 697 (Old Greenville Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 613 (Old Greenville Road) to Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31.

Route 775 (Buttermilk Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway) to Route 778 (Knightly Mill Road), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31.

Route 834 (Hickory Hill Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 631 (Ladd Road) to Route 640 (Goose Creek Road), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31.

Route 853 (Poor Creek Lane) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway) to dead end, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31.

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 245 to 246, northbound – Lane and shoulder closures as needed for sign installation.  November 28 to December 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 246 to 248, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign maintenance. November 26-30 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Flagger and pilot truck traffic control for paving and striping operations from Augusta County line and Mount Crawford town limits, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays through November 21.

(UPDATE) Route 33 – Eastbound right shoulder closure between Harrisonburg city limits and Route 687 (Massanetta Springs Road) for turn-lane construction. November 21-30 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 253 (Port Republic Road) – Mobile lane closures for vegetation management from Route 704 (Boyers Road) to Route 276 (Cross Key Road). November 19-23 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Route 253 (Port Republic Road) – Single lane closure for utility work from Route 680 (Oak Ridge Road) to Route 276 (Cross Keys Road). November 19-21 from 9 a.m. to noon. 

(NEW) Route 259 (Maryland Road) – Mobile lane closures for vegetation management from Route 619 (Phillips Store Road) to West Virginia State line. November 19-23 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS 

(UPDATE) Route 602 (East Point Road/Maryland Avenue) – Bridge rehabilitation over South Fork Shenandoah River at Page County line. Flagger traffic control as needed through November 30 including weekends with delays of up to 15 minutes. Temporary signal controls traffic during non-work hours. Vehicle width restriction of 10 feet.

Route 650 (Power Dam Road) – Road closed through November 30 between Route 649 (Island Ford Road) and Route 650 (Three Springs Road) for bridge replacement over Stony Run. Follow posted detour route.

Route 910 (Switchboard Road) – Shoulder closures for pavement marking between Harrisonburg City limits and Route 653 (Clinton Pike), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 3.

 

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

UPDATE) Route 211 – Single lane closures for paving between Route 340 and Shenandoah County line, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through November 30.

Route 211 Business (West Main Street, Luray) – Road closed through December 1 for replacement of bridge over Hawksbill Creek. Follow posted detours.

(UPDATE) Route 340 Business – Flagger controlled traffic between Route 614 (Shuler Lane) and Route 636 (River Road) for bridge work over South Fork Shenandoah River, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through November 30. 

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 602 (Maryland Avenue/East Point Road) – Bridge rehabilitation over South Fork Shenandoah River at Rockingham County line. Flagger traffic control as needed through November 30 including weekends with delays of up to 15 minutes. Temporary signal controls traffic during non-work hours. Vehicle width restriction of 10 feet.

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Exit 273, northbound – Shoulder closures for sign work at Mount Jackson interchange, November 20 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

(NEW) Exit 283, northbound – Right shoulder of off-ramp closed for sign work, November 28-29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 628 (Middle Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for pavement marking from Route 48/55 (John Marshall Highway) to Route 606 (Gap Road) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.  

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 309 to 310, northbound – Lane and shoulder closures as needed for sign installation.  November 28-29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 315, northbound and southbound – Alternating lane closures for inspection of Route 7 overpass bridge, from 8 p.m. November 20 to 7 a.m. November 21.

(NEW) Mile marker 320 to 316, southbound – Lane and shoulder closures as need for sign maintenance.  November 28-29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 (Martinsburg Pike) – Northbound right shoulder closure for pavement marking from Winchester northern city limit to end of divided highway (2 miles north of Winchester), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 31.

Route 50 (Northwestern Pike) – Alternating lane closures between Route 614 (Back Mountain Road) and Route 615 (Mount Olive Road) for bridge work over Hogue Creek, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through November 30.

Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) – Left turn lane onto Route 644 (Papermill Road) closed overnight for utility work, November 19-20 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 644 (Papermill Road) – Flagger traffic control at intersection with Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) for utility work, November 19-20 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.  

 

CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE)  Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway), eastbound – Mobile lane closures for shoulder work and line painting between Route 608 (Parshall Road) and Route 621 (Chilly Hollow Road), from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through November 19.

(UPDATE) Route 50 (John Mosby Highway), westbound – Alternating lane or shoulder closures for paving and line painting between Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway) and Route 644 (Ginns Road), November 19-20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.  

 

WARREN COUNTY


INTERSTATE 66

(NEW) Mile marker 1 to 4, eastbound and westbound – Alternating lane closures for inspection of Route 842 and Route 637 overpass bridges. November 19 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday to Friday during daylight hours.  

 

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 http://www.511Virginia.org.

The VDOT Customer Service Center can assist with reporting road hazards, asking transportation questions, or getting information related to Virginia’s roads. Call 800-FOR- ROAD (800-367-7623) or use its mobile friendly website at https://my.vdot.virginia.gov/. Agents are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

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