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STA18–097

June 15, 2018



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JUNE 18-22, 2018
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 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 0 to 41, eastbound and westbound – Left lane and right shoulder closures for mowing operations. Through June 22 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Mile marker 28 to 31, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installation. Through June 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mile marker 29 to 36, eastbound – Alternating lane closures for milling, paving and pavement marking. Weekdays through June 29 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 31 to 28, westbound – Alternating lane closures for milling, paving and pavement marking. Monday-Saturday through July 6 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 36 to 39, eastbound – Right lane closure for paving and pavement marking. Through June 23 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for mowing and pavement patching at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 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.

(UPDATE) Route 696 (Selma-Low Moor Road) – Paving and line painting in area of I-64 exit 21 and Winterberry Avenue with flagger traffic control, June 18-20 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Traffic signals at I-64 ramps and Winterberry Avenue begin flash mode June 20. Occasional daytime lane closures continue through early July.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for mowing and pavement patching at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

 

BATH COUNTY 

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Mobile work zones for mowing at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Mobile work zones for mowing and pavement patching at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 64

No lane closures reported. 

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported. 

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for paving, pipe replacement and tree removal. Mobile work zones for mowing and pavement patching. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Country Club Hills Subdivision – Paving Monday-Friday June 20-29 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the following routes 789, 1026, 1027, 1028, 1030, 1031, 1032, 1033, 1034, 1035, 1045.

(NEW) Birdfield Subdivision – Paving Monday-Friday June 20-29 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the following routes 1009, 1010, 1011, 1013.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for paving, pipe replacement and tree removal. Mobile work zones for mowing and pavement patching. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY  

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Mobile work zones for mowing at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 608 (Ravens Run Road) – Stop and proceed traffic and flaggers as needed on weekdays for bridge work near intersection with Route 220 (Jackson River Road). Through June 27.

Various roads – Mobile work zones for mowing and grading at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

AUGUSTA COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 98 to 100, eastbound and westbound – Lane and shoulder closures for inspection of Blue Ridge Parkway overpass. June 19 from midnight to 4 a.m. 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 217 to 226, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installation. Through June 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 219 to 222, northbound and southbound – Lane and shoulder closures for inspection of overhead signs. June 18 from 11 p.m.to midnight.

Mile marker 237 to 231, southbound – Overnight single lane closures with temporary ramp closures for milling, paving and pavement marking. Monday through Friday nights from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through October 2018. 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 42 (Little Calfpasture Highway) – Single lane closures for guardrail work between Route 703 (Hewitt Road) and Route 685 (Lehigh Road). Through June 18 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

(NEW)  Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) – Right shoulder closures in area of Country Club Road for sign installation. June 22-26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 UPDATE)  Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) – Flagger-controlled lane closures for bridge work over Lewis Creek. June 18-22 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 610 (Howardsville Turnpike) – Road closed to through traffic through summer 2018 between Route 912 (Hodge Street) and Route 660 (Lake Road) for roadway and utility work. Route 912 and Route 660 will serve as detour routes. Residents will have access to Route 610 with flagger traffic control.

Route 681 (Mount Herman Road, Newport area) – Road closed June 11 to July 20 between Route 679 (Campbell Hollow Road) and Route 602 (Walkers Creek Road) for installation of culvert at tributary of Walkers Creek. Follow posted detour.

Route 742 (Willow Spout Road) – Flagger controlled alternating lane closures for pipe installations and tree removal from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 744 (Leaport Road) as part of a Rural Rustic repair project. Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 744 (Leaport Road) – Flagger controlled alternating lane closures for pipe installations and tree removal from Route 616 (Morningside Drive) to Route 781 (Bald Rock Road) as part of a Rural Rustic repair project. Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 243 to 245, northbound and southbound – Mobile lane and shoulder closures for inspection of Route 726 bridge. June 18 from 8 p.m.to 11 p.m. 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 33 (Rawley Pike) – Lane and shoulder closures as needed for soil testing between Skidmore Fork Road (Switzer Lake) and Laurel Wood Lane. Through June 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Route 33 (Town of Elkton) – Alternating lane closures for bridge work over Fifth Street and Norfolk Southern railway. Through July 13 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 257 (Ottobine Road) Signal-controlled single-lane traffic during bridge replacement. Vehicles limited to 13 feet in width. Estimated project completion December 2018.

(UPDATE) Route 340 (East Side Highway) – Flagger and pilot-truck traffic control for paving and pavement marking from Route 649 (Island Ford Road) to industrial railroad crossing.  Weekdays through June 22 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS 

Route 602 (East Point Road/Maryland Avenue) – Bridge rehabilitation. Temporary signals control traffic across bridge over South Fork Shenandoah River, at Page county line near town of Shenandoah. Vehicle width restriction of 10 feet. Estimated completion of project November 2018.

Route 738 (Dry River Road, Bridgewater area) – Road closed to all traffic (including pedestrians and bicycles) south of Route 257 during bridge and intersection construction. Follow posted detour. Estimated project completion December 2018. 

(NEW) Route 752 (Hinton Road) – Road closed for flood repairs through July 25 between Route 734 (Slab Road) and Route 33 (Rawley Pike).

(NEW) Route 815 (Third Hill Road) – Road closed for flood repairs through October 1 in area of Route 817 (Genoa Road).

Route 867 (North River Road, Mount Crawford area) – Road closed for bridge replacement over Pleasant Run through fall 2018. Follow posted detours.

Route 988 (Scholars Road) – Temporary causeway with 24/7 “Stop & Proceed” traffic pattern during Pleasant Run bridge replacement, through July 6. Work zone between Route 704 (Cecil Wampler Road) and Route 989 (Valley Branch Road).

(NEW) Route 996 (McGaheysville Road) – Flagger traffic control for paving operations from Route 33 to Route 649. Weekdays through June 29 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

 

PAGE COUNTY 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 211 – Mobile lane closures for utility work between Route 675 (Bixlers Ferry Road) and Route 647 (Cave Hill Road). June 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  

Route 340 – Overnight flagger traffic control for shoulder widening and guardrail replacement between Luray town limits and Warren County line. Sunday-Thursday from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. through June 30. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 602 (East Point Road/Maryland Avenue) – Bridge rehabilitation. Flaggers or temporary signals control traffic on both sides of the bridge over South Fork Shenandoah River, at Rockingham County line near town of Shenandoah. Vehicle width restriction of 10 feet. Estimated completion of project November 2018.

(UPDATE) Route 612 (Rocky Branch Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 658 (Shenk Hollow Road) to Route 666 (Batman Hill Road). Through June 18 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 615 (Serenity Ridge Road) – Intermittent lane closures with flagging operations for Rural Rustic Road project from Route 615 (Egypt Bend Road) to dead end. Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 654 (Mims Road/Vaughn Summit Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 660 (Kibler Hill Road) to Route 611 (Vaughn Summit Road). Through June 21 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 666 (Batman Hill Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting at Route 612 (Rocky Branch Road) to end of hard surface. Through June 20 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported. 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Single lane traffic for Cedar Creek Bridge replacement between Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County and Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County. Northbound traffic use right lane of new Cedar Creek bridge. Southbound traffic uses right lane of the existing southbound bridge. Traffic pattern in place through mid-June. Speed limit 35 miles an hour. Estimated project completion summer 2018.    

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 600 – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) to Route 642 (Swartz Road). Through July 19 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 625 (Harman Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 643 (Swartz Road) to Route 11 (Old Valley Pike). Through July 20 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 628 (Middle Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 606 (Gap Road) to Frederick County line. Through July 3 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 642 (Country Brook Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 653 (Brook Creek Road) to Route 641 (Mount Olive Road). Through July 6 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE)  Route 653 (Brook Creek Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 623 (Back Road) to Route 11 (Old Valley Pike). Through July 20 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 (UPDATE) Route 657 – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 642 (Dean Road) to Route 1505 (Baer Oak Drive). Through July 20 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 720 (Wissler Road) – Closed to through traffic at Meems Bottom covered bridge just west of Route 11. 

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

 

FREDERICK COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported. 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Flagger traffic control for pavement marking from Winchester northern city limit to end of divided highway (2 miles north of Winchester), from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through June 24.

Route 11 – Flagger traffic control for pavement marking from Reliance Road to Winchester southern city limit, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday through June 30.

(UPDATE) Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) – Southbound right lane and shoulder closed for bridge inspection over Opequon Creek. June 18-22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.   

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 608 (Hunting Ridge Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 522 (N Frederick Pike) to Route 682 (Glade Orchard Road).  Through June 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 616 (Whissens Ridge Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 618 (Gough Road) to Route 619 (Perry Road). Through June 22 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 634 (Cougill Road, Middletown) – Road closed through July 25 between Route 11 and Route 635 (Mineral Street) for the installation of water and sewer lines. Follow posted detour.

Route 649 (Springdale Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 648 (Passage Road) to Route 11 (Valley Pike). Through June 22 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 654 (Poorhouse Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 50 (Northwestern Pike) to Route 679 (Indian Hollow Road). Through June 25 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 654 (Frog Hollow Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 671 (Green Spring Road) to West Virginia state line. Through June 25 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 672 (Hopewell Road, Clearbrook) – Overnight single lane closures for maintenance of bridge over I-81, through July 13 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Route 674 (Winding Hill Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 654 (Frog Hollow Road) to Route 739 (Apple Pie Ridge Road). Through June 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.  

Route 679 (Indian Hollow Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 600 (Hayfield Road) to Route 654 (Marple Road). Through June 25 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 681 (Chestnut Grove Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 522 (N Frederick Pike) to Route 608 (Hunting Ridge Road). Through June 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 809 (McFarland Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from dead end to Route 817 (Magic Mountain Road). Through June 22 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 880 (Development Lane) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 651 (Shady Elm Road) to dead end. Through June 22 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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

 

CLARKE COUNTY 

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported. 

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 610 – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway) to Dairy Lane. Through June 25 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 (UPDATE) Route 620 (Pyletown Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 655 (Salem Church Road) to Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway). Through June 29 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 627 (Carters Lane Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 622 (Bordens Spring Road) to Route 658 (White Post Road). Through July 31 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 628 (Berrys Ferry Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 658 (White Post Road) to Route 626 (Nelson Road). Through July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 631 (Page Brook Lane) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 723 (Old Winchester Road) to dead end. Through June 20 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 634 (Salem Church Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 655 (Opequon Road) to Route 657 (Senseny Road). Through June 21 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 644 (Gun Barrel Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway) to Route 655 (Parkins Mill Road). Through June 28 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 646 (Nations Spring Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Frederick County line to Route 644 (Gun Barrel Road). Through June 28 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 655 (Ginns Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 644 (Parkins Mill Road) to Route 723 (Old Winchester Road). Through June 28 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 655 (Opequon Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 634 (Salem Church Road) to Frederick County line. Through June 28 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 658 (Rockland Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Warren County line to Route 644 (Featherbed Road). Through July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 669 (Highland Corners Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway) to Route 522 (Stonewall Jackson Highway). Through June 29 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 670 (Double Tollgate Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 669 (Highland Corners Road) to Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway). Through June 29 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 761 (Old Charles Town Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 632 (Crums Church Road) to West Virginia state line. Through June 18 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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

 

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported. 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Traffic pattern change for Cedar Creek Bridge replacement between Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County and Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County:  Northbound traffic will use the right lane of the new Cedar Creek bridge. Southbound traffic will use the right lane of the existing southbound bridge. Through mid-June.  Work zone speed limit 35 miles an hour. Estimated project completion summer 2018.  

Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Highway) – Overnight guardrail replacement from Page/Warren county line to Route 619 (Rivermont Drive), 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. through June 30. 

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 609 (Ritenour Hollow Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 637 (Guard Hill Road) to Route 627 (Reliance Road).  Through June 26 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 610 (Bucks Mill Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting at Andrews Road. Through June 25 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 611 (Long Meadow Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 840 (Water Plant Road) to Route 637 (North River Road). Through June 26 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 627 (Reliance Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Frederick County line to Route 340/522. Through July 25 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Route 637 (Guard Hill Road/Cauthorn Mill Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 340/522 to Route 854 (Buckhorn Road). Through July 9 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 664 (Whippoorwill Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 55 (Strasburg Road) to dead end. Through June 26 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 840 (Water Plant Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Frederick County line to Route 611 (Gafia Lodge Road). Through June 26 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 842 (Forest Grove Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 612 (Gafia Lodge Road) to Route 611 (Long Meadow Road). Through June 26 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 854 (Buckhorn Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 637 (Cauthorn Mill Road) to dead end. Through June 28 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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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