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March 29, 2019



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR APRIL 1-5, 2019
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 1 to 36, eastbound and westbound Off-ramp shoulder closures at various interchanges for litter pickup. April 1-12 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  

(NEW) Mile marker 7 to 36, eastbound and westbound – Mobile lane closures for sweeping of bridge decks and barrier walls. April 1-9 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  

(UPDATE) Mile marker 20 to 23, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installations, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through April 19. 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 18 (Potts Creek Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for installation of pavement markers from Route 609 (Vine Patch Rod) to Covington city limits. April 1-2, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Route 220 (Madison Street, Covington) – Flagger controlled traffic for installation of pavement markers from Route 640 (Falls Road) to Covington city limits April 1-2, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and pipe replacements. 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.

Route 661 (Johnson Creek Road) – Closed between Route 600 (Indian Draft Road) and Route 781 (Rucker Gap Road) for slope repairs. Follow posted detour.

Route 3605 (South Durant Road/West Jackson Street), Covington – Road closed 24/7 through June 2 between Thacker Avenue and South Byrd Avenue for slope remediation. Follow posted detours.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting and pipe replacements. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

 

BATH COUNTY 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 42 (Mountain Valley Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for installation of pavement markers from Alleghany County line to Route 39 (Maury River Road). April 3-4, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Route 220 (Hot Springs Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for installation of pavement markers from Alleghany County line Route 39 (Maury River Road). April 3-4, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.    

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 43 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Off-ramp shoulder closures for litter pickup at various interchanges, April 1-10 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 43 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Mobile lane closures for sweeping bridge decks. April 4-9 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 174 to 181, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installations or repairs, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through April 19. 

(UPDATE) Mile marker 175 to 193, northbound and southbound – Overnight left lane or right shoulder closures for guardrail repairs at various locations, March 31-April 5 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 175 to 205, northbound and southbound – Off-ramp shoulder closures for litter pickup at various interchanges. April 1-10 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

(UPDATE) Exit 180B, southbound – Overnight off-ramp closure for guardrail repairs from 8 p.m. April 2 to 7 a.m. April 3. Detour using exit 180A.

(NEW) Mile marker 198 to 199, northbound – Right shoulder closure for guardrail repair. April 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Northbound right lane closures for utility work from Northridge Lane to I-81 interchange. April 1-12 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Route 60 (Midland Trail) – Right shoulder closures for sign installations from Buena Vista city limit to Amherst County line. April 4 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Route 130 (Wert Faulkner Highway) – Right shoulder closures for sign installations from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 759 (Arnolds Valley Road). April 1-3 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Route 252 (Brownsburg Turnpike) – Flagger controlled traffic with a pilot truck for paving operations between Route 39 (Maury River Road) and Route 726 (New Providence Road), April 1-19 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Route 501 (Glasgow Highway) – Right shoulder closures for sign installations from Route 130 (Wert Faulkner Highway) to Amherst County line. April 1-3 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 631 (Old Buena Vista Road) – Road closed 7 a.m. April 3 to 7 p.m. April 4 for railway crossing repairs between Route 608 (South River Road) and Route 704 (Middle Road). Follow posted detour.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pothole patching, pipe replacement, ditch work, tree removal, shoulder repairs and brush cutting. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY  

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for brush cutting. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

 

AUGUSTA COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 87 to 99, eastbound and westbound – Off-ramp shoulder closures for litter pickup at various interchanges. April 1-5 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 93 to 96, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installations. April 1-19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

(UPDATE) Exit 94, westbound – Right shoulder of off-ramp to Route 340 closed for guardrail repairs. April 4 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

INTERSTATE 81
(NEW) Mile marker 213 to 214, northbound – Overnight right shoulder closure for guardrail repairs, 8 p.m. April 3 to 7 a.m. April 4.

(NEW) Mile marker 213 to 236, northbound and southbound Off-ramp shoulder closures for litter pickup at various interchanges, April 1-6 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  

(NEW) Mile marker 216 to 236, northbound – Right shoulder closure for guardrail repairs at various locations, April 5 from 12 noon to 9 p.m.  

(UPDATE) Mile marker 217 to 228, northbound and southbound – Mobile alternating lane closures for highway lighting maintenance. March 31-April 7 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(UPDATE) Exits 220, 221 and 222, northbound and southbound – Overnight ramp closures for paving through April 5. Signs and variable message boards in place with posted detour information. Shoulders closed 24/7.

Mile marker 234 to 237, northbound and southbound– Right shoulder closures as needed for sign installations, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through April 5. 

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.  

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 613 (Spring Hill Road) – Flagger traffic control for shoulder repairs from Route 699 (Ridge Road Road) to Route 753 (Glade School Road), April 1-5 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Route 616 (Dam Town Road) – Flagger traffic control for roadway improvements between Route 777 (Knightly Lane) and Route 926 (River Bend Drive), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 3.

(NEW) Route 617 (Roundhill School Road) – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacement at Route 608 (Battlefield Road) intersection. April 3-4 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 622 (Calf Mountain Road) – Single lane closure for utility work between Route 950 (Mikes Knob Lane) and Route 611 (Dooms Crossing Road), April 2 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 624 (Mount Torrey Road) – Flagger traffic control for soil testing at Back Creek bridge, Lyndhurst. April 1-5 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 642 (Barrenridge Road) – Alternating lane closures for Rural Rustic Road improvements between Route 795 (Saint James Road) and Route 254 (Hermitage Road), 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through April 19.

(NEW) Route 694 (Swartzel Shop Road) Utility work in the shoulder area at I-81 overpass, April 1-5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 707 (Trimbles Mill Road) – Flagger traffic control for pipe installation between Route 705 (North Mountain Road) and Route 713 (Shuey Road). April 1-2 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 710 (Mill Lane) – Flagger traffic control for vegetation management from Route 252 (Middlebrook Road) to Route 695 (Sugar Loaf Road). April 2-3 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 720 (Morris Mill Road) – Flagger traffic control for pipe installations between Route 832 (Buffalo Branch Lane) and Route 42 (Buffalo Gap Highway). April 3-5 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Route 742 (Willow Spout Road) – Alternating lane closures for Rural Rustic Road improvements between Route 744 (Leaport Road) and Route 11 (Lee Highway), through June from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Route 753 (Nash Road) – Mobile lane closures as needed for Rural Rustic Road improvements between Route 42 (Scenic Highway) and Route 910 (Wampler Lane), through April 30 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 775 (Craig Shop Road) – Road closed April 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for pipe installation between Route 778 (Knightly Mill Road) and Route 774 (Cline River Road). Follow posted detours.

(NEW) Route 796 (Kiddsville Road, near Fishersville) – Road closed to through traffic April 1-25 for culvert replacement between Route 795 (Entry School Road) and Route 608 (Long Meadow Road).  Follow posted detours.

(NEW) Various roads (Mount Solon) – Flagger traffic control for grading. April 1-5 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Various roads (Swoope area) – Pothole patching at various locations.  April 1-5 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported. 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 33 (Rawley Pike) – Flagger traffic control for utility work between Route 732 (Coopers Mountain Road) and Route 613 (Whitmore Shop Road), 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through April 12. 

SECONDARY ROADS 

(NEW) Route 708 (Lynnwood Road) – Alternating lane closures for inspection of bridge over South Fork of Shenandoah River. April 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 921 (Lairs Run Road) – Westbound shoulder closure and occasional flagger traffic control for replacement of bridge over the North Fork Shenandoah River, just west of Route 259 (Brocks Gap Road). Estimated project completion September 2020.    

 

PAGE COUNTY 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 211 Business (West Main Street, Luray) – Road closed through June 2019 for replacement of Hawksbill Creek bridge. Follow posted detours.  

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 658 (Pass Run Road) – Stop-and-proceed traffic pattern for maintenance on Pass Run bridge just west of Route 340.  Through April 12 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 81 

(NEW) Mile Marker 262 to 624, northbound – Overnight right shoulder closure for road maintenance, 8 p.m. April 3 to 7 a.m. April 4.

Mile marker 267 to 268, northbound and southbound – Shoulder closures as needed for maintenance of Route 767 (Quicksburg Road) overpass bridge, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 19.

(NEW) Exit 298, southbound – Ramp shoulder closure for road maintenance, April 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 55 (Front Royal Road) – Alternating lane closures for bridge inspection over North Fork of the Shenandoah River at Warren County line.  April 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 758 (Woodstock Tower Road) – Closed between Stagecoach Road and Woodstock Tower for slope and roadway repairs. Motorists can access mountain from east approach (Fort Valley).

Route 767 (Quicksburg Road) – Flagger controlled traffic for maintenance of bridge over I-81. Through April 19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

(NEW) Route 37 – Right shoulder closed for sign repairs on southbound ramp to Route 50. April 1-5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Route 50 (John Mosby Highway) – Alternating lane closures for bridge inspection over Opequon Creek. April 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 277 (Fairfax Pike, Stephens City) – Intermittent flagging and lane closures for utility/road widening work at Double Church Road intersection, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through October 1.

Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) – Occasional lane closures for utility work from Route 645 (Airport Road) to Route 776 (Bufflick) Road, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through September 4. 

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 644 (Papermill Road) – Overnight flagger traffic control for right turn lane extension at Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) intersection, 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. through April 5.

Route 655 (Sulphur Springs Road) – Flagger controlled traffic as needed for roadway reconstruction between Route 50 (Millwood Pike) and Route 656 (Greenwood Road). Flagging may also take place on Route 656 near the intersection with Route 655. Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Estimated project completion July 2020.  

Route 723 (Carpers Valley Road/Old Winchester Road) – Road closed through November for replacement of bridge over Opequon Creek at Clarke County line. Follow posted detour.

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

 

CLARKE COUNTY 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 7 – Mobile alternating lane and shoulder closures for vegetation management between Frederick County line and Route 601 (Blue Ridge Mountain Road). April 1-5 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

(NEW) Route 50 (John Mosby Highway) – Mobile alternating lane and shoulder closures for vegetation management between Fauquier County line  and Frederick County line. April 1-5 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

(NEW) Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway) – Mobile alternating lane and shoulder closures for vegetation management between Route 522 (Stonewall Jackson Highway) and West Virginia state line and Boyce town limits. April 1-5 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 723 (Carpers Valley Road/Old Winchester Road) – Road closed through November for replacement of bridge over Opequon Creek at Frederick County line. Follow posted detour.

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

(NEW) Route 55 (Front Royal Road) – Alternating lane closures for bridge inspection over North Fork of the Shenandoah River at Shenandoah County line.  April 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 340 (Winchester Road) – Mobile alternating lane and shoulder closures for vegetation management between Fairgrounds Road and Clarke County line, April 1-5 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 607 (Rocky Lane) –Daytime flagger traffic control with occasional temporary road closures for Rural Rustic project between Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Highway) and Route 649 (Browntown Road). Weekdays through late June.

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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