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STA19-114

Aug. 2, 2019



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR AUGUST 5-9, 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

(UPDATE) Mile marker 21 to 18, westbound – Right or left lane closure for guardrail repairs in two locations, August 5 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

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

(NEW) Route 616 (Rich Patch Road) – Road closing August 5 between Route 617 (Jamison Mountain Road) and Route 618 (Upper Rich Patch Road) for replacement of bridge over Blue Spring Run. Follow posted detours. Estimated project completion early November 2019.

(UPDATE) Route 3605 (South Durant Road/West Jackson Street), Covington – Occasional flagger traffic control for pavement marking between Thacker Avenue and South Byrd Avenue, weekdays 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through August 9.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for pipe replacements and ditching at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for ditch work, pavement patching and brush cutting. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 190 to 174, southbound – Overnight left lane closures for guardrail repair in two locations, 8 p.m. August 5 to 7 a.m. August 6.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 192 to 196, northbound – Early morning mobile right lane closures for replacement of reflective pavement markers, August 6-8 from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

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

SECONDARY ROADS

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

(UPDATE) Route 220 (Potomac River Road) – Shoulder closures for utility work between Route 1004 (Fleisher Avenue, Monterey) and West Virginia state line, August 5-9 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Various roads – Brush cutting to improve sign visibility. Mowing with mobile traffic control. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 614 (Cow Pasture River Road South) – Closed August 12-29 for pipe replacement between Route 250 (Highland Turnpike) and Route 616 (Lower Fork Road). Follow posted detours.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for ditching. Mowing with mobile traffic control. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

AUGUSTA COUNTY    

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile marker 92 to 97, eastbound and westbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installation, August 5-23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 205 to 213, northbound – Mobile right shoulder closures for drainage ditch cleaning, August 5-9 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 220 to 225, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for bridge maintenance at various locations, weeknights 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through August 16.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 228 to 229, northbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance of Middle River bridge, weeknights 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through August 30.

(NEW) Mile marker 237 to 236, southbound – Right shoulder closure for guardrail repair, August 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 42 (Little Calf Pasture Highway) – Alternating lane closures between Route 688 (Old Parkersburg Turnpike) and Route 811 (Augusta Springs Road) for shoulder repairs, August 5-9 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(NEW) Route 254 (Parkersburg Turnpike) – Alternating lane closures between Route 42 (Buffalo Gap Highway) and Route 876 (Swoope Road) for pavement patching, August 5-9 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 262 (Woodrow Wilson Parkway) – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance of bridge over I-81 at exit 220 interchange, weeknights 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. through August 9.

(NEW) Various roads – Shoulder closures for mowing operations in the Swoope area, August 5-9 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 608 (Tinkling Spring Road) – Flagger traffic control near intersection with Route 651 (Churchman’s Mill Road) for slope repairs, August 5-9 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 608 (Cold Springs Road) – Brief road closures for utility work between Route 662 (Greenville School Road) and Route 658 (Avis Road), 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. through August 16.

(NEW) Route 611 (Dooms Crossing Road) – Shoulder closures for utility work between Route 340 (Eastside Highway) and Route 619 (Purple Cow Road), August 5-8 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 619 (Purple Cow Road) – Shoulder closures for utility work between Route 340 (Eastside Highway) and Route 611 (Dooms Crossing Road), August 5-6 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 642 (Barrenridge Road) – Flagger traffic control for Rural Rustic Road improvements between Route 254 (Hermitage Road) and Route 795 (Saint James Road), weekdays 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through October 31.

(NEW) Route 720 (Morris Mill Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 42 (Buffalo Gap Highway) and Route 833 (Tribbetts Mill Road) for pavement patching, August 5-9 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 Route 753 (Nash Road) – Alternating lane closures for Rural Rustic improvements between Route 42 (Scenic Highway) and Route 910 (Wampler Lane), 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through August 9.

(UPDATE) Route 842 (Horseshoe Circle) – Flagger traffic control for pipe installations between northern and southern intersections with Route 608 (Cold Springs Road), August 5-9 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 910 (Wampler Lane) – Alternating lane closures for Rural Rustic Road improvements between Route 753 (Nash Road) and dead end, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through August 16.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Mobile work zones for mowing in Fishersville, Mint Spring, Verona and Swoope areas, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 9.

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 244 to 248, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installation, August 5-23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mile marker 258 to 264, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for southbound paving operations and northbound drainage work, Sunday through Thursday nights, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through August 30.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 11 (Valley Pike) – Flagger traffic control at intersection with Route 259 (Mayland Road) and I-81 at exit 257 for signal installation as part of interchange improvements, August 5-9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Estimated project completion spring 2021.

(NEW) Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Westbound right lane closed for slope repairs near intersection with Route 687 (Massanetta Springs Road), August 5-9 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Route 42 (Main Street, Broadway) – Alternating lane closures near intersection with Route 259 (Lee Street) for utility work, August 6 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 42 (Timber Way) – Alternating lane closures for milling and paving between Route 259 (Lee Street, Broadway) and Fifth Street (town of Timberville), August 5-11 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Route 259 (Mayland Road) – Occasional daytime lane closures in area of Route 11 (Valley Pike) and I-81 at exit 257 for interchange improvements. Estimated project completion spring 2021.

SECONDARY ROADS 

(UPDATE) Route 701 (Silver Lake Road/College Street) – Road closed between Route 732 (Eberly Road) and Route 732 (Bowman Road) for Cooks Creek bridge replacement at Dayton. Follow posted detours. Estimated completion August 16.

Route 921 (Lairs Run Road) – Westbound shoulder closure 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

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 605 (Beahm Lane) – Road closed through August 16 between Route 611 (Vaughn Summit Road) and Route 662 (Rileyville Road) for bridge maintenance. Through traffic will follow posted detour.

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 289 to 268, southbound – Overnight lane or shoulder closures for guardrail repairs at various locations, August 7-9 between 7 p.m. and 3 a.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 292 to 295, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance of bridges over Route 601 (Battlefield Road), 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through August 16.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) – Overnight mobile lane closures for pavement marking between Edinburg town limit and Route 730 (Caverns Road) weeknights 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. through August 8.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 679 (Rittenour Road) – Mobile lane closures between Route 681 (Stoneburner Road) and Route 682 (Readus Road) for pavement marking, weekdays 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 31.

(NEW) Route 681 (Race Track Road) – Mobile lane closures between Route 42 (Senedo Road) and Route 623 (Back Road) for pavement marking, weekdays 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 31.

(NEW) Route 681 (Stoneburner Road) – Mobile lane closures between Route 42 (Senedo Road) and Route 679 (Rittenour Road) for pavement marking, weekdays 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 9.

(NEW) Route 716 (Station Hill Drive) – Flagger traffic control between Route 694 (Conicville Road) and Route 703 (Cave Ridge Road) for surface treatment, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through August 12.

(UPDATE) Route 758 (Woodstock Tower Road) – Road closed through late summer 2019 between Stagecoach Road and Woodstock Tower for slope repairs and roadway reconstruction. Flagger traffic control between Route 770 (Boliver Road) and Route 678 (Fort Valley Road) for surface treatment, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through August 12.

(UPDATE) Route 770 (Boliver Road) – Road closed weekdays from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. through August 16 between Route 758 (Woodstock Tower Road) and Route 803 (Oak Tree Road) for bridge work. Follow posted detour. Flagger traffic control between Route 803 and Route 758, weekdays 4-7 p.m. through August 12.

(NEW) Route 771 (Boyer Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 773 (Coverstone Road) and Route 678 (Fort Valley Road) for surface treatment, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through August 12.

(NEW) Route 1315 (Mill Creek Lane) – Flagger traffic control between Route 698 (Orchard Drive) and End of State Maintenance for surface treatment, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through August 12.

(NEW) Route 1317 (Cannon Hill Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 703 (Mount Jackson Road) and Route 1318 (Scothern Road) for surface treatment, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through August 12.

(NEW) Route 1318 (Scothern Road) – Flagger traffic control between Route 703 (Mount Jackson Road) and Route 1318 (Tisinger Road) for surface treatment, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through August 12.

(NEW) Route 1319 (Short Run Lane) – Flagger traffic control between Route 1318 (Tisinger Road) and End of State Maintenance for surface treatment, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through August 12.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 303 to 304, northbound  Overnight left lane closure for guardrail repair, August 6 from 12 midnight to 3 a.m.

Mile marker 309 to 319, northbound  Overnight alternating lane closures for paving, Monday to Friday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. through October 1.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 311 to 313, northbound and southbound  Overnight left lane closures for concrete barrier construction and equipment access to median, weeknights 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. (southbound through August 8, northbound through August 28). Northbound and southbound shoulders closed 24/7. Speed limit through work zone is 60 mph.

(NEW) Mile marker 313 to 314, northbound Early morning right lane closure for guardrail repair, August 8 from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m.

Mile marker 323 to 324, northbound and southbound  24/7 right shoulder closures with concrete barrier for ramp extension project. Estimated project completion late August 2019.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 11 (Martinsburg Pike) – Occasional lane shifts for utility work between Route 668 (Branson Spring Road) and Route 669 (Rest Church Road), weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. through August 8.

(NEW) Route 37 – Right shoulder closures between Route 622 (Cedar Creek Grade) and Route 522 (Frederick Pike) for sign installations, August 5-23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 50 (Millwood Pike) – Eastbound and westbound left lane closures for signal work at Route 1092 (Independence Drive), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through September 27.

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

(UPDATE) Route 522 (North Frederick Pike) – Overnight alternating lane closures for line marking between Winchester city limits and Route 608 (Bethel Church Road), weeknights 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. through August 9.

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

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

(NEW) Route 608 (Wardensville Grade) – Mobile traffic control between Route 600 (Back Mountain Road) and Route 50 (Northwestern Pike) for pavement marking, weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 31.

(UPDATE) Route 608 (Dicks Hollow Road) – Flagger traffic control for surface treatment between Route 600 (Back Mountain Road) and Route 612 (Fishel Road), weekdays 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. through August 19.

(UPDATE) Route 644 (West Parkins Mill Road) – Mobile traffic control for surface treatment between Route 50/17 (Millwood Pike) and Route 522 (Front Royal Pike), weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 31.

(UPDATE) Route 645 (Airport Road) – Flagger traffic control for surface treatment between Route 50/17 (Millwood Pike) and Route 728 (Victory Road). Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through August 19.

(UPDATE) Route 654 (Cedar Grove Road) – Mobile traffic control between Route 522 (North Frederick Pike) and Route 715 (Little Mountain Church Road) for pavement marking, weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 31.

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.

(NEW) Route 661 (Redbud Road) – Road closed through August 9 between Route 11 (Martinsburg Pike) and Route 662 (Milburn Road) for roadway improvements. Follow posted detour.

(UPDATE) Route 661 (Welltown Road) – Mobile traffic control between Route 686 (Russell Road) and Route 671 (Cedar Hill Road) for pavement marking, weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 31.

(NEW) Route 688 (Newlins Hill Road) – Mobile traffic control between Route 50 (Northwestern Pike) and Route 684 (Gainesboro Road) for pavement marking, weekdays 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 31.

(NEW) Route 694 (Reynolds Road) – Mobile traffic control between Route 522 (North Frederick Pike) and Route 600 (Morgan Frederick Grade) for pavement marking, weekdays 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 31.

Route 723 (Carpers Valley Road/Old Winchester Road) – Road closed through November 2019 for replacement of bridge over Opequon Creek at Clarke County line. Follow posted detour.

(NEW) Route 814 (Fay Street) – Mobile traffic control between Route 11 (Valley Pike) and Route 644 (King Lane) for pavement marking, weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 31.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 340 (Lord Fairfax Highway) – Alternating lane closures day and night between Route 612 (Shepherds Mill Road) and Route 641 (Lewisville Road) for installation of traffic sensors, August 5-9 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 601 (Blue Ridge Mountain Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking between Paris Heights Lane and Route 605 (Morgans Mill Road), weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 15.

Route 723 (Carpers Valley Road/Old Winchester Road) – Road closed through November 2019 for replacement of bridge over Opequon Creek at Frederick County line. Follow posted detour.

(NEW) Route 1019 (Al Smith Circle, Berryville) – Mobile traffic control south of Route 7 (within Chet Hobert Park) for pavement marking, weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 31.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

(NEW) Mile marker 15 to 11, westbound – Daytime left shoulder closure and overnight right lane closure for guardrail repairs at two locations, August 6 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 340/522 (North Shenandoah Avenue/Winchester Road) – Overnight alternating lane closures between Front Royal southern town limits and Route 639 (Ashby Station Road) for pavement resurfacing, weeknights 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through August 31.

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

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.

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