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STA19-099

July 3, 2019



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JULY 8-12, 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

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) 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

(UPDATE) Route 3605 (South Durant Road/West Jackson Street), Covington – Flagger traffic control as needed for roadway and utility improvements between Thacker Avenue and South Byrd Avenue. Weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through August 3.

(UPDATE) 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

(UPDATE) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for 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

(NEW) Mile marker 194 to 202, northbound and southbound – Overnight left lane closures and right shoulder closures for guardrail repairs at various locations, 6 p.m. July 8 to 7 a.m. July 9.

(NEW) Mile marker 189 to 197, northbound – Early morning right lane closures for installation of reflective pavement markers, July 9-11 from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) 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

(UPDATE) 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

Route 250 (Mountain Turnpike) – Flagger traffic control for maintenance of Back Creek bridge between Route 640 (Blue Grass Valley Road) and Route 600 (Upper Back Creek Road), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through July 12.

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

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) 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

No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 220 to 225, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for bridge maintenance at various locations, July 8-12 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 11 (Lee Highway) – Alternating lane closures for paving between Route 626 (Seawright Springs Road) and just north of Route 750 (Keezletown Road), July 8-21 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 608 (Cold Springs Road) – Brief road closures for utility work between Route 662 (Greenville School Road) and Route 658 (Avis Road), July 8 to August 16 from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Route 608 (Cold Springs Road) – Right shoulder closures for utility work between Route 656 (Offliter Road) and Route 652 (Wilda Road), July 9-10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 742 (Willow Spout Road) – Alternating lane closures for Rural Rustic Road project between Route 11 (Lee Highway) and Route 744 (Leaport Road), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. through July 12.

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 July 31.

Route 762 (Grindstone Road) – Bridge at Thorny Branch Creek closed for maintenance. Road closed between Route 727 (Wolf Ridge Road) and Route 731 (Emmanuel Church Road), Weekdays 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through July 19.

Route 910 (Wampler Lane) – Alternating lane closures for Rural Rustic Road project between Route 753 (Nash Road) and dead end, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through July 24.

(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 July 12.

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) 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

(NEW) Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Alternating lane closures for inspection of eastbound and westbound bridges over South Fork Shenandoah River near Elkton, July 9-10 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 253 (Port Republic Road) – Alternating lane closures for inspection of North River bridge between Route 605 (Main Street, Port Republic) and Route 1601 (New Haven Road), July 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS 

Route 637 (Florist Road) – Road closed through July 19 for bridge reconstruction over Quail Run between Route 602 (East Point Road) and Route 33 Business (Old Spotswood Trail). Follow posted detours.  

(UPDATE) Route 701 (Silver Lake Road/College Street) – Road closed July 8 to August 9 between Route 732 (Eberly Road) and Route 732 (Bowman Road) for Cooks Creek bridge replacement at Dayton. Follow posted detours.

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

No lane closures reported.

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 283 to 264, southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures Monday through Friday nights for pavement resurfacing, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. through July 26.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 292 to 295, northbound and southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for maintenance of bridges over Route 601 (Battlefield Road), July 8 to August 9 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 758 (Woodstock Tower Road) – Road closed through late summer 2019 for slope and roadway repairs between Stagecoach Road and Woodstock Tower. Motorists can access mountain from east approach (Fort Valley).

(UPDATE) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 300 to 325, northbound and southbound Overnight mobile alternating shoulder closures for vegetation management, July 8-9 from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 311 to 313, northbound and southbound Overnight northbound left lane closures for equipment access to median, July 8-12 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Shoulders closed 24/7. Speed limit through work zone is 60 mph.

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

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 50 (Millwood Pike) – 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.

Route 522 (Front Royal Pike) – Right lane and shoulder closures as needed for utility work between Route 644 (Papermill Road) and Route 644 (Parkins Mill Road), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through August 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

Route 608 (Dicks Hollow Rd) – Flagger traffic control for surface treatment between Route 600 (Back Mountain Road) and Route 612 (Fishel Road). Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through July 12.

Route 610 (Parishville Road) – Flagger traffic control for surface treatment between Route 50 (Northwestern Pike) and Route 707 (Hollow Road). Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through July 8.

Route 654 (Cedar Grove Road) – Flagger traffic control for surface treatment between Route 522 (North Frederick Pike) and Route 715 (Little Mountain Church Road). Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through July 12.

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 661 (Welltown Road) – Flagger traffic control for surface treatment between Route 686 (Russell Road) and Route 671 (Cedar Hill Road). Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through July 12.

Route 680 (Newlins Hill Rd) – Flagger traffic control for surface treatment between Route 50 (Northwestern Pike) and End of state maintenance. Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through July 12.

Route 688 (Stony Hill Road) – Flagger traffic control for surface treatment between Route 50 (Northwestern Pike) and Route 684 (Gainesboro Road). Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through July 8.

Route 699 (New Hope Road) – Flagger traffic control for surface treatment between Route 694 (Cumberland Trail Road) and End of State Maintenance (New Vision Drive). Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through July 8.

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.

Route 799 (Shane Lane) – Flagger traffic control for surface treatment between Route 522 (North Frederick Pike) and End of state maintenance. Monday to Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. through July 8.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

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.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

No lane closures reported.

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 340/522 (Winchester Road) – Shoulder closures on northbound ramp to westbound I-66 for sign installation, 11 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.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 July 8.

(NEW) Route 624 (Happy Creek Road) – Road closed July 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. just west of Route 647 (Dismal Hollow Road) for railroad crossing maintenance.

(NEW) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for sign installations, July 8-11 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Flagger traffic control for utility tree trimming. Monday-Friday 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.

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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