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STA14-110

May 2, 2014



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR MAY 5 – MAY 9, 2014
Highway Work Zones in the Staunton District

STAUNTON – The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, 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

Mile marker 0 to 41, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for crews removing debris, repairing guardrail markers, cleaning bridge slopes and paved ditches. Lane closures as needed for pothole patching. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 42 – Mobile flagger traffic control for alternating lane closures, Monday to Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for pavement work.  Work zone extends from I-64 east Ramp 29A at Route 632 to the Bath/Alleghany county line. Estimated completion December 2014.

Route 60 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

Route 159 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

(UPDATE) Route 220 – Mobile flagger traffic control for alternating lane closures, Monday to Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for pavement work.  Work zone extends from the start of Route 220 Business to 0.80 mile south of Clifton Forge city limits. Estimated completion December 2014.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Patching and ditching with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 606 (Sioux Street, Clifton Forge) – Right shoulder closure with intermittent flagging for box culvert construction work under I-64.  Estimated completion June 15, 2015.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

(UPDATE)Various roads – Patching and ditching with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

BATH COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 39, east – Flagger controlled traffic on various routes between Route 600 north to Route 621 north for pavement work, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Estimated completion May 16, 2014.

(UPDATE) Various roads –Pothole repairs with a mobile operation. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 687 (Jackson River Turnpike) Flagger traffic control at various locations for bridge work over Cowardin Run. Work zone is 0.45 mile north of Route 618 to 0.55 miles north of Route 618.  Estimated completion Sept. 24, 2014.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Brush cutting, patching, grading, and cleaning ditches with flagger traffic control. Mowing and pothole repairs with a mobile operation. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 64

Mile marker 41 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for crews removing debris and cleaning paved ditches. Lane closures as needed for pothole patching. Monday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Mile marker 51.4 to 55.2 eastbound and mile marker 56.7 to 53.6 westbound – Left shoulder and lane closures for the Maury River bridges rehabilitation project. 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Estimated completion is Oct. 6, 2016.

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 173 to 205, northbound and southbound – Be alert for crews removing debris, cleaning bridge slopes and ditches, repairing guardrail markers. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.   

(UPDATE) Exit 175 (Natural Bridge) northbound and southbound – Nightly right lane closures as needed for milling and paving and pavement marking work on four ramps, May1 through May 7, 8 p.m. each night to 7 a.m. the following morning.

(NEW) Mile marker 190 to 195.4, northboundPaving work May 14 and 15, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly.

(NEW) Mile marker 195 to 196, northbound – Left lane closures for guardrail work on the truck climbing lane project. Tuesday and Thursday night, May 6 and 8, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly.

(NEW) Mile marker 195 to 198, northbound – Left and center lane nighttime closures for guardrail work on the truck climbing lane project. May 7, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. 

(NEW) Mile marker 199 to 201, northbound – Right and center lane nighttime closures for guardrail work on the truck climbing lane project. May 8, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. 

Mile marker 205.5 to 205.1, southbound – Right lane closures as needed for milling and paving work, May 11 through May 14, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly.

Mile marker 205.1 to 200.15 – Alternating lane closures, Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. for pavement work. Work zone includes Ramp 200A. Estimated completion December 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 11 Bypass on-ramp(South Lee Highway Bypass) – Nighttime closure of on-ramp at Route 60 (East Midland Trail) May 4 to May 8, 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly, for brush cutting work, weather permitting.

Route 11 – Alternating lane closures from Rockbridge/Augusta county line to Route 710 (Fairfield city limits). Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for pavement work. Estimated completion December 2014.

(UPDATE) Route 39 – Alternating lane closures, with flagging operations and pilot truck for traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for pavement work.  Work zone extends from 0.41 mile east of Route 751 to Route 11. Estimated completion December 2014.

Route 60 – Alternating lane closures, Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for pavement work.  Work zone extends from Route 850, the south end of the bridge over I-64, to west of Lexington city limits. Estimated completion December 2014.

Various roads – Brush cutting, pipe replacement, shoulder repairs, sweeping intersections and bridges, ditching with flagger traffic control. Pothole repairs, trash pickup and mowing with a mobile operation. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Brush cutting, pipe replacement, shoulder repairs, sweeping intersections and bridges, ditching with flagger traffic control. Pothole repairs, grading, trash pickup and mowing with a mobile operation. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 220 – Pothole repairs at various locations with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(NEW) Route 250 – Pothole repairs at various locations with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 250 – Tree trimming/removal at various locations with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 614 (Cowpasture River South area)Rural Rustic road surface work with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Route 614 (Headwaters area) – Single lane closure with a 10-foot road width limit for bridge deck replacement over the South Fork South Branch of Potomac River.  April 21 through May 23, 2014. Work zone is 0.07 mile south of Route 620 (Brushy Fork Road) and 0.01 mile north of Route 620 (Spring Run Road). Daytime flagger traffic control and nighttime stop and proceed when clear.

(UPDATE) Various roads – Pothole repairs with flagger traffic control.  Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

AUGUSTA COUNTY 

 

INTERSTATE 64

(NEW) Mile markers 89 to 91, eastbound (Fishersville area) - Overnight right lane closure on May 7 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. the morning of May 8.  This closure is part of the Route 285 (Tinkling Spring Road) bridge work project at exit 91. All work is weather permitting.

Exit 87, westbound – Shoulder closure for bridge work at I-81 interchange. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion May 30, 2014.

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 205 to 237, northbound and southbound – Be alert for crews removing debris, cleaning bridge slopes and paved ditches.  Lane closures as needed for pothole patching. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mile marker 219 to 217, southbound – Lane closure for nighttime pavement work. Sunday to Thursday, 7 p.m. to 8 a.m.  Estimated completion December 2014.

Exit 221, northbound and southbound – Shoulder closure for bridge work at I-64 interchange. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion May 30, 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 11 (Lee-Jackson Highway, Town of Greenville) – Single lane and shoulder closures as needed with flagging operations from Route 657 (Indian Ridge Road) to Route 1202 (Church Street) for paving and curb installation as part of sanitary sewer project. Monday to Friday, weather permitting. Estimated completion May 17, 2014.

(NEW) Route 42 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

Route 42 – Alternating lane closures for pavement work 0.27 mile south of Route754 to 0.04 mile south of Route 809. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion December 2014.

(UPDATE) Route 250 – Traffic restricted to one lane during Ramsey’s Draft bridge replacement.  Traffic controlled by temporary signal. Work zone 1.036 mile west of Route 716 to 1.124 mile west of Route 616.

Route 252 – Alternating lane closures as needed for pavement work from just south of Route 701 to 0.36 miles north of Route 802. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion December 2014.

Route 340 (Stuarts Draft Highway) – Intersection work from Route 654 to Route 831. Traffic signal at Route 657 intersection may be disabled during flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Estimated completion Aug. 6, 2014.

(NEW) Various roads –Lane and shoulder closures as needed for pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading.  Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 610 (Howardsville Turnpike) at the intersection of Route 912 (Hodge Street - Stuarts Draft) – Flagger controlled lane closures May 5 and 6, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.  Work zone from 0.118 mile south of Route 608 to 0.623 mile south of Route 608. These closures are for soil testing as part of a roadway improvement study. 

Route 662 (Stover School Road) – Shoulder closures and possible single lane closure from Route 11 to Route 916 (View Street) for seeding work as part of sanitary sewer project. Estimated completion May 10, 2014.

Route 916 (View Street) – Possible single lane closure from Route 662 (Stover School Road) south for seeding work as part of the sewer project. Estimated completion May 10, 2014.

Route 1201 (Palmer Street) – Possible lane closure from Route 662 (Stover School Road) to Route 1201 (Graham Street) for seeding work as part of sewer project. Estimated completion May 10, 2014.

Pen Apple Lane – Road closed from Route 1205 (Main Street) to Route 11 for related sewer project work. Estimated completion May 10, 2014. 

The Banner Road – Possible lane closure from Route 1205 (Main Street) to Route 11 for related sewer project work. Estimated completion May 10, 2014.

Cut-Thru Road – Possible lane closure from Route 1205 (Main Street) to Route 11 for related sewer project work. Estimated completion May 10, 2014.

(NEW) Various roads –Lane and shoulder closures as needed for pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading.  Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

 

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY  


INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 237 to 264, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and crossover repairs. Pothole repairs as needed. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 33 – Flagger controlled lane closures for pavement and shoulder work. Work zone east from Route 701 to Route 613. May 5 through May 8, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.  Estimated completion May 8.

Route 33 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

(UPDATE) Route 257 – Flagger controlled lane closures for pavement and shoulder work. Work zone east from Route 738 (at bridge) to Route 744. May 6 through May 13, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion May 13.

(NEW) Route 340 - Flagger controlled lane closures for pavement and shoulder work. Work zone north from Rockingham/Augusta county line to Route 256. May 9 through May 15, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion May 15.

(NEW) Various roads –Lane and shoulder closures as needed for pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading.  Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 704 (Oakwood Drive - Bridgewater area) – Traffic will be diverted onto temporary two-lane bridge over Cooks Creek. Periodic flagging for construction vehicle access. Work zone from 0.70 mile west of Route 712 to 0.58 mile west of route 712. Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2014.

Route 726 (Stone Spring Road and Peach Grove Avenue) – New road construction to extend Southeast Connector in county. Shoulder closures controlled by signs. Possible lane closures controlled by flaggers. Work zone extends from 0.51 mile east of Harrisonburg city limits to 0.15 mile west of city limits. Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2014.

(NEW) Various roads –Lane and shoulder closures as needed for pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading.  Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

 

 

PAGE COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 264 to 300,northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and brush cleanup operations. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 265 to 275, northbound – Nighttime right lane closures at various locations as needed for underdrain installation. May 5 to May 8, 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. each night.  Estimated project completion May 29, weather permitting.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 and Route 42 (Town of Woodstock) – New intersection construction at East Reservoir Road and Route 11. Flagger controlled traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. Be alert for new traffic patterns and temporary signals. Estimated completion May 2014.

(NEW) Various roads –Lane and shoulder closures as needed for pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading.  Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Various roads –Lane and shoulder closures as needed for pipe installation, patching, brush cutting, shoulder repairs, ditching operations and grading.  Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

 

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 81

Mile marker 300 to 324, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and cleaning paved ditches. Pothole repairs as needed. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 37 – North from Route 11 and Route 50.  Single lane closure 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for crack sealing operations. Expect minor delays. Estimated completion is May 9, 2014.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Routes 622, 227, 633, 634, 635, 638, 734, 757, 758, 759 and 841 – Mobile  pavement work with traffic controlled by flaggers.  Expect minor delays. Estimated completion May 9.

 

 

CLARKE COUNTY

 

PRIMARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

No lane closures reported.

 

 

WARREN COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 66

(UPDATE) Mile marker 0 to 3, eastbound – Nighttime single lane closures for paving work. May 6 and 7 nightly from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning. Work is weather permitting.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 0 to 7, eastbound – Single lane closures for pavement work Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Expect minor delays. Estimated completion May 16, 2014.

Mile marker 0 to 15, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for debris removal cleaning paved ditches. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 11 to 12, eastbound and westbound – Single lane and shoulder closures as needed for inspection of bridge over Manassas Run and Route 647. May 5 through May 7, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

 

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Exit 300 – Exit 300 ramp northbound to eastbound I-66 will be closed May 5 from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning for paving work. All exit 300 traffic will be detoured to exit 302 where they will follow I-81 southbound back to exit 300.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 55 – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Highway) – Bridge replacement work over Gooney Creek from 0.67 miles south of Route 605 to 0.35 miles north of Route 605.  Traffic controlled by flaggers Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists should expect minor delays. Estimated completion October 2015.

Route 340 (Town of Front Royal) – Utility relocations from Duck Street to 17th Street. Lane closures Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; center turn-lane closures, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; nightly closures, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday to Friday. Estimated completion spring 2014.

Route 340/522 (North Shenandoah Avenue/Winchester Road), from Duck Street to 17th Street –Old South Fork bridge replacement and interchange modification at Route 55 (Strasburg Road) and 340/522.  Daily lane closures, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and nightly lane closures, 9 p.m. to 7 a.m., Monday through Friday.  Motorists are advised to allow more time in daily commutes. Estimated completion December 2017.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 613 (Indian Hollow Road) – Replacement of low-water bridge over South Fork of the Shenandoah River. Work zone is from Route 628 to 0.35 miles north. Flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Expect minor delays. Estimated completion October 2014.

Various roads – Utility tree trimming. Flagger control during daylight hours. Monday to Friday.

 

 

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 511Virginia.org. For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week. Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR- ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

 

The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton. VDOT can be followed on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located at www.VirginiaDOT.org.

 

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