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STA18–108

July 6, 2018



TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JULY 9-13, 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 15 to 9, westbound – Single lane closures as needed for pavement operations.  July 17-27 including weekends, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 36 to 39, eastbound – Mobile right lane closure for paving operations. Through Sunday, July 8, from 7 a.m. to 5 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) – New traffic signals in operation at I-64 ramps and Winterberry Avenue, as part of interchange improvement project. Occasional daytime lane closures continue through July 12.

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

(NEW) Route 39 (Mountain Valley Road)Flagger traffic control for pavement work from Route 220 (Sam Snead Highway) to Route 621 (McGuffin Road), weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through July 20.

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

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 627 (Scotchtown Draft Road)Lane closures at Route 629 (Deerfield Road) for bridge work over Stuart Run, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through August 7. Vehicles restricted to 10 feet in width.

Various roads – Mobile work zones for tree cleanup 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 pipe replacement and brush cutting. Mobile work zones for ditching, mowing and pavement patching. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS

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

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY  

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for storm debris cleanup. Mobile work zones for mowing and ditching at various locations. Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 608 (Ravens Run Road) – Flagger traffic control for bridge work near intersection with Route 220 (Jackson River Road) weekdays through July 20.

Various roads – Flagger traffic control for storm debris cleanup. Mobile work zones for mowing and ditching at various locations. 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 210 to 205, southbound – Overnight right lane closures for replacement of pavement markers. July 10-12 from 3 a.m. to 6 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 218 to 220, northbound – Overnight single lane closures for barrier installation and pavement work. Exit 220 will remain open. July 9-11 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 224 to 221, southbound – Overnight alternating lane closures for ramp extension work. Interchange ramps will remain open. Through August 1 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

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 340 (Stuarts Draft Highway) – Overnight alternating lane closures for pavement work from Route 657 (Indian Ridge Road) to Route 1512 (Gloucester Road). Through July 20 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.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 649 (Round Hill Drive) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 643 (Augusta Farms Road) to Route 608 (Tinkling Spring Road). Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 662 – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 693 (Berry Moore Road) to Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway). Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 681 (Mount Herman Road, Newport area) – Road closed through 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 697 (Old Greenville Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 613 (Old Greenville Road) to Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway). Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 742 (Willow Spout Road) – Flagger-controlled lane closures for pipe installations and tree removal from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 744 (Leaport Road). Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 744 (Leaport Road) – Flagger-controlled lane closures for pipe installations and tree removal from Route 616 (Morningside Drive) to Route 781 (Bald Rock Road). Through September 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 753 (Nash Road) – Flagger traffic control for Rural Rustic Road project from Route 42 (Scenic Highway) to Route 910 (Wampler Lane). Through October 31 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 775 (Buttermilk Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway) to Route 778 (Knightly Mill Road). Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 834 (Hickory Hill Road) – Mobile lane closures for pavement marking from Route 631 (Ladd Road) to Route 640 (Goose Creek Road). Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 835 (Hotchkiss Road) – Flagger traffic control for ditching operations from Route 250 (Churchville Avenue) to Route 728 (Stover Shop Road).  Through July 13 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Route 853 (Poor Creek Road) – Right shoulder closure for marking from Route 11 (Lee Jackson Highway) to dead end. Through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 876 (Swoope Road) – Flagger traffic control for ditching operations from Route 254 (Parkersburg Turnpike) to Route 860 (Waldrop Road). Through July 13 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

(NEW) Various roads (Craigsville/Franks Mill area) – Shoulder closures for mowing operations. July 9-13 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 245 to 247, northbound and southbound – Right shoulder closures for sign installations. July 9-27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

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.

(NEW) Route 42 (Blue Grass Trail) – Traffic controlled by flaggers and pilot truck for paving operations from Route 1513 to Timberville town limits. Weekdays through July 9-20 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 42 (Harpine Highway) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Route 753(Kratzer Road) to Route 859 (Jesse Bennett Way). Through July 20 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

(NEW) Route 259 (Timber Way) – Flagger controlled lane closures for inspection of bridge over Linville Creek. July 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) Route 259 (Brocks Gap Road) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Route 921(Lairs Run Road) to West Virginia state line. Through July 20 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Route 340 – Flagger-controlled lane closures near Page County line for bridge work over Naked Creek. July 9-13 from 7 a.m. to 5 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 project completion November 2018.

Route 701 (Cooks Creek Road) – Right shoulder closures for pavement marking from Route 726 (Mount Clinton Pike) to Route 763 (Singers Glen Road) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through August 31.

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. 

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

Route 867 (North River Road) – Road closed through fall 2018 for bridge replacement over Pleasant Run between Route 11 (Main Street) and Route 693 (Fairview Road). Follow posted detours.

Route 910 (Switchboard Road) – Right shoulder closures for pavement marking from Harrisonburg city line to Route 763 (Mount Clinton Pike) from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through August 31.

Route 988 (Scholars Road) – Temporary causeway with 24/7 “Stop & Proceed” traffic pattern during Pleasant Run bridge replacement, through July 20. Work zone between Route 704 (Cecil Wampler Road) and Route 989 (Valley Branch Road).

 

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 211 – Alternating lane closures for paving from Route 340 to Route 611 (Kimball Road). Through July 20 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(NEW) Route 340 – Flagger-controlled lane closures near Rockingham County line for bridge work over Naked Creek. July 9-13 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE)  Route 340 – Alternating  lane closures for paving  from Route 211 to  Landfill Drive. Through July 20 from 7 a.m. to 5 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 July 31.

(NEW) Route 340 Business – Alternating lane closures from Route 614 (Shuler Lane) to Route 650 (Wampler Drive) for bridge inspection. July 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Route 340 Business – Overnight lane closures for pavement work in area of Route 650 (Wampler Drive). Through July 20 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

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.

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.

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 296 to 298, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane and shoulder closures as need for soil testing.  July 8-13 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 11 – Cedar Creek bridge scheduled to open to two-way traffic on Monday, July 9, between Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County and Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County. Be alert for construction traffic as contractors remove old southbound bridge and approaches and temporary crossover lanes.

(UPDATE) Route 55 (John Marshall Highway) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Route 628 (Middle Road) to Route 622 (Clary Road). Through July 20 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Route 263 (Orkney Grade) – Alternating lane closures for pavement work from Route 721 (Kelly Road) to Route 11 (Main Street). Through July 20 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

SECONDARY ROADS

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.

(NEW) Route 601 (Funk Road) – Road closed east of Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) for slope work.  Follow posted detours.  July 9-20. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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) – Flagger controlled traffic for pavement marking from Route 48/55 (John Marshall Highway) to Route 606 (Gap Road) through August 31 from 7 a.m. to 5 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 20 from 5 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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.

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

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 315 to 323, northbound and southbound – Overnight lane and shoulder closures as needed for soil testing. Through July 13 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 – Flagger traffic control for paving operation from Reliance Road to Winchester southern city limit, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday-Friday through July 31.

Route 11 – Alternating lane closures for pavement marking from Winchester northern city limit to end of divided highway (2 miles north of Winchester), 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through August 31.

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 608 (Hunting Ridge Road) – Pilot truck/flagger controlled traffic for surface treatment and line painting from Route 522 to Route 682 (Glaize Orchard Road). July 9-13 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 July 16 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 July 30 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) 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). July 13 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) 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. July 13 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.

(UPDATE) 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). July 9-13 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) 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). July 10-16 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

(UPDATE) 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). July 9-13 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 Route 817 (Magic Mountain Road) to dead end. Through July 10 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 July 9 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

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 July 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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 27 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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.

(UPDATE) 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 July 13 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 July13 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 July 13 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 July 13 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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 July 13 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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 July 13 from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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 July 13 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 July 13 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 July 13 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

(NEW) Mile marker 10 to 13, eastbound – Left lane closed 24/7 as needed for surface treatment from 8 a.m. Monday, July 9, through 8 a.m. Friday, July 13.

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 11 – Cedar Creek bridge scheduled to open to two-way traffic on Monday, July 9, between Route 629 (Oranda Road) in Shenandoah County and Route 840 (Water Plant Road) in Warren County. Be alert for construction traffic as contractors remove old southbound bridge and approaches and temporary crossover lanes.

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 July 31.

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 613 (Bentonville Road/Browntown Road) – Road closed at Route 631 (Gooney Manor Loop) for bridge replacement over Greasy Run through August 10.  Follow posted detours.

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 13 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.

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